Health Minister available to media

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Health Minister available to media

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

TORONTO, Feb. 13 - Ontario Health and Long-Term Care Minister George Smitherman will be available to media following his presentation to the Standing Committee public hearings on the Bill 8, Commitment to the Future of Medicare Act. If passed, Bill 8, introduced on November 27, would establish the Ontario Health Quality Council, toughen prohibitions against two-tier medicine and enhance health sector accountability. DATE: Monday, February 16, 2004 TIME: 1:00 pm, Presentation to Standing Committee including questions from committee Media availability to follow at approximately 2:15 outside the room LOCATION: Room 151 (Amethyst Room) Main legislative building Queen's Park Toronto, ON For more information visit: www.health.gov.on.caFor further information: Eva Lannon, Minister's Office, (416) 327-4320; John Letherby, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, (416) 314-6197