News releases from Council of Atlantic Premiers (Page 3)

Shipbuilding Forum a Success

Council of Atlantic Premiers

The Atlantic premiers are pleased with the participation and outcomes of the shipbuilding and marine fabrication forum, titled Charting a Course - Towards a Canadian Marine Industrial Policy, which was held in St. John's, Nfld., today.

Premiers Sponsor Shipbuilding, Marine Fabrication Forum

Council of Atlantic Premiers

ATLANTIC PREMIERS--Premiers Sponsor Shipbuilding, Marine Fabrication Forum

Council of Atlantic Premiers Communique

Council of Atlantic Premiers

The Atlantic Premiers met today in Moncton, N.B., to sign a memorandum of understanding, establishing a Council of Atlantic Premiers. They also held the inaugural meeting of the newly established council, and set out specific Atlantic priorities for discussion with all premiers at the next annual premiers' conference in August and with the federal government.

Premiers Focus on Health Care

Council of Atlantic Premiers

The four Atlantic premiers, Pat Binns, John Hamm, Bernard Lord and Brian Tobin agreed today to focus on health care as their top priority at the upcoming premiers' meeting in Quebec City. They issued the following joint statement:

Students Receive Entrepreneurship Materials

Council of Atlantic Premiers

Students across Atlantic Canada will benefit from new entrepreneurship resources in classrooms this fall.

Insurance Legislation Harmonization, Phase 2

Council of Atlantic Premiers

The Industry-Consumer-Government Committee of the Atlantic Insurance Legislation Harmonization Project announces the release of the project's Phase 2 report.

Atlantic Insurance Harmonization Project

Council of Atlantic Premiers

The steering committee of the Atlantic Insurance Harmonization Project reports that significant progress has been made toward the development of a harmonized act governing the insurance industry in the Atlantic provinces. A draft act will soon be circulated for public input.

Framework Agreement on Canada's Social Union

Council of Atlantic Premiers

Atlantic premiers took the opportunity at a conference in Fredericton to review the progress by federal, provincial and territorial governments in developing a framework agreement on Canada's social union.

Atlantic Insurance Legislation Harmonization

Council of Atlantic Premiers

The Industry-Consumer-Government Committee of the Atlantic Provinces Insurance Legislation Harmonization Project reports a successful working session held recently in Moncton.