Media Advisory - Minister Joly to Celebrate June 24 in Montreal and Québec City

Government of Canada celebrates Saint-Jean-Baptiste: Fête nationale du Québec et de la Francophonie canadienne, as part of Canada 150 celebrations

MONTRÉAL and QUÉBEC CITY, June 23, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will celebrate Saint-Jean-Baptiste: Fête nationale du Québec et de la Francophonie canadienne in Montréal and Québec City on Saturday.

In the afternoon, Minister Joly will take part in the Défilé de la Fête nationale on Saint-Denis Street in Montréal. In the evening, in Québec City, she will attend Constellation francophone, a show organized by the Centre de la francophonie des Amériques as part of the celebrations for Canada 150.

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

The details are as follows:


Saturday, June 24, 2017

12:45 p.m.

Media tent
Corner of Saint-Grégoire and Saint-Denis streets
Montréal, Quebec


Saturday, June 24, 2017

8:30 p.m.

Parc de la Francophonie
758 Grande-Allée Est
Québec City, Quebec


SOURCE Canadian Heritage

For further information: (media only), please contact: Pierre-Olivier Herbert, Press Secretary, 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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