Sunday, May 5, 2019 – Senator Marilou McPhedran meets Ms. Elsa Lessard – the only woman guest of honour at a reception honouring veterans of the Battle of the Atlantic. Ms. Lessard served in the Second World War with the Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service (known as the WRENS) and has devoted countless hours to increasing public awareness of the WRENS. Ms. Elsa Lessard
Tuesday, May 7, 2019 – Senator Ratna Omidvar co-chairs the Borderless Citizen, a forum looking at the role and impact of the arts and policy on migration. The forum was run in cooperation with the British Council, Harbourfront Centre and Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto. Left to right: Christopher Rodrigues, Chair of the British Council, Senator Omidvar and Randall Hansen, Interim Director, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 – Senator Marty Deacon speaks at the eighth annual Swim Day on the Hill. The event brought together Parliamentarians, aquatic safety advocates, and health and fitness leaders to raise awareness about the importance of water safety.
Friday, May 10, 2019 – Senator Marilou McPhedran and the University of Manitoba Filipino Students' Group co-host a youth circle on career building with members of the Winnipeg Filipino community at Maples Collegiate High School. The youth circle was an opportunity for a great dialogue among those participating.