News release

Premier Houston Attends Council of Atlantic Premiers Meeting on COVID-19

Premier Tim Houston attended a Council of Atlantic Premiers meeting by teleconference today, December 20. The agenda was focused on limiting the spread of COVID-19.

Premiers are urging all Atlantic Canadians to take action to slow the spread of COVID-19 during the holiday season by:

  • following public health orders, guidelines and advice, including testing, masking and social distancing
  • getting fully vaccinated
  • limiting gatherings to a small and consistent circle of family and friends.

Provincial health ministers and senior public health officials also participated in the meeting.

The meeting communique is available at:


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