Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians Canada Region launch new website ahead of Steering Committee meetings highlighting forthcoming priorities in 2018 

During the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) Canada Regional meetings which took place on 23 July 2018, the CPA Chairperson, Hon. Emilia Monjowa Lifaka, MP together with CWP Canada Regional Chair, Hon. Laura Ross, MLA launched the new CWP Canada Regional website at www.cwpcanada.ca.

The CWP Canada Regional Steering Committee meeting took place on 23 July 2018 ahead of the 56th CPA Canada Regional Conference in Ottawa, Canada from 22 to 27 July 2018. The Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) Canada Region held a regional meeting and workshop sessions introduced by the CWP Canada Regional Chair, Hon. Laura Ross, MLA (Saskatchewan). The meeting provided Members with the opportunity to hear about activities over the previous year, and to think about priorities for the upcoming year. 

Hon. Laura Ross, MLA (Saskatchewan), CWP Canada Regional Chair said: “I was honoured to launch the CWP Canada Region website with the CPA Chairperson. Our webpage is a useful information tool where we are able to share information of who CWP is and what our mission and vision are.”

 The CWP Canada Chair gave her report emphasising the importance of the CWP Canada Regional Steering Committee continuing their efforts to promote CWP in Canada on a variety of platforms, including social media. The importance of continuing to build ties with other groups who promote the role of women in Legislative Assemblies was also emphasised. 

Right: During the Commonwealth Women Parliamentarians (CWP) Canada Regional meetings, the CPA Chairperson, Hon. Emilia Monjowa Lifaka, MP together with CWP Canada Regional Chair, Hon. Laura Ross, MLA launched the new CWP Canada Regional website at www.cwpcanada.ca.

To view images from the CWP Canada Region meetings please click here.

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Updated 24th July 2018.

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