The downtown performing arts centre, a 95,000-square foot academic and cultural complex, will showcase artistic and cultural activities in
-- The Government of
Canadais contributing up to $18 milliontoward this project through the Major Infrastructure Component of the 2007 Building Canada Fund. -- The Government of Ontariois contributing up to $18 millionto this project, which will increase Ontario'sperforming arts and culture programming and provide benefits to the local economy. -- The City of St. Catharinesis responsible for the remaining $24.7 millionof the total project cost of $60.7 million.
"Performing arts are an important part of
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages and Member of Parliament for
The Honourable Michael Coteau
Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport and Minister Responsible for Pan/Parapan American Games
"Our new performing arts centre is taking shape in the heart of our downtown and will enhance our efforts to support, promote and encourage growth in arts and culture. A lot of work has been going on behind the scenes and the spotlight will be on
His Worship Brian McMullan Mayor of
St. CatharinesAssociated Links
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Vincent Rabault, Press Secretary Office of the Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs, Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec613 943-1838 Jasmine Gill Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport Minister'sOffice 416-325-1759 Mayor Brian McMullan905-688-5601, extension 1540 905-328-8907 Infrastructure Canada613-960-9251 Toll free: 1-877-250-7154 email@example.com Follow us on Twitter at @INFC_eng Source: City of St. Catharines