Canada’s Premiers to Meet in St. John’s from July 15-17, 2015

Media accreditation required

ST. JOHN’S, June 2, 2015
– As incoming Chair of the Council of the Federation, Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Paul Davis will host the 2015 Summer Meeting of Canada’s Premiers from July 15 to 17 at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland in St. John’s.

Media Accreditation
Media representatives who wish to cover the 2015 Summer Meeting of Canada’s Premiers must register online. To access the online registration system, please visit, click on the link for the 2015 Summer Meeting and click “Media Registration”. Media must register by July 15, 2015.

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 St. John’s.

Media Accommodation
Media are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. A limited block of rooms is available at the two hotels outlined below. Please note that the deadline for reservations under the group block is Monday, June 15.

Quality Hotel Harbourview
2 Hill O’Chips, St. John’s
(709) 754-7788
• Standard room is $149/night
• Rate includes complimentary wireless internet and parking
• Call (709) 754-7788 and quote “Council of the Federation”
Holiday Inn St. John’s
180 Portugal Cove Road, St. John’s Toll-free: 1 (877) 660-8550 johns/yytca/hoteldetail
• Standard room is $153/night
• Executive room is $173/night
• Rates include complimentary wireless internet and parking
• Call 1 (877) 660-8550 and quote “Council of the Federation”.

Media Centre
A media centre will be located in Fort William Ballroom A-B (lobby level) of the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland. A unimic will also be set up in this area. This room will be equipped with internet access and power outlets.

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