Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

October 31, 2005 10:31 ET

Media Advisory

Attention: Agriculture Editor, Assignment Editor, Business/Financial Editor, News Editor, Science Editor OTTAWA/ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Oct. 31, 2005) - October 31, 2005

Technical experts from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) and the Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Center will hold a technical briefing to provide information on the Wild Bird Influenza Survey 2005 this Monday, October 31, at 13:00.

The briefing will take place at the National Press Gallery, 150 Wellington Street, Ottawa. Media can dial in by calling 1-888-265-0464, passcode: 2058677.

Technical experts include:
Dr. Francine Lord and Dr Jim Clark, Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Dr. Arlene King, Public Health Agency of Canada;
Dr. Ted Leighton, Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Center.

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For information:

Canadian Food Inspection Agency
Media relations
(613) 228-6682

Public Health Agency of Canada
Media Relations
(613) 954-8528

Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre
Phone: (306) 966-5099
IN: AGRICULTURE, INTERNATIONAL, TRADE

Contact Information

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency Media Relations, Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Primary Phone: 613-228-6682