Government of British Columbia

Government of British Columbia

January 12, 2016 11:53 ET

Government of British Columbia: MEDIA ADVISORY - Federal, Provincial and Territorial Health Ministers

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jan. 12, 2016) - The Honourable Jane Philpott, Canada's Minister of Health, and the Honourable Terry Lake, British Columbia's Minister of Health, will co-chair a meeting of federal, provincial and territorial Health Ministers in Vancouver, B.C., January 20 and 21.

Please note all details are subject to change. All times are local Pacific time. Media teleconference details to be provided at a later date.

DATES:

On January 20, Minister Lake will host provincial and territorial Health Ministers, while both Ministers Philpott and Lake will co-chair the meeting on January 21.

TIMES:

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - Provincial-territorial Health Ministers' meeting
7:30 a.m. Media registration opens
8:30 a.m. Photo opportunity with Ministers prior to start of meeting
3:15 p.m. News conference with provincial and territorial Health Ministers
Thursday, January 21, 2016 - Federal-provincial-territorial Health Ministers' meeting
7:00 a.m. Media registration opens
8:00 a.m. Photo opportunity with Ministers prior to start of meeting
2:20 p.m. News conference with federal, provincial and territorial Health Ministers

LOCATION:

All media events will be held at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver

900 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, B.C.

Media who wish to attend must register upon arrival and obtain accreditation by presenting press identification at the Saturna Island Room.

Contact Information

  • Media Relations
    B.C. Ministry of Health
    250 952-1887

    Media Relations
    Health Canada
    613 957-2983