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.



Wednesday, March 8, 2017


6:30 p.m.


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,


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