NB to host 43rd Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers

New Brunswick

New Brunswick will host the 43rd meeting of the Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers in Saint John later this summer.

Premier Blaine Higgs says the September 8th through 10th meetings are important for developing strong relationships within the region and to help generate ``positive, long-term economic benefits.''

Topics of discussion will include energy grid modernization, cybersecurity, climate change adaptation and disaster mitigation, as well as key trade issues.

More than 300 delegates are expected including government officials, experts, researchers and representatives from companies, organizations, and associations.