Minister Duclos to launch major clinical research initiative

Media advisory

June 21, 2022 – Ottawa, Ontario – The Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Health, will launch a major new initiative that will increase clinical trial capacity in Canada. He will be joined by his Parliamentary Secretary Adam van Koeverden.

Prior to the announcement, Minister Duclos and Parliamentary Secretary van Koeverden will tour the lab of a clinical researcher at The Ottawa Hospital.

Media are invited to join the tour and may attend the announcement either in person or via Zoom.


Wednesday, June 22, 2022


3:25 pm (EDT) - Tour

3:45 p.m. (EDT) – Announcement


Critical Care Wing Atrium
The Ottawa Hospital – General Campus
501 Smyth Road
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6

Passcode: CIHR


  • Masks are required to be worn in the hospital.
  • Close-toed shoes are required on the lab tour.


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

Media Relations
Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Rebecca Abelson
Media Relations Officer
The Ottawa Hospital

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