Public Health Agency of Canada

Public Health Agency of Canada

March 06, 2009 13:22 ET

Media Advisory: Public Health Agency of Canada

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwire - March 6, 2009) - Media are invited to the Public Health Agency of Canada's launch of Buffet Busters, an educational tool which promotes awareness of food and waterborne infectious diseases to school age children.

The event will include short speeches by:

Dr. David Butler-Jones
Canada's Chief Public Health Officer
The Honourable Kerri Irvin-Ross
Manitoba Minister of Healthy Living

After the speeches, there will be a classroom demonstration of Buffet Busters featuring Oakenwald School students playing the role of "disease detectives" searching for clues to discover the cause of food borne illnesses.

Date: Monday, March 9, 2009

Time: 9:30 a.m.

Location: Oakenwald Elementary School
666 Oakenwald Avenue
Room 18
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Contact Information

  • Public Health Agency of Canada
    Renee Robert