Canada’s Premiers to Meet in Whitehorse from July 21-22, 2016


MEDIA NOTICE
Canada’s Premiers to Meet in Whitehorse from July 21-22, 2016
Media accreditation required

WHITEHORSE, July 6, 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 21 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.

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 number of rooms is available at the Yukon Inn (4220 4th Avenue, Whitehorse). A classic room is $119/night. To make a reservation, call (867) 667-2527 and quote group code “COF”. Please note that the deadline for making reservations under the group block 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. Internet speeds per device will be approximately (not guaranteed) 5 Mbps download and 1 Mbps upload.

Satellite Truck Parking
Parking for large trucks is available at the KDCC. To arrange for parking, please contact Kate Durand with the Government of Yukon at (867) 667-8968 or kate.durand@gov.yk.ca.

Dial-in Information
Media representatives who are unable to attend the closing news conference may dial in to listen to the audio by using the information below.

DIAL-IN NUMBER: 1 (866) 797-9098 (English line)           CONFERENCE ID: 1861294#

Interested media are asked to dial in by 1:20 pm PT (4:20 pm ET) on Friday, July 22.

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