Media advisory - Celebration of major milestones in Eastern Ontario's expansion of cancer care services

    OTTAWA, Jan. 22 /CNW Telbec/ -

    DATE:     Friday, January 23, 2009

    TIME:     10:00 AM

    LOCATION: The Innovation Room
              (adjacent to Tim Hortons and the Emergency Department)
              Queensway Carleton Hospital
              3045 Baseline Road
              Ottawa, Ontario

    EVENT:    Join representatives from Queensway Carleton Hospital and The
              Ottawa Hospital for a major gift announcement from a leading
              Ottawa family, which will support the expansion of cancer care
              in Eastern Ontario. Following the announcement, join guests for
              the signing and raising of the last steel beam for the roof of
              The Irving Greenberg Family Cancer Centre at Queensway Carleton
              Hospital, a partner of The Ottawa Hospital Regional Cancer

              The Honourable Jim Watson, Minister of Municipal Affairs and
              Housing and MPP for Ottawa West-Nepean, will join hospital
              officials, construction workers and community members to
              celebrate this significant announcement and another milestone
              in the construction of the Queensway Carleton Hospital's new
              satellite cancer centre. The new four-storey building will
              house three radiation treatment machines, two clinics and 33
              chemotherapy spaces.

For further information:

For further information: Judy Brown, Queensway Carleton Hospital, (613)
721-2000, ext. 5601, Cell: (613) 795-4522; Jessica Hooker, Infrastructure
Ontario, (416) 327-5325; Ingrid Gingras, The Ottawa Hospital Foundation, (613)
798-5555, ext. 18718, Cell: (613) 218-1976

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