June 23, 2017

Media Advisory: Minister Bennett to Participate in Ceremony to Honour John White

The Honourable Cathy Bennett, Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board, will speak at a plaque dedication in honour of local musician and entertainer John White on Sunday, June 25. The event is being held by the City of St. John’s at Bannerman Park, beginning at 2:00 p.m.

John White was a pioneer of Newfoundland music, bringing national attention to the province as a radio host, stage entertainer, recording artist and television performer. Following a 40-year career, Mr. White passed away on May 31, 1998, at the age of 68.

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