Council of the Federation to Meet in Ottawa on January 15, 2009


MEDIA ADVISORY

Council of the Federation to Meet in Ottawa on January 15, 2009

OTTAWA, January 13, 2009
– As Chair of the Council of the Federation, Québec Premier Jean Charest announced that the Council will meet in Ottawa on Thursday, January 15.

Location: Fairmont Château Laurier Hotel, 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, Ontario.

Time: Provincial and territorial Premiers will meet for a private session from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Information for Media: A uni-mic will be available in the lobby of the Fairmont Château Laurier Hotel at 2:00 p.m. There will be a media photo opportunity at 3:00 p.m. at the start of the meeting.

Media are asked to register in advance by sending their name, media outlet and phone number to gisele@councilofthefederation.ca. Media must register upon arrival at the meeting and obtain an identification badge, which must be worn at all times.

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For further information, contact:

Hugo D’Amours 
Office of the Premier of Québec 
(418) 643-5321 
hugo.damours@mce.gouv.qc.ca
Gisèle Robert 
Council of the Federation Secretariat 
(613) 563-4066 or (613) 851-5978 (cell) 
gisele@councilofthefederation.ca