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Our Public Policy Insights Luncheon in St. John's yesterday was a success! Thank you to all who attended, Deacon Investments for sponsoring the event, and our featured speaker the Hon. Tom Osborne!
Mr. Osborne discussed ways to promote the growth of Newfoundland and Labrador, including government investment in infrastructure and transportation to encourage immigration and other investments. Aquaculture, agriculture and technology were identified as key sectors for future growth.
This AIMS Public Policy Insights luncheon is sponsored by Deacon Investments.
Guest Speaker: the Honourable Tom Osborne, Minister of Finance
A native of St. John’s, Tom Osborne was involved with the business community for several years. Prior to entering politics he worked for Statistics Canada, Small Business Enterprise, and with the Penney Group of Companies. He has represented his district of Waterford Valley (formerly St. John’s South) since 1996. Mr. Osborne served as Deputy Speaker and has held several cabinet positions, including Minister of Environment and Minister of Labour, Minister of Health, and Minister of Justice.
The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies’ Public Policy Insights luncheons bring knowledgeable and provocative speakers to a public audience to discuss matters of importance to the people of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Please note that due to unforeseen circumstances, the speaker originally scheduled for this luncheon was unable to appear.