Media Advisory - London North Centre candidates' debate to focus on health and education

LONDON, ON, Sept. 9, 2011 /CNW/ - In London and across the country, a Canadian faces cancer every three minutes. The Canadian Cancer Society wants Londoners to fight cancer with their votes in the October 6 provincial election.

WHAT:  North London Centre candidates' debate.
  Hosted by the Canadian Cancer Society and the University of Western
  Ontario's University Students' Council and Society of Graduate Students.
  Sponsored by the New 103.1 Fresh FM
   
WHO:  Candidates confirmed to date: Liberal candidate: Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care
  NDP candidate: Steve Holmes
  Green Party candidate: Kevin Labonte
  PC candidate: Nancy Branscombe (To Be Confirmed)
   
  Moderator: Dr. Paul Nesbitt-Larking, Professor of Political Science, UWO
   
  Martin Kabat, CEO, Canadian Cancer Society, Ontario Division will be available to speak to media
   
WHEN:  Monday, Sept. 12, 2011, 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.)
   
WHERE:  UWO's University Community Centre, Room 315. Refreshments and light snacks served.

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. If you want to know more about our organization or if you would like information about cancer, visit our website www.cancer.ca or call our toll-free, bilingual Cancer Information Service at 1 888 939-3333.

 

SOURCE Canadian Cancer Society (Ontario Division)

For further information:

Media contact:
Angie Woodcock, Manager, Elgin-Middlesex Unit, Canadian Cancer Society
(519) 432-1137; awoodcock@ontario.cancer.ca


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