|By Marketwired .||
|May 5, 2014 09:01 AM EDT||
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.
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 [email protected] Media Relations Services /Accreditation Department of Canadian Heritage [email protected] 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) [email protected] Government of Prince Edward Island Samantha MacKinnon Communications Officer Tel: 902-368-5805 [email protected] Government of Manitoba Tobi Brown Manitoba Media Coordinator 204-945-3746 / 204-612-1726 [email protected] Paul White Manitoba Communications/Logistics Coordinator 204-945-0750 / 204-795-1053 [email protected]