Canada 2020 to host President Barack Obama in Ottawa at Canadian Tire Centre

Canada 2020 to host President Barack Obama in Ottawa

The 44th President of the United States will take Canada 2020’s stage in Ottawa on May 31

April 23, 2019 (OTTAWA) – Canada 2020 will host former U.S. President Barack Obama in Ottawa on May 31.
From Tom Pitfield, Chairman of Canada 2020:
“We’re thrilled to welcome President Obama back to Canada 2020’s stage in our nation’s capital. President Obama is a generation-defining political leader, and an inspiration to millions around the world. Canada 2020 is thrilled to help spread his message of civic engagement, community leadership and tolerance. Our goal is to deliver a truly memorable live event experience for Ottawans of all backgrounds.”

The event will be hosted at Canadian Tire Centre, where President Obama will engage in an on-stage Q&A.

Tickets can be purchased by visiting, or the Canadian Tire Centre box office. The Canadian Tire Centre box office does not sell tickets in-person on the first day of sales, Ottawa Senators hockey excluded. For more information, visit


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