Media Notice - Canada's Premiers to Hold Meeting in Vancouver on March 2, 2016

Media accreditation required

OTTAWA, Feb. 23, 2016 /CNW/ - Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, will chair the 2016 Winter Meeting of Canada's Premiers on March 2 at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver.

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

Media Accreditation
Media representatives who wish to cover this meeting must register online. To access the online registration system, please visit, click on the link for the 2016 Winter Meeting and click "Media Registration". Media must register online by March 1, 2016.

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 in Vancouver. 

Media Centre
A media centre will be located in Oceanview Suites 6-8 (Gallery Level) of the Pan Pacific Hotel. A unimic will also be set up in this area. Internet access and power outlets will be provided. The media centre, including media work room, will be open on March 2 between 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dial-in Information
Media representatives who are unable to attend the media availability with Premier Dwight Ball may dial in using the information below.

DIAL-IN NUMBER: 1 (866) 797-9098                CONFERENCE ID: 1861294#

Interested media are asked to dial in by 2:20 pm PT (5:20 pm ET) on Wednesday, March 2. If you wish to pose a question during the media availability, please send your question in advance to Nancy O'Connor, Director of Communications, Office of the Premier, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador at Please note that due to time constraints, a limited number of questions will be taken.

Preliminary Media Program (All times and events are to be confirmed)

Wednesday, March 2

11:00 am                  

Media centre opens for registration

12:30 pm                  

2016 Winter Meeting of Canada's Premiers commences (photo
opportunity at start of meeting; media will be escorted to meeting room)

2:30 - 2:45 pm         

Media availability with Premier Dwight Ball (TBC)

4:00 pm                    

Media centre closes


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


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For further information: Media enquiries may be directed to: Lindsay de Leeuw, Council of the Federation Secretariat, (613) 563-4066,

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