Governor General to deliver keynote address at International Women’s Day event

OTTAWA, Ontario—Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada, will mark International Women’s Day by delivering the keynote address at an event hosted by the Canadian Club of Ottawa and the Women Heads of Diplomatic Mission in Ottawa. Her Excellency’s address will focus on the importance of women in leadership and creating respectful digital spaces as part of larger gender equality efforts.

Date:               Friday, March 8, 2024
Time:              11:30 a.m. (EST)
Location:        Shaw Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario

Notes for media:

  • To guarantee your access to the event, we ask that you please confirm your attendance in advance.
  • Photos of the event taken by the Governor General’s official photographer will be made available upon request.

About the Canadian Club of Ottawa
With roots dating back to 1903, the Canadian Club of Ottawa presents a dynamic forum to explore the issues that matter most to Canada.
Find more information about the Canadian Club of Ottawa

About the Women Heads of Diplomatic Mission in Ottawa
The Women Heads of Diplomatic Missions (WHDMO) is an association of women ambassadors accredited to Canada. The objective of the association is to foster communication, understanding and interaction within the group.

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