Executive Council
May 25, 2017

Media Advisory: First Indigenous Leaders Roundtable to be Held Tomorrow

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, will join leaders of Indigenous Governments and Organizations for the first annual Indigenous Leaders Roundtable tomorrow (Friday, May 26).

The roundtable will take place at Confederation Building, with a media availability involving all participants taking place at 3:00 p.m. in Conference Room C in Confederation Building West Block. Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, will also participate in the roundtable on behalf of the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs.

A technical briefing regarding the agenda items being discussed at the roundtable will be provided to media at 9:30 a.m. in the Media Centre, East Block, Confederation Building.

Media planning to attend the availability and technical briefing are asked to pre-register via email (doriswalsh@gov.nl.ca) or telephone 709-729-3812, 691-7478. Those who do not pre-register will have to proceed through the visitor entrance to access Confederation Building. All registered media will have access through the northeast entrance.

An initiative of The Way Forward, the Indigenous Leaders Roundtable will provide a unique opportunity for the Provincial Government to collaborate with Indigenous leaders on matters of mutual interest.

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Media contact
Michelle Cannizzaro
Office of the Premier

2017 05 25                              11:55 a.m.