Joining in

Victoria residents help to paint Canada 150 anniversary mosaic

The Victoria Foundation organized locals to paint a Carey Newman designed mural for Canada 150 and Foundation 80th anniversaries

  • Fri Aug 12th, 2016 1:00pm
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Victorian’s including artist Carey Newman, citizenship judge Gerry Pash, the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia  Judith Guichon, fund raiser Jeneece Edroff and musician Ken Lavigne turned out Friday morning to paint an individual tile as they help to create a mosaic designed by Newman in the courtyard outside the Greater Victoria Public Library central branch.

The mural is a Victoria Foundation project to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary and the Foundation’s own 80th anniversary.

Victorians can join in to help paint the mural today (Aug 12) and tomorrow, (Aug 13).

More than 600 tiles will be painted for the local mural, one of many being created across Canada