The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, will be in the Toronto and Hamilton area to meet with arts and culture groups
TORONTO, March 13, 2019 /CNW/ - The Honorable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, will tour the Toronto and Hamilton areas from March 14 to 16. He will highlight the exceptional cultural infrastructure projects being led in the region and meet with arts and culture groups to discuss the priorities facing the creative sector.
Beginning his tour in Kleinburg on March 14, the Minister will visit the McMichael Canadian Art Collection.
He will then travel to Toronto to meet with Historica Canada and local arts and culture stakeholders from the Davenport neighbourhood.
On March 15, Minister Rodriguez will make an announcement at Artscape Daniels Launchpad about cultural infrastructure projects, then take a hard-hat tour of the renovations currently being undertaken at Massey Hall.
On March 16, Minister Rodriguez will travel to Hamilton to visit the Art Gallery of Hamilton and meet with local arts and culture stakeholders.
Activities open to media are listed below.
Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.
The details are as follows:
Media events for Thursday, March 14, 2019
McMichael Canadian Art Collection
Location: 10365 Islington Ave, Kleinburg
Notes for media:
- 11:30 a.m. - Photo opportunity
Media events for Friday, March 15, 2019
Artscape Daniels Launchpad
Location: Sugar Hall, 4th floor, East Tower, 130 Queens Quay East, Toronto
Notes for media:
- 12:25 p.m. Open to media
SOURCE Canadian Heritage
For further information: (media only), please contact: 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]