Centre culturel du Conseil de vie française de Cornwall receives support
for the 5th annual Vive Cornwall festival
CORNWALL, ON, March 21, 2014 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada has
provided $3,100 through the Building Communities Through Arts and
Heritage program to support the 5th annual Vive Cornwall festival, which will be held at the end of June
The announcement was made today by Guy Lauzon, Member of Parliament
(Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry), on behalf of Minister of Canadian
Heritage and Official Languages Shelly Glover.
The Centre culturel du Conseil de vie française de Cornwall is a local
non-profit organization that serves the Francophone community of
Cornwall and aims to promote and preserve the French language and
culture through community-oriented cultural activities.
The Vive Cornwall festival celebrates the Francophone community in
Cornwall with youth and family-oriented events and activities that are
open to the entire community.
"Vive Cornwall is a wonderful opportunity for community celebration that
allows residents of Cornwall to take part in a variety of social and
cultural activities. This kind of event boosts citizen engagement,
inspires community action, and contributes to the vitality of our
—Guy Lauzon, Member of Parliament (Stormont-Dundas-South Glengarry)
"Our Government is proud to support organizations that contribute to the
vitality and development of Ontario's Francophone communities. Our
official languages are an integral part of our history, our identity,
and our future."
—Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages
"The Centre culturel de Cornwall is happy to receive support from
Canadian Heritage as part of its local festivals programs. Our Vive
Cornwall festival is a gathering of Francophones that raises the
community's visibility in Cornwall. The festival also encourages our
artists by serving as a showcase for their talents. We would like to
take this opportunity to thank all Canadian Heritage personnel for
their fantastic cooperation."
—Lucie Hart, President, Centre culturel du Conseil de vie française de
Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage
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