Media Technical Briefings on Cannabis
October 4, 2018 - On Friday, October 5th, Government of Canada officials will host two media technical briefings related to the legalization of cannabis. The briefings will be for background information only and are not for attribution.
Following each briefing, officials will answer questions from the media.
All of the briefings will take place at the National Press Theatre, 150 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario.
- Drug impaired driving laws and enforcement
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EDT
Lead Departments: Public Safety Canada, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Justice Canada
- Public education and public awareness
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EDT
Lead Departments: Health Canada, Public Safety Canada, Global Affairs Canada, Canada Border Services Agency
Participant dial-in numbers for all briefings
Access numbers / Toll free (Canada and U.S.): 1-866-805-7923 / 613-960-7518
Access Code: 2765005#
Media can dial-in 5 minutes before the start of each session.
Journalists who are not members of the National Press Gallery will require accreditation from the gallery in advance. For more information, contact Philippe Perrier at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Journalists who wish to obtain copies of the presentations materials, can register by sending an e-mail to: email@example.com.
Media Relations for Health Canada
Media Relations for Public Safety
Media Relations for the Privy Council Office
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