Media Registration for 2010 G8 and G20 Summits

[This media advisory has been modified: new version.]

(No. A/78 - May 3, 2010) The Government of Canada will host the Muskoka 2010 G8 Summit at the Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville, Ontario, from June 25 to 26, 2010, and the G20 Toronto Summit at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Ontario, from June 26 to 27.

Media representatives planning to attend either or both summits must be registered, accredited and in possession of a valid G8-G20 media identification badge to have access to the facilities. The online registration system will open today and close on June 11 at midnight ET.

For detailed instructions on registering and applying for media accreditation, please visit Accreditation (G8) or Accreditation (G20) or send an email to G8-G20mediaaccreditation@international.gc.ca.

Accreditation confirmation will be issued only after security screening by the Canadian government.

The International Media Centre for both summits will be housed in the Direct Energy Centre, at 100 Princes’ Boulevard, in Toronto.

For more information, please contact:

Catherine Gagnaire
Summits Management Office
Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada
416-607-2242