Health Canada

Health Canada

October 13, 2009 18:09 ET

Media Advisory: Public Health Agency of Canada

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - Oct. 13, 2009) - On Wednesday, October 14, 2009 the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Federal Minister of Health and Dr. David Butler-Jones, Chief Public Health Officer for Canada will be in Winnipeg, Manitoba for the following activities:

10:00 a.m. (Central Time): A tour of areas in the National Microbiology Laboratory that focus on work relating to the H1N1 flu virus. They will be joined by Dr. Frank Plummer, Chief Science Advisor for the Public Health Agency of Canada.

Media are invited to accompany the tour but must arrive 15 minutes in advance in order to clear security. Valid photo identification is required.

Location: Canadian Science Centre for Human and Animal Health, 1015 Arlington Street, Winnipeg.

10:45 a.m. (Central Time): Following the tour, Minister Aglukkaq will make an announcement.

Location: Theatre of the Canadian Science Centre for Human and Animal Health, 1015 Arlington Street, Winnipeg.

Contact Information

  • Health Canada
    613-957-2983
    or
    Office of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq
    Federal Minister of Health
    Josee Bellemare
    613-957-0200
    or
    Public Health Agency of Canada
    Media Relations
    613-941-8189
    or
    Canadian Institutes for Health Research
    David Coulombe
    Media Relations
    613-941-4563
    Cell: 613-808-7526