Jason Kenny Reaction
Kenney has weighed in on the merits of the language and the government's role in preserving it. Kenney said federal government money should not be used to promote languages that are fighting for survival.
"I think we should focus on the common languages that unite us in our diversity, English and French," said Kenney. "I encourage communities to maintain their heritage languages, be they Gaelic or Punjabi or Mandarin, but that they do so with their own funds."
This comes one day before another Federal Minister, Peter MacKay, is scheduled to make a major funding announcement at St, Ann's Gaelic College.
Rodney MacDonald is the head of St, Ann's Gaelic College, and former Conservative Premiere of Nova Scotia.
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Upcoming EventsThe Cape Breton Tenors
Sunday, November 2 - 7:00 PM
The Savoy Theatre presents the world premiere of the new super group, The Cape Breton Tenors.
Cape Breton's original Tenor, Peter Gillis, will host the inaugural performance of this exciting new group featuring celebrated tenors Robyn Cathcart, Paul Gatchell and Johnathan MacInnis. Under the Musical Direction of Stephen Muise, the Cape Breton Tenor's repertoire will include Musical Theatre, Celtic, Folk, Pop and Traditional Standards.
Time(s): Sunday, November 2 7:00 PM
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The Christmas Tree Farmers Ball
November 27th - 29th, December 4th - 6th, 11, & 12
You are invited to the annual Christmas tree gala and dinner to hear local Christmas tree farmers discuss the industry. The big box stores offer trees in all shapes, colours, and sizes. But who wants a tree that's aluminum, pink and plays "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer"? Not these proud farmers. They like to get their trees the old fashioned way, getting an axe and a thermos full of cocoa and heading deep into the woods to find that perfect pine! Join us at the savoy theatre for this hilarious show as we set out to prove that nothing beats the smell of a real Christmas tree!
Date(s): Nov 27, 28, 29, Dec 4th - 6th, 11, & 12
Tickets(s): $45 - includes show, dinner, and taxes (not gratuities)