Publication Date: 2021/08/04

VANCOUVER, 4 August 2021 - David Morley, President and CEO of UNICEF Canada, the Honorable Dr. Hedy Fry, Member of Parliament for Vancouver Centre, and Dr. Bonnie Henry, the Provincial Health Officer for British Columbia, invite media to participate in a press conference on #GiveAVax and Canada’s support for vaccination efforts in developing countries.

Event: Press conference
Date: Thursday August 5, 2021
Time: 1:15 pm PT
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre
East Plaza
999 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC 

Notes for media:

  • Open coverage.
  • Due to COVID-19 protocols, there will be a pool camera for this event.
  • Event will be held outdoors unless there is inclement weather.


  • Those attending in person must wear a facemask or covering.
  • Individuals must not present any symptoms associated with COVID-19 or have been in contact with anyone who has received a positive diagnosis within the previous 14 days.
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UNICEF is the world’s leading humanitarian organization focused on children. We work in the most challenging areas to provide protection, healthcare and immunizations, education, safe water and sanitation and nutrition. As part of the United Nations, our unrivaled reach spans more than 190 countries and territories, ensuring we are on the ground to help the most disadvantaged children. While part of the UN system, UNICEF relies entirely on voluntary donations to finance our life-saving work. Please visit and follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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