Canada’s Premiers to Hold a Media Availability Session on February 8, 2020 at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C.

Canada’s Premiers to Hold a Media Availability Session on February 8, 2020 at the Embassy of Canada in Washington, D.C.

MEDIA ADVISORY

OTTAWA, February 6, 2020 – A media availability session with Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe (Chair of the Council of the Federation), Québec Premier François Legault, Ontario Premier Doug Ford, New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs and Alberta Premier Jason Kenney will take place as follows:

Date:              Saturday, February 8, 2020
Time:              9:00 am – 9:30 am
Location:        Embassy of Canada, 501 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001

Media coverage

This event is open to pre-credentialed media. Space is limited. Please RSVP to joel.vaughn@international.gc.ca by 2:00 pm ET on Friday, February 7 with name, outlet, title and contact details.

Registration will open at 8:15 am on Saturday, February 8. Broadcast media to arrive at Embassy loading dock on C Street for screening and set-up. Other media will check in at Embassy Lobby and be escorted to the venue. Media must present photo ID upon arrival.

Wireless Internet and power are available. Workspace is not available.

Premiers will make brief statements and take questions from journalists.

Livestream Information

Media representatives who are unable to attend can watch the news conference online via livestream in the language delivered. The livestream will be available at: https://www.facebook.com/PremierScottMoe/.

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:

Jim Billington
Director of Communications and Press Secretary
Office of the Premier
Government of Saskatchewan
1 (306) 787-0425
jim.billington@gov.sk.ca
Thaïs Martín Navas
Manager, Events and Communications
Council of the Federation Secretariat
1 (343) 961-5811
thais@canadaspremiers.ca