Council of the Federation to Meet in Winnipeg on August 4-6, 2010 – Media accreditation required

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

Thursday, August 5
9:00 am  Council of the Federation Meeting (photo opportunity at start of meeting)
6:30 pm Reception, Dinner and Entertainment
Kelburn Farm (media invited, social only)
Friday, August 6
8:30 am  Council of the Federation Meeting
1:30 pm Closing News Conference
Provencher Ballroom (Lobby level, Fort Garry Hotel)

Media are asked to contact Jay Branch with the Government of Manitoba (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:

Jay Branch
Director, Communications 
Executive Council 
Government of Manitoba 
[email protected]
Lindsay de Leeuw
Project Manager 
Council of the Federation Secretariat 
[email protected]