OTTAWA, June 12, 2018 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health and the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will provide an update on the Government of Canada's latest actions to improve food safety. A media availability and photo opportunity with Ministers will follow the announcement.
Prior to the announcement, a technical briefing will be held by teleconference. Officials from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency will be available to answer questions from the media following their presentation.
Media technical briefing by teleconference followed by a ministerial announcement
June 13, 2018
Time: Technical Briefing
09:00 a.m. (EDT)
Members of the media can dial-in to the technical briefing using the numbers below.
Toll-free dial-in number (Canada/US): 1-866-206-0153
Local dial-in number: 613-954-9003
Time: Ministerial Announcement
11:00 a.m. (EDT)
George Street Plaza
55, ByWard Market Square
In the event of rain, the announcement will be held on the second floor of the ByWard Market Square building.
SOURCE Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)
For further information: Mathieu Filion, Director of Communications, Office of Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, 613-957-0200; Guy Gallant, Director of Communications, Office of Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, 613-773-1059; Media Relations, Canadian Food Inspection Agency, 613-773-6600, [email protected]