Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence
Alberta Health Services

Alberta Health Services

April 16, 2010 14:07 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of National Defence to Announce New Technology at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - April 16, 2010) - The Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Peter MacKay, will make an announcement about the partnership between Alberta Health Services and Canadian Forces Health Services. A new technology will be used in the rehabilitation of injured Canadian Forces personnel and other patients at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital.

Date: April 18, 2010
Time: 10:00 a.m.
Location: Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital
  10230 - 111 Avenue

Other special guests in attendance will include the following: the Parliamentary Secretary for National Defence and Member of Parliament for Edmonton Centre, Laurie Hawn; the Alberta Health & Wellness Minister, the Honourable Gene Zwozdesky; the Alberta Advanced Education & Technology Minister and Minister Liaison to the Canadian Forces, the Honourable Doug Horner; the Canadian Forces Chief of Military Personnel, Major-General Walter Semianiw; and the Canadian Forces Surgeon General, Commodore Hans Jung.

Media should be onsite by 9:45. Parking is available at the south side of the outer circle at the front entrance of the Glenrose. Media will be met in the front lobby.


Media interested in attending are asked to contact Maj André Berdais, Canadian Forces Health Services Public Affairs Officer, at (613) 796-5412 (cell); or Helen Wu, Alberta Health Services Public Affairs Officer, at (780) 342-8628 or (780) 401-0887 (pager).

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