/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - Government announces new strategy on asbestos to protect the health and safety of Canadians/

OTTAWA, Dec. 14, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, will make an important announcement regarding new asbestos measures.

As this strategy to protect the health and safety of Canadians will involve a number of federal government departments, Minister Duncan will be joined by her colleagues the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health; the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change; and the Honourable Judy Foote, Minister of Public Services and Procurement.



December 15, 2016



8:00 a.m.

Technical briefing 

10:30 a.m.


The Ottawa Hospital, General Campus

Critical Care Wing

501 Smyth Road

Ottawa, Ontario


Media wishing to participate in the technical briefing by teleconference must register with Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Media Relations at 343-291-1777.

The phone number for joining the teleconference will be provided upon registration.

Follow Minister Duncan on social media.
Twitter: @ScienceMin 
Instagram: sciencemin


SOURCE Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

For further information: Media Relations, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 343-291-1777, ic.mediarelations-mediasrelations.ic@canada.ca


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