July – MP Kent Hehr’s Report

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2017 is Canada 150th anniversary, and this July celebrate with friends, family, and the greater community our nation’s sesquicentennial!

The 2017 Calgary Stampede | July 7-16th 2017

The Calgary Stampede is more than the greatest outdoor shown on earth – it’s our opportunity for the community to come together and celebrate our heritage, traditions, diversity, and civic pride. After all, Calgary is the heart of the new west.

So, take the time, get out, and enjoy! And like every year, the Calgary Stampede has special days on offer so the fun times last longer.

  • Parade Day | July 7th free entry from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Go straight from the Parade to the Park!
  • Cenovus Family Day | July 9th free entry 8 a.m. – Noon and the first 20,000 guests get a FREE Breakfast!
  • Canada 150 Day | July 11th free all day entry for seniors 65+ plus a free WestJet Skyride!

For all the details and more special Stampede events go to www.calgarystampede.com

Canada 150: Beyond July 1st

Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre Street Festival | July 1st – 7th

To Celebrate Canada 150, the Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre Street Festival is a new week-long festival of Chinese Culture that will bring Calgarians to the core of their City’s Chinatown. This event is open to all Calgarians and offers tours, tea tastings, and street performances. Attendees will make their own Chinese handcrafts and learn about fusions between Chinese and Western medicines.

2017 Discovery Pass | Free admission to Parks Canada – Come visit Canada’s parks for free and pick up your pass at www.KentHehrMP.ca/Canada-150

The weather is warming up and camping and hiking season is in full swing. So, grab your free 2017 Discovery Pass that provides you free admission for the entire year to Parks Canada! So, this year’s trips to Banff, Lake Louise, and Jasper become that much more affordable for you and your family!

As always, you can contact my office by email at [email protected] or by phone at 403-244-1880. My office is located at 950 6 Ave SW and my door is always open to you. You can follow my work in Parliament online and sign up for my e-newsletter at www.KentHehrMP.ca.