November 27, 2017
The Provincial Government today announced that 60-bed long-term care homes will be built in Gander and Grand Falls-Windsor, as well as a 20-bed expansion of the protective care unit in Botwood. Construction for all three projects will begin in 2019, meeting demand for long-term care and making better use of acute care beds in the central region.
November 20, 2017
The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador today announced that it will be proceeding with a public inquiry into the Muskrat Falls Project.
November 17, 2017
The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, today announced $500,000 to support Theatre Newfoundland Labrador in the construction of a new multi-functional theatre complex in Cow Head.
November 8, 2017
The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, today launched the Provincial Government’s Business Innovation Agenda, which can be found online at www.nlinnovationagenda.ca
November 3, 2017
The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, announced today that Corner Brook Care Partnership has been selected to design, build, finance and maintain a new long-term care facility that will benefit Corner Brook and Western Newfoundland.
October 30, 2017
The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, has announced that applications can be submitted for the Energy Efficiency Loan Program beginning tomorrow (Tuesday, October 31). The program is fully funded by the Provincial Government and will be delivered in partnership with takeCHARGE, an energy efficiency initiative of Newfoundland Power and Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro.
October 27, 2017
The Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources, today announced transformative changes to the provincial Wildlife Act and Regulations that support inclusion, improve access, and increase participation in hunting throughout Newfoundland and Labrador.
Agriculture Industry and Provincial Government Fostering Fertile Futures in Newfoundland and Labrador
October 23, 2017
The Provincial Government, Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Agriculture, and Food First NL jointly launched 43 actions today to double the province’s food self-sufficiency, and double the number of people directly employed in the provincial agriculture sector. The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, was joined by representatives of both organizations; Ministers of the Cabinet Committee on Jobs; as well as student, community, academic, and business leaders to announce these actions at the new Centre for Agriculture and Forestry Development in Wooddale.
October 23, 2017
The Provincial Government is amending the Buildings Accessibility Regulations and the Designated Mobility Impaired Parking Regulations to improve accessibility and equity for all persons in Newfoundland and Labrador.
October 18, 2017
The Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Justice and Public Safety and Attorney General, is teaming up with community groups to find ways to make Newfoundland and Labrador a safer place for women and girls.