Media registration: 2016 Round Table on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

WINNIPEG, Feb. 23, 2016 /CNW/ - Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger will be hosting the second National Roundtable on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls in Winnipeg Feb. 24 to 26, 2016.  The meeting will bring together federal ministers, national Indigenous leaders, provincial and territorial premiers and ministers and families from across the country to discuss both the national inquiry, as well as actions governments can take now to begin to address the issue. 

Media will be able to cover the proceedings at specific times on Feb. 25 and 26:

Wednesday, Feb. 24

Closed door session for families only

Thursday, Feb. 25

Media Registration – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Media Availability
Time: 12 pm
Participants: Premiers, ministers and Indigenous leaders
Location: Delta Hotel

Photo-Op: Sharing Circle
Time: 12:30 p.m.
Participants: Premiers, ministers, Indigenous leaders and families
Location: Delta Hotel

Photo-Op: Blanket Ceremony
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Participants: Premiers, ministers, Indigenous leaders and families
Location: Delta Hotel

Friday, Feb. 26

Media Registration – 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Media Availability
Time: 8 a.m.
Participants: Premiers, ministers and Indigenous leaders
Location: Convention Centre

Photo-Op: Start of Meeting
Time: 8:20 a.m.
Participants: Premiers, ministers, Indigenous leaders and families
Location: Convention Centre

Photo-Op: Group Photo
Time: Noon
Participants: Premier, ministers, Indigenous leaders
Location: Convention Centre

News Conference
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Participants: Premiers, ministers, Indigenous leaders
Location: York Ballroom, South Building, Winnipeg Convention Centre, 375 York Avenue

The deadline for media to register in advance is Feb. 24, 2016.

All media representatives who wish to cover this event must be registered to attend related media events. This includes reporters, photographers and videographers. Freelance journalists should provide a letter from their employer attesting to their employment.

To register, please provide your name, job title, media outlet, phone number and e-mail address to the below media registration contact:

Julie Kentner
Communications Services Manitoba
204-945-8525
Julie.Kentner@gov.mb.ca

Registration can also take place on site, but may take additional time. Media representatives can show their photo identification or media credentials to pick up their media pass at the times and locations below.

Thursday, Feb. 25
Registration Table
Delta Winnipeg
350 St. Mary's Avenue

Media may register or pick up passes between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 26
York Ballroom, South Building
Winnipeg Convention Centre
375 York Avenue

Media may register or pick up passes between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m.

 

SOURCE Government of Manitoba

For further information: To register, please provide your name, job title, media outlet, phone number and e-mail address to the below media registration contact: Julie Kentner, Communications Services Manitoba, 204-945-8525, Julie.Kentner@gov.mb.ca

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