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Media Advisory/ACCREDITATION: 2014 Royal Tour to Canada of Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall

OTTAWA, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 05/05/14 -- Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall will tour Canada from May 18 to May 21, 2014. They will make four official stops in three provinces:


--  Halifax, Nova Scotia (May 18 and 19)
--  Pictou, Nova Scotia (May 19)
--  Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, (May 19 and 20)
--  Winnipeg, Manitoba (May 20 and 21)

All media representatives who wish to cover the 2014 Royal Tour 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 can be accessed online at www.accreditationcanada.gc.ca/RT_TR2014/ and must be accompanied by the applicant's electronic identification picture (jpg or gif format).

The deadline to apply for accreditation is May 9, 2014. All sections of the application must be completed.

Please specify in which province you wish to pick up your ID card and check the consent box in the accreditation form if you wish to receive further information about the 2014 Royal Tour (i.e., media guide).

The media representatives who will receive accreditation can obtain their ID card and further details at the media centre in each province.

Please note that all details are subject to change.

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Locations for Accreditation 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.

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
Tel: 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

Contacts:
Media Relations
Canadian Heritage
819-994-9101
1-866-569-6155
media@pch.gc.ca

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