Governor General delivers opening remarks at the 65th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference

August 23, 2022

Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon, Governor General of Canada and Vice-Patron of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), delivered remarks to officially open the 65th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

About the 65th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference

Hosted by the Honourable Anthony Rota, Speaker of the House of Commons of Canada and President of the CPA, the conference is one of the largest annual gatherings of Commonwealth parliamentarians, bringing together over 600 parliamentarians, parliamentary staff and decision makers from across the Commonwealth to address the critical issues facing today’s parliaments. For more information, visit