Daily Press Briefing on the G-8 Summit by the Canadian Prime Minister’s Office

(No. A/113 - June 25, 2010) Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s Director of Communications, along with a senior governmental official, will hold a press briefing for national and international media on Saturday, June 26, 2010, on the G-8 summit.

Only media accredited for the International Media Centre and part of the official media pool will have access to the briefing room at the Deerhurst Resort.

The briefing will be broadcast via the host broadcaster back to the International Media Centre in Theatre I and the Alternative Media Centre.

The press briefing is for attribution and cameras are allowed. The briefing will be streamed live on the G-8 website.

Event: Press briefing (open to media only)
Dimitri Soudas, Director of Communications, Prime Minister’s Office; Len Edwards, G-8 and G-20 Sherpa
Date: Saturday, June 26, 2010
8 a.m. ET
International Briefing Theatre, Deerhurst Resort, Huntsville, Ontario, and Theater I at the International Media Centre, 100 Princes’ Blvd., Toronto, Ontario.

For more information, please contact:

Muskoka 2010 G-8 Summit media inquiries: 1-877-328-9968 (Canada and the United States); 416-607-2369 (all other locations)

PMO Press Office: 613-957-5555