Nova Scotia Hosts Council of the Federation Meeting


July 24, 2012 – Canada’s Premiers will meet in Halifax July 25-27 for the Council of the Federation (COF) summer meeting. The meeting will take place at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel.

“I look forward to welcoming my colleagues to Nova Scotia and am confident that we will make progress in key areas,” said Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter, who assumes the chair of the Council.

Premiers see this meeting as a valuable opportunity to focus discussions on growing the economy through collaboration and leadership.

A closing news conference will take place the afternoon of July 27.

The Council of the Federation comprises all 13 provincial and territorial Premiers. It enables Premiers to work collaboratively to strengthen the Canadian federation by fostering a constructive relationship among the provinces and territories, and with the federal government.

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Government of Nova Scotia
902-424-2876
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