March 8th is International Women’s Day, a global celebration of the women’s rights movement and commemoration of the accomplishments of women around the world. As part of the celebrations here in Ottawa, Mayor Jim Watson hosted a breakfast with special guest speakers Maryam Monsef, Minister of the Status of Women, and Catherine McKenna, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change.
Qualicare Family Homecare caregiver Holly McCausland, DSW, attended the event at City Hall with client Mrs. Southern, shown smiling in the picture below. You may remember Holly as the recipient of the 2016 Healthcare Professional of the Year Award from Spinal Cord Injury of Ontario (SCIO). Holly was recognized for her competent and compassionate care for SCIO clients.