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BCP 45 to be designated as a National Historic Site of Canada

The Government of Canada and the Maritime Heritage Centre will be holding a commemorative ceremony on Saturday at 1 p.m. to honour the vessel BCP 45 and its designation as a National Heritage Site.

The Honourable Jim Prentice Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada and the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada invite you to the unveiling of a plaque commemorating the national historic significance of the Motor Vessel BCP45.

Cake and refreshments will be served and free tours of the BCP45 and exhibits will follow.

On Sept. 19, 2005 The Honourable Stephane Dion, then Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, and the Honourable Keith Martin, MP for Esquimalt- Juan de Fuca, announced that the Motor Vessel BCP 45 had been designated as a national historic site of Canada.

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