Executive Council
November 21, 2018

Media Advisory: Minister Haley to Launch Purple Ribbon Campaign

The Honourable Carol Anne Haley, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, will launch the annual Purple Ribbon Campaign by raising the purple ribbon flag tomorrow (Friday, November 23) at 10:00 a.m. The event will take place in St. John’s in the lobby of East Block, Confederation Building.

Minister Haley will be joined by Mary Shortall, President, Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour, and Debbie Hibbs, mother of Julianne Hibbs and advocate for the prevention of violence in our communities. Since 2010, the Purple Ribbon Campaign has helped increase awareness and education on violence against women in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Media contact
Nancy Hollett
Women’s Policy Office
709-729-5777, 685-3372
nancyhollett@gov.nl.ca

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