Media Advisory - Minister Bains promotes diversity and inclusion on International Women's Day

OTTAWA, March 7, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, will deliver remarks at a reception celebrating International Women's Day. The reception is co-hosted by the Canada–India Centre for Excellence and Carleton University. The Minister will speak about how the changes proposed in Bill C-25 could boost the ranks of women in corporate boardrooms. He will also highlight the importance of supporting women entrepreneurs and innovators. Following his remarks, the Minister will participate in a panel discussion and a Q&A session with the audience.

 

Date:

Wednesday, March 8, 2017



Time:

6:30 p.m.



Location:

Carleton University


Residence Commons Building


Rooms 270 and 272


Ottawa, Ontario

 

Follow Minister Bains on Twitter: @MinisterISED

 

SOURCE Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

For further information: Nilani Logeswaran, Office of the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, 343-291-2500; Media Relations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 343-291-1777, ic.mediarelations-mediasrelations.ic@canada.ca

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