LOUISBOURG 1995 COMMEMORATION SOCIETY
The honourable member for Cape Breton West.
RESOLUTION NO. 1379 MR. RUSSELL MACKINNON:
Mr. Speaker, I hereby give notice that on a future day I shall move the adoption of the following resolution:
Whereas 1995 will mark the 275th Anniversary of the founding of the Fortress of Louisbourg and the 250th Anniversary of the first British siege of Louisbourg; and
Whereas these historical events will be celebrated in Louisbourg this summer as part of a major international activity involving such countries as Canada, the United States, France and Britain; and
Whereas many short and long-term economic and social benefits will be realized, particularly in tourism, as a result of this major event;
Therefore be it resolved that in the opinion of this House the organizers of this international event, in particular the Louisbourg 1995 Commemoration Society be supported and commended as they prepare the undertaking of this major international milestone.
Mr. Speaker, I would ask for waiver of notice and passage without debate.
MR. SPEAKER: Is it agreed?
It is agreed.
Would all those in favour of the motion please say Aye.
Contrary minded, Nay.
The motion is carried.
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