Public Health Agency of Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada

January 21, 2008 12:35 ET

Media Advisory: Public Health Agency of Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 21, 2008) - The Honourable Tony Clement, Minister of Health, will launch this year's WinterActive initiative in Huntsville, Ontario.

The Minister will be joined by the President & CEO of ParticipACTION, Ms. Kelly Murumets, and the President of the Metis Nation of Ontario, Mr. Tony Belcourt.

The event will begin with a news conference followed by a demonstration of traditional snowshoeing by Mr. Belcourt. To conclude, the Minister and his guests will participate in a snowshoe relay race with local elementary students.

WinterActive is a national initiative that encourages Canadians to adopt healthier lifestyles, including participating in physical and sport activities, making healthier food choices and living tobacco-free.

http://www.winteractive.org/en/



Date Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Time 10:30 a.m.

Location Deerhurst Resort
1235 Deerhurst Drive
Huntsville, Ontario


Contact Information

  • Office of the Honourable Tony Clement
    Minister of Health
    Laryssa Waler
    613-957-0200
    or
    Public Health Agency of Canada
    Jacinthe Perras
    613-941-8189