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Atlantic Provinces: Atlantic and Export Revenue

atlantic provinces: This investment is so critical because it's going to help generate 200 million in export revenue for Atlantic tourism businesses over the next three years, add 200 new businesses to the sector and create 6,000 new jobs, he told a news conference as Atlantic premiers and federal ministers met in western Newfoundland, according to CTV. Ottawa will provide about 11.4 million as the four Atlantic provinces and local tourism industry associations chip in the rest. Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains said Tuesday estimates based on business cases suggest the plan could deliver big returns. The project will target vacation markets in the U.S., the United Kingdom, China and Germany. There are things that we will do individually as provinces, but I think we do better when we market this region collectively. We need to make sure that people recognize this can be a great destination for them and their families, said Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil. ( As reported in the news.