FRIDAY April 26th Meeting of the Macdonald Cartier Club "Women's issues as it relates to CPC policy" with Karen Vecchio, MP

Friday, April 26, 2024 at 11:30 AM

The Macdonald Cartier Club is pleased to present 

Karen Vecchio, MP Elgin—Middlesex—London, 

TOPIC: "Women's Issues as they relate to CPC Policy":

on FRIDAY, April 26th, 2024

Karen Vecchio was first elected as the Member of Parliament for Elgin-Middlesex-London in 2015. Karen currently serves as the Chair of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women. 

In her capacity as Member of Parliament, Karen has served as the Shadow Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Youth (2021-2023); the Deputy House Leader for the Official Opposition (2020- 2021); Shadow Minister for Women and Gender Equality (2019-2020); Chair of the Standing Committee on the Status of Women (2017-2020 & 2021- Present); Shadow Minister for Families, Children and Social Development (2015- 2019). 

She participates regularly in the All-Party Child Health Caucus, All-Party Agricultural Caucus, the All-Party Anti-Poverty Caucus, the Canadian NATO Parliamentary Caucus, and the All-Party Parliamentary Group to End Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking.

Prior to entering elected, Karen owned and operated a small business in London, ON and worked alongside former Member of Parliament Joe Preston as his Executive Assistant for 11 years. Karen was raised on a turkey and hog farm in Sparta, ON and remains connected to her rural roots in Southern Ontario. 

Karen is married to Mike Vecchio and they have five children

WHEN: FRIDAY April 26th, 2024 from 12:00pm to 1:30pm.

WHERE: at the Ramada Inn (817 Exeter Road, London), Somerset Room

OR Virtually via Zoom (note separate registration for Lunch and Zoom).

REGISTRATION for IN-PERSON LUNCH: $40.00 (no-walkins registration in advance on this page only) 

FREE registration for students: CLICK HERE

CHECK-IN and Networking at the Ramada to start at 11:30a.m. Lunch is served at 12:00p.m, the speaker is scheduled to start at 12:30p.m.

Please register by Friday April 12, 2024 to ensure your ticket for the lunch.

VIRTUAL ZOOM Registration: Zoom only at 12:30pm: CLICK HERE.

Please submit questions for MP Karen Vecchio in advance: CLICK HERE.