Department of Canadian Heritage

Department of Canadian Heritage

May 09, 2014 10:04 ET

Media Advisory: Provincial Media Briefings

2014 Royal Tour of Canada of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall

CHARLOTTETOWN, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND--(Marketwired - May 9, 2014) -

All accredited media representatives who are covering the Royal Tour are invited to technical media briefings about the itinerary and media logistics.

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

The details are as follows:

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND

Saturday, May 17 9:00 a.m. to 09:30 a.m.
Rodd Charlottetown Hotel
Grafton/Kent Rooms
75 Kent Street
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
By conference call
North American dial-in: 877-413-4814
International/local dial-in: 613-960-7526
Participant passcode: 2200522

NOVA SCOTIA

Sunday, May 18 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Radisson Suite Hotel Halifax
Sackville Room
1649 Hollis Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
By conference call
North American dial-in: 877-413-4814
International/local dial-in: 613-960-7526
Participant passcode: 9991199

MANITOBA

Wednesday, May 21 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
Delta Winnipeg Hotel
Victoria Albert Room
350 St. Mary Avenue

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Locations for Accreditation ID and Media Guide Pick-up in Each Province

All media representatives who wish to cover the Royal Tour must be accredited in accordance with the normal procedures of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Media representatives who will receive accreditation can obtain their ID card and further details at the determined times and locations in each province listed below:

MEDIA CENTRES AND HOURS OF OPERATION

NOVA SCOTIA MEDIA CENTRE

Halifax Media Centre
Radisson Suite Hotel Halifax
Sackville Room
1649 Hollis Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Hours of Operation
Sunday, May 18: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Monday, May 19: 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Members of the media may pick up their accreditation pass during regular hours at the Media Centre. They are also invited to pick up their pass on Friday, May 16 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m in the Media Room, Ground Floor of One Government Place, 1700 Granville Street.

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND MEDIA CENTRE

Charlottetown Media Centre
Rodd Charlottetown Hotel
Grafton/Kent Rooms
75 Kent Street
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Hours of Operation
Saturday, May 17: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, May 18: 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday, May 19: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday, May 20: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Members of the media may pick up accreditation passes as of 8:00 a.m., Saturday, May 17, 2014.

MANITOBA MEDIA CENTRE

Winnipeg Media Centre
Delta Winnipeg Hotel
Victoria Albert Room
350 St. Mary Avenue
Hours of Operation
Tuesday, May 20: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, May 21: 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Members of the media may pick up their accreditation pass during regular hours at the Media Centre. They are also invited to pick up their pass on Monday, May 19 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Manitoba Legislative Building, 450 Broadway, room 29.

Contact Information

  • FEDERAL AND PROVINCIAL CONTACTS
    Canadian Heritage, Government of Canada
    Ms. Dominique Collin
    Federal Media Coordinator
    dominique.collin@pch.gc.ca

    Media Relations Services /Accreditation
    Department of Canadian Heritage
    media@pch.gc.ca
    819-994-9101 / 1-866-569-6155

    Government of Nova Scotia
    Janet Lynn Huntington
    Director, Media Relations
    902-722-1367 (Office)
    902-237-4287 (Cell)
    huntinjl@gov.ns.ca

    Government of Prince Edward Island
    Samantha MacKinnon
    Communications Officer
    902-368-5805
    samanthamackinnon@gov.pe.ca

    Government of Manitoba
    Tobi Brown
    Manitoba Media Coordinator
    204-945-3746 / 204-612-1726
    tobi.brown@leg.gov.mb.ca

    Paul White
    Manitoba Communications/Logistics Coordinator
    204-945-0750 / 204-795-1053
    paul.white@gov.mb.ca