Office of the Premier, Economic Development, June 26, 2012 - Boston
Premiers lead Atlantic delegation to international convention in Boston
Premier David Alward and Prince Edward Island Premier Robert Ghiz recently led a delegation of biotechnology companies and organizations from Atlantic Canada to the 2012 BIO International Convention, the largest global event for the biotechnology industry, in Boston. More than 15,000 attendees from 65 countries attended the convention. From left: Constable April Weston; Percy Paris, Nova Scotia’s minister of Economic Development and Rural Development and Tourism; Alward; Mississauga Mayor Hazel McCallion; Ghiz; Patrick Binns, Consul General of Canada (Boston); and Constable Dal Hutchinson.