Parliamentary Secretary Andy Fillmore, will reveal the recipients of the new Creative Export Canada fund, showcasing homegrown creative talent on the international stage
HALIFAX, April 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Mr. Andy Fillmore, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism and Member of Parliament (Halifax), will be at the Discovery Centre in Halifax Wednesday to announce the first funding recipients of Creative Export Canada, a new funding program that aims to promote Canadian creative industries on the international stage. Mr. Fillmore will make the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism.
Selected from more than 100 applicants, the 20 recipients represent some of the best and brightest in Canada's creative industries. They come from sectors such as music, video games, performing arts, visual art, design, interactive digital media and more.
As a recipient of the program, the Discovery Centre will highlight how important financial support like this is in the international success of its projects.
Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
1215 Lower Water Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
SOURCE Canadian Heritage
For further information: (Media Only): Simon Ross, Press Secretary, Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, 819-997-7788; Media Relations, Canadian Heritage, 819-994-9101, 1-866-569-6155, [email protected]