Federal ministers and Atlantic premiers to discuss Atlantic Growth Strategy

Media advisory

Summerside, PE – July 6, 2018 — The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Member of Parliament for Cardigan, and the Honourable Wade MacLauchlan, Premier of Prince Edward Island, will co-host a meeting of the Atlantic Growth Strategy Leadership Committee on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, in Summerside, Prince Edward Island. 

Minister MacAulay and Premier MacLauchlan will be joined by the other members of the Atlantic Leadership Committee: 

  • the Honourable Brian Gallant, Premier of New Brunswick;
  • the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador;
  • the Honourable Stephen McNeil, Premier of Nova Scotia;
  • 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 Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health; and
  • the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence. 

Date:               Tuesday, July 10, 2018 

Time:              9:50 a.m. (AST)
                        Photo Opportunity (cameras only) 

                       1:30 p.m. (AST)
                       News Conference
                      (Local media attending should arrive by‎ 9:15 a.m. for the photo opportunity and by 1:00 p.m. for the news conference) 

Location:       Credit Union Place
                        511 Notre Dame Street
                        Summerside, PE

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:  888656 

The teleconference line will open at 1:15 p.m. (local); ‎1:45 p.m. (NDT); 12:15 p.m. (EDT). 
Toll-free number: 
Passcode: 8454178# 

A live video stream with the floor audio from the news conference will be available

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For further information, please contact:

Étienne Chiasson
Communications Coordinator
Public Affairs and Media Relations
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
Tel: 506-851-2873
Email: Etienne.Chiasson@canada.ca 


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