Government of Canada to provide an update on COVID-19 vaccines in Canada

Media advisory

October 6, 2022, OTTAWA, ON – The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, will highlight the importance of COVID-19 vaccination. The Minister will be joined by Government of Canada officials.

There will be a media availability immediately following the announcement.

There will also be a media technical briefing preceding the announcement by Health Canada officials.


October 7, 2022


Technical briefing: 11:00 AM (EDT)
Announcement: 12:30 PM (EDT)


The events will be held in person at:

Sir John A. Macdonald Building
144 Wellington Street

Participation in the question and answer portion of this event is in person or via Zoom, and is for accredited members of the Press Gallery only. Media who are not members of the Press Gallery may contact for temporary access.

A teleconference line is also available for listening to the event:

Toll-free (Canada/US) dial-in number:
Local dial-in number:

Passcode: 6498463

NOTE: 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.

Twitter: @GovCanHealth
Facebook: Healthy Canadians

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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