Media alert - Canada's newest medical heroes inducted into Hall of Fame

    LONDON, ON, April 23 /CNW Telbec/ - The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame
will host the 11th Induction Ceremony at the Hilton Bonaventure in Montreal on
April 29. The event will pay tribute to five extraordinary individuals who
have earned their rightful place in the annals of Canadian medical history.
Montreal is set to share their remarkable stories, along with Quebec's story
as a global leader in medical research and innovation.

    Media opportunity: members of the media are invited for a photo op and
    interviews with the 2009 inductees.

    WHAT:        The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame's
                 11th Induction Ceremony & Dinner

    INDUCTEES:   Dr. Sylvia O. Fedoruk, O.C. (Saskatoon, SK)
                 Dr. Tak Wah Mak, O.C. (Toronto, ON)
                 Dr. Ronald Melzack, O.C. (Montreal, QC)
                 Dr. Charles H. Tator, C.M. (Toronto, ON)
                 Dr. Mladen Vranic (Toronto, ON)

    WHEN:        Wednesday, April 29, 2009
                 4:30 pm

    WHERE:       Hilton Bonaventure Montreal, Fontaine Hall A

    For more information about the induction or The Canadian Medical Hall of
Fame, visit

    About The Canadian Medical Hall of Fame

    Established in 1994 and located in London Ontario, The Canadian Medical
Hall of Fame is a national charitable organization dedicated to recognizing
Canadian men and women who have forever changed the world's health care
landscape. Through an exhibit hall and a national education program, thousands
of Canadians gain a greater appreciation of our country's contribution to
global health care, and more young people are inspired to pursue careers in
medicine and the health sciences.

For further information:

For further information: Janet Tufts, Executive Director, (519)
488-2003, (519) 661-7785,

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