CHARLOTTETOWN, Prince Edward Island, Aug. 28, 2017 /CNW/ -- As part of the Canadian American Business Council's mission to promote dialogue between public and private sector leaders, Canadian American Business Council CEO Maryscott Greenwood will facilitate three discussions at the 41st Annual New England Governors/Eastern Canadian Premiers Conference in PEI.
The dialogues include:
A conversation with U.S. Embassy Ottawa Chargé d'Affaires Elizabeth Aubin and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Andrew Leslie.
A conversation with the following business leaders on regional and cross border trade:
- Hon. Perrin Beatty, President and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce
- James D. Irving, J.D. Irving Limited
- William Bates, Executive Vice-President and Chief of Staff, Council of Competitiveness
- Barry V. Perry, President and Chief Executive Officer of Fortis
And a conversation with Frank McKenna and the premier of PEI, Wade MacLauchlan.
"Governors and Premiers play a crucial role in the broader Canada/U.S. relationship, and this gathering in PEI is perfectly timed to influence the NAFTA 2.0 negotiations currently under way." said Greenwood.
"Besides food innovation and energy policy, we look forward to discussing how border management can be improved for the mutual benefit of citizens in New England and Atlantic Canada and all throughout North America."
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SOURCE Canadian American Business Council