Media advisory - Council of the Federation to Meet in Vancouver on January 28, 2008; Forum on Climate Change Adaptation to be Held on January 29, 2008



    OTTAWA, Jan. 21 /CNW Telbec/ - On Monday, January 28, the Council of the
Federation, chaired by New Brunswick Premier Shawn Graham, will meet to
discuss a number of key issues including climate change and internal trade.
    On Tuesday, January 29, British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell will
host a Forum on Climate Change Adaptation, under the aegis of the Council of
the Federation.

    
    Location
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    Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver
    300 - 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, British Columbia

    Media Itinerary (subject to change)
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    January 28, 2008: Council of the Federation Meeting

    8:00 am   Media Registration opens
              Coal Harbour Room, Level R, Pan Pacific Hotel

    10:00 am  Photo opportunity at start of Meeting
              (Media will be escorted to meeting room.)

    1:45 pm   Media availability upon conclusion of Meeting (to be confirmed)
              Cypress Room, Level R, Pan Pacific Hotel

    January 29, 2008: Council of the Federation Forum on Climate Change
    Adaptation

    8:00 am   Media Registration opens
              Coal Harbour Room, Level R, Pan Pacific Hotel

    9:00 am   Photo opportunity at start of Forum
              (Media will be escorted to meeting room.)

    2:15 pm   Media availability upon conclusion of Forum
              Cypress Room, Level R, Pan Pacific Hotel

    Information for media covering the events
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    1. Media are encouraged to register in advance by sending their name,
       media outlet and phone number to corry@councilofthefederation.ca .
    2. Media must register upon arrival at the meeting and obtain an
       identification badge, which must be worn at all times.
    3. A media work room will be available in the Coal Harbour Room, Level R,
       Pan Pacific Hotel.
    




For further information:

For further information: Nicole Picot, Office of Premier Shawn Graham,
(506) 453-2144, nicole.picot@gnb.ca; Jamie Edwardson, British Columbia
Intergovermental, Relations Secretariat, (250) 356-7373,
Jamie.Edwardson@gov.bc.ca; Loretta O'Connor, Council of the Federation
Secretariat, (613) 563-4066, (613) 863-8448 (cell.),
Loretta@councilofthefederation.ca


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