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Canadian Heritage

October 03, 2009 11:05 ET

Media Advisory/ACCREDITATION: Upcoming Royal Visit of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall

OTTAWA, ONATRIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 3, 2009) - The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will visit Canada from November 2 to 12, 2009. They will visit 12 cities and/or communities in 4 provinces, as follows:

Newfoundland and Labrador: St. John's, Cupids, and Brigus

Ontario: Toronto, Hamilton, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Petawawa, and Ottawa

British Columbia: Victoria and Vancouver

Quebec: Gatineau and Montreal

All media representatives who wish to cover the Royal Visit must be accredited in accordance with the normal procedures of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and obtain an ID card. Freelance journalists must provide a letter from their employer attesting to their employment.

The application for accreditation is attached to this advisory. Your application must be accompanied by a 50 mm x 70 mm (passport-sized) full-face photograph. An electronic copy of your picture is preferred.

The deadline to apply for accreditation is October 9, 2009. All sections of the application must be completed and the form must be signed by the employer.

Please specify in which province you wish to pick up your ID card.

Please send the application for accreditation, together with a photo, to Terry Guillon, Chief of the Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery, at the following address, fax number or email:

Canadian Parliamentary Press Gallery
House of Commons
150 Wellington Street, Room 607
Ottawa, Ontario

Tel.: 613-992-4511
Fax: 613-947-2007

The media representatives that will receive accreditation can obtain their ID card at a determined time and location in each province. This information as well as the complete itinerary will be announced at a later date.

The accreditation document for this event is available at the following address:

Contact Information

  • Canadian Heritage
    Dominique Collin
    Senior Media Relations Advisor
    Media line: 819-994-9101
    Toll free: 866-569-6155