OTTAWA, July 19, 2005 -- The Royal Canadian Mint is inviting the
people of Alberta to a special celebration for the unveiling of the 2005
Alberta Centennial 25-cent Coin. The Mint's newest commemorative circulation
coin celebrates the 100th anniversary of Alberta joining Confederation.
Guests will be the first to exchange a coin for the new 2005 Alberta
Centennial 25-cent Coin at the coin exchange booth hosted by the Alberta
Credit Unions and the ATB Financial.
What: A public event to unveil the 2005 Alberta Centennial 25-cent
When: Tuesday, July 19, 2005
10:30 ceremony begins
Where: Fort Edmonton Park,
Hangar Fox Drive & Whitemud Freeway
The Honourable John McCallum, P.C., M.P.
Minister of National Revenue, Minister responsible for the Royal Canadian Mint
The Honourable Anne McLellan, P.C., M.P.
Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency
The Honourable Gary Mar
Minister of Community Development
The Honourable David C. Dingwall, P.C., Q.C.
President and CEO of the Royal Canadian Mint
Media interviews will be available on site and by request
following the event.
- 30 -
For further information:
Senior Manager of Corporate Communications
Tel.: (613) 993-9999
Cell: (613) 797-9125