Women’s Empowerment Pageant focus for Hughes

By Rosalind Russell – Carol Hughes, the MP for Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing rose in the House today to talk about the important role of the inaugural Regional Canada Women Empowerment Pageant.
She says 24 women advocated for a variety of women’s issues from domestic violence, the housing and opioid crisis, gender equality, and more at the event held in Sudbury over the past weekend.
She points out the weekend included workshops focusing on women’s health and well-being and every woman’s platform is important in helping society move forward in growing communities.
Hughes also pointed out the official charity of the event is the Northern Ontario Families of Children with Cancer raising collectively $34,000 for the organization this year.

Photo: Espanola’s own Rosalind Russell represented the LaCloche Foothills in the Elite Division. She came home with the Elite Regional Canada NOFCC Ambassador title and the Public Speaking Award. Russell says she was proud to represent the local area and is looking forward to advocating for the Northern Ontario Families of Children with Cancer over the next year. Photo by Bertrand Productions and used with permissions.

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