Motif Moose Jaw Multicultural Festival receives federal funding
March 24, 2015 – Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan – Department of Canadian Heritage
The Government of Canada is providing $4,200 in support for the Motif Moose Jaw Multicultural Festival. This funding is being provided under Canadian Heritage’s Building Communities Through Arts and Heritage program, which provides Canadians with more opportunities to take part in activities that present local arts and culture and celebrate local history and heritage.
Ray Boughen, Member of Parliament (Palliser), made this announcement today on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages.
“Our Government is pleased to support festivals that showcase the diversity of Canada’s local communities through arts, culture and heritage activities. I applaud the hundreds of volunteers who work tirelessly to bring the Motif Moose Jaw Multicultural festival to life year after year.”
—The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages
“Moose Jaw is home to many different ethnic communities, and the Motif Moose Jaw Multicultural Festival encourages everyone to come and celebrate this great attribute. I invite residents and visitors alike to take in the sights and sounds of the Festival this summer.”
—Ray Boughen, Member of Parliament (Palliser)
“We are pleased to receive funding from the Government of Canada for our Motif Multicultural Festival. We greatly appreciate all the support we have received over the years.”
—Mary Tkach Vangsnes, Chair, Motif Multicultural Festival
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