National Liberal Rural Caucus – For immediate release: 24 August 2017
National Liberal Rural Caucus to meet in New Brunswick
Members of the National Liberal Rural Caucus will gather for caucus meetings in French Village, Florenceville-Bristol, and Sussex, New Brunswick from August 27-29th. The Caucus is meeting in advance of the Fall session of Parliament to discuss the unique issues facing their constituents across rural Canada.
As a group, members of the Rural Caucus advocate for issues and opportunities important to rural Canadians, including rural economic development, infrastructure, agriculture innovation, digital infrastructure, trade, and building a strong middle class. This summer’s meeting will highlight growing industries in New Brunswick and feature successes in small business, innovation, agriculture, natural resources, and tourism.
As Chair of National Liberal Rural caucus, TJ Harvey – Member of Parliament for Tobique-Mactaquac, New Brunswick – is excited to welcome his colleagues to his home province and riding.
“As members of the National Liberal Rural Caucus, our top priority is representing the interests of rural Canadians. The upcoming Rural Caucus meeting gives us an opportunity to collaborate and discuss the unique challenges facing small, rural communities and businesses before we move into the Fall session of Parliament. I look forward to welcoming my colleagues to the heart of rural New Brunswick for this important meeting.”
TJ Harvey, MP
Chair, Rural Caucus
Member of Parliament for Tobique-Mactaquac
- National Liberal Rural Caucus comprises Members of Parliament from rural ridings across Canada.
- Rural Caucus represents a diversity of opinion from across the country on rural issues and opportunities.
- Of the 338 Members of Parliament in the House of Commons, over half represent rural ridings across Canada.
- Rural Caucus acts as a voice to represent the interests of rural Canadians.
For more information on National Liberal Rural Caucus contact the office of TJ Harvey, Member of Parliament: TJ.Harvey@parl.gc.ca 1.800.671.6160 / 506.392.5807.
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TJ Harvey, M.P. Tobique-Mactaquac
506.392.5805 / 506.245.1972
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