Canada’s Premiers to Hold Virtual News Conference on March 4, 2021

Canada’s Premiers to Hold Virtual News Conference on March 4, 2021


OTTAWA, March 3, 2021 – A news conference of Canada’s Premiers1 will take place as follows:

Date:                Thursday, March 4, 2021
Time:               1:00 pm (Eastern Time)
Location:         Room 518, Palais des congrès de Montréal, 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montréal, QC

Premiers will make brief statements and take questions from journalists.

Québec Premier François Legault, as chair of the Council of the Federation, will chair this media availability. Other Premiers will join virtually.

Preliminary Media Program

Thursday, March 4

Starting at 11:00 am            Media arrivals at Room 518
1:00 pm                                  News conference commences in Room 518
2:00 pm                                  News conference concludes
2:30 pm                                  Media depart Room 518

Notes for Media
Journalists who wish to cover the news conference on-site or on Zoom must confirm in advance with Ewan Sauves by email. A maximum of 2 cameras (pool cameras) will be allowed; those will make the feed available to all media outlets. The number of photographers allowed will also be limited and they must register beforehand and obtain a confirmation email. To cover the news conference in person or on Zoom, please contact Ewan Sauves, [email protected], (514) 585-4451 no later than Thursday March 4 at 8:00 am ET. Only those who have received an email confirmation will be able to attend the news conference.

1Newfoundland and Labrador is operating in a caretaker period due to a provincial election and is unable to participate.

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