Broadcasting Consortium announces timing of photo-ops and scrums with party leaders at Ottawa election debates, October 1 & 2, 2008



    TORONTO, Sept. 30 /CNW/ - The Broadcasting Consortium today announced the
timing of photo-ops and media scrums with the federal party leaders
participating in the election debates on October 1 & 2, 2008 in Ottawa.
    The debates are taking place at the National Arts Centre, 53 Elgin
Street.
    Please note: All media attending the debates must be accredited.

    
    October 1, 2008:

    Photo-op of federal party leaders arriving at the entrance to the National
Arts Centre in Ottawa, on October 1, 2008

    The leaders are scheduled to arrive in the following order:

    19:05 (7:05 p.m.) ET: Liberal Party of Canada
    19:10 (7:10 p.m.) ET: Green Party of Canada
    19:15 (7:15 p.m.) ET: New Democratic Party of Canada
    19:20 (7:20 p.m.) ET: Bloc Quebecois
    19:25 (7:25 p.m.) ET: Conservative Party of Canada

    Photo-op of the party leaders on the debate set to take place at 19:40
(7:40 p.m.) ET.

    Following the debate, the party leaders each will scrum with accredited
media for approximately five minutes. The scrums will begin at approximately
22:06 (10:06 p.m.) ET.

    22:06 (10:06 p.m.) ET: Bloc Quebecois
    22:13 (10:13 p.m.) ET: Conservative Party of Canada
    22:20 (10:20 p.m.) ET: Liberal Party of Canada
    22:27 (10:27 p.m.) ET: Green Party of Canada
    22:34 (10:34 p.m.) ET: New Democratic Party of Canada


    October 2, 2008:

    Photo-op of federal party leaders arriving at the entrance to the National
Arts Centre in Ottawa, on October 2, 2008

    The leaders are scheduled to arrive in the following order:

    20:05 (8:05 p.m.) ET: Conservative Party of Canada
    20:10 (8:10 p.m.) ET: New Democratic Party of Canada
    20:15 (8:15 p.m.) ET: Bloc Quebecois
    20:20 (8:20 p.m.) ET: Liberal Party of Canada
    20:25 (8:25 p.m.) ET: Green Party of Canada

    Photo-op of the party leaders on the debate set to take place at 20:40
(8:40 p.m.) ET.

    Following the debate, the party leaders each will scrum with accredited
media for approximately five minutes. The scrums will begin at approximately
23:06 (11:06 p.m.) ET.

    23:06 (11:06 p.m.) ET: Liberal Party of Canada
    23:13 (11:13 p.m.) ET: Green Party of Canada
    23:20 (11:20 p.m.) ET: Bloc Quebecois
    23:27 (11:27 p.m.) ET: New Democratic Party of Canada
    23:34 (11:34 p.m.) ET: Conservative Party of Canada
    






For further information:

For further information: Jason MacDonald, Broadcast Consortium, (416)
482-1357, macdonald@veritascanada.com

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