Seeking Volunteers for Canada Day Celebrations in Canada’s Capital Region

News release

GATINEAU, May 6, 2019

Every year, Canada Day in the Capital runs smoothly thanks to the precious help of hundreds of volunteers. Canadian Heritage is looking for enthusiastic people interested in joining a dynamic team to help ensure the success of the celebrations on June 30 and July 1, 2019.

The celebrations will take place at three official sites in Canada’s Capital Region: Parliament Hill and Major’s Hill Park in Ottawa, and the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau. All kinds of volunteer opportunities are available, including assisting those with special needs, distributing flags and managing crowds. We are also looking for information officers and water station assistants.

Individuals interested in volunteering are invited to visit the Canadian Heritage Volunteer Centre website or contact us at 819‑956‑2626 or PCH.benevoles-volunteer.PCH@canada.ca. The deadline for applications is June 15, 2019.

Quotes

“Enjoy the thrilling and enriching experience of being in Canada’s Capital Region at this much-anticipated summer event! We need your help as we welcome people from the region and beyond to the Canada Day celebrations. Join a dynamic team of volunteers for a Canada Day that’s sure to be memorable!”

—The Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism

Quick facts

  • Every year, more than 500 volunteers contribute to the success of Canada Day celebrations in Canada’s Capital Region.

  • The deadline to submit a Canada Day volunteer application is June 15, 2019.

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Contacts

For more information (media only), please contact:

Simon Ross
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism
819-997-7788

Media Relations
Canadian Heritage
819-994-9101
1-866-569-6155
pch.media-media.pch@canada.ca


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