Minister Duclos to announce new pediatric COVID-19 research platform

Media advisory

April 22, 2022 – Ottawa, Ontario – The Honorable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, will announce the funding of a new national research platform focused on COVID-19 and its effects on children. The Minister will also visit the Research Centre of CHU Sainte-Justine. He will be joined by Rachel Bendayan, Member of Parliament for Outremont.

A media availability will follow the announcement.  Media may attend onsite or virtually. 


Monday, April 25, 2022


10:00 a.m. (EDT)


CHU Sainte-Justine, Amphitheatre 250
3175, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine
Montréal (Québec) H3T 1C5

Virtual Announcement

Password: 051932

Note to media

Several parking spots will be available at the main entrance to the hospital, with priority given to the vehicles of television teams. To reserve a parking spot, please contact:


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

Justine Mondoux-Turcotte
Consultant — Media and External Relations
CHU Sainte-Justine

Media Relations
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

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