The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, federal Minister of Health, will make an announcement about significant steps being taken to promote healthy eating in Canada, as part of Canada’s Healthy Eating Strategy

Media Advisory

Ottawa, Ontario – Friday, February 9, 2018

11:00 – 11:45 a.m. (EST): Health Canada officials will hold a TECHNICAL BRIEFING (UNDER EMBARGO) in advance of the Minister Petitpas Taylor’s announcement.

Teleconference ONLY:
Toll-free (Canada/US) 1-866-805-7923
Access Code: 8066178#

Notes for Media:
    • RSVP to or (613) 957-2983 to receive a Technical Briefing Package

1:30 – 2:15 p.m. (EST): Minister Petitpas Taylor will be joined by MP Julie Dabrusin (Toronto – Danforth), Dr. Theresa Tam, Chief Public Health Officer of Canada, and Yves Savoie, Chief Executive Officer, Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, to make an announcement about Canada’s Healthy Eating Strategy.

Notes for Media:
    • Please arrive no later than 1:15 p.m.

Parkdale Food Centre
2-30 Rosemount Avenue (Somerset West Community Health Centre)
Ottawa, Ontario

Toll-free (Canada/US) 1-888-265-0903
Access Code: 7522290#

Periscope LIVE:
The full event will be broadcast on Periscope Live:

Media Inquiries:
Thierry Bélair
Office of Ginette Petitpas Taylor
Minister of Health
(613) 957-0200

Media Relations:
Health Canada and Public Health Agency of Canada
(613) 957-2983

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