Veterans Affairs Canada

Veterans Affairs Canada

October 14, 2010 20:05 ET

Media Advisory: Minister of Veterans Affairs to Make an Announcement on Veterans With ALS

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 14, 2010) - The Honourable Jean-Pierre Blackburn, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Minister of State (Agriculture), accompanied by Pierre Poilievre, Dave Cameron, President and CEO of the ALS Society of Canada, will make an announcement regarding Veterans suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Also participating in the news conference will be Pierre Pollievre, Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister and to the Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs.

Location: National Press Theatre, National Press Building
  607-150 Wellington Street, Ottawa
   
Date: Friday, October 15, 2010
   
Time: 12:00 p.m.

For media interested in participating via teleconference, please call 613-960-7520 or 877-413-4803, confirmation number 4076815.

Contact Information

  • Veterans Affairs Canada
    Janice Summerby
    Media Relations Advisor
    613-992-7468
    or
    Office of the Minister of Veterans Affairs
    Sophie Doucet
    Director of Communications
    613-992-3465
    Cell.: 613-608-3252
    or
    ALS Society of Canada
    Bobbi Greenberg
    Director of Communications
    1-800-267-4257 (ext. 208)
    Cell: 647-378-4816