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Atlantic Premiers Urge Caution to Prevent Further Spread of COVID-19

Atlantic Premiers today urged all Atlantic Canadians to exercise caution during the holiday season to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus across the region.   Premier Blaine Higgs of New Brunswick chaired a teleconference of the Council of Atlantic Premiers. He was joined by Premier Tim Houston of Nova Scotia, Premier Dennis King of […]

Atlantic Premiers Endorse Accord to Strengthen Health Care Collaboration and Discuss Energy and Trade Priorities

Atlantic Premiers have endorsed a regional accord that will enhance collaboration in delivering health care services to Atlantic Canadians.   Premier Blaine Higgs of New Brunswick chaired the meeting of the Council of Atlantic Premiers. He was joined by Nova Scotia Premier Tim Houston, Prince Edward Island Premier Dennis King and Newfoundland and Labrador Premier […]

Atlantic Premiers Working Together to Improve Health Care and Promote Prosperity

Atlantic Premiers met today to renew their commitment to improving health care, addressing the COVID-19 pandemic, and promoting a robust recovery for the region’s economy.   Premier Blaine Higgs chaired the virtual meeting of the Council of Atlantic Premiers, with Premier Dennis King of Prince Edward Island, Premier Tim Houston of Nova Scotia and Premier […]

Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers Highlights Importance of Cross-Border Relationship

The following statement is released on behalf of Nova Scotia Premier Iain Rankin, New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs, Prince Edward Island Premier Dennis King, Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Andrew Furey, Québec Minister Nadine Girault, Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont, Massachusetts  Governor Charlie Baker, Maine Governor Janet Mills, Vermont Governor Phil Scott, Rhode Island Governor Daniel McKee, […]

Atlantic Travel Bubble Discussions Deferred

Premier Blaine Higgs chaired a teleconference of the Council of Atlantic Premiers to discuss COVID-19 outbreaks now under way within the region. He was joined by Premier Dennis King of Prince Edward Island, Premier Iain Rankin of Nova Scotia and Premier Andrew Furey of Newfoundland and Labrador.     Premiers agreed that recent outbreaks of […]

Astrazeneca Vaccine / Atlantic Bubble

The Atlantic Provinces will continue to use the AstraZeneca vaccine in their effort to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus in Atlantic Canada.     Premier Blaine Higgs chaired a teleconference of the Council of Atlantic Premiers to discuss this issue. He was joined by Premier Dennis King of Prince Edward Island, Premier Iain […]

Reopening of Atlantic Bubble Delayed

Protecting the health of Atlantic Canadians remains the overriding priority of Atlantic Premiers.   Premier Blaine Higgs of New Brunswick chaired a teleconference of the Council of Atlantic Premiers with Premier Iain Rankin of Nova Scotia, Premier Dennis King of Prince Edward Island and Premier Andrew Furey of Newfoundland and Labrador. They reviewed the state […]

Atlantic Premiers Announce Plan to Ease Regional Travel Restrictions

Atlantic Premiers continue to work together to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs chaired a conference call of the Council of Atlantic Premiers, with Premier Iain Rankin of Nova Scotia, Premier Dennis King of Prince Edward Island and Premier Andrew Furey of Newfoundland and Labrador participating.   While COVID-19 remains a […]

New Network Established to Address Domestic Homicide in the Four Atlantic Provinces

In advance of the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women on December 6th, Atlantic Premiers have formally established the Atlantic Domestic Homicide Review Network to help prevent domestic homicides – the first regional review network of its kind in Canada. Members of the Network have now been appointed by the Premier […]

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

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 nonessential travel within the Atlantic Provinces.     The COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult for all […]

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

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 nonessential travel within the Atlantic Provinces.     The COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult for all […]