How Do You Want to Celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Confederation?

Canadians have their say about the celebrations in 2017

YELLOWKNIFE, March 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today conducted consultations in Yellowknife to find out how Canadians would like to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation. All Canadians are invited to have their say by completing an online questionnaire at

Quick Facts

  • 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 celebrations.
  • Over the next three years, as we approach the 150th anniversary of Confederation, we will celebrate key historic milestones that have defined our country.


"The suggestions we receive today will help us enormously in planning the celebrations surrounding the 150th anniversary of Canada. I encourage the people of Yellowknife and all Canadians who are proud to live in this great country to let our Government know how they want to celebrate their history, values and traditions."

—Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages

Associated Links

Canada 150 Website
Have Your Say! Questionnaire

Stay Connected

Follow us on Twitter @CdnHeritage, YouTube, Facebook and Flickr.

SOURCE: Canadian Heritage

For further information:

Media Contacts

Marisa Monnin
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages

Media Relations
Canadian Heritage

Custom Packages

Browse our custom packages or build your own to meet your unique communications needs.

Start today.

CNW Membership

Fill out a CNW membership form or contact us at 1 (877) 269-7890

Learn about CNW services

Request more information about CNW products and services or call us at 1 (877) 269-7890