Department of Justice Canada

Department of Justice Canada

April 13, 2016 08:30 ET

Media Advisory: Minister Wilson-Raybould to Make an Announcement

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 13, 2016) - The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, P.C., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada, and the Honourable Jane Philpott, P.C., Minister of Health, will make an announcement regarding legislation on medical assistance in dying.

The Department of Justice Canada and Health Canada will hold a technical briefing before the press conference.

Reporters can participate in both events via teleconference by calling 1-877- 413-4814, access code 1006377 (followed by #).

The press conference will also be live-streamed via Periscope.

Date: Thursday, April 14, 2016
Location: National Press Theatre
150 Wellington Street
Ottawa, Ontario
Time: 10:15 a.m. (local time) Technical briefing
11:00 a.m. (local time) Press conference

Note: The technical briefing is for background purposes and is not for attribution.

Contact Information

  • Joanne Ghiz
    Senior Communications Advisor
    Office of the Minister of Justice
    613-992-4621

    Media Relations Office
    Department of Justice Canada
    613-957-4207

    Christina Lazarova
    Office of Jane Philpott
    Minister of Health
    (613) 957-0200

    Media Relations
    Health Canada
    (613) 957-2983