December 1, 1998
(Works, Services and Transportation)
1998 Christmas Lights Across Canada tree-lighting ceremony
On Thursday, December 3, the people of Newfoundland and Labrador will
celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season in a special way as they join with
Canadians across the country in the annual "Christmas Lights Across Canada"
The giant Christmas tree in front of the Confederation Building, East
Block, will be lit to coincide with similar ceremonies taking place in each of the other
The ceremony will feature music provided by the Salvation Army St. John's
Citadel Band, a sing-a-long lead by the Eugene Vaters Academy Elementary Choir. Christmas
cake, hot chocolate, and other refreshments will be served.
Premier Brian Tobin will join Works, Services and Transportation Minister
Lloyd Matthews, emcee Harry Brown, and the general public for this special event which
begins at 7:00 p.m. in front of the Confederation Building, East Block.
Media representatives are invited.
Media contact: John Doody, Director of Communications, (709) 729-3015.
1998 12 01 4:10 p.m.