2016 Persons Case Award Recipients

Friday, October 21 2016

Canadians recognized by Governor General for advancing gender equality October 18, 2016 – Ottawa, ON – Status of Women Canada: Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women, announced the six outstanding Canadian women who are receiving the Governor General’s Awards in Commemoration of the Persons Case for 2016.

They are:

This year’s Persons Case Awards will take place in Winnipeg, Manitoba, on November 15, 2016, coinciding with the 100th anniversary of women first achieving the right to vote in Manitoba in 1916.

Link: http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/commemoration/gg/index-en.html

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