LONDON, ON, Sept. 2 /CNW/ - The Canada Pavilion will be featured at the
WESTERN FAIR from September 5 to 14, 2008.
"The Government of Canada is pleased to present the Canada Pavilion at
the Western Fair this year" said the Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of
Public Works and Government Services Canada and Secretary of State
(Agriculture). "The Pavilion will provide an opportunity for Canadians and
other guests visiting the exhibition to learn more about our great country and
about our government's priorities."
This year's theme of the Canada Pavilion is the "Great Canadian North".
Visitors will have the opportunity to learn more about this vast territory,
which covers a large area of Canada, through educational and visual displays
such as an iceberg, a giant circumpolar map and the creation of an inukshuk.
As well, visitors will be able to have their picture taken in a sea kayak.
Bravo, the Canada Pavilion's mascot will also be on hand to entertain the
young and young at heart.
In 2008-2009, the Canada Pavilion will be visiting 10 communities across
Canada. As the flagship exhibit of the Government of Canada Exhibitions
Program, the Pavilion has won a number of prizes since its creation in 2000
and provided information to more than six million visitors in the Exhibitions
For more information on Government of Canada programs and services, visit
canada.gc.ca or call toll-free at 1 800 O-Canada (1-800-622-6232). For more
information on the Government of Canada Exhibitions Program and its 2008-2009
tour, visit http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/ep/.
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