Media Notice - Final details for Council of the Federation meeting in Moncton, NB



    Council of the Federation summer meeting, Moncton NB, August 8 - 10 2007

    OTTAWA, Aug. 1 /CNW/ - Details for the 2007 summer meeting of the Council
of the Federation in Moncton, August 8-10 have been finalized.

    Media Registration
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    All media attending the Council of the Federation meeting in Moncton must
be accredited. Media representatives must pick up their identification badge
and information package at the Registration and Information Desk. Locations
and hours of operation are as follows:

    Wednesday, August 8, 10:00 am - 7:30 pm: Lobby, Crowne Plaza
    (1005 Main St.)
    Thursday, August 9, 8:00 am - 7:00 pm: Ballroom B, Delta Beauséjour
    (730 Main St.)
    Friday, August 10, 8:00 am - 1:00 pm: Ballroom B, Delta Beauséjour

    Media Work Room
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    The media work room is located in Ballroom B, Convention Level, Delta
Beauséjour. The room is equipped with Internet access, power outlets,
telephone, fax machine, and two televisions.
    For more information on the Council of the Federation summer meeting go
to: www.gnb.ca/cf or www.councilofthefederation.ca.

    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.


    
                         Detailed Media Information
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               Summer Meeting of the Council of the Federation
                              August 8-10, 2007
                           Moncton, New Brunswick

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                             WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8
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    Morning
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    10:00 am - 7:30 pm    Media registration and information
                          Location: Lobby, Crowne Plaza

    12:00 pm - 7:00 pm    Media work room
                          Location: Ballroom B, Convention Level,
                          Delta Beauséjour
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    Evening
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    5:00 pm               Media transportation to Caseley Park
                          1 Shuttle will depart the Delta Beauséjour and
                          Crowne Plaza main entrance at 5:00 pm

    5:30 pm - 6:00 pm     Tree Planting Ceremony (photo opportunity only)
                          Location: Caseley Park, Riverview

    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm     Welcome reception for all delegates at Delta
                          Beauséjour - open to media (social only)

    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm     Dinner in the Kitchen - a Maritime tradition,
                          hosted by the City of Moncton, Moncton Market
                          (for media only)
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                             THURSDAY, AUGUST 9
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    Morning
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    6:00 am               Media transportation to Delta Beauséjour
                          1 Shuttle will depart the Crowne Plaza main
                          entrance at 6:00 am

    6:30 am               Morning jog/walk (open to all delegates)
                          Meet in the main lobby at Delta Beauséjour
                          Photo opportunity
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    7:30 am - 9:30 am     Media transportation to Delta Beauséjour
                          Note: Shuttles depart the Crowne Plaza from main
                          entrance. Will run in 15-minute rotations starting
                          at 7:30 am and ending at 9:30 am

                          Breakfast available for media
                          Location: Ballroom B, Delta Beauséjour
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    All day               Uni-mic available
                          Location: Outside Ballroom C
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    8:00 am - 7:00 pm     Media registration and information
                          Location: Outside Ballroom B

    7:30 am - 8:00 pm     Media work room available
                          Location: Ballroom B
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    8:00 am               Premiers' private working session begins
                          Location: Convention Level
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    9:25 am               Photo opportunity
                          Location: Meet in Media Workroom, Ballroom B
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    Afternoon
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    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm    Lunch available for media
                          Location: Ballroom B
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    4:30 pm               Premiers' private working session concludes
                          Location: Convention Level
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    TBC                   Media Availability (TBC)
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    Evening
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    5:30 pm - 7:00 pm     Media transportation to Crowne Plaza
                          Note: Shuttles depart Delta Beauséjour main
                          entrance. Will run in 15-minute rotations starting
                          at 5:30 pm and ending at 7:00 pm
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    6:00 pm - 11:00 pm    Reception and Dinner at Le Pays de la Sagouine
                          Open to Premiers, delegates, partners and media
                          (social only)
                          Dress: Summer Casual
                          Note: Bus departs Crowne Plaza main entrance at
                          6:30 pm, with a stop at Delta Beauséjour
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                              FRIDAY, AUGUST 10
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    Morning
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    6:00 am               Media transportation to Delta Beauséjour
                          1 Shuttle will depart the Crowne Plaza main
                          entrance at 6:00 am

    6:30 am               Morning jog/walk (open to all delegates)
                          Meet in the main lobby at Delta Beauséjour
                          Photo opportunity
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    7:30 am - 9:30 am     Media transportation to Delta Beauséjour
                          Note: Shuttles depart the Crowne Plaza main
                          entrance. Will run in 15-minute rotations starting
                          at 7:30 am and ending at 9:30 am

                          Breakfast available for media
                          Location: Ballroom B
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    All day               Uni-mic available
                          Location: Outside Ballroom C
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    8:00 am - 1:00 pm     Media Registration and Information
                          Location: Outside Ballroom B

    7:30 am to 7:00 pm    Media Work Room available
                          Location: Ballroom B
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    8:00 am               Premiers' private working session begins
                          Location: Convention Level
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    12:00 pm - 1:30 pm    Lunch available for media
                          Location: Ballroom B
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    Afternoon
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    1:30 pm               Premiers' private working session concludes
                          Location: Convention Level
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    1:30 pm - 2:00 pm     Closing news conference
                          Location: Ballroom C
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    3:30 pm - 6:30 pm     Media transportation to the Crowne Plaza
                          Note: Shuttles depart the Delta Beauséjour main
                          entrance. Will run in 15-minute rotations starting
                          at 3:30 pm and ending at 6:30 pm
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For further information:

For further information: Media enquiries may be directed to Nicole
Picot, Office of the Premier, (506) 453-2144, nicole.picot@gnb.ca. Howie
Trainor, Media Relations, 2007 COF Summer Meeting, (506) 635-7950,
howietrainor@hotmail.com; Loretta O'Connor, Council of the Federation
Secretariat, (613) 563-4066, Loretta@councilofthefederation.ca


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