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
PCL and NAC Management.
PCL with Canada Scene crew.
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
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.”
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
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:
PCL Constructors Canada Inc.
Director of Communications and Public
Affairs, Corporate Secretary
National Arts Centre
613 947-7000 Ext 260