Timmins Celebrates Canada Day
Date: June 29, 2020
For Immediate Release
TIMMINS CELEBRATES CANADA DAY…VIRTUALLY!
Timmins, ON – The Canada Day 2020 has transitioned to a virtual format, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic.
Tourism Timmins has connected with local dignitaries and musical artists to provide a pre-recorded event for the whole family to enjoy. The creation of a pre-recorded event allows spectators the opportunity to access the Canada Day recordings at their convenience all day long,
The link to the curated YouTube playlist will go live at 7:00 AM on Wednesday July 1st. Spectators will be able start the celebrations at 7:00 AM by visiting the links at either http://www.tourismtimmins.com/events/local-events/canada-day or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CanadaDayTimmins .
The updated schedule of online events is as follows:
Singing of National Anthem – Lisa Froment
Address by local dignitaries –
- Mayor Pirie
- Chief Boissoneault
- MPP Gilles Bisson
- MP Charlie Angus
- Carole Hunter & Chris Aitken
- “Mr. Bill” Farquhar
- Shaun Melanson
- Matt James
- Dave Carroll
- More may be added prior to July 1st.
Comedian Jamie Klomp
- Best Canada Day Theme Back Yard
Government of Canada – Canada Day Programming
- National Daytime Show
- National Evening Show
- National Fireworks Video
“By staying apart, we will be able to come together in the future. Please observe the regulations so this can happen sooner rather than later.”
For more information please contact:
Marnie Lapierre, CTIS – Coordinator of Festivals, Events & Special Projects
City of Timmins – Tourism Timmins
(705) 360-2600 ext 3785 | email@example.com
Media Contact: Heather Duhn, Corporate Communications Coordinator
705-360-2600, ext. 2212 firstname.lastname@example.org