The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister for Intergovernmental Affairs, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, Minister of Transport, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health, Jennifer O’Connell, will hold a press conference to announce new developments related to COVID-19 vaccination.

Press Conference

Date: August 13, 2021

Time: 12:15 p.m. (EST)


The news conference will be held virtually. Journalists who wish to ask questions can do so by teleconference.

Toll-free (Canada/US) dial-in number:


Local dial-in number:


Passcode: 3995835#

Note: To help ensure optimal sound quality, journalists are encouraged to use a microphone (headphones/headset) or, when possible, a landline, and to avoid using speaker mode for questions.

Jean-Sebastien Comeau

Press Secretary and Communications Advisor

Office of the President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada and Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs


Marie-France Proulx

Press Secretary

Office of the President of the Treasury Board


Media Relations

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Telephone: 613-369-9400

Toll-free: 1-855-TBS-9-SCT (1-855-827-9728)

TTY: 613-369-9371


Allison St-Jean

Senior Communications Advisor and Press Secretary

Office of the Honourable Omar Alghabra

Minister of Transport, Ottawa

(613) 290-8656

Thierry Bélair

Office of the Honourable Patty Hajdu

Minister of Health