The National Arts Centre hosted Ottawa’s Gold Medal Plates dinner to raise funds for the Canadian Olympic Foundation. Local chefs prepared special meals and high profile Olympians attended including Alexandre Bilodeau (below), the first Canadian to win gold on Canadian soil.
Labour Minister Lisa Raitt.
Karen Prentice, wife of former Tory cabinet minister Jim Prentice, and Laureen Harper (left, back).
Tory MP Lee Richardson and Krista Erickson.
Public Safety Minister Vic Toews (left) and Conservative MP Merv Tweed.
Conservative MPs Patrick Brown (left) and Rick Dykstra (right)