MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OP - Canadian Cancer Society set to celebrate passage of Ontario's Skin Cancer Prevention Act
TORONTO, Oct. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - After seven years of advocating for indoor tanning legislation in Ontario, the Canadian Cancer Society is prepared to celebrate the anticipated passing of the Skin Cancer Prevention Act on Wednesday, Oct 9. Of the many Society volunteers who worked hard to advocate in municipalities across Ontario none has captured the hearts of the public as much as Kate Neale, a 23-year-old melanoma cancer survivor who worked at a tanning salon and used indoor tanning extensively as a young teen. Kate has been invited by the Minister of Health and Long-Term Care Deb Matthews to be in the House at Queen's Park on Wednesday to witness history being made.
|What:||Anticipated passing of the Skin Cancer Prevention Act|
|Photo ops & interviews|
|When:||Wednesday, Oct 9, 12-12:30 p.m.: Photo op|
|12:30-2 p.m.: On-site interviews|
|2-7 p.m.: Off-site interviews|
|Thursday, Oct 10, 7-9 a.m.: Morning show interviews|
|Who:||Kate Neale, Canadian Cancer Society volunteer|
|Joanne Di Nardo, Senior Manager, Public Issues, Canadian Cancer Society|
|Where:||Queen's Park, Main Legislative Building, Room 247|
|Photos & interviews:||
Kate Neale and Joanne Di Nardo are available after noon on
Oct 9 and morning of Oct 10 for photos and interviews.
About the Canadian Cancer Society
The Canadian Cancer Society is a national community-based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with cancer. When you want to know more about cancer, visit our website, www.cancer.ca or call toll-free, bilingual Cancer Information Service at 1-888-939-3333.
SOURCE Canadian Cancer Society (Ontario Division)For further information:
To arrange an interview or photograph, please contact:
Cell: 416 559-2694
Tel: 416 413-7714
Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division