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Media Advisory – Minister Nicholson to Attend Annual Winter Festival of Lights in Niagara Falls

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From a CNW Group press release seen on Yahoo! Canada Finance:

The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Niagara Falls, will speak at the 31st Annual Winter Festival of Lights opening festivities to honour Canada’s Veterans of the Korean War and highlight their contributions and sacrifices.

Minister of State Moore Greets Chinese Tourism Officials in Niagara Falls

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From a Marketwire press release:

The Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism), along with Dean Allison, Member of Parliament for Niagara West–Glanbrook, today greeted officials from the China National Tourism Administration (CNTA) during their visit to Niagara Falls, Ontario.

“I am thrilled to welcome the Chinese delegation to Canada,” said Minister of State Moore. “I am also glad to be able to show them some of what makes Canada a wonderful destination for our Chinese friends.”

While meeting with the CNTA delegates, the Minister of State spoke about the importance of the arrival of the first official tour groups from China last week.

“With last week’s arrival of over 350 Chinese leisure travellers, Canadian tourism has taken a step forward in terms of competing on the world stage,” noted Minister of State Moore.

Government of Canada Supports Winter Festival of Lights

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From a Marketwire press release:

On behalf of the Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry, Dean Allison, Member of Parliament for Niagara West-Glanbrook, today announced the Government of Canada’s investment of more than $170 000 to support the Winter Festival of Lights as part of the Marquee Tourism Events Program.

“This is exciting news for all involved in the Winter Festival of Lights,” said Mr. Allison. “The funding from our government’s Marquee Tourism Events Program will help bolster tourism, create jobs and stimulate the local economy.”

The Winter Festival of Lights is an illumination festival that will feature over 125 animated lighting displays, plus a variety of programming, during its three-month schedule. A new feature this year will be the Rink at the Brink, a 20- by 40-metre skating rink next to the Horseshoe Falls, which is expected to become a memorable winter attraction.

Media Advisory: Government of Canada to Make Tourism Funding Announcement in Niagara Falls, Ontario

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I wonder who is getting government money today…

From a MarketWire press release:

Dean Allison, Member of Parliament for Niagara West-Glanbrook, on behalf of the Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Industry, will be making a funding announcement as part of the Marquee Tourism Events Program.

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