Writer Margaret Atwood and Olympic Gold Medalist Penny Oleksiak to be Honoured at the 5th Daughters for Life Gala in Toronto

TORONTOOct. 10, 2017 – On November 17th, The Daughters for Life Foundation (DFL) will honour two outstanding Canadian women at its annual DFL Gala Dinner in Toronto. The Lifetime Achievement Luminary Award will go to writer and cultural icon Margaret Atwood for her portrayals of strong female characters in her novels. Penny Oleksiak, the youngest Canadian to ever receive a Gold Medal at the Olympics, will receive the Trailblazer Luminary Award for her role in inspiring other female athletes around the world.