Calgary, Alberta, July 4, 2019 – The Royal Canadian Mint joins Calgarians in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 1919 Victory Stampede with the unveiling of a silver collector coin commemorating the historic rodeo honouring Canada’s First World War soldiers.

 

Note that the event has moved to an indoor venue due to weather conditions.

 

Where:           

The Market

Front of BMO Centre Hall A

Stampede Park

 

When:             Thursday, July 4, 2019

                        Media and guest arrival:          6:00 pm

                        Brief remarks and unveil:        6:15 pm

 

Who:              

Ms. Phyllis Clark, Chair, Royal Canadian Mint Board of Directors

Mr. Warren Connell, CEO, Calgary Stampede

Brigadier General Stephen Lacroix, Commander, 3rd Canadian Division/
Joint Task Force West and Honorary Stampede Parade Marshal

Ms. Michelle Grant, Victory Stampede Coin Designer

 
 

About the Royal Canadian Mint

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For more information, please contact:

Alex Reeves                                                    Jennifer Booth

Senior Manager, Public Affairs                       Manager, Public Relations

Royal Canadian Mint                                       Calgary Stampede

Telephone: (613) 884-6370                            Telephone: (403) 261-0327

reeves@mint.ca                                            jbooth@calgarystampede.com