Council of the Federation to meet in Regina on August 5-7, 2009 – Media accreditation required

Preliminary Media Program (All times and events are to be confirmed)

Thursday, August 6
9:00 am  Council of the Federation Private Meeting (photo opportunity at start of meeting)
6:00 pm Reception, Dinner and Entertainment RCMP Heritage Centre and RCMP Training Academy, Depot Division (media invited, social only)
Friday, August 7
9:00 am Council of the Federation Private Meeting 
1:00 pm News Conference

Media are asked to contact Jeff Welke with the Government of Saskatchewan (contact information below), should they require assistance with specific services in connection with this meeting.

The Council of the Federation is comprised of all 13 provincial and territorial Premiers. It enables Premiers to work collaboratively to strengthen the Canadian Federation by fostering a constructive relationship among the provinces and territories, and with the federal government.

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Media enquiries may be directed to:

Kathy Young
Executive Director, Communications
Executive Council
Government of Saskatchewan

Jeff Welke
Executive Director, Communications
Intergovernmental Affairs
Government of Saskatchewan

Gisele Robert
Project Manager
Council of the Federation Secretariat