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Congresswoman Elise Stefanik

Representing the 21st District of New York

Stefanik Leads North Country Delegation Visit to Montreal

August 19, 2015
Press Release

Glens Falls, N.Y. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik (R-NY-21) led a North Country delegation visit to Montreal August 17th-18th to promote commerce, transportation and tourism for the area.

“Promoting economic development and job creation in our district is my top priority and I was proud to lead this trip to meet with Canadian officials on how we can best promote economic opportunity between our two countries,” said Congresswoman Stefanik. “This trip was an important step to building on our mutual interests of promoting trade and tourism between our regions and I was grateful to have the opportunity to speak with Canadian officials and businesses on behalf of our district.”

Congresswoman Stefanik was joined on this delegation trip by New York State Senator Betty Little; North Country Chamber President Garry Douglas; Plattsburgh City Mayor James Calnon; St. Lawrence County IDA Executive Director Patrick Kelly; Clarkson University President Tony Collins; Essex County IDA Executive Director Carol Calabrese; and Susan Matton, Vice President of Economic Development at the North Country Chamber.

Among their stops in Montreal, the delegation met with the Honorable Christine St. Pierre, Quebec Minister for International Relations; U.S. Consul General Nina Fite, FPInnovations;  Montreal International; Montreal's Circle of Young Leaders; Hydro Quebec; Cargo M; AeroMontreal; and McGill University.

For more pictures of their visit, click here.

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