|By PR Newswire||
|March 15, 2014 02:00 PM EDT||
Canadians have their say about the celebrations in 2017
YELLOWKNIFE, March 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today conducted consultations in Yellowknife to find out how Canadians would like to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation. All Canadians are invited to have their say by completing an online questionnaire at Canada.ca/150.
The Government of Canada is holding roundtables this winter with
individuals who are active in their communities and represent a wide
range of organizations or groups from across the country.
Both the roundtable participants and Canadians who complete the online questionnaire will be asked five key questions.
The data collected will provide insight into the types of activities and
projects that resonate most with Canadians and will help us plan the
- Over the next three years, as we approach the 150th anniversary of Confederation, we will celebrate key historic milestones that have defined our country.
"The suggestions we receive today will help us enormously in planning the celebrations surrounding the 150th anniversary of Canada. I encourage the people of Yellowknife and all Canadians who are proud to live in this great country to let our Government know how they want to celebrate their history, values and traditions."
—Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages
SOURCE Canadian Heritage