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$7-million Gift in Celebration of Ontario’s 150th Anniversary

Minister of Culture and Tourism Eleanor McMahon was on hand Tuesday, January 24th, 2017, Downtown Toronto at Yonge -Dundas Square to initiate the start of celebrations in honour of Ontario’s 150th anniversary.

The ministers’ announcement; that the Ontario government is gifting 367 community groups with a $7-million present which will serve to help with the creation of programs in celebration of the marked occasion. “My City, My Six” is one such community program to have received funds geared towards their public participatory art project.

The funds’ gesture serves to promote the people, places and events that adds to Ontario’s diversity, as well as to highlight its characteristics.

Photo from www.torontostar.com

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