Department of Canadian Heritage

Department of Canadian Heritage

April 14, 2014 12:02 ET

CORRECTION FROM SOURCE/Accreditation and Media Briefing: State Funeral of the Late Honourable Jim Flaherty

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 14, 2014) - Correction to the Media Advisory sent earlier today. Note that the times of the Media Centre have changed

Visitation

The visitation will take place at the Abilities Centre, 55 Gordon Street, Whitby, on Tuesday, April 15, from 12:30 to 4 p.m. and from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Coverage will be restricted to a pool photo opportunity and further details will be shared during the media briefing.

State Funeral

The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 16, at St. James' Cathedral, 65 Church Street (at King), Toronto.

Further details to be shared during the media briefing.

Accreditation

All media representatives who wish to cover the State Funeral of the late Honourable Jim Flaherty must be accredited and obtain an ID card.

The application for accreditation can be accessed online at accreditationcanada.gc.ca as of Monday, April 14 at noon. All sections of the application must be completed.

The media representatives that will receive accreditation can obtain their ID card and further details at the media centre (Fairmont Royal York):

Monday, April 14 - 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, April 15 - 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday, April 16 - 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Please note that all details are subject to change. All times are local.

National Media Briefing

All media representatives who wish to cover the State Funeral are invited to a technical briefing regarding the itinerary and logistics.

DATE:
Monday, April 14, 2014
TIME:
7:00 p.m.
PLACE:
Media Centre
The Fairmont Royal York
100 Front St W, Toronto
Note: The room location will be indicated in the Lobby of the hotel.
By conference call
Conference Call Number: 613-960-7526 or 877-413-4814
Access Code: 9372642

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