Minister Goodale to Launch Drug-Impaired Driving Campaign

Media Advisory

Members of the media are invited to join the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and Steven MacKinnon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Services and Procurement, as they launch the Government of Canada’s public awareness campaign against drug-impaired driving. A media availability will follow.

The launch will also be available via Periscope and Facebook Live.

Parking has been reserved for media in lot P18 free-of-charge. In order to access free parking, we ask media to visibly display a printed copy of this media advisory on the dashboard of their vehicle.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

9:30 a.m. EST

Room 372, Residence Commons Building, Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario

Media representatives who wish to attend the event must arrive at least 30 minutes in advance to sign-in and present photo ID and credentials. Photo ID must be visible at all times.

Media who wish to dial-in to the event can do so using the numbers below. It will be a listen-only line during the event but participating media will be able to ask questions during the media availability. Please note that priority for questions will be given to media present at the event. Media is invited to dial-in as early as 9:00 a.m. EST:

Access numbers / Toll free (Canada and U.S.): 613-960-7526 / 1-877-413-4815
Access Code:


Scott Bardsley
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

Media Relations

Public Safety Canada

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