The Oakville and District Labour Council Activists Awards Banquet will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2013.

The event will feature Stephen Lewis as the Keynote Speaker.

Stephen Lewis is the co-founder and co-director of AIDS-Free World, an international advocacy organization that works to promote more urgent and more effective global responses to HIV/AIDS.

Stephen Lewis was the UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa from June 2001 until the end of 2006.   From 1995 to 1999, Mr. Lewis was Deputy Executive Director of UNICEF.  From 1984 through 1988, he was Canada’s Ambassador to the United Nations.

In addition to his work with AIDS-Free World, Mr. Lewis is a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Ryerson University in Toronto, and he serves as the board chair of the Stephen Lewis Foundation.

For more information or tickets please contact Rita Thompson at 905-845-5571 x 228 or email

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