Young Canadians Have their Say about the celebrations in 2017
GATINEAU, QC, Jan. 31, 2014 /CNW/ - Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian
Heritage and Official Languages, conducted consultations in Gatineau
today to seek young Canadians' views on how they would like to
celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation. All Canadians, including young Canadians,
are invited to have their say by completing an online questionnaire at Canada.ca/150. The youth who were invited represent a range of different communities,
backgrounds, and interests that are important to young Canadians.
The Government of Canada is holding roundtables this winter with
individuals who are active in their communities and represent a wide
range of organizations or groups from across the country.
Both the roundtable participants and Canadians who complete the online questionnaire will be asked five key questions.
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.
"I am very pleased by the ideas that I have heard today and the show of
interest demonstrated by these young Canadians. They are an example for
us all. As we shape plans for Canada's 150th anniversary, I encourage young Canadians to let our Government know how
they want to celebrate Canada's history, values, and traditions."
—Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages
News Release - Toronto consultation
News Release - Québec City consultation
Canada 150 Website
Have Your Say! Questionnaire
SOURCE: Canadian Heritage
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