A few months after the frenzy caused by the presence of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton in Montreal, it’s Michelle Obama’s turn to visit the city on Monday.
The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal (CCMM) has once again managed to attract the gratin of the Democratic Party by inviting former first lady Michelle Obama.
On the occasion of the event, which will take place in the evening at the Palais de Congrès in Montreal, Mrs. Obama will deliver a speech before participating in a discussion with Sévrine Labelle, President and CEO of Femmessor Québec.
Michelle Obama, a lawyer by training, will have been a very committed first lady, promoting exercise and healthy eating among children.
Since her family no longer lives in the White House, she works with her husband, former President Barack Obama, for their Chicago-based foundation, which aims to help citizens make a commitment to improve their society.
Spectators who wanted to attend the conference had to spend more than sixty dollars to get the tickets farthest from the scene. Some tickets cost more than $ 520.
Last June, Barack Obama participated in the same series of conferences of the Chamber of Commerce, called International Leaders Bell. More than 6,000 people crowded into the Palais des congrès to hear the former Democratic president.
The ex-candidate Democratic presidential Hillary Clinton was in turn came to present his book What Happened ( It happened like that ) in front of 2,000 spectators. The event was not organized by the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal.
Since she delivered a fiery speech at the Democratic Convention in the summer of 2016, many fans of Michelle Obama encourage her to run for president of the United States, which she has always refused.
” Oh no ! No, running for election is nowhere on my radar screen, but public service is something I’m going to do for the rest of my life, “she said last September, speaking at Salt Lake City, according to the Salt Lake Tribune .