Government of British Columbia

Government of British Columbia

January 18, 2016 11:32 ET

Government of British Columbia: MEDIA ADVISORY - federal, provincial and territorial Health Ministers

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Jan. 18, 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 provided below.

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

Teleconference details:

English: 1-877-413-4814 ID : 4974590

French: 1-877-413-4814 ID : 6189631

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

Teleconference details:

English: 1-877-413-4814 ID : 2680010

French: 1-877-413-4814 ID : 5308216

LOCATION:

All media events will be held in the Saturna Island Room 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, Discovery Floor.

For the photo opportunity, media will be escorted to the conference room.

Accredited media are invited to use the media working space in the Saturna Island Room.

Contact Information

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

    Media Relations
    Health Canada
    613 957-2983