Premier Dexter and Premier Williams Send Letter to the Premier of New

first_imgPremier Darrell Dexter and Premier Danny Williams of Newfoundland and Labrador, jointly released a letter today, Dec. 2, they have sent to Premier Shawn Graham of New Brunswick. The letter addresses concerns about the Memorandum of Understanding between New Brunswick and Quebec and asks for a response regarding open access for transmission of electricity. “We are seeking assurances that the best interests of Nova Scotia and the best opportunities for our region are protected,” said Premier Dexter. “It is important that Premier Graham recognizes that an agreement on a new interprovincial transmission line is best for all our provinces.” “The previous statements made by the Premier of New Brunswick are not sufficient to give us confidence that reliable open access will be available across New Brunswick to the Maine border after the deal with Quebec is consummated,” said Premier Williams. “This situation requires clear and explicit clarification and certainty.” -30-last_img

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