The premier has announced his first international business trip.
In a release on Thursday morning, government says Tim Houston will be heading to the United States to meet with government, trade and business leaders.
"Given our strong ties to the United States and the strength of our cultural and trade links, it makes strategic sense that my first international trade and economic mission is to the U.S.," said Premier Houston. "I want Nova Scotians to have confidence that our government is pursuing opportunities and establishing relationships with our American trading partners."
Houston added he believes there is untapped potential in the U.S. market.
The premier will be visiting Washington D.C. and Boston from Nov. 30 to Dec. 2.