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Export Commodities: Canadian Heritage and Leonard Preyra

export commodities: The announcement by Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, comes four months before the federal election, according to CTV. This 1.7 million is going to help festivals, big or small, and Canada celebrations, Rodriguez said in Halifax on Tuesday. Ottawa announced funding Tuesday for more than 160 different projects from one end of the province to the other. They're all opportunities for people to get together with friends and family to celebrate. I think we need to be reminded that the arts and culture community here is one of our great export commodities, said Leonard Preyra of Jazz East Festival. The funding will support nearly 170 projects and is welcome news to those who work in the industry. ( As reported in the news.