New support for scientists collaborating on more than 30 high-tech health research projects

Media Advisory

Toronto, Ontario – February 21, 2018 – Bill Blair, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and to the Minister of Health, and Kate Young, Parliamentary Secretary for Science, will announce new support for more than 30 cutting-edge research projects that will improve health care technology for Canadians.

The announcement will be followed by a media availability with parliamentary secretaries and researchers. Media are then welcome to join a lab tour and short demonstration of one of the health care technology projects receiving support.

Date:
February 22, 2018

Time:
10:00 a.m. EST

Location:
Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research
MaRS Discovery District, West Tower, 14th Floor
661 University Avenue
Toronto, ON

Media Inquiries

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

David Coulombe
Media Relations
Canadian Institutes of Health Research
613-941-4563
mediarelations@cihr-irsc.gc.ca

Ann Marie Paquet
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Science
613-404-2733

ann-marie.paquet@canada.ca

Martin Leroux
Senior Communications Advisor
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
613-943-7618
martin.leroux@nserc-crsng.gc.ca


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