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The provincial budget will be available to working
representatives of the media in the Red Chamber, Province House
tomorrow at 11 a.m., Thursday, April 25 on a confidential,
locked-room basis until approximately 2:15 p.m. when the speaker
introduces the minister in the legislature.

Media are required to wear the Province House identification
pass. Media who do not have a Province House identification pass
and who are not required to be in Province House on a regular 
basis will be able to obtain a special one-day pass from the  
Province House commissionaire.

Press gallery members' offices located in the basement of
Province House are not considered part of the lock-up.

Cellular telephones must be left at the lock-up entry desk.

Departmental officials will be available at approximately 12 noon
to provide background information.

The Minister of Finance will be available for questions at
approximately 1:15 p.m. in the Red Chamber. A sound feed is

News editors are reminded to submit the names of their
representatives to Carla Burns, 424-2876 by noon today,
Wednesday, April 24. Only media who have submitted the names of
representatives in this manner will be admitted to the lock-up.
There will be no exceptions.


Contact: Miriam Murray  902-424-2728

         Carla Burns    902-424-2876

trp                  Apr. 24, 1996 - 8:50 a.m.