Steven Guilbeault

Minister Guilbeault Announces Appointment of Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Museum of History

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 6:00pm

GATINEAU, QC, July 22, 2021 /CNW/ - The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced today the appointment of Narmin Ismail-Teja of Calgary as Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Museum of History for a three-year term, effective June 20, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • GATINEAU, QC, July 22, 2021 /CNW/ - The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced today the appointment of Narmin Ismail-Teja of Calgary as Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Museum of History for a three-year term, effective June 20, 2021.
  • She has experience in governance and strategic planning, as well as in-depth consulting, training and facilitating experience in diversity and inclusion.
  • "I am very pleased to welcome Narmin Ismail-Teja to the role of Vice-Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Museum of History.
  • Carole Beaulieu, Chair of the Board of Trustees, Canadian Museum of History
    National museums are governed by the Museums Act, which was passed into law in 1990.

Minister Guilbeault Announces Final Recipient of the Creative Export Canada Program

Thursday, July 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

Today, the Honorable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced the nine recipients from the province of Quebec for the fourth cohort of the Creative Export Canada program.

Key Points: 
  • Today, the Honorable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced the nine recipients from the province of Quebec for the fourth cohort of the Creative Export Canada program.
  • Creative Export Canada offers funding to Canadian organizations for projects that generate export revenues and features Canadian creative content.
  • Canada's Creative Export Strategy, including the new Creative Export Canada funding program, gives businesses and organizations in the creative sector the tools and mechanisms they need to successfully export their creative content.
  • Since the creation of Creative Export Canada in 2018, 61 creative industry organizations have received a total of $31,102,704.

Minister Guilbeault Announces Reappointment of Director of Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 6:00pm

GATINEAU, QC, June 15, 2021 /CNW/ - The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced today the reappointment of Marie Chapman as Director of the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 for a four-year term, beginning October 20, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • GATINEAU, QC, June 15, 2021 /CNW/ - The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced today the reappointment of Marie Chapman as Director of the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 for a four-year term, beginning October 20, 2021.
  • She was a central figure in the museum's creation and served as its chief operating officer from 2008 to 2011.
  • Under her leadership, Pier 21 has evolved into a national museum with the facilities, technology and team to share the diverse history of the Canadian immigration experience with visitors from across Canada and around the world.
  • As a museum in the Canadian Heritage portfolio, the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 explores the theme of immigration to Canada to help the public understand the experiences of immigrants as they arrived in Canada.

Investing in the Restoration of the Historic Welland Central Fire Hall

Wednesday, May 19, 2021 - 3:30pm

b'WELLAND, ON, May 19, 2021 /CNW/ - The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced an investment of $500,000 over three years for the Central Station Education Initiative to support the restoration of the historical Central Fire Hall in Welland.

Key Points: 
  • b'WELLAND, ON, May 19, 2021 /CNW/ - The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced an investment of $500,000 over three years for the Central Station Education Initiative to support the restoration of the historical Central Fire Hall in Welland.
  • The station will provide information about the history of firefighting and other services in the Niagara Region, preserving memories of the past for future generations.
  • I\'m very pleased our government has been given the opportunity to play a role in its preservation.
  • The program increases opportunities for local artists, artisans, heritage performers or specialists and cultural carriers to be involved in their community through festivals, events and projects.\n'

Minister Guilbeault Announces New Appointment at the National Battlefields Commission

Wednesday, December 2, 2020 - 9:01pm

GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 2, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced the appointment of Annie Talbot to the full-time position of Secretary of the National Battlefields Commission (NBC).

Key Points: 
  • GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 2, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced the appointment of Annie Talbot to the full-time position of Secretary of the National Battlefields Commission (NBC).
  • The NBC is a federal government agency under the portfolio of the Minister of Canadian Heritage.
  • It is the caretaker of Battlefields Park in Qubec City and preserves its legacy for public benefit.
  • The objectives of the NBC are to develop the historic, cultural, recreational, natural and scientific aspects of Battlefields Park.

Minister Guilbeault Announces Reappointment of Chair of the Canadian Museum of Nature

Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 5:00pm

GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 26, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced today the reappointment of Judith Anne LaRocque as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Museum of Nature for a three-year term, beginning December 14, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • GATINEAU, QC, Nov. 26, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced today the reappointment of Judith Anne LaRocque as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Museum of Nature for a three-year term, beginning December 14, 2020.
  • In 2000, she was appointed Associate Deputy Minister of Canadian Heritage, and became Deputy Minister in 2002.
  • The Canadian Museum of Nature is Canada's national museum of natural history and sciences.
  • "I am happy to announce the reappointment of Ms. LaRocque as Chairperson of the Board of Trustees of the Canadian Museum of Nature.

Minister Guilbeault Announces Appointment of New Executive Director of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 2:10pm

GATINEAU, QC, Oct. 6, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ -The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced today the appointment of Mohammed Hashim as the new Executive Director of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation for a five-year term, beginning October 13, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • GATINEAU, QC, Oct. 6, 2020 /CNW Telbec/ -The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced today the appointment of Mohammed Hashim as the new Executive Director of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation for a five-year term, beginning October 13, 2020.
  • The Canadian Race Relations Foundation is a Crown corporation within the Canadian Heritage portfolio.
  • "I am delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Hashim as Executive Director of the Canadian Race Relations Foundation.
  • The Canadian Race Relations Foundation is Canada's leading agency dedicated to the elimination of racism and all forms of racial discrimination in Canadian society.

Minister Guilbeault Announces Interim Appointment to the Canadian Museum of History

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 - 10:41pm

GATINEAU, QC, Sept. 30, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced today the appointment of Jean Gigure as Interim Chair of the Canadian Museum of History, until the selection process for a permanent chair is completed.

Key Points: 
  • GATINEAU, QC, Sept. 30, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced today the appointment of Jean Gigure as Interim Chair of the Canadian Museum of History, until the selection process for a permanent chair is completed.
  • The Canadian Museum of History, which also operates the Canadian War Museum and the Virtual Museum of New France, is Canada's national museum of human history.
  • "The Canadian Museum of History plays an essential role in ensuring the protection of Canada's heritage.
  • As they become available, all appointment opportunities in the Canadian Heritage Portfolio are posted on the Governor in Council appointments website.

Rimouski's Théâtre du Bic Upgrades Its Facilities

Thursday, June 18, 2020 - 11:50pm

This is why the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced funding of $2,892,275 to the Ville de Rimouski for the renovation and expansion of the Thtre du Bic.

Key Points: 
  • This is why the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced funding of $2,892,275 to the Ville de Rimouski for the renovation and expansion of the Thtre du Bic.
  • It will enable the Thtre du Bic to be a modern creation and performance venue that meets current professional standards and artists' needs.
  • The Thtre du Bic is a jewel in Rimouski's cultural landscape and greatly contributes to the vitality of our community.
  • The Thtre du Bic is the permanent residence of the theatre company Thtre les gens de bas.

Minister Guilbeault Announces New Appointments to the CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors

Friday, June 5, 2020 - 12:22am

OTTAWA, ON, June 4, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced today the appointments of Sandra Mason and Bill Tam as part-time directors of CBC/Radio-Canada's Board of Directors.

Key Points: 
  • OTTAWA, ON, June 4, 2020 /CNW/ - The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced today the appointments of Sandra Mason and Bill Tam as part-time directors of CBC/Radio-Canada's Board of Directors.
  • These appointments were guided by the work of the Independent Advisory Committee on Appointments to the CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors, established in 2017.
  • "Today, I am very pleased to announce the appointments of Sandra Mason and Bill Tam as part-time directors to CBC/Radio-Canada's Board of Directors, positions previously occupied by Edward Boyd and Harley Finkelstein.
  • The Independent Advisory Committee on Appointments to the CBC/Radio-Canada Board of Directors is a non-partisan body composed of nine regionally diverse experts in broadcasting, digital technology and culture.