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Media Notices - 2014

Media Notices:

April

April 9, 2014

Notice to the Media
The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of Health, will experience what its like to be a resident physician at one of the busiest community teaching hospitals in Ontario when she dons scrubs and tours St. Josephs Health Centre in Toronto.

Media are invited to join Minister Ambrose at the completion of the tour to obtain some footage of her with the residents, and to speak with her about her experience.

Date
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Time
Photo opportunity: 10 a.m.
Media availability: 10:15 a.m.
Location
St. Joseph's Health Centre Toronto
30 The Queensway
Toronto, ON M6R 1B5
Inside Main Entrance (Melnyk Pavilion)
Media may park in the circular driveway located immediately outside the main doors.
Media Inquiries:
Michael Bolkenius
Office of the Honourable Rona Ambrose
Federal Minister of Health
613-957-0200

Media Relations
Health Canada
613-957-2983

April 7, 2014

Notice to the Media
The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health and Mr. Terence Young, Member of Parliament for Oakville, will make an important announcement.
Date
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Time
1:00 PM
Location
Health Canada
100 Eglantine Driveway
Tunneys Pasture
Ottawa, ON
Media Inquiries:
Michael Bolkenius
Office of the Honourable Rona Ambrose
Federal Minister of Health
613-957-0200

Media Relations
Health Canada
613-957-2983

March

March 18, 2014

Notice to the Media
Eve Adams, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, will host a round table on food labelling and nutrition with Burlington parents on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health.
Date
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Time
Media availability: 10:45 a.m.
Location
Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School
2333 Headon Forest Dr.
Burlington, ON L7M 3X6 Library, main floor

Sign in at the main office required upon arrival.
Media Inquiries:
Michael Bolkenius
Office of the Honourable Rona Ambrose
Federal Minister of Health
613-957-0200

Media Relations
Health Canada
613-957-2983

March 14, 2014

Notice to the Media
Eve Adams, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, will host a round table on food labelling and nutrition with Oakville parents on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health.
Date
Monday, March 17, 2014
Time
Media availability: 12:00 p.m.
Location
Garth Webb Secondary School
2820 Westoak Trails Blvd
Oakville Ontario L6M 4W2
Home Economics Kitchen, Room 1139

Sign in at the main office required upon arrival.
Media Inquiries:
Michael Bolkenius
Office of the Honourable Rona Ambrose
Federal Minister of Health
613-957-0200

Media Relations
Health Canada
613-957-2983

March 5, 2014

Notice to the Media
The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, will make an important funding announcement for the training of front-line workers in palliative care.
Date
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Time
11:15 am
Location
75 Bruyre Street
Ottawa, ON
Jardin Gilberte-Paquette
6th Floor Bruyre Continuing Care
Media Inquiries:
Michael Bolkenius
Office of the Honourable Rona Ambrose
Federal Minister of Health
613-957-0200

Media Relations
Health Canada
613-957-2983

February

February 18, 2014

Notice to the Media
Eve Adams, Parliamentary Secretary of Health, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, will make a funding announcement for a research project at McMaster University that will improve health care delivery across Canada.

Photo opportunity available.
Date
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Time
11:00 a.m.
Location
McMaster University
Michael G. DeGroote Centre
for Learning and Discovery
Atrium
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1
Media Inquiries:
Michael Bolkenius
Office of the Honourable Rona Ambrose
Federal Minister of Health
613-957-0200

Media Relations
Health Canada
613-957-2983

February 5, 2014

EVENT CANCELLED

Notice to the Media
Please be advised this event has been cancelled.

Parliamentary Secretary Eve Adams, on behalf of Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, along with Thyme Maternity, will promote healthy eating during pregnancy.

Date
Thursday, February 6, 2014
Time
11:30 a.m. event
Location
Thyme Maternity
Ottawa Trainyards (7097)
550 Terminal Avenue, #B04
Ottawa, ON
K1G 0Z3
Media Inquiries:
Michael Bolkenius
Office of the Honourable Rona Ambrose
Federal Minister of Health
613-957-0200

Media Relations
Health Canada
613-957-2983

February 4, 2014

Notice to the Media
Parliamentary Secretary Eve Adams, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, will promote the importance of using carbon monoxide detectors.
Date
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Time
11:30 AM EST
Location
28 Bondar Way
Ottawa, ON
(Private residence)
Media Inquiries:
Michael Bolkenius
Office of the Honourable Rona Ambrose
Federal Minister of Health
613-957-0200

Media Relations
Health Canada
613-957-2983

January

January 31, 2014

Notice to the Media
Ahead of World Cancer Day, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of Health, with officials from Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (CPAC), will highlight research being undertaken to fight cancer and chronic diseases.
Date
Monday, February 3, 2014
Time
10:15 AM EST
Location
Maplesoft Centre for Cancer Survivorship Care
1500 Alta Vista Dr
Ottawa, ON
Media Inquiries:
Michael Bolkenius
Office of the Honourable Rona Ambrose
Federal Minister of Health
613-957-0200

Media Relations
Health Canada
613-957-2983

January 29, 2014

Notice to the Media
The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of Health, will deliver remarks at the Economic Club of Canada.
Date
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Time
12:20 PM EST
Location
Chateau Laurier
1 Rideau Street
Ottawa, ON
Adam Room
Media Inquiries:
Michael Bolkenius
Office of the Honourable Rona Ambrose
Federal Minister of Health
613-957-0200

Media Relations
Health Canada
613-957-2983

January 27, 2014

Notice to the Media
The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health and Eve Adams, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, will host a roundtable with Canadian parents on nutrition.
Date
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
Time
11:10 a.m. Photo Opportunity
11:25 a.m. Media Availability
Location
Parent Resource Centre
300 Goulburn Crescent
Ottawa, ON K1N 1C9
Media Inquiries

Michael Bolkenius
Office of the Honourable Rona Ambrose
Federal Minister of Health
613-957-0200

Media Relations
Health Canada
613-957-2983

January 23, 2014

Notice to the Media
The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Federal Minister of Health, to host symposium on prescription drug abuse in partnership with the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse.
Date
Friday, January 24, 2014
Time
B-roll opportunity: 1:45 p.m.
Media availability: 2:30 p.m.
Location
Eaton Chelsea Hotel
33 Gerrard Street West
Toronto, ON M5G 1Z4

Media registration will take place outside the Rossetti Room on the 3rd floor
Media Inquiries

Michael Bolkenius
Office of the Honourable Rona Ambrose
Federal Minister of Health
613-957-0200

Media Relations
Health Canada
613-957-2983

January 17, 2014

Notice to the Media
Parliamentary Secretary Eve Adams, on behalf of Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, along with Canadian Cancer Society will kick-off National Non-Smoking Week by launching a new smoking cessation campaign.

There will be a photo opportunity following the announcement.
Date
Monday, January 20, 2014
Time
11:00 a.m. PT - Announcement and photo opportunity
Location
University of British Columbia
Student Union Building (North Main Entrance)
6138 Student Union Boulevard
Vancouver, B.C.
Media Inquiries

Michael Bolkenius
Office of the Honourable Rona Ambrose
Federal Minister of Health
613-957-0200

Media Relations
Health Canada
613-957-2983

January 15, 2014

Notice to the Editors
Eve Adams, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, on behalf of the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health will promote a joint healthy eating initiative with the Heart and Stroke Foundation and Chef Christine Cushing with a cooking demonstration.
Date
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Time
2:30 PM
Location
Forest Hill Loblaws
396 St. Clair Ave West
Toronto, ON
Media Inquiries

Michael Bolkenius
Office of the Honourable Rona Ambrose
Federal Minister of Health
613-957-0200

Matt Salvatore
Communications Manager, Health Check
Heart and Stroke Foundation
msalvatore@hsf.ca
613-222-8116

Media Relations
Health Canada
613-957-2983

January 14, 2014

Notice to the Editors
Health Canada today released the January 2014 issue of the Canadian Adverse Reaction Newsletter (CARN).

This issue includes an article on a class of cancer drugs known as VEGF receptor inhibitors, which are used to inhibit tumour cell growth, and the risk of a serious blood clotting disorder known as thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA).

It also includes an article on a potential increased risk of complications when Durepair Dura Regeneration Matrix, a collagen graft used for membrane repair in neurosurgery, is used with other products used to close or seal wounds.

The edition also contains a quarterly summary of health professional and consumer advisories.

The January 2014 edition of CARN is available on Health Canada's website at:www.healthcanada.gc.ca/carn
Media Inquiries:
Media Relations
Health Canada
(613) 957-2983