Government of Canada to make an announcement supporting nutrition 

Media advisory

June 29, 2022, Ottawa, ON –  The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, will make a nutrition related announcement. The Minister will be joined by Francis Drouin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Member of Parliament for Ottawa Centre, Yasir Naqvi. Representatives from The Heart and Stroke Foundation and Diabetes Canada will also be in attendance.

The event will be preceded by a technical briefing, held under embargo.

***Technical briefing***

4pm EDT, June 29, 2022


The technical briefing will be held on Zoom.

Participation in the question and answer portion of the technical briefing event is for accredited members of the Press Gallery only. Media who are not members of the Press Gallery and wish to attend may contact for temporary access.

**The content of the technical briefing will be under embargo until the ministerial announcement begins.**



9am EDT, June 30, 2022


The event will be held in-person at:

Mercato Zacconi
215 Preston St
Ottawa, ON
K1R 7R1

Note: Journalists wishing to join will have the option of attending via Zoom. Please contact for registration and to obtain further information.

Media Inquiries:

Marie-France Proulx
Press Secretary
Office of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos
Minister of Health

Media Relations
Health Canada

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