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TMCNet:  Media Notice - Premiers to Hold International Economic Forum in Halifax on November 22-23, 2012

[November 13, 2012]

Media Notice - Premiers to Hold International Economic Forum in Halifax on November 22-23, 2012

HALIFAX, Nov. 13, 2012, 2012 (Canada NewsWire via COMTEX) -- Media accreditation required Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter will host the Council of the Federation International Economic Forum on November 22-23 at the Halifax World Trade and Convention Centre.


Premiers' discussions will focus on global economic and trade issues and the implications for Canadian provinces and territories.

As part of the Forum, Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney will present the bank's outlook for the global and Canadian economies and inflation in Canada.

Halifax World Trade and Convention Centre 1800 Argyle Street Halifax, Nova Scotia (902) 421-8686 Media Accreditation Media representatives who wish to cover the COF International Economic Forum must register online. To access the online registration system, please click here. Individuals will be screened to ensure they are official media representatives. Media must register by November 20, 2012.

Media Accommodation Media representatives are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. Suggested hotels are: 1. Delta Barrington Hotel, 1875 Barrington Street, 1-888-890-3222 2. Cambridge Suites, 1583 Brunswick Street, 1-800-565-1263 3. Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel, 1919 Upper Water Street, 1-800-943-6760 Media Work Room A media work room will be located in Suite 303 (3(rd) floor, Halifax World Trade and Convention Centre). This space will be equipped with Internet access, power outlets and a television monitor.

Preliminary Media Program (All times and events are to be confirmed) Friday, November 23 8:30 - 8:45 am Premiers' unimic availability Council of the Federation International Economic Forum 8:45 am begins (Media photo opportunity at start of meeting) 2:00 - 2:30 pm Closing News Conference Media are asked to contact Carla Burns with the Government of Nova Scotia (contact information below), should they require assistance with specific services in connection with this meeting.

The Council of the Federation comprises all 13 provincial and territorial Premiers. It enables Premiers to work collaboratively to strengthen the Canadian federation by fostering a constructive relationship among the provinces and territories, and with the federal government.

SOURCE: Council of the Federation To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/November2012/13/c7612.html SOURCE: Council of the Federation Media enquiries may be directed to: Carla Burns Director of Communications Support Communications Nova Scotia Government of Nova Scotia 902-424-2876 Cell: 902-483-9873 burnsca@gov.ns.ca Lindsay de Leeuw Project Manager Council of the Federation Secretariat 613-563-4066 lindsay@councilofthefederation.ca

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