Press conference on the government’s “Give A Vax” Matching Fund with UNICEF Canada and BC health authorities 

Media advisory

August 4, 2021 – On behalf of the Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, the Honourable Hedy Fry, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Centre, invites media to a press conference on Canada’s “Give A Vax” matching fund campaign in support of vaccination efforts in developing countries, humanitarian and conflict situations.

David Morley, President and CEO of UNICEF Canada and Dr. Bonnie Henry, Provincial Health Officer for British Columbia will also be participating.

Event: Press conference
Thursday August 5, 2021
1:15 pm PDT
Vancouver Convention Centre, East Plaza, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver.

Notes for media:

  • Open coverage


  • Those attending in person must wear a facemask or covering.

Individuals must not present any symptoms associated with COVID-19 or have been in contact with anyone who has received a positive diagnosis within the previous 14 days.


Emily O’Connor
Communications Manager, UNICEF Canada

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