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TORONTO, February 16, 2011 — Canada's ministers of education will be in Toronto on February 22–23, 2011, at the Toronto Hilton Hotel, for the 99th meeting of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC), their long-standing intergovernmental body.
Hosted by the current Chair of CMEC, the Honourable Diane McGifford, Manitoba's Minister of Advanced Education and Literacy and Minister responsible for International Education, CMEC 99 will bring ministers together to discuss a number of priority education issues of importance to all Canadians.
Of particular interest to media:
Preliminary Media Program
February 23 – CMEC Press Conference3:15 – 3:45 p.m. ESTToronto Hilton Hotel, Toronto II Ballroom, Convention Floor145 Richmond Street WestToronto, Ontario M5H 2L2
Media Interview RoomAn interview room will be located in the Varley Room, Convention Floor, and will be made available to members of the media for individual interviews with ministers of education. The room will be equipped with microphones and a media feed box.
Media Work RoomA media work room will be located in the Johnston Room, Convention Floor. It will be available on Wednesday, February 23, from 12 noon to 5 p.m., and will be equipped with Internet access and power outlets.
Members of the media are asked to contact Colin Bailey (contact information below) for further information or to arrange an interview with the Chair of CMEC.
Founded in 1967, CMEC is the collective voice of Canada's ministers of education. It provides leadership in education at the pan-Canadian and international levels and contributes to the fulfillment of the constitutional responsibility for education conferred on the provinces and territories. For more information, visit us at www.cmec.ca.
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InformationColin BaileyDirector, CommunicationsCell: 416-804-6548 Tel.: 416-962-8100, ext. 259E-mail: c.bailey
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