Ottawa Branch Cha Gheill Luncheon - Aging Activism

Homecoming Alumni
Date: 
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 11:30am to 2:00pm
Location: 

Join us for our semi-annual luncheon to hear distinguished speakers Margaret Gillis, Artsci’81, and Peggy Edwards discuss aging and activism, the major issues affecting older persons, and what is currently being done to protect their rights on the international, national, and local levels.

We will also discuss the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Older Persons, and where Canada is in regards to supporting the Convention.

About the Speakers:

  • Ms. Gillis is the founding President of the International Longevity Centre Canada, part of a global alliance of 16 Centres dedicated to the needs and rights of older people.
  • Ms. Edwards is a well-known local “aging activist,” author, speaker on age-friendly communities, and has worked with Ottawa’s Council on Aging.

Venue

The Royal Ottawa Golf Club
1405 Chemin d'Alymer
Gatineau, QC
Canada

Cost

$40.00 per person
Price includes a two course lunch with tea or coffee

RSVP Date

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Event Contacts

Amanda Taillefer
Assistant, Alumni and Student Engagement
Telephone: 
613-533-6000 x79032