UPDATE - Media Advisory - Prime Minister's itinerary for Friday, January 8, 2021


OTTAWA, ON, Jan. 8, 2021 /CNW/ -

Note: All times local

Ottawa, Ontario


Private meetings.


11:30 a.m.

The Prime Minister will address Canadians on the COVID-19 situation. A media availability will follow.


Rideau Cottage


1 Sussex Drive


Notes for media:

  • Open coverage
  • Media are asked to arrive to the Princess Anne Entrance no later than 11:00 a.m. and to make their way to the P1 Gate once on the grounds.
  • Media wishing to cover the event must be accredited with the Parliamentary Press Gallery.
  • Journalists can dial in to listen and ask questions to the Prime Minister.
  • Participant dial-in numbers:
    Local: 613-954-9003
    Toll-free: 1-866-206-0153
    Pass code: 6822783#

2:00 p.m.

The Prime Minister will meet virtually with Austin Fuller, the last surviving Second World War veteran of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte. Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Neil Ellis and Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence Lawrence MacAulay will participate.


2:30 p.m.

The Prime Minister, joined by Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Rob Oliphant, will meet virtually with Sunnybrook Hospital health care workers.


Closed to media.


Media appearances


8:20 a.m.

An interview with the Prime Minister will air live on CHOU 1450 AM Montréal.


8:35 a.m.

An interview with the Prime Minister will air live on CKJS AM 810 Winnipeg.

This document is also available at http://pm.gc.ca

SOURCE Prime Minister's Office


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