Notice to media - Minister of Health to visit New Brunswick and Nova Scotia

OTTAWA, Jan. 18, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jane Philpott, Federal Minister of Health will visit New Brunswick and Nova Scotia on Thursday and Friday to meet provincial ministers of Health, stakeholders and local service providers to discuss mental health and home care investments.


Thursday January 19, 2017

Moncton, New Brunswick

Minister Philpott will be meeting with Minister Boudreau and Minister Harris, and will be hearing from stakeholders. 

Media opportunity:

10:30 – 11:30 am (AST): Minister Philpott will visit Moncton's Community Mental Health Centre with the Honourable Victor Boudreau and members of the Mental Health Service Delivery Teams.

Note for Media:

  • The visit is closed to media. The Minister will be available to media at 11:30 am. Media should arrive for set-up at 11:15 am.  

Community Mental Health Centre
81 Albert Street
Moncton New Brunswick

Friday January 20, 2017

Halifax and Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Minister Philpott will be meeting with Minister Glavine and Nova Scotia health system officials, and will be visiting a paramedic palliative care program.

Note for Media:

  • Meetings are closed but interested media may contact Minister Philpott's press secretary. 


SOURCE Health Canada

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

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