Media Notice - Final Details of 2015 Summer Meeting of Canada's Premiers in St. John's from July 15-17, 2015

ST. JOHN'S, June 25, 2015 /CNW/ - Please note the following final details regarding the 2015 Summer Meeting of Canada's Premiers taking place in St. John's from July 15 to 17, 2015.

Media Accreditation
Media representatives who wish to attend the 2015 Summer Meeting of Canada's Premiers must register online.  To access the online registration system, please visit www.canadaspremiers.ca, click on the link for the 2015 Summer Meeting and click "Media Registration". Media must register by July 15, 2015.

Individuals will be screened to ensure they are official media representatives.  A photo-ID badge will be provided to all accredited media at the media centre during the following hours:

Media Centre - Fort William Ballroom A-B (lobby level)
Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland, 115 Cavendish Square, St. John's

Thursday, July 16:

7:30 am - 6:00 pm

Friday, July 17:

7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Media Centre
A media centre will be located in Fort William Ballroom A-B (lobby level) of the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland.  This room will be equipped with Internet access and power outlets.  To access this room, media should enter the Sheraton Hotel through the main doors and turn left towards the media centre. 

Satellite Truck Parking
Parking for large trucks is available at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland in the parking lot on the north side of the hotel.  To arrange for parking, please contact Kevin Guest with the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador at (709) 729-1983 or kevinjguest@gov.nl.ca.

Dial-in Information
Media representatives who are unable to attend the closing news conference may dial in using the information below.

DIAL-IN NUMBER: 1 (855) 453-6962                    CONFERENCE ID: 4165242#
(English line)

Interested media are asked to dial in by 1:20 pm NT (11:50 am ET) on Friday, July 17.

Media Program

Thursday, July 16

7:30 am

Media registration opens (Fort William Ballroom A-B, Lobby Level, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland)

9:00 am

2015 Summer Meeting of Canada's Premiers commences (photo opportunity at start of meeting) (Media will be escorted to meeting room)  

11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Lunch (Fort William Ballroom A-B, Lobby Level, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland)

11:45 am - 12 noon

Media opportunity (TBC) (Fort William Ballroom A-B, Lobby Level, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland)

3:45 - 4:00 pm

Media opportunity with Premier Paul Davis (TBC) (Fort William Ballroom A-B, Lobby Level, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland)

6:00 pm

Media centre closed

Friday, July 17

7:00 am - 1:00 pm

Media registration available (Fort William Ballroom A-B, Lobby Level, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland)

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Lunch (Fort William Ballroom A-B, Lobby Level, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland)

1:30 - 2:00 pm

Closing News Conference (Fort William Ballroom A-B, Lobby Level, Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland)

4:00 pm

Media centre closed

Unimic Area
A unimic will be located in Fort William Ballroom A-B of the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland and will be available during the following hours:

Thursday, July 16

7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Friday, July 17

7:00 am - 3:00 pm

 

Additional Information
A meeting of Premiers and National Aboriginal Organization Leaders will be held on Wednesday, July 15 at the Hotel North Two in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. Details about this meeting have been issued by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

The Council of the Federation comprises all 13 provincial and territorial Premiers. It enables Premiers to work collaboratively, form closer ties, foster constructive relationships between governments, and show leadership on important issues that matter to Canadians.

 

SOURCE Canada's Premiers

For further information: Media enquiries may be directed to: Kevin Guest, Director of Communications, Department of Municipal and Intergovernmental Affairs, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, (709) 729-1983, Cell: (709) 730-2320, kevinjguest@gov.nl.ca; Lindsay de Leeuw, Senior Project Manager, Council of the Federation Secretariat, (613) 563-4066, Cell: (613) 851-5978, lindsay@canadaspremiers.ca

RELATED LINKS
www.counciloffederation.ca

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