Federal-Provincial-Territorial Ministers of Health Meeting

Media advisory

Winnipeg, MB, June 27, 2018 - A meeting of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Health will take place in Winnipeg, Manitoba on June 28-29, 2018.

The meeting will be co-chaired by the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Federal Minister of Health, and the Honourable Kelvin Goertzen, Minister of Health, Seniors and Active Living for Manitoba.

On June 28, Minister Goertzen will host the provincial and territorial health ministers, while both Ministers Petitpas Taylor and Goertzen will co-chair the meeting on June 29. 

A photo opportunity (cameras only) and media availability with the Ministers will take place on both June 28 and 29 (details below).

Note: Media will be required to register when they arrive on-site. Proper accreditation will be required. Media registration will be open one hour before media events.

Date

June 28-29, 2018

Time

Thursday, June 28, 2018 – Provincial-Territorial Health Ministers’ meeting

Media registration: 8:55 a.m. (CDT)
Photo opportunity (cameras only): 9:55 a.m. (CDT)
Media registration: 2:20 p.m. (CDT)
Press conference: 3:20 p.m. (CDT)

Friday, June 29, 2018 – Federal-Provincial-Territorial Health Ministers’ meeting

Media registration: 9:45 a.m. (CDT)
Photo opportunity (cameras only): 10:45 a.m. (CDT)
Media registration: 1:30 p.m. (CDT)
Press conference: 2:30 p.m. (CDT)

Location

The Fort Garry Hotel
222 Broadway
Winnipeg, MB
R3C 0R3

Media Registration:
La Verendrye Room, Mezzanine Level

Photo Opportunities:
Crystal Ballroom, 7th floor

Press Conferences:
La Verendrye Room, Mezzanine Level

*Media unable to attend the press conferences in person can participate via teleconference at the telephone number:

Teleconference:

Thursday, June 28, 2018 – Provincial-territorial Health Ministers’ meeting

English Toll-free dial-in number: 1-866-206-0153
Pass code: 5468074#

French Toll-free dial-in number: 1-866-805-7923
Pass code: 1501615#

Friday, June 29, 2018 – Federal-provincial-territorial Health Ministers’ meeting

English Toll-free dial-in number: 1-866-206-0153
Pass code: 5228630#

French Toll-free dial-in number: 1-866-805-7923
Pass code: 5101745#

Media Inquiries

Thierry Bélair
Office of Ginette Petitpas Taylor
Minister of Health
613-957-0200

Media Relations
Health Canada
613-957-2983
hc.media.sc@canada.ca

Kevin Engstrom
Province of Manitoba
204-230-5131


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