Jack Layton State Funeral on Canada Place Storyboard
MEDIA ADVISORYAugust 26, 2011 – Vancouver, BC – Canada Place will broadcast the state funeral for the Honourable Jack Layton, Leader of her Majesty’s Official Opposition, on Saturday, August 27 beginning at 10:00am PDT.
LIVE BROADCAST OF JACK LAYTON’S FUNERAL AT CANADA PLACE
WHAT: STATE FUNERAL FOR THE HONOURABLE JACK LAYTON
In commemoration of his service to our nation as Leader of Her Majesty’s Official Opposition, Canada Place will broadcast the state funeral of the Honourable Jack Layton on Canada's Storyboard, the 25ft outdoor screen at the front of Canada Place.
The CBC broadcast will be live-fed with audio.
WHERE: Canada Place Plaza
WHEN: Beginning at 10:00am PDT
ABOUT CANADA PLACE
Located in the heart of Vancouver’s downtown harbour front, Canada Place generates over $1billion per year in economic activity and is the inspiring national landmark welcoming local residents, visitors and ships to the West Coast. Canada Place Corporation, a federal crown agent, is the owner of Canada Place and coordinating landlord for the organizations at Canada Place including the Vancouver Convention Centre East, the Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver, Port Metro Vancouver corporate offices and Cruise Ship terminal, World Trade Centre and Vinci Parkade. www.canadaplace.ca