Media Advisory - Governor General to Attend Women in Communications and Technology Gala

OTTAWA, April 25, 2016 /CNW/ - His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, will deliver remarks at the Women in Communications and Technology Annual Awards Gala on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at 6:15 p.m., at the Fairmont Château Laurier in Ottawa, Ontario.

"Canada's success on the global innovation stage depends upon greater gender parity in all aspects of the digital economy," said the Governor General. "All of the award recipients have made outstanding contributions and, in so doing, have strengthened our communities and our country. I offer my sincere congratulations to them for this well-deserved recognition!"

About Women in Communications and Technology (WCT)
WCT is a national association committed to helping women in Canada learn, build strong relationships, and advance in communications, media and technology. WCT provides opportunities for its members to network, be mentored, get access to targeted educational opportunities and be recognized for their contributions to Canada's digital economy.

Members of the media wishing to cover the conference should arrive at the
Fairmont Château Laurier
(1 Rideau St.) no later than 5:45 p.m.
on the evening of the gala.


SOURCE Governor General of Canada

For further information: Media information: Annabelle Cloutier, Rideau Hall Press Office, 613-993-8158,; Mathea Stevens, Women in Communications and Technology, Marketing & Communications,, 613-706-0607, ext.103; Follow GGDavidJohnston and RideauHall on Facebook and Twitter

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