Human Resources and Social Development Canada

Human Resources and Social Development Canada

March 30, 2007 17:18 ET

Media Advisory: Human Resources and Social Development Canada

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 30, 2007) - The Honourable Monte Solberg, Minister of Human Resources and Social Development and Minister responsible for Service Canada, will make two important announcements in Vancouver Monday.

Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.

1) The Honourable Monte Solberg, along with the Honourable George Abbott, British Columbia Minister of Health, will announce the British Columbia Newborn Registration Service.

Minister Solberg will be available to answer questions from the media and for a photo opportunity after the announcement.



DATE: Monday, April 2, 2007

TIME: 9:00 a.m.

PLACE: BC Women's Hospital
4500 Oak Street
Vancouver, British Columbia


Media should use the hospital's Main Entrance (not the Delivery Entrance) and wait in the lobby area for an escort to the photo location.

2) Minister Solberg will also announce new funding to help address workforce shortages in the health care sector.

Minister Solberg will be available to answer questions from the media and for a photo opportunity after the announcement.



DATE: Monday, April 2, 2007

TIME: 10:00 a.m.

PLACE: Vancouver General Hospital
Paetzold Education Centre
855 West - 12th Avenue
Vancouver, British Columbia


Contact Information

  • Human Resources and Social Development Canada
    Media Relations Office
    819-994-5559
    or
    Office of Minister Solberg
    Lesley Harmer
    Director of Communications
    819-994-2482