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AUGUSTA, Maine

Maine, Quebec sign memorandum on collaboration

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Governor Paul LePage has signed a memorandum of agreement with Quebec’s premier to encourage economic development and support job creation. Maine’s governor and Premier Pauline Marois signed the memorandum of understanding Monday. The premier invited LePage to Montreal to sign the agreement, which she described as an important collaboration between Maine and Quebec. LePage said the agreement encourages Maine and Quebec to work together to create jobs and cooperate in the areas of energy, natural resources, transportation, border security, and culture.