Media Advisory - Government of Canada invests in international knowledge sharing to assist youth and mental health services

OTTAWA, June 5, 2017 /CNW/ - Kate Young, Parliamentary Secretary for Science and Member of Parliament for London West, on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, and Joël Lightbound, Parliamentary Secretary for Health and Member of Parliament for Louis-Hébert, on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, will announce a significant investment in three new international knowledge translation networks.

This investment will ensure that the latest innovations in youth mental health and addiction services, prisoner mental health services, and supply chain best practices in health systems are delivered to those patients who need it the most. 

Members of the media are invited to attend. Please arrive 15 minutes early to sign in at the reception desk.



June 6, 2017


Media arrival—8:15 a.m.  ET

Announcement—8:30 a.m. ET


Winter Garden (2nd Level),

Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre,

1145 Carling Avenue, Ottawa K1Z 7K4


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SOURCE Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

For further information: Michael Bhardwaj, Director of Communications, Office of the Minister of Science, 343-291-2600; Michael Dwyer, Communications Advisor, Networks of Centres of Excellence, Phone: 613-996-7238, Cell: 613-614-1799,; David Coulombe, Media Specialist, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Phone: 613-941-4563, Cell: 613-808-7526,; Media Relations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 343-291-1777,

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