The Institute for Canadian Citizenship’s Cultural Access Pass (CAP) offers new Canadian citizens free access to cultural attractions across the country from museums and science centres, to national and provincial parks. CAP introduces new citizens to a variety of Canadian experiences and it’s a great way for Canada’s cultural attractions to connect with new audiences. At the Royal Aviation Museum, we’re excited to be taking part in the program.
CAP started as a pilot project in 2008 with six attractions in Toronto, and is now a national program with more than 1,200 participating cultural attractions across Canada.
The Cultural Access Pass is introduced to every new Canadian citizen at the time of their citizenship ceremony. To date more than 200,000 new citizens have participated in the program.
The Institute for Canadian Citizenship (ICC) is a national, non-profit charity (founded and co-chaired by the Rt. Hon. Adrienne Clarkson and John Ralston Saul) that was established in 2006 to welcome new Canadian citizens and foster active citizenship for all Canadians.
More information about the program can be found online.
Active citizenship is something we can all get behind and we look forward to welcoming Canada’s newest citizens.