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With the funding support from the Government of Canada, many community projects related to the commemoration of the War of 1812 provide opportunities for Canadians to learn more about the conflict and better understand the importance of this War in our history.
A New Free Attraction Commemorating the War of 1812 Opens at Canada Place
“We are excited to celebrate the 200th anniversary of this major milestone on Canada’s road to becoming an independent country,” explains Andrew Mann, President and COO, Canada Place Corporation. “Thanks to the generous support of the Department of Canadian Heritage and our federal partners, we can share this new attraction with the millions of visitors who come to Canada Place to experience the history and culture of our great nation.”
From left to right: Matthew Haussmann, Lieutenant-Colonel, Department of National Defense; Peter Xotta, Chair, Board of Directors, Canada Place Corporation; the Honourable Alice Wong, Minster of State (Seniors) and MP for Richmond (British Columbia); and Andrew Mann, President and COO, Canada Place Corporation, celebrate the grand opening of the War of 1812 Experience at Canada Place on June 25, 2012.
Activities and Events
Get involved in activities and events across the country organized by the Government of Canada and regional and community organizations.
June 23, 2012: The Grande Military Parade in Fort Erie, Niagara, organized by the Fort Erie 1812 Bicentennial Committee, included over 50 military marching bands, numerous re-enactors, parade floats, and displays.
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