Gerontological Advisory Council

November 03, 2006 11:56 ET

Media Advisory: A Special Advisory Council to the Federal Government on Veterans' And Seniors' Issues Releases Major Discussion Paper On Health Care Concerns.

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 3, 2006) - The Gerontological Advisory Council (GAC) will outline the most pressing issues facing Canada's most senior veterans at a press conference on November 6, 2006 at 12:30 pm at the National Press Theatre. They will table a report that outlines recommendations on how to support more senior veterans and their families, help them enhance their health and well-being, and improve their access to health and social services.

GAC Chair, Dr. Victor Marshall, other members of the Council, and representatives from Canada's veterans' organizations, will be available for post-conference interviews. Council spokespeople will be available in select cities across Canada for regional media inquiries and interviews, as requested.

National Press Gallery
150 Wellington St.
Ottawa, ON

Date and Time:
November 6, 2006
12:30 - 1:15 (D.S.T.)

Contact Information

  • Marie-Claude Bureau
    Media Relations
    Brent Moore & Associates on behalf of the
    Gerontological Advisory Council
    819-770-6338 x224