Government of Canada provides support for the HubCap Comedy Festival
MONCTON, NEW BRUNSWICK--(Marketwired - March 16, 2015) - The Government of Canada is providing a total investment of $60,000 ($30,000 in 2015-2016 and $30,000 in 2016-2017) to the Hubcap Comedy Festival de l'humour Inc. This support is being provided through the Canada Arts Presentation Fund for the next two editions of the HubCap Comedy Festival.
Robert Goguen, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Member of Parliament (Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe), announced the funding today on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages.
"Our Government is proud to invest in cultural initiatives that contribute to the quality of life of our communities and help boost our local economy. The HubCap Comedy Festival has become a top-notch cultural event in the region."
-The Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages
"The HubCap Comedy Festival has been offering great laughs to the Greater Moncton region for the past 15 years. It surely helps local emerging comics and well-known headliners break the winter monotony with great artistic showcases for people of all ages."
-Robert Goguen, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Member of Parliament (Moncton-Riverview-Dieppe)
"The HubCap Comedy Festival has just celebrated our 15th anniversary, and the Department of Canadian Heritage has been there with us at each step of the way. Without their support, we would not be able to mount such a successful arts and cultural event that stimulates both Greater Moncton's sense of humour and its economy in the dead of winter."
-Robert Gallant, General Manager, HubCap Comedy Festival