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First Session, Forty-second Parliament,
64-65-66 Elizabeth II, 2015-2016-2017
SENATE OF CANADA
BILL S-218
An Act respecting Latin American Heritage Month
AS PASSED
BY THE SENATE
November 29, 2017
4211512


SUMMARY
This enactment designates the month of October in each and every year as “Latin American Heritage Month”.
Available on the Senate of Canada website at the following address:
www.sencanada.ca/en


1st Session, 42nd Parliament,
64-65-66 Elizabeth II, 2015-2016-2017
SENATE OF CANADA
BILL S-218
An Act respecting Latin American Heritage Month
Preamble
Whereas the Parliament of Canada recognizes that members of the Latin American community in Canada have made significant contributions to the social, economic and political fabric of the nation;
Whereas the designation of a month as Latin American Heritage Month would be a meaningful way to remember, celebrate and educate the public about these contributions;
Whereas Latin American communities across Canada would be mobilized by a Latin American Heritage Month to jointly celebrate, share and promote their unique culture and traditions with all Canadians;
And whereas October is a significant month for the Latin American community around the world;
Now, therefore, Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:

Short Title

Short title
1This Act may be cited as the Latin American Heritage Month Act.

Latin American Heritage Month

Latin American Heritage Month
2Throughout Canada, in each and every year, the month of October is to be known as “Latin American Heritage Month”.
Published under authority of the Senate of Canada

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