MEDIA ADVISORY & INTERVIEW OPPORTUNITY - Imperial Tobacco Canada's Eric Gagnon to participate in panel discussion on tobacco and vaping in Ottawa

MONTREAL, Jan. 26, 2017 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, January 31, Eric Gagnon, Head of External and Corporate Affairs for Imperial Tobacco Canada, will participate in a panel discussion to provide an industry perspective on the federal government's proposed Tobacco and Vaping Products Act (Bill S-5). Gagnon will be available to speak with media following the panel discussion in Ottawa.

The discussion, organized by iPolitics, will take an in-depth look at the proposed legislation and will also feature Senator Chantal Petitclerc; David Sweanor, associate professor, Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics with the University of Ottawa; and Lesley James, manager of health policy, Heart and Stroke Foundation.


Eric Gagnon, Head of External and Corporate Affairs for Imperial Tobacco Canada


Available for interview to discuss and offer industry insight/perspective on Bill S-5


Tuesday, January 31

Panel discussion takes place 7:30 to 9 a.m. – Gagnon will be available for interview, upon request, after the event concludes


Panel discussion will take place at the Rideau Club (15th floor - 99 Bank Street, Ottawa). Following the event, Gagnon will be available for in-person (within the greater Ottawa area), by phone or remote studio


More information and registration for the iPolitics event is available at this link.

SOURCE Imperial Tobacco Canada

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For further information: Media information: Kathleen Stelmach, Torchia Communications, 416-341-9929 ext. 227,; Marie-Emmanuelle Khoury, Torchia Communications, 514-288-8290 ext. 214,

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