Federal ministers and Atlantic premiers to meet on Atlantic Growth Strategy

Media Advisory

St. John’s, N.L. – July 7, 2017 — The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, announced today that he will host an Atlantic Growth Strategy meeting on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, in Steady Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador.

Premier Ball will be joined by the Honourable Stephen McNeil, Premier of Nova Scotia; the Honourable Wade MacLauchlan, Premier of Prince Edward Island; the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency; the Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board; the Honourable Ahmed D. Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship; the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard; the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food; and the Honourable Roger Melanson, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for Trade Policy, Government of New Brunswick.

Date:               Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Time:              1:00 p.m. (local); 12:30 p.m. (ADT); 11:30 a.m. (EDT)

News Conference

(Local media attending should arrive by‎ 12:45 p.m.)

Location:        Humber Valley Resort, 1st Floor
                        Steady Brook, NL

Media can participate in the news conference in person or via teleconference. In both cases, journalists are required to register online by completing the following form:

Registration Website:  www.scicsonline.ca

Registration PIN:  385856

The teleconference line will open at 12:45 p.m. (local); ‎12:15 p.m. (ADT); 11:15 a.m. (EDT). 

Toll-free number:  1-866-805-7923

Passcode:  4739195#

A live video stream with the floor audio from the news conference will be available on Periscope at: http://www.twitter.com/ACOACanada

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For further information, please contact:

Robert Bourgeois
Communications Coordinator
Public Affairs and Media Relations
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
Tel: 506-851-6773
Fax: 506-851-7403
TTY: 1-877-456-6500
Email: Robert.Bourgeois@canada.ca

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