/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Get Excited for Canada Day in Canada's Capital Region!/

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will announce the exciting slate of programs and activities for Canada Day in Ottawa–Gatineau

OTTAWA, May 31, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will be in Ottawa on Thursday to unveil the exciting program for Canada Day celebrations in Canada's Capital Region.

The event will begin at noon with a special pop-up performance at the foot of the stairs in front of the Centre Block on Parliament Hill.

Following the performance, media representatives will proceed to the Sir John A. Macdonald Building, where Minister Joly will reveal details of the activities and performances that will be taking place for the three-day-long Canada Day festivities on Parliament Hill, at the Canadian Museum of History and in Major's Hill Park.

All media representatives who are not members of the Parliamentary Press Gallery and would like to attend this event must apply for temporary accreditation in advance. Those interested should contact Marc Fortier, Acting Manager of Multi-Media Events, by email at marc.fortier@parl.gc.ca.

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

The details are as follows:

Thursday, June 1, 2017


12:00 p.m.

Parliament Hill
At the foot of the stairs in front of Centre Block
Ottawa, Ontario


1:00 p.m.

Sir John A. Macdonald Building
144 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario


SOURCE Canadian Heritage

For further information: For more 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, pch.media-media.pch@canada.ca


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