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A media centre will be made available to all accredited media in the Baffin Room and Kivalliq Room at the Frobisher Inn.  The Canadian media relations office will be set up in the Kitikmeot Room.

The media centre hours of operation:

  • Thursday February 4 from 09:00 to 19:00
  • Friday, February 5 from 08:00 to midnight
  • Saturday, February 6 from 07:00 to 20:00
  • Sunday, February 7 from 08:00 to 12:00

Please be aware that workspaces are limited. The G7 Secretariat will try to accommodate as many news organizations as possible. It should be noted that completion of the registration form is not a guarantee of accreditation or allocation of space in the Media Centre.

The media centre will be equipped with a limited number of data lines and power outlets for laptops. A limited number of telephones and a fax machine will also be available.

All other communications requirements are the responsibility of each media outlet. For more information on additional services please contact:

Marc Lubelski
Account Executive – Federal Government
PO Bag 790, 5201 50th Avenue, Floor 2
Yellowknife, NT, X1A 2R3
Telephone: 867-669-5418

Note: The remote location of Iqaluit does present some communications challenges. Not all cellular telephone services are supported in the territory. Please check with your provider for more information. As well, due to other conditions, normal telephone and Internet service may be interrupted.

For more information on accreditation and booking of space for print, radio and television at the media centre, please contact:

George Bentley
coordinator, Media Relations
G7 Operations Secretariat 2010
Finance Canada
Telephone: 613-947-5155
Fax: 613-995-3225


Jean Paul Duval
Media Relations Officer
G7 Operations Secretariat 2010
Finance Canada
Telephone: 613-992-4846
Fax: 613-995-3225

News conferences

News conferences will take place on Saturday, February 6 at the Cadet Hall.