Canada’s Premiers to Meet in Whitehorse from July 21-22, 2016

Media Program

Thursday, July 21
7:30 a.m. Media registration opens (Long House, KDCC)
9:00 a.m. 2016 Summer Meeting of Canada’s Premiers commences
• Photo opportunity at start of meeting
• Media will be escorted to meeting room
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Lunch (Long House, KDCC)
12:00 -12:15 p.m. Media opportunity with Premier Darrell Pasloski (TBC)
(Long House, KDCC)
3:45 – 4:00 p.m. Media opportunity with Premier Darrell Pasloski (TBC)
(Long House, KDCC)
6:00 p.m. Media centre closed
Friday, July 22
7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Media registration available (Long House, KDCC)
11:00 am – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (Long House, KDCC)
11:30 – 2:00 p.m. Closing news conference (Long House, KDCC)
4:00 p.m. Media centre closed

Unimic Area
A unimic will be located in the Long House of the KDCC and will be available during the following hours:

Thursday, July 21 7:30 am – 5:30 pm
Friday, July 22 7:00 am – 3:30 pm

Additional Information
The Government of Yukon will livestream the closing news conference. Visit www.gov.yk.ca on July 22 to view the livestream.

A meeting of Premiers and National Aboriginal Organization Leaders will be held on Wednesday, July 20 in Haines Junction, Yukon. Details about this meeting have been issued by the Government of Yukon.

The Council of the Federation comprises all 13 provincial and territorial Premiers. It enables Premiers to work collaboratively, form closer ties, foster constructive relationships among governments, and show leadership on important issues that matter to Canadians.

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Media enquiries may be directed to:

Kate Durand
Communications, Executive Council Office
Government of Yukon
(867) 667-8968
kate.durand@gov.yk.ca
Lindsay de Leeuw
Senior Project Manager
Council of the Federation Secretariat
(613) 563-4066
lindsay@canadaspremiers.ca