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National Summit for the Charitable and Nonprofit Sector 2011

November 24, 2011

 

Governor General to Speak on Volunteerism at
the National Summit for the Charitable and Nonprofit Sector 2011

 

OTTAWA — His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will deliver a keynote address on youth volunteerism at the National Summit for the Charitable and Nonprofit Sector 2011, at the Delta Ottawa City Centre, on Tuesday, November 29, 2011, at 9:15 a.m.

Sector influencers and opinion-leaders from across the country will come together in Ottawa
to be part of the National Summit for the Charitable and Nonprofit Sector, from November 28
to 30, 2011. The National Summit is hosted by Imagine Canada in partnership with Community Foundations of Canada, Philanthropic Foundations Canada and United Way of Canada.

About Imagine Canada
Imagine Canada is a national charitable organization dedicated to supporting and strengthening charities and non-profits so that they can, in turn, better serve Canadians and their communities.
It is their role to give a strong voice to issues and challenges, and to bring them to the attention of Canada’s key decision makers and influencers. Imagine Canada is also a meeting place where representatives of the non-profit sector can come together to mobilize, to share knowledge and best practices, and to plant the seeds of innovation. It aims to create a supportive environment for charities and non-profits and provide them with the tools and resources needed to achieve their goals, and subsequently create stronger communities. For more information, please visit www.imaginecanada.ca or www.nationalsummit.ca.

 

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The Governor General’s speech will be available to media via webcast at http://nationalsummit.ca/online-participation/online-participation-portal/.

Media wishing to cover the event in Ottawa or who require access to the webcast must contact Lindsey Vodarek at lvodarek@imaginecanada.ca by no later than Friday, November 25, 2011, at 6pm.

 

Media information:

Christelle Legault
Rideau Hall Press Office
613-998-7280
christelle.legault@gg.ca
www.gg.ca

Lindsey Vodarek
Imagine Canada Media
1-800-263-1178  x 351
lvodarek@imaginecanada.ca
www.imaginecanada.ca

 

 

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