Executive Council
Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation
June 27, 2017

Media Advisory: Premier Ball to Announce New Partnership and Funding Support Involving the Provincial Technology Sector

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, will provide details about a new partnership with the provincial technology sector and announce funding support for a research and development project tomorrow (Wednesday, June 28).  The news conference will take place at 10:30 a.m. at PAL Aerospace, Hangar Six, located on RCAF Road in St. John’s.

Premier Ball will be joined by the Honourable Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation; as well as Brian Chafe, CEO of PAL Group; Ron Taylor, CEO of the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Technology Industries; and Jim House, Provincial Director of the Atlantic Canada Aerospace and Defence Association.

A technical briefing will be held for media at 9:15 a.m. at PAL Aerospace Hangar Six.  An opportunity to film B-roll footage at Hangar Six will be provided at 10:00 a.m.

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Media contact
Michelle Cannizzaro
Office of the Premier
709-729-3960
michellecannizzaro@gov.nl.ca

 

2017 06 27                                                    4:05 a.m.