PCL Construction is proud to be part of National Arts Centre’s “Canada Scene”

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Ottawa – Buildings & Civil Construction

OTTAWA, ON (June 14, 2017)Representatives of PCL Constructors Canada Inc. were on hand Wednesday morning at the National Arts Centre (NAC) to present a gift of $75,000 in support of “Canada Scene.” This magnificent celebration will showcase our country’s most exciting artists in music, dance, theatre, visual and media arts, film, literature, comedy, and the culinary arts.
PCL and NAC Management.

 PCL with Canada Scene crew. ​

PCL Ottawa has been a valued partner of the National Arts Centre since 2009. As two truly dynamic, national organizations, we share a belief in connecting Canadians through the arts and this spectacular  facility they perform in.

“We are very excited and proud to be working with the National Arts Centre in Ottawa. Together we share a vision to connect Canadians to build stronger communities and a stronger country,” said Kevin Skinner, Vice President and District Manager for PCL’s Ottawa operations. " As we approach Canada’s 150 anniversary, we are providing our support for the performing arts in Canada not only through financial opportunities, but also by giving them a newly renovated platform with which the artists can shine, on a new stage, through the Canada Scene festival.”

“PCL continues to be a wonderful supporter of the National Arts Centre and its Canada Scene festival,”  said Jayne Watson, CEO of the National Arts Centre Foundation. “We are proud to work with PCL during this exciting time of transformation for our institution.”

In June and July of 2017, more than 1,000 artists from every corner of the country will travel to the nation’s capital to take part in more than 150 events at venues throughout Ottawa/Gatineau for our 150 anniversary. Canada Scene will be part of the run-up to the celebrations surrounding the unveiling of the NAC’s dramatic new renovation on July 1, 2017.

About PCL Construction 

PCL is a group of independent construction companies that carries out work across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean, and in Australia. These diverse operations in the civil infrastructure, heavy industrial, and buildings markets are supported by a strategic presence in 31 major centers. Together, these companies have an annual construction volume of $8.3 billion, making PCL the largest contracting organization in Canada and one of the largest in North America. Watch us build at PCL.com.

About the NAC

The National Arts Centre (NAC) is the only bilingual, multi-disciplinary performing arts centre in Canada and one of the largest in the world. The NAC presents 1,300 performances a year in Music, Dance, Theatre, and Contemporary Music. The NAC’s mandate is to work with artists and arts organizations across the country to support the performing arts everywhere and to create a national stage.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Christine MacCormack                                
Communications Specialist
PCL Constructors Canada Inc.
613 228-5373
cmaccormack@pcl.com

Rosemary Thompson
Director of Communications and Public
Affairs, Corporate Secretary
National Arts Centre
613 947-7000 Ext 260
Rosemary.Thompson@nac-cna.ca​