Canada’s Premiers to Meet in Whitehorse from July 20-22, 2016


MEDIA NOTICE
Canada’s Premiers to Meet in Whitehorse from July 20-22, 2016
Media accreditation required


WHITEHORSE, June 1, 2016 – As incoming Chair of the Council of the Federation, Yukon Premier Darrell Pasloski will host the 2016 Summer Meeting of Canada’s Premiers July 20 to 22 at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre (KDCC) in Whitehorse.

Media Accreditation
Media representatives who wish to cover the 2016 Summer Meeting of Canada’s Premiers must register online. To access the online registration system, please visit www.canadaspremiers.ca, click on the link for the 2016 summer meeting and click “Media Registration”. Media must register by July 20, 2016.

Individuals will be screened to ensure they are official media representatives. A photo- ID badge will be provided to all accredited media at the media centre in Whitehorse.

Media Accommodation
Media are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. A limited block of rooms is available at the two hotels outlined below. Please note the deadlines below for making reservations under the group block.

Days Inn Whitehorse
2288 2nd Avenue, Whitehorse
(867) 668-4747
• Standard room is $139/night
• Call (867) 668-4747 and quote group code “COF- 2016”.
• Reservation deadline is Thursday, June 30.
Yukon Inn
4220 4th Avenue, Whitehorse
(867) 667-2527
• Classic room is $119/night
• Call (867) 667-2527 and quote group code “COF”
• Reservation deadline is Saturday, July 9.


Media Centre
A media centre will be located in the Long House of the KDCC. A unimic will also be set up in this area. This room will be equipped with internet access, a printer and power outlets.

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