Thank you to everyone who made Igniting the Spirit Gala 2018 such a success!

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A special message from Sophie Grégoire Trudeau…






Come celebrate National Aboriginal Day at the annual Wabano Gala.

Feast under the glow of grandmother moon.
Be dazzled by sparkling cultural performances.
Enjoy silent and live auctions, raffles and more.

Date: Thursday, June 21, 2018
Time: 5:00PM to 9:30PM

Place: Ottawa Conference and Event Centre
200 Coventry Road, Ottawa

***** Sold Out *****

To be placed on the waiting list please contact:

Shelagh Mills

Phone: 613.612.5482


Shelagh Rogers

Shelagh Rogers

Master of Ceremonies: Shelagh Rogers OC.
A veteran broadcast-journalist, Shelagh Rogers is the host and a producer of The Next Chapter, an award-winning CBC Radio program devoted to writing in Canada.

Mary Walsh

Mary Walsh

Honorary Gala Chair – Mary Walsh
Mary Walsh is a Canadian actress, comedian and social activist. She is best known for This Hour Has 22 Minutes.


LIVE AUCTION – with Ottawa philanthropist John Rogers. Donate items to the live and silent auctions.


Thank you to our Silver Level Sponsors!


Donna Cona

Bell Canada


For more information about the Gala contact:

Shelagh Mills

Phone: 613.612.5482

Charitable Registration No: 873580690-RR0001