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Aug 13, 2019

A day after Infrastructure Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne launched his Atlantic Canadian mini-tour with a visit to Signal Hill, Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson descends on St. John’s for what his office is billing as an “important joint announcement” on the Atlantic Fisheries Fund alongside Premier Dwight Ball and his NL counterpart (and one-time federal MP) Gerry Byrne, with local Liberal MPs Ken McDonald and Nick Whelan also expected to be in attendance for the morning reveal at the Marine Institute.

Later this afternoon, Wilkinson will join McDonald and Whelan, as well as Labrador Liberal MP Yvonne Jones, for a tour the newly completed Canadian Coast Guard Atlantic Headquarters.

Meanwhile, Champagne heads to Moncton for an “important infrastructure event” alongside Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor and local mayor Dawn Arnold.

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