Notice to media - Minister of Health to attend events in Toronto, Ontario

TORONTO, Feb. 2, 2017 /CNW/ -

Friday, February 3, 2017

The Honourable Jane Philpott, Federal Minister of Health, will attend a series of events in Toronto.

The itinerary includes:

Toronto, Ontario

10:45 a.m.12:00 p.m. (EST): Minister Philpott will visit Baycrest Health Sciences to speak about the government's commitment to addressing dementia in Canada.

Baycrest Health Sciences
Apotex Centre, Winter Garden
Enter via Apotex Entrance 7 or 8
3560 Bathurst Street
Toronto, Ontario M6A 2E1

Media sign-in (Winter Garden): 10:30 a.m.
Project demos/tour: 10:55 a.m.
Announcement (Winter Garden): 11:30 a.m.

12:40 – 1:15 p.m. (EST): Minister Philpott will deliver remarks related to World Cancer Day and will recognize the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, the Terry Fox Research Institute and the BC Cancer Agency as leaders in bringing the latest treatments to cancer patients from across Canada.

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
7th Floor Atrium
610 University Ave.
Toronto, ON M5G 2M9

Minister to provide remarks: 12:40 p.m.

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. (EST): Minister Philpott will attend an event to celebrate the merger of the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) and the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) the day before World Cancer Day. 

Canadian Broadcasting Centre
Barbara Frum Atrium, Main Floor
250 Front Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5V 3G5

Event begins: 1:00 p.m.
Minister to provide closing remarks: 1:35 p.m.


SOURCE Public Health Agency of Canada

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For further information: Media Inquiries: Andrew MacKendrick, Press Secretary, Office of Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, (613) 957-0200; Media Relations: Public Health Agency of Canada , (613) 957-2983

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