Salma Lakhani (first Muslim Lieutenant Governor in Canadian history) will be installed as Alberta’s 19th lieutenant governor in a ceremony this coming Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020 at 1:30 p.m (Mountain Time Zone). To convert to your local time zone click here.
This Ismaili history making ceremony will take place in the Chamber of the Alberta Legislature Building in Edmonton. In person attendance will be very limited due to COVID-19 restrictions and is by invitation only. Members of the public are encouraged to watch the ceremony live on Assembly TV (Telus Channel 843, Shaw Channel 930, Shaw Blue Curve Channel 263), on the Assembly’s social media channels (Facebook, Twitter and YouTube) or on Assembly Online at assembly.ab.ca
An Ismaili Muslim, Salma Lakhani was born and raised in Kampala, Uganda, and came to Canada in 1977. Salma Lakhani is a community leader and volunteer who is guided by her deep commitment to the values of pluralism and inclusion and her dedication to championing those who face barriers in life. Source