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Celebrate Canada Day in Barrhaven

June 15, 2014



OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 15, 2014) - Department of Canadian Heritage

The Government of Canada is providing $15,000 to the West Barrhaven Community Association to support Canada Day activities on July 1st. The activities include musical performances, children's games, a midway, a flag parade and a fireworks display.

The announcement was made today by the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of State (Democratic Reform) and Member of Parliament (Nepean-Carleton), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages.

Quick Facts

-- Barrhaven's Canada Day celebrations will take place at Clarke Fields. -- The Barrhaven Canada Day Committee brings together various community groups and partners whose goal is to incorporate activities in their Canada Day celebrations that represent the diversity of the region's community. Quotes



"Our Government is proud to support all Canadians in celebrating Canada Day on July 1st. It's an opportunity to express our national pride and celebrate living in a free, democratic, bilingual and multicultural country."

- The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages

"I encourage Barrhaven residents to show your pride in being Canadian and take part in the festivities being held at Clarke Fields."

- The Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of State (Democratic Reform) and Member of Parliament (Nepean-Carleton)

"We are extremely proud of our Member of Parliament and Canadian Heritage for their contribution to the celebration of Canada Day in Barrhaven. We thank them for their continued support of this year's event."

- Darrell Bartraw, Director of Special Events, West Barrhaven Community Association Associated Links Celebrate CanadaCanada Day in Barrhaven Stay Connected



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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Marisa Monnin Press Secretary Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages 819-997-7788 Jillian Lum Manager of Regional CommunicationsOntario Region Canadian Heritage 416-973-2050 jillian.lum@pch.gc.ca Media Relations Canadian Heritage 819-994-9101 1-866-569-6155 media@pch.gc.ca Source: Department of Canadian Heritage


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