Media Notice - Council of the Federation Meets in Moncton, NB August 8-10, 2007

    Media accreditation required

    OTTAWA, June 4 /CNW/ - As incoming Chair of the Council of the
Federation, New Brunswick Premier Shawn Graham will host the 2007 summer
meeting of the Council of the Federation on August 8-10 at the Delta
Beauséjour Hotel in Moncton.

    Media Accreditation
    Media representatives who wish to attend the Council of the Federation
summer meeting must register online and complete an application for
accreditation, which is available online at Click on the link
to Media Registration. Applicants will be screened to ensure they are official
media representatives. Media must register by July 6, 2007.

    Media Accommodations
    Media representatives are responsible for making their own individual
reservations. Rooms have been reserved at the Crowne Plaza Hotel - Moncton. A
local reservations representative can be contacted at 1-506-854-6340. Please
reference Group Code PO7. Media representatives must make their reservations
no later than July 6, 2007 in order to qualify for a special group rate.

    Media Work Room
    A media work room will be located at the Delta Beauséjour and equipped
with Internet access, power outlets and television monitors. A news conference
theatre and uni-mic area will be located nearby.

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

    Wednesday, August 8

    6:30 p.m.    Opening reception for delegates (media invited, social only)
    7:30 p.m.    Dinner for media (sponsored by the City of Moncton)

    Thursday, August 9

    6:30 a.m.    Morning jog/walk
    8:00 a.m.    Premiers' working breakfast
    9:30 a.m.    Premiers' working session - photo opportunity at start of
    12:15 p.m.   Premiers' private luncheon
    1:45 p.m.    Premiers' working session
    7:00 p.m.    Reception and dinner for delegates (media invited, social

    Friday, August 10

    6:30 a.m.    Morning jog/walk
    8:00 a.m.    Premiers' working breakfast
    9:15 a.m.    Premiers' working session
    1:30 p.m.    Closing news conference

    A meeting of Premiers and national Aboriginal organization leaders will
be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8 in Moncton, N.B. Details about
this meeting will be issued today by the Government of New Brunswick.
    Media are asked to contact Howie Trainor, (506) 635-7950 or, should they require assistance with specific
services in connection with this meeting.
    For more information on the Council of the Federation summer meeting go
to: or

    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 government.

For further information:

For further information: Media enquiries may be directed to Nicole
Picot, Office of the Premier of NB, (506) 453-2144, Howie
Trainor, Media Relations, 2007 COF Summer Meeting, (506) 635-7950,; Loretta O'Connor, Council of the Federation
Secretariat, (613) 563-4066,

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