News releases from Council of Atlantic Premiers (Page 2)

Premiers Promote Atlantic Region in Western Canada

Council of Atlantic Premiers

The premiers of Canada's Atlantic provinces are in Calgary today, Nov. 23, to promote the region's economic opportunities and to build stronger partnerships with Alberta's business community.

Premiers Continue Co-operative Approach

Council of Atlantic Premiers

Prince Edward Island Premier Pat Binns chaired a meeting of the Council of Atlantic Premiers today, Oct. 12, in Mill River, P.E.I.

Atlantic Premiers Develop New Action Plan

Council of Atlantic Premiers

New Brunswick Premier Bernard Lord hosted the 11th Council of Atlantic Premiers today, June 15, in Saint John, N.B.

Premiers In Toronto To Promote Economic Opportunities

Council of Atlantic Premiers

ATLANTIC PREMIERS--Premiers In Toronto To Promote Economic Opportunities

Sustainable Health Care and Economy Are Top Priorities

Council of Atlantic Premiers

ATLANTIC PREMIERS--Sustainable Health Care and Economy Are Top Priorities

Council of Atlantic Ministers of Education and Training Created

Council of Atlantic Premiers / Atlantic Provinces Education Foundation

Education and training ministers in Atlantic Canada have created a new council to promote regional co-operation in all areas of education and training.

Premiers Agree On Priorities

Council of Atlantic Premiers

Premiers made a strong commitment to achieving a greater level of co-operation to address the priorities of Atlantic Canadians through joint work to improve provincial programs and services and through a renewed relationship with the federal government to address regional priorities.

Atlantic Insurance Harmonization Task Force Releases Report

Council of Atlantic Premiers

ATLANTIC PREMIERS--Atlantic Insurance Harmonization Task Force Releases Report

Premiers Agree on Issues of Regional Concern

Council of Atlantic Premiers

Automobile insurance, federal-provincial co-operation on health care, a framework for federal-provincial relations, softwood lumber, Canada-U.S. relations, and equalization and Canada Health and Social Transfer (CHST) were the principal topics of discussion at the Council of Atlantic Premiers' meeting held Wednesday, June 18, in Charlottetown, P.E.I.

Harness Racing Act To Be Amended

Council of Atlantic Premiers

The Maritime ministers responsible for harness racing have announced that amendments to the legislation for the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission will come into effect on March 1. The legislatures of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island passed the amendments to the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission Act in the most recent sessions of each assembly.

Joint Position on Improving Health Care

Council of Atlantic Premiers

The Atlantic premiers reaffirm the call of all premiers made at the 2002 Halifax Annual Premiers' Conference for a new federal provincial funding partnership to revitalize and sustain health care for all Canadians.

Premiers Agree on National and Regional Issues

Council of Atlantic Premiers

Improving health care, equalization, climate change and regional co-operation were the main topics of discussion at the Council of Atlantic Premiers meeting held today, Nov. 22, in Fredericton.

Premiers Meet in Pictou

Council of Atlantic Premiers

At the Council of Atlantic Premiers meeting in Pictou today, June 10, the premiers vowed to continue their aggressive approach to regional co-operation designed to improve public services and reduce barriers to business within the region. They also outlined their priorities for the upcoming annual premiers' conference, scheduled to take place in Halifax in early August.

Meeting of Atlantic Energy Premiers

Council of Atlantic Premiers

COUNCIL OF ATLANTIC PREMIERS--Meeting of Atlantic Energy Ministers

Ministers Meet Regarding Insurance Industry

Council of Atlantic Premiers

The Atlantic ministers responsible for regulation of the insurance industry met today, March 22, in St. John's, Nfld. The meeting, organized by Walter Noel, Minister of Government Services and Lands for Newfoundland and Labrador, recognized that the Atlantic provinces have common challenges.

Atlantic Provinces to Promote French Reading Literacy

Council of Atlantic Premiers

ATLANTIC PREMIERS--Atlantic Provinces to Promote French Reading Literacy

Premiers Committed to Working Together

Council of Atlantic Premiers

COUNCIL OF MARITIME PREMIERS--Premiers Committed to Working Together

Towards a New Atlantic Canada Action Plan

Council of Atlantic Premiers

Focusing on the Future: The New Atlantic Revolution, a report to Atlantic premiers by Dr. Charles McMillan, is now available for input and feedback by interested parties.

Council of Atlantic Premiers Meeting

Council of Atlantic Premiers

At their third Council of Atlantic Premiers meeting today in Charlottetown, Atlantic premiers focused their discussions on a number of key international and national issues affecting Atlantic Canada. Topics of discussion included softwood lumber, equalization and the forthcoming Annual Premiers’ Conference. Premier Binns, Prince Edward Island; Premier Hamm, Nova Scotia; Premier Lord, New Brunswick; and Deputy Premier Tulk, Newfoundland and Labrador also discussed ongoing regional co- operation initiatives and the future Atlantic cooperation agenda.

Call for First Ministers' Meeting

Council of Atlantic Premiers

ATLANTIC PREMIERS--Call for First Ministers' Meeting on Equalization