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Canada 150: The Richness of Indigenous Cultures Will Be at the Heart of Celebrations

WÔLINAK, Quebec, May 26, 2017 The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced funding for two new community projects to highlight the richness of Quebec’s Indigenous cultures as part of Canada 150. The Wôlinak Abenaki Band Council will receive $150,938 for its “Place d’accueil et lieu de mémoire de la mission Bécancour/Wôlinak” (Bécancour/Wôlinak mission welcome […]

by pmnationtalk on May 29, 20174 Views

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Media Advisory: Minister Joly to Make an Announcement About Two Canada 150 Community Projects to Celebrate Indigenous Culture in Quebec

MONTRÉAL – The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will make announcement on Friday about two Canada 150 community projects that highlight the cultural heritage of Indigenous communities in Quebec. Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local. The details are as follows: DATE: Friday, May 26, 2017 TIME: […]

by pmnationtalk on May 26, 201711 Views

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Original Canadian voices, original Canadian stories: Telefilm Canada and the Talent Fund announce the 18 projects selected under the Micro-Budget Production Program

Montreal, May 25, 2017 – Telefilm Canada and the Talent Fund announce the 18 English- and French-language projects selected under the Talent Fund-supported Micro-Budget Production Program, including 14 feature films and four web projects that originate from all regions of the country. The Talent Fund, a private donation fund, has once again contributed significantly to […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 201720 Views

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Exhibit A: 100 curators, scholars and artists assemble on campus – Concordia U

On May 25 to 27, the first international conference of the Council for Museum Anthropology comes to Concordia How do exhibits “package” ethnicity? Can curators be more responsive to issues of social justice? What should museums be and do in today’s world? This is museum anthropology. From May 25 to 27, more than 100 diverse […]

by ahnationtalk on May 25, 201716 Views

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Canadian Multiculturalism Day: A Celebration of Our Diversity!

GATINEAU, May 25, 2017 In this momentous Canada 150 year, the Government of Canada is proud to support Canadian Multiculturalism Day celebrations taking place in Montréal, Vancouver and Toronto on June 27. These lively festivities are part of Celebrate Canada days 2017. The Government of Canada provided Les FrancoFolies de Montréal with funding of $400,000 […]

by pmnationtalk on May 25, 201712 Views

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Canadian Museum of History celebrates near completion of its new signature gallery

Canadian Museum of History celebrates near completion of its new signature gallery Gatineau, Quebec, May 24, 2017 — The Canadian Museum of History is proud to announce the imminent opening of its new signature gallery, the Canadian History Hall. The Hall is the largest and most comprehensive exhibition on Canadian history ever developed, and offers […]

by pmnationtalk on May 24, 201725 Views

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Official program for May 19-25, 2017 – Canadian Premiere – Don’t Miss the Giants’ Visit, May 19-21

MONTRÉAL, May 19, 2017 – The summer season of Montréal’s 375th anniversary celebrations continues in a grand fashion with the arrival of the Giants: the Great Invitation, staged by the international company, Royal de luxe.  Visiting specifically for our metropolis’ anniversary, the characters will leave a strong impression on Montrealers’ collective memory.  They will be […]

by pmnationtalk on May 19, 201725 Views

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New Outdoor Exhibition Highlights Canada’s Triumphs, Failures and Sacrifices

Gatineau, Quebec, May 17, 2017 — The Canadian Museum of History has teamed up with Canada’s History Society for an outdoor exhibition of unforgettable images and thought-provoking texts. Snapshots of Canada will be presented in front of the Museum, on the Laurier Street sidewalk, until October 2, 2017. From Terry Fox’s cross-Canada Marathon of Hope […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 201723 Views

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Time for celebration? Mohawks reflect on Montreal’s 375th anniversary – CBC

Scholar Gage Diabo, Chief Christine Zachary-Deom, artist Ellen Gabriel share their perspecti May 17, 2017 ves As Montreal turns 375 today, Mohawks are wrestling with how to approach a multimillion dollar celebration of the founding of a city on their unceded ancestral land. “There’s still the part of me that’s cynical, that looks at it […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201714 Views

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Montreal church bells ring out to celebrate city’s 375th birthday – CP

Source: The Canadian Press May 17, 2017 MONTREAL _ Church bells rang out across Montreal on Wednesday morning as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Premier Philippe Couillard helped celebrate the city’s 375th birthday. The bells chimed for several minutes ahead of a mass at the Notre-Dame Basilica attended by Trudeau, Couillard, Mayor Denis Coderre and several hundred […]

by ahnationtalk on May 17, 201714 Views

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