Media Advisory: Premiers Meet with National Aboriginal Organization Leaders in Happy Valley-Goose Bay

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Media Advisory: Premiers Meet with National Aboriginal Organization Leaders in Happy Valley-Goose Bay

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 2015330 Views

June 2, 2015

The Honourable Paul Davis, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, will host Canada’s 13 provincial and territorial premiers and National Aboriginal Organization Leaders (NAO) in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on July 15.

Accredited media representatives who wish to cover the meeting between premiers and NAOs are asked to register by calling Vanessa Colman-Sadd at 709-729-1495 by July 14. Individuals will be screened to ensure they are official media representatives. A government issued ID (driver’s licence, passport, etc.) will be required to gain entry to the scrum area.

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hotel North I. Accredited media participants are invited to make reservations directly at the Hotel North I by dialing 1-877-996-8301 and are asked to identify that they are part of the booking under Labrador and Aboriginal Affair” ($150/night). Delegates are responsible for the cost of their accommodations. The deadline for reservations is June 11, 2015.

Schedule of events is as follows:
Wednesday, July 15 Agenda
9:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Premiers and National Aboriginal Organizations Meeting
12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Premiers and NAO Leaders Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Media Scrum (Conference Room Five- Hotel North Two)

For media wishing to cover the meeting and not able to attend, a conference call line will be in place to call in to ask questions. Login details will be provided once media have registered.

Meetings between Premiers and National Aboriginal Organization Leaders, provide an opportunity to discuss important issues of Canada’s aboriginal populations and to strengthen collaboration between jurisdictions.

Note: Rogers cellular/blackberry service is not available in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

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Media contacts:
Donna Ivey
Special Assistant, Communications
Office of the Premier
709-729-3551
[email protected]

Vanessa Colman-Sadd
Director of Communications
Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs
709-729-1495, 682-6593
[email protected]

NT5

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