22 May 2018 - FREDERICTON, NB (For Immediate Release)
The Fredericton Chamber of Commerce has added Premier Brian Gallant to its “Political Leaders Series” which was launched on Friday, May 18. Premier Gallant will appear at the Wu Conference Centre on June 29, 2018 at 10:00 am.
“We are very pleased that we were able to find a date and time that works for the Premier and the chamber,” said Keir Clark, chamber president. “Now we are able to hear from the leaders of all six of New Brunswick’s officially registered political parties in the lead-up to the election in September. It will be interesting to contrast and compare their various policies.”
The remainder of the schedule is as follows:
- May 25 - Kris Austin, People’s Alliance of New Brunswick
- June 1 - Blaine Higgs, Progressive Conservative Party of New Brunswick
- June 8 - David Coon, Green Party of New Brunswick
- June 22 - Jennifer McKenzie, New Brunswick New Democratic Party
- June 29 - Hon. Brian Gallant, Liberal Party of New Brunswick
Sessions are open to the public and free to attend. Please register at www.frederictonchamber.ca. The series is supported by the Tourism Industry Association of New Brunswick, the NBStudent Alliance and Ignite Fredericton.
The chamber is also currently soliciting questions on its website from members to ask local candidates in Greater Fredericton Area ridings.
“In addition to these candidate-based initiatives, we are also one of the business groups behind the ‘We Choose Growth’ campaign, where we want to ensure that all parties are well-aware of the business community’s priorities,” added Krista Ross, chamber CEO. “You can be sure that these priorities will be featured at each of the leader series events.”
We Choose Growth is an alliance of the Fredericton Chamber of Commerce, the Atlantic Chamber of Commerce, Conseil économique du Nouveau Brunswick, the New Brunswick Business Council, the Greater Moncton Chamber of Commerce, and the Saint John Region Chamber of Commerce.
The Fredericton Chamber of Commerce, a nationally accredited organization with nearly 1,000 members, is an active business organization engaged in policy development and advocacy that affects the competitiveness of our members and the Canadian business environment. The Chamber’s vision is "Stronger Community Through Business Prosperity".
Contact: Krista Ross, CEO – (506) 458-8006