Council of the Federation to Meet in Halifax from July 25-27, 2012


MEDIA NOTICE

Council of the Federation to Meet in Halifax from July 25-27, 2012
Media accreditation required


HALIFAX, June 26, 2012 – As incoming Chair of the Council of the Federation, Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter will host the 2012 Summer Meeting of the Council of the Federation from July 25 to 27 in Halifax at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel.

Media Accreditation
Media representatives who wish to attend the 2012 Council of the Federation Summer Meeting must register online. To access the online registration system, please visit www.councilofthefederation.ca and click on the logo for the 2012 COF summer meeting. Then click on “Media Registration”. Individuals will be screened to ensure they are official media representatives. Media must register by July 19, 2012.

Media Accommodation
Media representatives are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. Suggested hotels are:

  1. Delta Barrington Hotel, 1875 Barrington Street, -888-890-3222
  2. PrinceGeorgeHotel,1725MarketStreet,1-800-565-1567
  3. Cambridge Suites, 1583 Brunswick Street, 1-800-565-1263


Media Work Room
A media work room will be located in the Acadia Ballroom (Lobby level) at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. This room will be equipped with Internet access, power outlets and television monitors.

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

Wednesday, July 25
6:00 – 8:00 pm Welcome Reception (media invited, social only) Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market, 1209 Marginal Road
 
Thursday, July 26
9:00 am Council of the Federation Meeting (photo opportunity at start of meeting)
3:30 pm Media Opportunity with Premier Darrell Dexter (TBC)

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