News releases from Council of Atlantic Premiers (Page 1)

Atlantic Network Established to Help Address Domestic Homicide

Council of Atlantic Premiers

In advance of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women on Dec. 6, Atlantic Premiers have established the Atlantic Domestic Homicide Review Network to help prevent domestic homicides – the first regional review network of its kind in Canada.

Atlantic Provinces Advise Caution Relating to Non-Essential Travel Within Bubble

Council of Atlantic Premiers / COVID - 19

Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dr. Andrew Furey, Chair of the Council of Atlantic Premiers, was joined today with New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs, Prince Edward Island Premier Dennis King, and Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil in recommending caution regarding non-essential travel within the Atlantic Provinces.

Atlantic Premiers Discuss Responses to COVID-19 and Regional Priorities

Council of Atlantic Premiers

The Council of Atlantic Premiers met via videoconference today, Oct. 21. Premiers discussed the COVID-19 pandemic, health-care funding and clean energy transmission.

Premiers Discuss Clean Energy Collaboration and Regional Priorities

Council of Atlantic Premiers

Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball, chair of the Council of Atlantic Premiers, hosted a meeting of the council today, Jan. 13 in St. John’s.

Atlantic Premiers Discuss Priorities in Advance of the Meeting of Canada’s Premiers

Council of Atlantic Premiers

Atlantic Premiers spoke today on advancing the shared priorities of the region. Prince Edward Island Premier Dennis King, chair of the Council of Atlantic Premiers, hosted a conference call today with New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs, Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Dwight Ball, and Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil, in advance of the meeting of Canada’s Premiers on December 2, 2019 in Toronto.

Atlantic Premiers Working Together for Regional Success

Council of Atlantic Premiers

Economic growth and regulatory co-operation were the key discussion points at a meeting of the four Atlantic Canadian premiers today, Jan. 23.

Atlantic Premiers Advance Agenda for Sustainable Growth in the Region

Council of Atlantic Premiers

Atlantic premiers are working together to advance an agenda for sustainable growth through collaboration on apprentice mobility, regulatory alignment, health care, climate change, energy and promoting Atlantic Canada.

Atlantic Premiers Focused on Improving Competitiveness

Council of Atlantic Premiers

The Atlantic premiers are working together to improve the competitiveness of the regions's economy through actions to strengthen the workforce, harmonize and streamline regulations, ensure open transmission and transportation of energy, and provide more efficient and cost-effective services to Atlantic Canadians.

Premiers Focused on Economic Growth

Council of Atlantic Premiers

The Atlantic premiers are focused on developing the region's natural and human resources and enhancing international trade efforts to strengthen the economy and create new opportunities for Atlantic Canadians.

Premiers Examine Changes to Employment Insurance

Council of Atlantic Premiers

Atlantic Provinces are moving forward on their commitment to jointly review the impact of the federal government's recent changes to the Employment Insurance (EI) program.

Atlantic Workforce Partnership Supports Skilled Trade Apprenticeship

Council of Atlantic Premiers

An initiative to create a common, regional approach to apprenticeship announced today, April 29, by Atlantic premiers will mean greater mobility and a stronger labour force that supports Atlantic Canada's growing economy.

Atlantic Premiers Working Together for a Strong Atlantic Economy

Council of Atlantic Premiers

Atlantic premiers are working together to strengthen the regional economy and create jobs, while providing training opportunities for Atlantic Canadians.

Premiers Strengthen Trade Relationships

Council of Atlantic Premiers

Atlantic premiers strengthened the region's trade relationships with the southeastern United States during a trade mission Feb. 6 - 8 to Atlanta, Ga. with representatives of 18 companies from the Atlantic provinces.

Premiers Act to Strengthen Regional Collaboration

Council of Atlantic Premiers

The Council of Atlantic Premiers agreed today, May 16, to strengthen collaboration between their provinces with new actions to improve the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of government services.

Let's Right the Future Wellness Campaign Launched

Council of Atlantic Premiers

Helping children live active and healthier lives is the goal of an Atlantic wellness social marketing campaign launched today, Sept. 14, by the Council of Atlantic Premiers in Saint John, N.B.

Atlantic Premiers Mission to Alberta

Council of Atlantic Premiers

The Council of Atlantic Premiers met today, Feb. 9, with Alberta business and community leaders in Calgary.

Atlantic Cabinets to Collaborate in Key Areas

Council of Atlantic Premiers

Regional agreements were reached in six key areas and four themes of importance to the Atlantic provinces were discussed as the premiers and ministers from the region met today, Jan. 18, at Sackville, N.B.

14th Meeting Focuses on Strengthening Regional Co-operation

Council of Atlantic Premiers

Strengthening regional co-operation and recognizing the economic and social benefits associated with a competitive business environment were the focus of the 14th meeting of the Council of Atlantic Premiers held today, Dec. 12, in Halifax.

Trade Mission to Alberta

Council of Atlantic Premiers

The Council of Atlantic Premiers will begin a three-day mission tomorrow, Jan. 25, to promote trade and investment opportunities between Alberta and Atlantic Canada.

Meeting of Atlantic Premiers Concludes

Council of Atlantic Premiers

Immigration, energy, harmonization of rules and regulations for small- to medium-size enterprises, and a partnership with the federal government to promote regional economic development were among the topics discussed at the Council of Atlantic Premiers meeting today, Dec. 6.