LNCC Applauds Newfoundland & Labrador-Nunavut Cooperation MOU
For Immediate Release
HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, NL – The Labrador North Chamber of Commerce (LNCC) commends Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Paul Davis and Nunavut Premier Peter Taptuna on today’s announcement of the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between their respect governments.
“Through activities like NorthLink and the Northern Lights Business and Cultural Showcase, the LNCC has worked for many years to foster business and government partnership between the province and our northern neighbor in Nunavut,” says LNCC Chair Sterling Peyton. “This MOU is an important step by both jurisdictions towards developing more significant economic and cultural ties in the Arctic for the benefit of Northern communities.”
Drawing upon historic and geographic connections, the MOU is designed to facilitate the advancement of responsible economic development in Canada’s Eastern Arctic and North, and allow stakeholders from both regions to engage in and benefit from opportunities and partnerships resulting from such collaboration.
“With this MOU as the foundation, we expect there will be many exciting initiatives over the coming years in sectors such as transportation, resource development, education, health care and cultural exchange,” added Peyton.
The Labrador North Chamber of Commerce is a not-for-profit business association located in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL. Established in 1962 and representing the Central Labrador region, the LNCC currently services approximately 190 members.
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