Ottawa Welcomes the World with a year-long multicultural showcase
Ottawa – The Ottawa 2017 Bureau and Mayor Jim Watson, in collaboration with lead partner CIBC, are happy to announce that more than 75 countries and international partners will participate in Ottawa Welcomes the World, as part of Canada’s 150th anniversary celebrations in the nation’s capital.
From March to December 2017, embassies, high commissions and international partners will highlight their culture with a series of world-class events at Lansdowne Park.
“In 2017, Canadians will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation, and every community is invited to take part in the festivities, said the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage. “Through the ‘Ottawa Welcomes the World’ program, foreign embassies...