Ministers of International Development and Public Services and Procurement to hold press conference on Canada’s vaccination efforts at home and abroad

Media advisory

August 12, 2021 - The Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, and the Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, invite media to participate in a press conference on Canada’s ongoing support for vaccination efforts in developing countries, as well as in Canada.

Event: Press conference
Thursday August 12, 2021
12:00 PM ET
The news conference will be virtual only.

Notes for media:

  • Media will be able to ask questions via teleconference.
  • Toll-free (Canada/US) dial-in number: 1-866-206-0153
  • Local dial-in number: 613-954-9003
  • Passcode: 1622050#
  • To obtain the briefing material under embargo, please RSVP by email at:


To help ensure optimal simultaneous interpretation sound quality, journalists are encouraged to use a microphone (headphones/headset) or, when possible, a landline, and to avoid using speaker mode if queuing up for questions.


Guillaume Dumas
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of International Development

Cecely Roy
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Anita Anand

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