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Ottawa rolls out the red carpet for the music, glamour of the Juno Awards weekend

By Shruti Shekar

Yasmina Proveyer, music manager; Derek Andrews, chair of the World Music Advisory Committee; and Donna Murphy, vice-president of operations at the Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA). The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade.

Global Public Affairs' Sean Casey chatting with Christine Michaud, director of communications for Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade.

Flutura Mazreku, executive assistant to Conservative MP Randy Hoback, and Elvanee Veeramalay, member assistant to Conservative MP Pat Kelly, share a laugh. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade.

Eric Baptiste, CEO of Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada, with Stuart Johnston, president of CIMA. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade.

Sky Bridges, CEO of Aboriginal Peoples Television Network with Carole Vivier, CEO of Manitoba Film and Music. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade.

Mr. Johnston, president of CIMA, delivering remarks at the afternoon event. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade.

Ms. Joly addressing the audience at the event on Sunday afternoon. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade.

Solange Drouin, vice president of public affairs at Association québécoise de l'industrie du disque (ADISQ), takes the podium. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade.

Ind. Sen. René Cormier with NDP MP Pierre Nantel. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade.

Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson smiling at the red carpet during the April 2 Juno Awards in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia.

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna walking the red carpet at the Junos, which took place at the Canadian Tire Centre. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia.

Governor General David Johnston looking sharp smiling for the cameras at the Junos. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia.

Yours truly, taking a selife with Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly.

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