Council of the Federation to Meet in Ottawa on January 15, 2009

Council of the Federation to Meet in Ottawa on January 15, 2009

MEDIA ADVISORY

Council of the Federation to Meet in Ottawa on January 15, 2009

OTTAWA, January 13, 2009 – As Chair of the Council of the Federation, Québec Premier Jean Charest announced that the Council will meet in Ottawa on Thursday, January 15.

Location: Fairmont Château Laurier Hotel, 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario.

Time: Provincial and territorial Premiers will meet for a private session from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Information for Media: A uni-mic will be available in the lobby of the Fairmont Château Laurier Hotel at 2:00 p.m. There will be a media photo opportunity at 3:00 p.m. at the start of the meeting.

Media are asked to register in advance by sending their name, media outlet and phone number to gisele@councilofthefederation.ca. Media must register upon arrival at the meeting and obtain an identification badge, which must be worn at all times.

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For further information, contact:

Hugo D’Amours 
Office of the Premier of Québec 
(418) 643-5321 
hugo.damours@mce.gouv.qc.ca
Gisèle Robert 
Council of the Federation Secretariat 
(613) 563-4066 or (613) 851-5978 (cell) 
gisele@councilofthefederation.ca