Media advisory - Prestigious award bestowed on the Rt. Hon. Brian Mulroney



    OTTAWA, Nov. 13 /CNW Telbec/ - The Rx&D Health Research Foundation (HRF)
will honour the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney with the organization's
prestigious Medal of Honour for having promoted, through his policies, an
environment favourable to innovation and research in the health care system.
    The Medal of Honour, awarded to an exceptional few, recognizes
outstanding effort and contribution to health sciences. Mr. Mulroney will be
recognized for his adoption of forward looking public policy and its impact on
health sciences research.
    Dr. Michael R. Hayden, this year's recipient of the Prix Galien, will
also be recognized at the ceremony. The winner of the Belleau-Nickerson Award
will be announced during the Gala.
    These awards are being presented during the HRF and Prix Galien Gala
hosted by Dr. Yves Morin, Chair of Rx&D Health Research Foundation and Dr.
Jacques Gagné, Prix Galien Canada Jury Chairman. The two will be available to
answer questions from media after the event.

    The event starts at 7:00 PM on November 15, 2007

    Sheraton Centre Montreal, Ballroom
    1201, René-Lévesque Blvd West, Montreal
    Room 6, 3rd floor will be reserved for media.




For further information:

For further information: Mylène Dupéré, Thornley Fallis Communications,
(613) 231-3355 ext. 223, (819) 923-7880 (cell)

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