Executive Council
November 29, 2007

Premier Williams to Meet With Prime Minister Harper

The Honourable Danny Williams, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, will meet with Prime Minister Stephen Harper tomorrow (Friday, November 30) at 4:30 p.m. in St. John�s. Premier Williams said his office confirmed the meeting two days ago. The Premier will be available to the media immediately following the meeting.

Premier Williams said he is pleased to have the opportunity for a face-to-face discussion with the Prime Minister on issues of importance to Newfoundland and Labrador.

"I will take the opportunity to discuss with the Prime Minister the numerous commitments that have been made by the Federal Government to our province," said Premier Williams. "Primary among these will be the issue of non-renewable resource revenue, 5-Wing Goose Bay, the fishery and also the impact of the strong Canadian dollar on many of our industries. I will also outline for the Prime Minister the aggressive agenda for growth and prosperity our government has been successfully implementing for Newfoundland and Labrador."

Details on the location of the meeting and subsequent availability will be released prior to the meeting tomorrow.


Media contact:
Elizabeth Matthews
Director of Communications
Office of the Premier
709-729-3960, 693-7291

2007 11 29                                                  9:50 a.m.

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