Public Works and Government Services Canada

Public Works and Government Services Canada

May 29, 2006 10:22 ET

PWGSC/NEW SCHEDULE FOR THE MEDIA: Completion of Construction and Rehabilitation Work on the Library of Parliament Building

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - May 29, 2006) - The Honourable Michael M Fortier, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, the Honourable Noel A. Kinsella, Speaker of the Senate, and the Honourable Peter Milliken, Speaker of the House of Commons, will be taking part in a ceremony marking the end of the construction and rehabilitation work on the Library of Parliament.

Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Time: 9:15 a.m.

Location: Hall of Honour, Centre Block

Media representatives will have a choice of two positions-inside the
Library (camera only) or in the Hall of Honour-with no possibility of
moving before the end of the ceremony.

Media representatives interested in the position inside the Library
are asked to contact the Media Relations Unit at (819) 956-2315 no
later than May 29 at 5:00 p.m.

The schedule for the media is as follows:

8:00 - 8:30 a.m. (REVISED) Cameras arrive for set-up inside Library
9:00 a.m. Sound and lighting checks
9:15 a.m. Speech
9:30 a.m. Ceremony ends

Contact Information

  • Office of Minister Fortier
    Nicole Babin
    Press Secretary
    (819) 997-5421
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Media Relations Unit
    (819) 956-2315