Media Advisory - Cancer Care Ontario to sign Relationship Protocol with the Nishnawbe Aski Nation

TORONTO, Aug. 5, 2014 /CNW/ - Representatives from Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) will join the Grand Chief of the Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) to sign a Relationship Protocol, a key initiative of CCO's Aboriginal Cancer Strategy II.  The protocol establishes a commitment to work together to improve cancer care for First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.

Harvey Yesno, Grand Chief, NAN, Michael Sherar, President and CEO of CCO, and Mark Henderson, Regional Vice-President of the North West Regional Cancer Program will be available to speak to media following the signing.


Fort William First Nation   


90 Anemki Drive Suite 200
Thunder Bay, Ontario
P7J 1L3


Wednesday, August 6, 2014


12 – 1p.m.


SOURCE Cancer Care Ontario

For further information: Media contact: Cancer Care Ontario, Tori Gass, Senior Public Relations Advisor, Phone: 1-855-460-2646, Email:; Nishnawbe Aski Nation, Michael Heintzman, Director, Communications, Phone: 807-621-2790, Email:,