The Honourable Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario was invited to attend the 90th Anniversary and AGM of the Ottawa Home Economics Association, held June 6, 2023 at the Britannia Yacht Club.
Her Honour holds a Bachelor of science in Home Economics degree from U of Saskatchewan and a Master in Science in Behavioral Studies from Utah University.
She is an Officer of the Order of Canada. A member of the Order of Ontario, and the recipient of numerous distinctions and fellowships. She holds 12 honorary doctorate degrees and she is our current, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario.
Her office was unable to schedule an in-person visit to Ottawa; however, she did consider it seriously. Instead, she sent this letter read by Mary Carver, P.H.Ec., to open the luncheon celebrations.
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The Ontario Home Economics Association, a self-regulating body of professional Home Economists, promotes high professional standards among its members so that they may assist families and individuals to achieve and maintain a desirable quality of life.