City Invites Community to Attend The Honourable Patty Hajdu Keynote Address for Women in Government Day

For Immediate Release
Thursday, September 29, 2016

The City of Greater Sudbury would like to invite all members of the community to attend the Women in Government keynote address Friday, September 30 at 9:30 a.m. in the Foyer at Tom Davies Square.

The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women Canada, will welcome participants to Women in Government Day before delivering the keynote address

The Honourable Patty Hajdu was the Executive Director at Shelter House, is the author of and was a key member of the Implementation Panel for the Thunder Bay Drug Strategy and was on the Community Advisory Board for the Homelessness Partnering Strategy.

She served as Chairperson for the Drug Awareness Committee of Thunder Bay and was formerly on the Board of Directors for Alpha Court Mental Health Services and the Ontario Literacy Coalition.

The City of Greater Sudbury will live broadcast the keynote address on the City's facebook page at

You can follow The Honourable Patty Hajdu on twitter @PattyHajdu

Women in Government
As part of the Women in Government initiative, the City of Greater Sudbury is hosting two Women in Government Project events that provide participants with a unique opportunity to network, learn the intricacies of running a campaign and hear from those who have been involved in campaigns, ran for office or been elected.

In addition to the workshops, a panel discussion featuring currently elected officials will be offered. Panelist include: France Gelinas - MPP Nickel Belt, Paul Lefebvre - MP Sudbury, Marc Serré - MP Nickel Belt and Mayor Brian Bigger and will be moderated by Clare Graham.

For more information about workshops please visit