N.S. Premier MacDonald in Bermuda for signing of trade deal

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HALIFAX Nova Scotia Premier Rodney MacDonald is in Bermuda for the signing of a five-year business deal with that country.

The memorandum of understanding is designed to strengthen Nova Scotias ties with Bermuda and enhance business opportunities in tourism, transportation, finance, health and other sectors.

MacDonald says Nova Scotia and Bermuda have been doing business with each other for 150 years and the deal will build on that.

He signed the deal today with Bermuda Premier Ewart Brown.

Labour Minister Mark Parent says opportunities resulting from the agreement will be attractive to immigrants, as well as Canadians working in Bermuda who wish to return home.

Geographic location: Bermuda, Nova Scotia

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  • confused
    January 18, 2010 - 10:59

    How come that these trade missions to countries in southern climates only seem to take place in the dead of winter. Not much on specifics on what benefits there is in this mission.

    Must be nice!