News Release Archive

The third session of the Fifty-Sixth General Assembly will be
prorogued at 11 a.m., Thursday, March 28.

Copies of the Speech From the Throne to open the fourth session
of the Fifty-Sixth General Assembly will be available to the
media at 1 p.m., Thursday, March 28, outside the Howe Room,
Province House, on an embargo basis until the session begins at 2

Due to fire regulations, access to the gallery is limited. Media,
including still photographers and camerapersons, can only access
the gallery with a special pass, which will be available
Thursday, March 28. Media interested in obtaining the pass can
contact Carla Burns 902-424-2876.

Still photographers and camerapersons covering the opening will
be restricted on the floor of the legislature to the small areas
to the left and right of the Speaker's chair. Cameras will be
permitted on the floor for approximately 10 minutes. In the
galleries, cameras will be restricted to the press gallery area
and the former Hansard location.

Copies of the procedure for the opening of the House, which
begins outside Province House at about 1:40 p.m., Thursday, are
available by calling 902-424-2876.


Contact: Carla Burns    902-424-2876

         Miriam Murray  902-424-2728 

trp                      Mar. 26, 1996 - 8:35 a.m.