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BPW Canada 45th Biennial Convention - Calgary, Alberta - August 12 - 14, 2016

2016 - The Centennial Year of Women's Suffrage: 100 Years of Canadian Women's Right to Vote

Convention 2016 Gala

During the 45th Biennial Convention in Calgary, Alberta, BPW Canada marked the Centennial Year of Women's Suffrage.  One hundred recipients, organizations that work hard each and every day across Canada to advance women, received the BPW Canada Centennial Recognition Awards. The list of recipients can be accessed here.

  • Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, Right Honourable, Lois Mitchell was the keynote speaker at the Convention Centennial Gala.

  • Click here to read Premier Rachel Notley's message of welcome to Convention Gala attendees.

  • Convention Gala Press Release
  • "Carleton University’s Centre for Women in Politics and Public Leadership was honoured by the Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW Canada) with the 2016 BPW Canada Centennial Recognition Award at the federation’s convention on August 13, 2016 in Calgary." Read more...

  • Alberta Human Rights Commission - October 25, 2016: "Commission receives award: On August 13, 2016, the Canadian Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW Canada) recognized the Alberta Human Rights Commission as one of the 100 organizations from across Canada to receive the 2016 BPW Canada Centennial Recognition Award to mark a Canadian milestone, the 100 years of women's suffrage." Read more...

  • Women's groups celebrated at Calgary gala marking 100 years of suffrage in Alberta - CBC - August 14, 2016: "A group dedicated to empowering women in leadership honoured 100 women's organizations at a gala in Calgary last night to mark the centennial anniversary of women's suffrage."  Read more...

BPW International Leaders' Summit/CSW60 - March 2016


BPW Spain Convention 2016

BPW Canada's First VP (2016 - 2018) was invited to be part of panel discussions on Gender Equality at the 2016 BPW Spain Convention.

Linda was joined by other BPW International members such as BPW International President, Yasmin Darwich, Regional Co-Ordinator, Bessie HIronimus and BPW International President (2005 - 2008) Nok Viravan.