Portraits in the Street: Vancouver 2010

November 10, 2009
 
Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia
 
During a press conference, at the Waterfront Theatre to announce the Portraits in the Street: Vancouver 2010 installation, Daniel J. Caron, Librarian and Archivist of Canada, introduced the 1976 portrait of then 17-year-old Canadian speed skater Gaétan Boucher. The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, and Gaétan Boucher, four-time Olympic medallist, were in attendance.
 
The portrait was taken in Innsbruck, Austria as Mr. Boucher was preparing for his races. It will be among the more than 20 portraits on display in late January 2010 on Granville Island for the Portraits in the Street: Vancouver 2010 installation by Library and Archives Canada. 
 
Daniel J. Caron speaks, and Hon. James Moore and Gaétan Boucher look at the portrait from 1976 Olympics
Daniel J. Caron, Librarian and Archivist of Canada, stands at the podium while former Canadian Olympic hero Gaétan Boucher, and the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages admire the portrait. 
 
Hon. James MOore, Gaétan Boucher, and Daniel J. Caron stand facing the portait after the speech.
Daniel J. Caron, Librarian and Archivist of Canada, former Canadian Olympic hero Gaétan Boucher, and the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages following the unveiling of Mr. Boucher's 1976 portrait. 

Gaéan Boucher and Daniel J. Caron speak with guests at the event.
Gaétan Boucher and  Daniel J. Caron with guests following the press conference to announce the upcoming Portraits in the Street: Vancouver 2010 installation on Granville Island, Vancouver, British Columbia.

Hon. James Moore speaking with guests at the event.
The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages speaking with invited guests at the Waterfront Theatre on Granville Island.

Hon. James Moore speaking with reporters at the event.
The Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages takes questions from reporters following the announcement of the upcoming installation of Portraits in the Street: Vancouver 2010 on Granville Island.

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