OTTAWA, Nov. 18, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jane Philpott, Federal Minister of Health and the Honourable Dr. Eric Hoskins, Ontario Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, will host an Opioid Summit in Ottawa, Ontario, to bring together regulators and key stakeholders to discuss the current opioid crisis in Canada and identify a path forward.
All media are invited to the press conference with Minister Philpott and Minister Hoskins.
Media can also participate by teleconference, and the press conference will also be live on Periscope.
November 19, 2016
John G. Diefenbaker Building
111 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Photo Opportunity: 11:15 am EST
Press Conference: 11:30 am EST
Press Conference by Teleconference:
(613) 960-7526 / (877) 413-4814 | Passcode: 2107919
Periscope: Periscope channel for live stream: www.periscope.tv/HealthCanada
SOURCE Health Canada
For further information: Media Inquiries: Andrew MacKendrick, Office of Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, (613) 957-0200; Media Relations and to RSVP: Public Health Agency of Canada and Health Canada, (613) 957-2983; Media Relations: Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, Joshua McLarnon, (647) 537-6182