Minister Glover goes to Moncton to find out
MONCTON, NB, March 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Minister of Canadian Heritage and
Official Language Shelly Glover met today with representatives of the
Moncton region's business and cultural sector as part of a roundtable
on the celebrations for Canada's 150th birthday. In addition, she invited all residents of New Brunswick to
complete the online questionnaire at Canada.ca/150.
Since December 2013, the Government of Canada has held 18 roundtables
all across the country on the celebrations in 2017. Numerous people who
are active in their communities and represent a wide range of
organizations or groups were able to make their voices heard.
More than 8,000 Canadians have already completed the online questionnaire on Canada's 150th anniversary.
The data collected will provide insight into the types of activities and
projects that resonate most with Canadians and will help us plan the
Over the next three years, as we approach the anniversary, we will
celebrate key historic milestones that have defined our country.
"For several months, Canadians from coast to coast to coast have been
sharing their ideas with us for celebrating Canada's 150th birthday in 2017. It is a real pleasure to meet with citizens and
community leaders from Moncton and the surrounding area, and I'm happy
to see that the excitement in this region for this historic party."
—Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages
Canada 150 Website
Have Your Say! Questionnaire
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