Labrador North Chamber of Commerce

November 01, 2011 08:00 ET

Media Invitation/ Photo Opportunity: Canada's Leading Women Shaping Nation's North

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 1, 2011) - Canada's northern women of influence will be in Ottawa for a photo shoot and press event to discuss their vision for the future of Canada's eastern Arctic and North.

In partnership with Ottawa Life Magazine, the Northern Lights 2012 Business and Cultural Showcase invites the media to attend a special press event following a private photo shoot for the January cover of Ottawa Life Magazine entitled, Women Shaping the North, in celebration of some of Canada's most influential women of the North.

Date: Thursday, November 3, 2011
Time: 4:30 p.m. (local time)
Location: The Lord Elgin Hotel
100 Elgin Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5K8
Who: Hon. Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health and Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency
Hon. Nellie Cournoyea, CEO and Chairperson, Inuvialuit Regional Corp.
Ms. Isabella Pain, Senior Negotiator, Nunatsiavut Government
Ms. Mary Simon, President, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami
Ms. Maggie Emudluk, Chairperson, Kativik Regional Government
Ms. Sheila Watt-Cloutier, Nobel Peace Prize Nominee, World Leader on Climate Change and Human Rights
Ms. Kenojuak Ashevak, Renowned Inuit Artist
Ms. Elisapie Isaac, Canadian Singer/ Songwriter
*Hon. Eva Aariak, Premier of Nunavut and Hon. Kathy Dunderdale, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador included on cover but unable to attend press event.

The distinct views, perspectives and experiences of the influential women of the northern regions of Nunavut, Nunavik, Labrador and Nunatsiavut are helping to shape the future of Canada's North by raising awareness of the challenges and opportunities that exist in these unique northern regions.

About Northern Lights:

Organized jointly by the Baffin Regional and Labrador North Chambers of Commerce, Northern Lights 2012 is a business and cultural showcase of Nunavut, Nunavik, Labrador and Nunatsiavut being held at the Ottawa Convention Centre from February 1-4, 2012. Please visit www.northernlightsottawa.com for up-to-date event information, photos, videos and more, or visit our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter at @NL2012Ottawa.

About Ottawa Life Magazine:

Ottawa Life Magazine (OLM) is the national capital region's largest and longest running (est.1997) general interest and lifestyles magazine. OLM is available at over 500 newsstands in the National Capital Region and at major newsstands across Canada. OLM has a large subscriber (includes 4,500+ executive-level federal and provincial public servants), all Members of the House of Commons and Senate, all provincial and territorial Assembly members, all members of the National Press Gallery, 120 Embassies, 2000 Board of Trade member-companies, 2000 local businesses and 3,300 national organizations and lobbyists based in Ottawa and across Canada. The magazine's web site, www.ottawalife.com receives over 100,000 site visits per month.

Contact Information

  • Labrador North Chamber of Commerce
    Julianne Philpott
    Event Communications Manager
    Office: (709) 896-8787 or Cell: (709) 899-5095
    jphilpott@chamberlabrador.com