Media Notice: Canada’s Premiers to Hold Meeting in Vancouver on March 2, 2016


Media accreditation required

February 23, 2016 – Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, will chair the 2016 Winter Meeting of Canada’s Premiers on March 2 at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver.

Pan Pacific Hotel
300-999 Canada Place
Vancouver, British Columbia

Media Accreditation
Media representatives who wish to cover this meeting must register online. To access the online registration system, please visit www.canadaspremiers.ca, click on the link for the 2016 Winter Meeting and click “Media Registration”. Media must register online by March 1, 2016.

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 Vancouver.

Media Centre
A media centre will be located in Oceanview Suites 6-8 (Gallery Level) of the Pan Pacific Hotel. A unimic will also be set up in this area. Internet access and power outlets will be provided. The media centre, including media work room, will be open on March 2 between 11:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Dial-in Information
Media representatives who are unable to attend the media availability with Premier Dwight Ball may dial in using the information below.

DIAL-IN NUMBER: 1 (866) 797-9098         CONFERENCE ID: 1861294#

Interested media are asked to dial in by 2:20 pm PT (5:20 pm ET) on Wednesday, March 2. If you wish to pose a question during the media availability, please send your question in advance to Nancy O’Connor, Director of Communications, Office of the Premier, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador at nancyoconnor@gov.nl.ca. Please note that due to time constraints, a limited number of questions will be taken.

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