GATINEAU, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Jan. 28, 2016) - The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, invites media to the official launch of the 38th edition of Winterlude on Friday. She will be joined by Maxime Pedneaud-Jobin, Mayor of Gatineau; Jim Watson, Mayor of Ottawa; and Gregory Charles, headliner of the opening evening's celebration.
Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.

The details are as follows:

Friday, January 29, 2016
9:00 a.m.
Snowflake Stage in Snowflake Kingdom
Jacques-Cartier Park
Laurier Street
Gatineau, Quebec


  • Laurier Street will be closed to traffic. Media representatives will need proper accreditation from Canadian Heritage to access the site by vehicle.
  • Media representatives are asked to access the site by the entrance near the marina. Reporters can access Laurier Street via Boulevard des Allumettières.

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Contact Information:

Christine Michaud
Director of Communications
Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage

Media Relations
Canadian Heritage