Media Advisory - Connected to the Community - Nova Scotia

HALIFAX, April 29, 2015 /CNW/ - The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) celebrates the 30th anniversary of cell phones in Canada with an event honouring outstanding Nova Scotia organizations that use wireless technology to improve the lives of Canadians.

Thursday, April 30, 2015
5pm - 7pm

The Lord Nelson Hotel & Suites
Britannia Room
1515 South Park Street, Halifax

Host: Bernard Lord, President & CEO, CWTA

Opening Remarks: Lorelei Nicoll, Deputy Mayor and Councillor, Halifax Regional Municipality

Guest Award Presenters:

  • The Honourable Leo A. Glavine, Minister of Health and Wellness, and Seniors, and MLA for Kings West
  • The Honourable Tony Ince, Minister of Communities, Culture and Heritage, and the Minister of African Nova Scotian Affairs, and MLA for Cole Harbour-Portland
  • The Honourable Randy Delorey, Minister of Environment, Minister Responsible for Gaelic Affairs, and MLA for Antigonish


Connected to the Community Award Recipients:

  • Emergency Management Office Nova Scotia
  • LWorld Media Inc. - Nova Scotia Travel App
  • Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia
  • Conway Workshop Association
  • Nova Scotia Community Access Program


The 2015 National Connected to the Community Tour is sponsored by Bell, Huawei and Rogers.

About the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association
The Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA) is the authority on wireless issues, developments and trends in Canada. It represents wireless service providers as well as companies that develop and produce products and services for the industry, including handset and equipment manufacturers, content and application creators and business-to-business service providers.


SOURCE Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association

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