Save the Children Canada



Save the Children Canada

May 14, 2014 09:11 ET

Media Advisory: Join The Honourable Myra Freeman and Juno-Nominated Singer-Songwriter, Jill Barber, for an Evening Reception to Celebrate Mothers

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - May 14, 2014) -

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What: Join The Honourable Myra Freeman to welcome Save the Children to Atlantic Canada with an evening reception and panel discussion on child and maternal survival with global thought leaders, including the Chief, Global Child Health and Senior Scientist, SickKids Hospital, Dr. Stanley Zlotkin. The panel will be moderated by former CTV at 5 co-host, Starr Dobson. The evening will also include a special performance by Nova Scotia's own, Jill Barber.
Panelists and special guests will be available for interviews and comments.
Where: McInnes Cooper, Purdy's Wharf Tower II
1300 - 1969 Upper Water Street, Halifax
When: TODAY - Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Reception starts at 5 p.m.
Panel runs from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Closing reception from 6:30 p.m. onwards
Photo Opp: Photos and film can be taken throughout the event. The reception spaces offer the most light and background.
Who: Hosts:
The Honourable Myra Freeman - Former, Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia
Save the Children
Panel:
Starr Dobson - President and CEO, Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia (formally CTV)
Judy Flett - Aboriginal Education Programs, Lakehead University
Wahid Wafa - Technical Adviser, Monitoring and Evaluation, Save the Children
Dr. Stanley Zlotkin - Chief, Global Child Health and Senior Scientist, SickKids Hospital; Professor, University of Toronto
Special performance by: Jill Barber - Juno-nominated singer and songwriter

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Contact Information

  • Media contact:
    Save the Children
    Kirsten Walkom
    National Senior Manager, Public Relations
    Mobile: 647-631-3862
    kwalkom@savethechildren.ca