Dave Mackenzie Invites Canadians to Celebrate the Canterbury Folk Festival

Today, Dave MacKenzie, Member of Parliament for Oxford and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Safety rose in the House of Commons to celebrate the Canterbury Folk Festival, taking place in Ingersoll, Ontario from July 9th to July 12th,2009.

“This years’ theme Remember when the Music was Free, is sure to draw a spectacular crowd of young and old alike,” said MacKenzie. “The Festival implements traditional Folk, Bluegrass, Dixieland, Irish, Canadian and Aboriginal music alongside a variety of activities for the entire family”.

The Folk Festival with a grant of $15,000 from Heritage Canada, will present a wonderful program. Mr. MacKenzie expressed his best wishes to Ted Comiskey, Artist Director and founder of the Festival and to all those involved for a successful event and invited everyone to join in the festivities.