Health Canada will make an announcement about the regulation of cannabis

OTTAWA, ON, November 20, 2017 – The Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, and Bill Blair, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and to the Minister of Health, will make an announcement about the regulation of cannabis.

A media availability will be held immediately following the announcement.

Government of Canada officials will also hold a media technical briefing (no cameras) following the announcement and media availability.

November 21, 2017

Announcement and Media Availability
3:30 p.m. (EST)

Media Technical Briefing
4:15 p.m. (EST)

Announcement and Media Availability
Foyer – House of Commons
Parliament Buildings
Ottawa, Ontario

Media Technical Briefing
National Press Theatre,
150 Wellington St, Ottawa, Ontario

Media that are not member of the press gallery wishing to take part in the technical briefing are invited to participate via teleconference:

Toll-free dial-in number: 1-877-413-4814
Pass code: 9282776#

Media Inquiries:
Thierry Bélair
Office of Ginette Petitpas Taylor
Minister of Health
(613) 957-0200

Media Relations
Health Canada
(613) 957-2983


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