Media Advisory - Minister Goodale and Parliamentary Secretary Picard to deliver remarks

OTTAWA, Jan. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will provide opening remarks via video recording at a national roundtable on supporting public safety officers affected by post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other operational stress injuries.

Michel Picard, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will be present to deliver a welcome message.

The roundtable is an important first step toward the development of a coordinated national action plan on PTSD, and will include public safety officers, including firefighters, paramedics and police, government officials, academics and not-for-profit organizations.

Note: No media availability will be offered.

January 29, 2016

9:00 a.m. CST

University of Regina
Room 527, Administration Humanities Building
3737 Wascana Parkway
Regina, Saskatchewan


SOURCE Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada

For further information: Scott Bardsley, Office of Canada's Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, 613-998-5681; Media Relations, Public Safety Canada, 613-991-0657


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