/ REPEAT – Media Advisory



GATINEAU, QC, June 15, 2021 / CNW / – Members of the media are invited to 3 distinct activities related to the Center Block rehabilitation project.

1.

Media Pool: Prior to Thursday’s technical briefing, members of the Parliamentary Press Gallery are invited to a bilingual guided tour of the Center Block on Wednesday June 16, 2021. Spokespersons from Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) will ensure the visit. Please note that space is limited to meet COVID-19 restrictions and face coverings are mandatory.

Dated: Wednesday June 16, 2021
The meeting time: 8:45 am
Location: The meeting point is Queen’s Gates, Parliament Hill
Duration: Approximately 3 hours including a health and safety briefing

Important information
Note that the visit can be physically difficult. Expect to climb steep scaffolding stairs and through narrow, low-ceiling areas. Also expect potentially high summer temperatures.

A mandatory health and safety briefing will be provided and protective equipment (boots, helmet, goggles, gloves and vest) will be distributed on site prior to the visit. To this end, boot sizes are required in advance for participants. Long pants are also required for health and safety reasons.

2.

Technical briefing: Members of the media are invited to a technical briefing on the Center Block rehabilitation project on Thursday, June 17, 2021. SPAC spokespersons will provide an update on the project and answer questions. Please note that a video will be shown during the presentation.

Dated: Thursday, June 17, 2021
The meeting time: 12:30 p.m.
Location: Sir John A. Macdonald Building, Room 200
Teleconference: If you are participating by phone, media representatives should dial the teleconference line below.

Freephone number (Canada and United States): 1-866-805-7923
Local telephone number: 613-960-7518
Access code for participants: 8202767 #
Duration: 50 minutes

3.

Ministerial virtual press conference: The Honorable Anita Anand, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, along with Parliamentary Secretary Steven MacKinnon, will hold a virtual press conference on Thursday, June 17, 2021. They will talk about the Center Block rehabilitation project and answer questions.

Dated: Thursday, June 17, 2021
The meeting time: 1:30 p.m.
Location: Sir John A. Macdonald Building, Room 200

Teleconference: If you are participating by phone, media representatives should dial the teleconference line below.

Freephone number (Canada and United States): 1-866-805-7923
Local telephone number: 613-960-7518
Access code for participants: 7956502 #

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