The Ontario Economic Summit will be held on May 10 in London, according to a statement from Ontario’s Liberal government.
Ontario has a total of nine economic summit sites that are expected to draw approximately 1,200 people.
“Ontario is an inclusive province that welcomes people of all backgrounds and sexual orientations, including trans people,” the statement said.
The provincial government also announced the appointment of a public liaison to the event.
It is expected to be a “high-quality, low-cost” event, according the statement.
The Liberal government also said that the economic summit will include a panel discussion on the “unwelcome and stigmatizing” attitudes toward trans people.
The panel will include members of the Ontario legislature and the Ontario Provincial Police.
Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne has pledged to fight for equality.
In the statement, the Ontario Liberals also thanked “all our allies, and our trans allies, who have made the fight for trans equality a priority.”
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