Technical briefing for Canada Day 2024: media and accreditation information


Canadian Heritage | 2024-06-18 12:00:00

OTTAWA – On Wednesday, Canadian Heritage officials will hold a technical briefing for media to discuss the event sites and programming details for Canada Day. This briefing will be held via Zoom. Officials will be available to answer questions from the media following their remarks.

EVENT: Technical briefing

DATE: Wednesday, June 19, 2024

TIME: 10:00 a.m.

Participation in the question-and-answer portion of this event is via Zoom and is for accredited members of the Press Gallery only. Media who are not members of the Press Gallery may contact for temporary access.


Canadian Heritage invites journalists to register for the Canada Day event in Canada’s Capital Region. Festivities will take place at LeBreton Flats Park. Activities will also take place on Parliament Hill in Ottawa and Old Hull in Gatineau. A detailed list of events is available on the Canada Day website.

All media intending to report on the Canada Day event must register their attendance with their name and the media outlet they represent.

Media representatives who are not members of the Parliamentary Press Gallery will need to apply for Canada Day accreditation.

To register or request accreditation, please contact:

Philippe Perrier, Coordinator, Press Event Support

Parliamentary Press Gallery

Deadline: 5:00 p.m. ET on Wednesday, June 26, 2024


  • Members of the Parliamentary Press Gallery will be able to access LeBreton Flats Park (on foot) with their regular passes.
  • Media can request a vehicle circulation pass by email at
    • To request a pass, please provide your name and cellular phone number, the make and model of the vehicle, and its licence plate number.
    • The circulation pass only grants access to certain closed streets for Canada Day events; no parking will be allowed and no circulation on Wellington Street and Portage Bridge will be allowed. Access to streets is subject to change.
    • The rules printed on the back of the circulation pass and the instructions on additional signage and given verbally by law enforcement personnel and barricade attendants must be respected at all times.

IMPORTANT: The use of wireless equipment (including microphones, cameras or intercom systems) that interferes with Canadian Heritage’s pre-authorized frequency channels will not be permitted at Lebreton Flats from June 29 to July 1, 2024.

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