Notice to the media – The Governments of Canada and Northwest Territories will announce new measures to strengthen responses to drug and substance use issues

January 17, 2019, Yellowknife, N.W.T – On behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, federal Minister of Health, Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament, and the Honourable Glen Abernethy, Minister of Health and Social Services, Northwest Territories, will announce funding for a new public education campaign offering clear, consistent and evidence-based health and safety facts about cannabis.

MP McLeod and Minister Abernethy will be available to answer questions from the media following the announcement.

January 18, 2019

4:00 pm MST

Yellowknife Public Library
Main Entrance
2nd floor – Centre Square Mall
5022 49 Street
Yellowknife, NT  X1A 3R8

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

Media Relations
Health Canada
(613) 957-2983
[email protected]

Damien Healy
Manager, Communications
Health and Social Services
Government of Northwest Territories
(867) 767-9052 ext. 49034


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