CALGARY, Nov. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Federal Minister of Health, will be announcing new federal activities to address the opioid crisis during a closing address at the Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction (CCSA)'s Issues of Substance Conference.
The Minister will be available to answer questions from the media following her speech.
Health Canada Officials will also hold a media technical briefing (no cameras) following the Minister's remarks and media availability.
November 15, 2017
Closing remarks: 12:00 p.m. (MST)
Media Availability: 12:30 p.m. (MST)
Media Technical Briefing: 12:50 p.m. (MST)
Hyatt Regency Calgary,
700 Centre Street S.,
Notes: Onsite, accredited media are to identify themselves at the registration desk to receive their media pass, which must be visible at all times. Media are encouraged to RSVP in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Media (offsite) wishing to take part in the technical briefing are invited to participate via teleconference:
1-888-265-0903 (Passcode: 6401030#)
SOURCE Health Canada
For further information: Media Inquiries: Yves-Alexandre Comeau,Office of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor Federal Minister of Health, (613) 957-0200; Media Relations, Health Canada, (613) 957-2983