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PARLIAMENT HILL - 2009  - 2014

 

The 15th annual Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations at Parliament Hill were held on October 7, 2009 in Room 200, West Block.  Mr. Kevin Vickers, Sergeant-at-Arms, House of Commons, was the Award Recipient.  He was presented with a plaque and Sandulak's polar bear sculpture.

Honourable John McCallum was the Keynote Speaker and spoke about the state of the economy, a hot topic worldwide.

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The 16th annual Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations at Parliament Hill were held on September 22, 2010 in Room 200, West Block.  Honourable Peter Milliken, Speaker of the  House of Commons, was the Award Recipient.  He was presented with a plaque and Sandulak's polar bear sculpture.

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The 17th annual Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations at Parliament Hill were held on November 16, 2011 in Ottawa Sheraton Hotel due to the closure of West Block for renovations.  His Excellency David Jacobson, Ambassador for the United States of  America to Canada was the Award Recipient.  He was presented with a plaque and Sandulak's polar bear sculpture.

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The 18th Annual Eid-ul-Adha was celebrated on October 30, 2012 in the Government Conference Centre.  We also celebrated the 30th anniversary of our Canadian Constitution, and the Keynote address was on the Canadian Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms by Professor Errol Mendes, Professor of Law at the University of Ottawa.

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The 19th Annual Eid-ul-Adha was celebrated on October 22, 2013 in the Government Conference Centre.  The City of Ottawa was the Award Recipient for this year.  Dr. Andrew Bennett, Canadian Ambassador of the newly established Office for Religious Freedom was the Keynote Speaker.

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The 20th Annual Eid-ul-Adha was celebrated on October 7, 2014 in Library and Archives Banquet Hall.  Mr. Goldy Hyder, CEO and President of Hill + Knowlton was the Keynote speaker and Award Recipient. 

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