Canada 150 mural posted in Oliver

Town received $15,000 from federal government for the mural

Mayor Ron Hovanes secured the last bolt to the Canada 150 Mural Mosaic recognition sign to officially acknowledge the Government of Canada Heritage Branch.

The Town of Oliver received $15,000 from the federal government towards the mural project in celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday.

The mural was unveiled July 1st at the Pancake Breakfast by Mayor Hovanes, Member of Parliament Richard Cannings, and participating youth. The mural has now been installed on the east wall of the Archive Building on Main Street Oliver.

The recognition sign outlines the Canada 150 Mural Mosaic project in Oliver and across Canada.

Murals completed by communities all across Canada can be found online at

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