Media Advisory - Minister Joly to Officially Launch Black History Month

OTTAWA, Feb. 2, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, and Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister, will host the Government of Canada's official launch of Black History Month.

This year, 2016, represents the 20th anniversary of Black History Month as a national celebration.

For more information on Black History Month, visit the following website:

Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.

The details are as follows:

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

5:30 p.m.

Canadian Museum of Nature
Barrick Salon
240 McLeod Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K2P 2R1

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For further information: (media only), please contact: Christine Michaud, Director of Communications, Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage, 819-997-7788; Media Relations, Canadian Heritage, 819-994-9101, 1-866-569-6155,


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