Statement by the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, on the Occasion of the 2012 Digi Awards
OTTAWA, Dec. 4, 2012 /CNW/ – Our Government recognizes the importance of
arts and culture in strengthening our identity, stimulating our
economy, and revitalizing our communities. We also understand that
digital media have a special place in our cultural landscape. They play
a vital role in telling our stories and shaping our national identity.
Each year, the Digi Awards are presented to Canadian businesses that
have helped enrich the digital media sector both at home and abroad.
Through their outstanding creativity and innovative spirit, these
companies reinforce Canada’s position as a dynamic and prosperous
nation at the leading edge of the digital revolution.
On behalf of Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Government of Canada,
I would like to congratulate all of this year’s nominees and award
winners. Their success and the honours they receive make us all very
SOURCE Canadian Heritage