Media Notice - Council of the Federation to Meet in Niagara-on-the-Lake from July 24-26, 2013
19 Jun, 2013, 11:00 ET
Media accreditation required
TORONTO, June 19, 2013 /CNW/ - As incoming Chair of the Council of the Federation, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne will host the 2013 Summer Meeting of the Council of the Federation from July 24 to 26 at the Queen's Landing Hotel in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Queen's Landing Hotel
155 Byron Street
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
Media representatives who wish to attend the 2013 Council of the Federation Summer Meeting must register online. To access the online registration system, please visit www.councilofthefederation.ca, click on the link for the 2013 Council of the Federation Summer Meeting and click "Media Registration". Individuals will be screened to ensure they are official media representatives. Media must register by July 18, 2013.
Media are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. Suggested hotels are:
- Best Western Hotel, 2 North Service Road, St. Catharines, 905-934-8000
- Comfort Inn, 2 Dunlop Drive, St Catharines, 905-687-8890
- Days Inn, 89 Meadowvale Drive, St. Catharines, 905-934-5400
- Hilton Garden Inn, 500 York Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake, 905-984-4200
- White Oaks, 253 Taylor Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake, 1-800-263-5766
Media Work Room
A media work room will be located in Grand Georgian Ballroom C (Ground level) of the Queen's Landing Hotel. This room will be equipped with Internet access, power outlets and television monitors. Media must use the Melville Street hotel entrance (adjacent to the hotel parking area).
Preliminary Media Program (All times and events are to be confirmed)
|Wednesday, July 24|
| 5:45 - 8:45 pm
|| Opening Reception (media invited, social only)
Niagara College, 135 Taylor Road, Niagara-on-the-Lake
|Thursday, July 25|
|8:30 am||Council of the Federation Meeting (photo opportunity at start of meeting)|
|12 noon||Media opportunity (TBC)|
|3:45 pm||Media opportunity with Premier Kathleen Wynne (TBC)|
|Friday, July 26|
|8:45 am||Media opportunity (TBC)|
| 1:00 pm
|| Closing News Conference
Grand Georgian Ballroom B (Ground Level, Queen's Landing Hotel)
A meeting of Premiers and National Aboriginal Organization Leaders will be held on Wednesday, July 24, at White Oaks in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Details about this meeting will be issued by the Government of Ontario.
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.
SOURCE: Council of the Federation
For further information:
Media enquiries may be directed to:
Premier's Media Office
Government of Ontario
Lindsay de Leeuw
Council of the Federation Secretariat
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