Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall toured Canada from May 17 to 19, 2022 which included a special evening reception at Rideau Hall, hosted by the Governor General of Canada, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Mary Simon.
This reception was to celebrate Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee and bring together Canadians from various backgrounds who, like Her Majesty, have dedicated their lives to serving their communities.
In attendance were Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and representatives from Osteoporosis Canada – Dr. Famida Jiwa, President and CEO and Jeannette Briggs, Chair, Board of Directors.
During the reception, Dr. Jiwa and Ms. Briggs had the honour of meeting and speaking with Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cornwall about Osteoporosis Canada’s work to serve, support and advocate for Canadians on bone health and osteoporosis.
HRH The Duchess of Cornwall is the President of the Royal Osteoporosis Society (ROS), formerly known as the National Osteoporosis Society in the U.K. As President of the ROS, she continues to champion osteoporosis and the work of the charity. It was another important meeting for representatives of Osteoporosis Canada as the organization continues to make an impact across the country and continues to work globally with other Osteoporosis organizations.