News release

Premier Houston Hosts Council of Atlantic Premiers Meeting

The Council of Atlantic Premiers (CAP) met today, June 29, in Pictou to discuss regional approaches to healthcare, economic growth, inflation and affordability, immigration and renewable energy.

Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston chaired the meeting with Premier Blaine Higgs of New Brunswick, Premier Dennis King of Prince Edward Island, and Premier Andrew Furey of Newfoundland and Labrador.

The meeting communique is available at:

Premiers also announced that Premier King will host the Atlantic Vision Conference in Charlottetown on October 13 and 14. The conference, a partnership with the Public Policy Forum, will see leaders from various sectors come together to discuss ways to make the Atlantic economy, society and environment more sustainable, inclusive, equitable and diverse over the next 25 years.