Time to start planning – summer is a great time for festivals and being outdoors! Your Cultural Access Pass provides you with admission to some fantastic attractions to visit this summer. Head over to our directory to and get started on your “must see” attraction list.
Here are our June attraction recommendations:
Kings Landing Historic Settlement, Prince William, New Brunswick
Riding Mountain National Park, Wasagaming, Manitoba
Bruce Peninsula National Park, Tobermory, Ontario
Only one more month until we celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday! As a gift to Canada- we challenge you to do 3 things for Canada and share them with us. Your gift can be big or small, to your neighbourhood or the world – simply plan a community cleanup or plant a tree in your backyard! Click here to learn more about the project.
The CMHR is test-driving a human library project where 15 “books” are represented by people with poignant human rights-related stories to tell, will be loaned to 60 high school students for personal discussion.
Want to experience the fun of camping, but don’t know where to start? Join Parks Canada for a Learn-to-Camp event, co-presented with MEC. You’ll learn camping skills, like how to set up your tent and cook outdoors. Find an event near you and register today!
Luminato Festival is Toronto’s global multi-arts festival dedicated to performance, visual art, music, theatre, dance, magic and more! 2017 marks the 11th anniversary of the festival! The festival will run from June 14-25 with a free and ticketed program of local and international artists delivering arts in adventurous places!
6 Degrees has launched a new digital space to showcase its events – past and present – and to keep the conversation on inclusion and citizenship going in between. Visit the site to read more about the outcomes of 6 Degrees Vancouver and 6 Degrees Den Haag, and save the date for the annual 6 Degrees Citizen Space in Toronto, September 25-27. Thank you to Ontario150 for supporting Toronto’s forum as Presenting Partners.
This month’s selfie challenge
Take advantage of the beautiful weather, and get outdoors to explore with your CAP card – then share your photos with us! Take a selfie at your favourite outdoor CAP attraction – like a national or provincial park, a historic site, or a living history village. Email, tweet, or tag us on Instagram with your selfie, and we will feature it in our next newsletter! #CAPCanada
Meet CAP members, Régis Cajet & Mathilde Martin
Passionate about nature and wide open spaces, Régis and Mathilde came from France to settle in canada in 2009, and became Canadian citizens in 2016. Both Mathilde and Régis live in Montreal, a city which they describe as one of the most beautiful in the world. Mathilde holds a master’s degree in modern art’s and works at an aid agency for women. Régis holds a master’s degree in computer multimedia. He works as a Technical Director for his own business, which he founded in 2014. Lovers of travel and Canada, they help future newcomers by sharing their experiences and their advice through their travel blog; OmniTerra. Their favourite CAP attraction is the Museum of Fine Arts, in their hometown Montreal. Follow their adventures through their blog, on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube.
If you want to be featured in next month’s newsletter – email us your story and photo by June 22nd!