"A truly great gift to showcase Canada to its newest inhabitants, the Cultural Access Pass has opened my eyes to the hidden gems that are a part of it." - Joseph P.
A gift to each Canadian citizen during their first year of citizenship, the Cultural Access Pass provides complimentary admission to more than 1000 of Canada's cultural treasures from coast-to-coast-to-coast. The Cultural Access Pass creates opportunities for Canada's newest citizens to discover our rich cultural history, world-renowned artworks, historical figures and stunning parks.
"Incredible experience that shouldn't be missed for any new Canadian. It's a crash course in why Canada is the best country in the world!" - Darshan H.
"Fantastic opportunity ... to learn more about their new country, and take the responsibility of being an active citizen." - CAP Member
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Brandon, Manitoba - Through the visual arts, experience the many influences, histories and cultures that comprise Brandon and southwestern Manitoba at the Art Gallery of Southwestern Manitoba.
Notre Dame De Lourdes, Manitoba- Two museums in one, the Pioneers and Chanoinesses Museum explores the life of the region's early pioneers, while chronicling the history of the Order of nuns.
Sault Ste. Marie, ON - Visit the Art Gallery of Algoma, a gathering place that celebrates visual arts and preserves cultural expression. The AGA is located next to the scenic and historic St. Mary's River and features a 10,000- square-foot facility including four exhibition spaces.
For a list of all the attractions available to you across the country, please visit the CAP Attraction Directory on the CAP website.
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