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Media Advisory: 19th Ministerial Conference on the Canadian Francophonie

CHARLOTTETOWN, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND -- (Marketwired) -- 06/19/14 -- Federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for the Canadian Francophonie are meeting in Prince Edward Island on June 26 and 27, 2014, for the 19th Ministerial Conference on the Canadian Francophonie. Robert Ghiz, Premier and Minister Responsible for Acadian and Francophone Affairs, and the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, will host a press conference at the closing of this meeting. Media representative are invited to take photos and attend the press conference at the following times:


Thursday, June 26, 2014
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1:30 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:      Montague/Georgetown Room
               Rodd Brudenell River Resort
               86 Dewars Lane
               Georgetown Royalty, Prince Edward Island

Friday June 27, 2014
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12:00 p.m.     MINISTERS' PRESS CONFERENCE

               Location: Brudenell Room
               Rodd Brudenell River Resort

Media accreditation

Media representatives can obtain their accreditation directly on site starting at 1:15 p.m. on June 26, 2014 outside of the Montague/Georgetown Room, and 11:45 a.m. on June 27, 2014, outside the Brudenell 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 and confirm with the agent that you wish to participate in the press conference of ministers responsible for the Canadian Francophonie.

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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.

Contacts:
Ron Ryder
Senior Communications Officer
Government of Prince Edward Island
902-368-5869
rrryder@gov.pe.ca

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