Media Advisory: Purple Ribbon Flag Raising Event to be Held at Confederation Building

Press Release

November 24, 2022

The Honourable Pam Parsons, Minister Responsible for Women and Gender Equality, will host a flag raising event tomorrow (Friday, November 25) to mark the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence, also known as the Purple Ribbon Campaign.

The event will take place in the lobby of East Block, Confederation Building at 10:30 a.m.

Minister Parsons will be joined by Mrs. Debbie Hibbs, mother of gender-based violence victim Juliane Hibbs, as well as Lee Kelly of Quadrangle NL. There also will be a performance by the Wape’k Muin drumming group.

Parking will be available in front of East Block, and guests are asked to enter using the main entrance facing Prince Philip Drive. Guests who require an accessible entrance can use the blue zone parking behind East Block and enter through the “Public Gallery Entrance”. The event will also be livestreamed on the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Facebook page.



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