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REF NO.: 147

SUBJECT: Harris Centre presents findings on functional regions in Newfoundland and Labrador

DATE: March 15

Media advisory:

The Leslie Harris Centre of Regional Policy and Development will present initial findings from a major provincial research project. The project, Rural-Urban Interaction in Newfoundland and Labrador: Understanding and Managing Functional Regions, considers regional labour market development, governance and the need for planning to be based on “functional” rather than simply “administrative” regions. The session is hosted by the Waterford Valley Rotary Club, and will take place on Wednesday, March 16, at Smitty’s Restaurant, 26 Gibson Drive, Mount Pearl, from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

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This is a closed session, but media are welcome to attend.
For further information, please contact Rebecca Cohoe, communications co-ordinator (the Harris Centre), Memorial University of Newfoundland, (709) 864-3739 or  


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