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


MEDIA NOTICE

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

June 2, 2009
– As incoming Chair of the Council of the Federation, Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall will host the 2009 Summer Meeting of the Council of the Federation from August 5 to 7 in Regina at historic Government House.

Media Accreditation
Media representatives who wish to attend the 2009 Council of the Federation Summer Meeting must register online at http://cof.gov.sk.ca. Click on the link to “Media Room”. Applicants will be screened to ensure they are official media representatives. Media must register by July 10, 2009.

Media Accommodation
Media representatives are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. A block of rooms are available at:

Ramada Hotel & Convention Centre
1818 Victoria Avenue Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 0R1
Phone: (306) 569-1666 or 1 800 667-6500
(Reference Group Code 12932)

Media representatives must make their reservations no later than July 3, 2009 in order to qualify for a special group rate of $99.00 at the Ramada Hotel & Convention Centre. After this date, the room rate and availability will not be guaranteed.

Media Work Room
A media work room will be located in the Order of the Eastern Star Building, adjacent to Government House. This room will be equipped with Internet access, power outlets and television monitors.

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