Ministerial Conference on the Canadian Francophonie

Ministerial Conference on the Canadian Francophonie

June 22, 2016 07:24 ET

REMINDER/Media Advisory: 21th Ministerial Conference on the Canadian Francophonie

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR--(Marketwired - June 22, 2016) - Federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for the Canadian Francophonie are meeting in St. John's on June 22 and 23, 2016, for the
21th Ministerial Conference on the Canadian Francophonie. The Honourable Perry Trimper, Minister Responsible for Francophone Affairs of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will host a press conference at the closing of this meeting. Media representatives are invited to take photos and attend the press conference at the following times:

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
1:00 p.m. PHOTO OPPORTUNITY - Conference proceedings
Photographers and camera operators will have access to the meeting to take photos and video footage prior to the start of the Conference proceedings.
Location: Fort William A&B Room
Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland
115 Cavendish Square
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador
Thursday, June 23, 2016
10:30 p.m. MINISTERS' PRESS CONFERENCE
Location: Fort William A&B Room
Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland
115 Cavendish Square
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Media accreditation

Media representatives can obtain their accreditation directly on site starting at 12:45 p.m. on June 22, 2016 outside of the Fort William A&B Room, and 10:15 a.m. on June 23, 2016, outside Fort William A&B Room.

Media representatives who will not be able to attend the ministers' press conference can participate by conference call. To participate, dial 1-877-413-4814 - code 5803916 and confirm with the agent that you wish to participate in the press conference of ministers responsible for the Canadian Francophonie.

The Ministerial Conference on the Canadian Francophonie, created in 1994, is the only intergovernmental forum that brings together the ministers responsible for the Canadian Francophonie. The Conference works for an open, dynamic and diverse Francophonie that contributes to and participates fully in the growth of Canadian society. Visit the website of the Ministerial Conference on the Canadian Francophonie at www.cmfc-mccf.ca.

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