Welcome!

News Feed Item

Celebrate Canada Day and National Aboriginal Day in Barrie

Government of Canada supports Barrie's celebrations on June 21 and July 1

BARRIE, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/20/14 -- Department of Canadian Heritage

Patrick Brown, Member of Parliament (Barrie), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced $47,500 in funding to support National Aboriginal Day and Canada Day activities in downtown Barrie on June 21 and July 1, 2014.

The Government of Canada has provided this funding through the Celebrate Canada Program to the Corporation of the City of Barrie, the Downtown Barrie Business Association, and the Barrie Film Festival.

Quick Facts


--  The City of Barrie is receiving $13,000 for a Canada Day event that will
    showcase a variety of artists and musicians and feature family-focused
    activities and an expanded fireworks show on Barrie's waterfront.
--  The Downtown Barrie Business Association is receiving $30,500 for a
    Canada Day event on July 1 that will include performances by local
    artists and activities for all ages.
--  The Barrie Film Festival is receiving $4,000 to celebrate the
    outstanding creative achievements of Aboriginal people in a day-long
    event on June 21, 2014. The National Aboriginal Day event will feature a
    20th anniversary screening of the Bruce McDonald film Dance Me Outside.

Quotes

"As Canadians, we have a lot to celebrate. On June 21 and July 1, I encourage you to celebrate everything that makes this the united, strong and free country we know today."

- The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages

"Our Government is proud to support events that bring together thousands of people from diverse backgrounds to celebrate living in a free, democratic, bilingual and multicultural country. Let's continue to celebrate all the things that make our country great."

- Patrick Brown, Member of Parliament (Barrie)

"We are very grateful to once again receive support from the Government of Canada for our Canada Day festivities in Barrie. This contribution provides us with the means to offer top-notch entertainment, family activities and a beautiful fireworks show to unite our residents while celebrating our Canadian heritage"

- Jeff Lehman, Mayor, City of Barrie

"The Canada Day Celebrations in Downtown Barrie over the years have grown to become the largest regional celebration of Canada Day. Visitors, families, and friends come from all over to take in the festivities and activities that celebrate our history, heritage and diversity. The Government of Canada's support through Canadian Heritage has been instrumental in helping facilitate the programming quality of this event and allow it to remain accessible to all."

- Craig Stevens, Managing Director, Downtown Barrie Business Association

"The Barrie Film Festival would like to sincerely thank the Government of Canada for supporting our first Aboriginal Day event. On June 21, Barrie will be honouring the creative achievements of Aboriginal people, and the support will go a long way to helping ensure the day is a great success. It will be a fun-filled day that will bring our community together for this cultural exchange and celebration."

- Claudine Benoit, Director, Barrie Film Festival

Associated Links

Barrie Film Festival

City of Barrie

Downtown Barrie Business Association

Celebrate Canada Program

Stay Connected

Follow us on Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, and Flickr.

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
"LinearHub provides smart video conferencing, which is the Roundee service, and we archive all the video conferences and we also provide the transcript," stated Sunghyuk Kim, CEO of LinearHub, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
"We're bringing out a new application monitoring system to the DevOps space. It manages large enterprise applications that are distributed throughout a node in many enterprises and we manage them as one collective," explained Kevin Barnes, President of eCube Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at DevOps at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY.
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo 2016 in New York. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, is co-located with 20th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry p...
All organizations that did not originate this moment have a pre-existing culture as well as legacy technology and processes that can be more or less amenable to DevOps implementation. That organizational culture is influenced by the personalities and management styles of Executive Management, the wider culture in which the organization is situated, and the personalities of key team members at all levels of the organization. This culture and entrenched interests usually throw a wrench in the work...
@DevOpsSummit at Cloud taking place June 6-8, 2017, at Javits Center, New York City, is co-located with the 20th International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long developm...
In a recent research, analyst firm IDC found that the average cost of a critical application failure is $500,000 to $1 million per hour and the average total cost of unplanned application downtime is $1.25 billion to $2.5 billion per year for Fortune 1000 companies. In addition to the findings on the cost of the downtime, the research also highlighted best practices for development, testing, application support, infrastructure, and operations teams.
Updating DevOps to the latest production data slows down your development cycle. Probably it is due to slow, inefficient conventional storage and associated copy data management practices. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 20th Cloud Expo, Dhiraj Sehgal, in Product and Solution at Tintri, will talk about DevOps and cloud-focused storage to update hundreds of child VMs (different flavors) with updates from a master VM in minutes, saving hours or even days in each development cycle. He will also...
When you focus on a journey from up-close, you look at your own technical and cultural history and how you changed it for the benefit of the customer. This was our starting point: too many integration issues, 13 SWP days and very long cycles. It was evident that in this fast-paced industry we could no longer afford this reality. We needed something that would take us beyond reducing the development lifecycles, CI and Agile methodologies. We made a fundamental difference, even changed our culture...
"There's a growing demand from users for things to be faster. When you think about all the transactions or interactions users will have with your product and everything that is between those transactions and interactions - what drives us at Catchpoint Systems is the idea to measure that and to analyze it," explained Leo Vasiliou, Director of Web Performance Engineering at Catchpoint Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York Ci...
The 20th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. Cloud Expo, to be held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, brings together Cloud Computing, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps, Containers, Microservices and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding business opportunity. Submit your speaking proposal ...
@DevOpsSummit taking place June 6-8, 2017 at Javits Center, New York City, is co-located with the 20th International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. @DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo New York Call for Papers is now open.
A look across the tech landscape at the disruptive technologies that are increasing in prominence and speculate as to which will be most impactful for communications – namely, AI and Cloud Computing. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Curtis Peterson, VP of Operations at RingCentral, will highlight the current challenges of these transformative technologies and share strategies for preparing your organization for these changes. This “view from the top” will outline the latest trends and developm...
Discover top technologies and tools all under one roof at April 24–28, 2017, at the Westin San Diego in San Diego, CA. Explore the Mobile Dev + Test and IoT Dev + Test Expo and enjoy all of these unique opportunities: The latest solutions, technologies, and tools in mobile or IoT software development and testing. Meet one-on-one with representatives from some of today's most innovative organizations
SYS-CON Events announced today that Dataloop.IO, an innovator in cloud IT-monitoring whose products help organizations save time and money, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Dataloop.IO is an emerging software company on the cutting edge of major IT-infrastructure trends including cloud computing and microservices. The company, founded in the UK but now based in San Fran...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Linux Academy, the foremost online Linux and cloud training platform and community, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Linux Academy was founded on the belief that providing high-quality, in-depth training should be available at an affordable price. Industry leaders in quality training, provided services, and student certification passes, its goal is to c...