Public Health Agency of Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada

October 23, 2009 11:12 ET

Media Advisory: Public Health Agency of Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 23, 2009) -

Note: An updated audiocast link has been added.

On Friday, October 23, 2009 the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Federal Minister of Health, Dr. David Butler-Jones, Chief Public Health Officer for Canada and Dr. Danielle Grondin, Assistant Deputy Minister, Infectious Disease and Emergency Preparedness at the Public Health Agency of Canada will be in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories for the following activities:

10:30 a.m. (Mountain Time): Media are invited to join Minister Aglukkaq, Dr. Butler-Jones and Dr. Grondin, as well as the Honourable Sandy Lee, Minister of Health and Social Services of the Greater Northwest Territories (GNWT) Department of Health and Social Services (DHSS), and Dr. Kami Kandola, Chief Public Health Officer for the GNWT, for a meeting with the GNWT flu team.

10:45 a.m. (Mountain Time): Following their meeting with the GNWT flu team, an update will be provided of the H1N1 flu virus.

Out-of-town media can dial-in via teleconference at: 1-888-265-0464

Int'l/Local Dial-In #: (613) 954-4096

Conference ID: 37828917



Date: Friday, October 23, 2009

Time: 10:30 a.m. (Mountain Time)

Location: Department of Health and Social Services
Centre Square Tower, 49th Street.
2nd Floor Training Room
Yellowknife, NWT


Regular updates on H1N1 flu virus are available on our website at: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/alert-alerte/swine_200904-eng.php

Subscribe to our RSS feed for journalists on H1N1 influenza A at: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/rss/index-eng.php

Audiocast of media briefing: http://www.maxdigital.ca/phacaudiocast/index_e.htm

Contact Information

  • Office of Leona Aglukkaq
    Minister of Health
    Josee Bellemare
    613-957-0200
    or
    Government of Northwest Territories:
    Damien Healy
    Manager, Communications
    Department of Health and Social Services
    867-920-8927
    or
    Public Health Agency of Canada
    Media Relations
    613-941-8189