/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Status of Women Canada/

OTTAWA, July 15, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women, will be in Toronto to make an important announcement regarding the Government of Canada's commitment to advancing gender equality.

The Minister will be joined by; Adam Vaughn, Member of Parliament for Spadina — Fort York, Julie Dabrusin, Member of Parliament for Toronto — Danforth, Paulette Senior, Chief Executive Officer of YWCA Canada, Diane O'Reggio, Executive Director, LEAF, Lise Martin, Executive Director, Canadian Network of Women's Shelters & Transition House and Julie Lalonde, Social Justice Advocate.

The Honourable Patty Hajdu and other event participants will be available for a photo op and to answer questions following the panel discussion.

Please note that this advisory is subject to change without notice.

The details are as follows:

Date: July 18, 2016

Time: 1:00PM

Sheraton Hotel
Kent Room, 2nd floor
123 Queen Street West
Toronto, Ontario 


SOURCE Status of Women Canada

For further information: Nadège Adam, Director of Communications, Office of the Minister of Status of Women, 819-997-2494, nadege.adam@swc-cfc.gc.ca; Nanci-Jean Waugh, Director General, Communications and Public Affairs, Status of Women Canada, 819-420-6810

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