Saskatchewan Hosts Council of the Federation Meeting August 5-7, 2009

REGINA, July 30, 2009 – The Premiers of Canada’s 10 provinces and three territories will meet in Regina August 5-7 for the annual summer meeting of the Council of the Federation.

The meeting will take place at Regina’s beautiful and historic Government House.

On August 6, the discussion will centre on the economy, as Premiers take stock of the economic situation and discuss the impact of stimulus initiatives on their economies and citizens. Premiers will also discuss how Canada can emerge from the recession stronger than ever.

On August 7, the discussion will focus on building strong international relationships, as Premiers will examine how they can work together and individually to promote Canada internationally. Premiers will also examine current and upcoming North American and international climate change and energy dialogues.

Prior to the commencement of the Council of the Federation meeting, Premiers will meet with the leaders of national aboriginal organizations in the chamber of the Saskatchewan Legislative Building on the afternoon of August 5.

Please visit the official website for the 2009 Council of the Federation Summer Meeting at

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Media enquiries may be directed to:

Jeff Welke
Executive Director, Communications 
Intergovernmental Affairs 
Government of Saskatchewan 
Gisele Robert
Project Manager 
Council of the Federation Secretariat