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
  Edmonton

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.

NOTE TO EDITORS / NEWS DIRECTORS

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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