Media accreditation required
OTTAWA, July 6 /CNW Telbec/ - As incoming Chair of the Council of the
Federation, Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger will host the 2010 Summer
Meeting of the Council of the Federation from August 4 to 6 in Winnipeg
at the Fort Garry Hotel.
Media representatives who wish to
attend the 2010 Council of the Federation Summer Meeting must register
online. Click here
(https://win02.magma.ca/cnclfed/2010/media/) to register.
Applicants will be screened to ensure they are official media
representatives. Media must register by July 22, 2010.
Media representatives are
responsible for making their own hotel reservations. A block of rooms is
Inn at the Forks
75 Forks Market Road
Group Code - 124573)
Standard Guestrooms are $159/night and Superior King Guestrooms are
$164/night (not including taxes). Rates include high speed internet.
Media representatives must make their reservations no later than
July 16, 2010. After this date, availability is not guaranteed.
Media Work Room
A media work room will be located in
the Provencher Ballroom (Lobby level) at the Fort Garry Hotel.
This room will be equipped with Internet access, power outlets and
Preliminary Media Program (All times and events are to be
Thursday, August 5
Council of the Federation Meeting (photo opportunity at start of
Reception, Dinner and Entertainment
Kelburn Farm (media
invited, social only)
Friday, August 6
Council of the Federation Meeting
Closing News Conference
Provencher Ballroom (Lobby level,
Fort Garry Hotel)
Media are asked to contact Jay Branch with the Government of Manitoba
(contact information below), should they require assistance with
specific services in connection with this meeting.
The Council of the Federation is comprised of all 13 provincial and
territorial Premiers. It enables Premiers to work collaboratively to
strengthen the Canadian federation by fostering a constructive
relationship among the provinces and territories, and with the federal
SOURCE Canada's Premiers
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