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Minister Crawford to Attend Independence Anniversary Gala in Canada

Release Date: 
Monday, August 4, 2014 - 15:15

Kingston, Jamaica: August 4, 2014 – State Minister in the Ministry of Tourism and Entertainment, the Hon. Damion Crawford, has been invited to deliver the keynote address at the Jamaican Canadian Association’s (JCA) 52nd Anniversary Gala in Toronto, Canada, on Saturday, August 9.   He will depart the island on Friday, August 8, 2014.

The gala will commemorate Jamaica’s 52nd year of independence and the JCA’s
52nd anniversary of serving various communities including persons of Jamaican and Caribbean nationalities. It is being held under the distinguished patronage of Jamaica’s High Commissioner to Canada, Her Excellency Mrs. Sheila Sealy Monteith.

The JCA is a non-profit charitable organization that celebrates the cultural heritage of Jamaica in all its forms and seeks to improve life for Caribbean people of all nationalities, people of African descent and all persons who subscribe to their core values and goals.  

State Minister Crawford will return to the island on Sunday, August 10, 2014.