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Minister Joly issues statement on Vesak

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On Vesak, Buddhists in Canada and around the world mark the birth, enlightenment, and death of Gautama Buddha.


Minister Joly issues statement on Asian Heritage Month

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Asian Heritage Month is a time to celebrate the many achievements and contributions of Canadians of Asian Heritage who helped shape the diverse and prosperous country that we are today.


Minister Joly issues statement on Vaisakhi

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I would like to extend my warmest best wishes to the Sikh community and to everyone celebrating Vaisakhi today.


Minister Joly issues statement on Holi

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Today marks Holi, also known as the Festival of Colours and the Festival of Love. Originating in the Hindu faith, Holi is a celebration of spring that spreads a joyful message of peace and camaraderie.


Minister Joly issues statement on Nowruz

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Today marks Nowruz, an important holiday in the Persian calendar that marks the first day of spring and the beginning of a new year.


Minister Joly issues statement on St. Patrick's Day

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Today marks St. Patrick's Day for the more than four million Canadians who trace their ancestry back to Ireland. For decades, Canadians have celebrated the life of St. Patrick on March 17, honouring the patron saint of Ireland and the ancient heritage of the Irish.


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