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Media advisory

Ottawa, Ontario – June 11, 2018 – The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, on behalf of Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science and Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, and Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, will announce new support for 30 cutting-edge research projects that will improve health care and medical technology for Canadians.

The announcement will be followed by a media availability with the Minister. Researchers and patients will also be available to speak to the media.

Media are then welcome to join a lab tour and view a demonstration in the Institute’s cardiac tissue engineering lab. 

June 13, 2018

9:30 a.m. EST

Centre Foustanellas, 2nd floor
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
40 Ruskin St.
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4W7

Media Inquiries

Caroline Thériault
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Environment and Climate Change

Thierry Bélair
Office of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor
Minister of Health

David Coulombe
Media Relations
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Ann Marie Paquet
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Science

Martin Leroux
Senior Communications Advisor
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada


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