Municipal Affairs and Environment
May 25, 2017

Media Advisory: Minister Joyce Co-Chairs FPT Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Emergency Management

The Honourable Eddie Joyce, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment, will attend a meeting of the federal, provincial and territorial Ministers Responsible for Emergency Management today (Thursday, May 25) and tomorrow (Friday, May 26) in St. John’s.

Minister Joyce will be joined by the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, for a media availability after the meeting tomorrow afternoon; media representatives will also have the opportunity to film short video sequences (B-roll) of the meeting’s opening session on Friday morning and to dial-in to listen to the media availability in the afternoon.

Information for the media to access these media availabilities is below:

Event 1: B-roll filming
Date: Friday, May 26
Time: Filming from 8:00 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.
Location: Canadian Forces Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander W. Anthony Paddon Building, 115 The Boulevard, St. John’s
Access: Access the building 15 minutes before the meeting through the West Gate

Event 2: Media Availability
Date: Friday, May 26
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Location: Canadian Forces Surgeon Lieutenant-Commander W. Anthony Paddon Building, 115 The Boulevard, St. John’s
Access: Access the building through the West Gate

Media representatives must arrive 15 minutes in advance of each event to sign-in and present photo ID and credentials. Photo ID must be visible at all times.

Media who wish to participate in the media availability by phone can dial-in as early as 1:45 p.m. Please note that priority for questions will be given to media present at the event.

Dial-In: 613-960-7526 / 877-413-4814
English Passcode: 4425246
French Passcode: 2007944

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Media contact
Lynn Robinson
Municipal Affairs and Environment
709-729-5449; 691-9466
lynnrobinson@gov.nl.ca

2017 05 25                              10:40 a.m.