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Premier Ball Announces New Acute Care Regional Hospital for Western Newfoundland

February 17, 2017

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, today confirmed the Provincial Government’s commitment to construct a new acute care regional hospital in Corner Brook.

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Agriculture Industry Supported by Increased Access to Crown Land

February 16, 2017

Farmers and agricultural producers will now have almost double the amount of land available to them with additional Crown lands now available for agricultural production.

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Government Announces Five-Year Provincial Roads Plan Developed through Evidence-based Planning

January 31, 2017

The Honourable Al Hawkins, Minister of Transportation and Works, today released the Provincial Government’s Five-Year Provincial Roads Plan, 2017 edition and the full list of road tenders for 2017-18. The plan uses an evidence-based approach to build, renew and maintain transportation infrastructure and takes full advantage of Newfoundland and Labrador’s short construction season while allowing for more competitive bidding.

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Premier Announces New Long-Term Care Home for Corner Brook

January 20, 2017

To support growing demand for long-term care beds, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, today announced that a new long-term care home will begin construction in Corner Brook in fall 2017. The new facility marks the beginning of a new Western Memorial Regional Hospital campus and will include 120 long-term care beds, as well as 15 palliative care beds and 10 rehabilitative care beds.

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Premier's Task Force on Educational Outcomes Launches Consultations

January 16, 2017

The Premier's Task Force on Educational Outcomes is moving forward with the formal engagement process. An interactive website was launched today informing the public of the task force's mandate and providing information on how to participate during upcoming public consultations.

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Newfoundland and Labrador Reaches Agreement on Funding for Canadian Health Accord

December 23, 2016

Today, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador agreed to new targeted federal funding over 10 years for investments in home care and mental health care. The province joined with Nova Scotia today in announcing an accord with the Government of Canada to support change and deliver improved health care for Canadians in these priority areas.

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Provincial Government Introduces Legislation to Establish Office of the Seniors’ Advocate

December 13, 2016

Legislation to establish an Office of the Seniors’ Advocate will receive second reading in the House of Assembly today. Once established, the Seniors’ Advocate will collaborate with seniors, their families, caregivers, policy makers and frontline service providers to identify and address systemic issues facing seniors in the province.

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Premier Appoints Gordon McIntosh as Deputy Minister of the Department of Natural Resources

December 6, 2016

Today, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, together with the Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, announced that Gordon McIntosh has been appointed to the role of Deputy Minister with the Department of Natural Resources.

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Premier Announces Enhanced Access to Crown Lands for Municipalities

November 30, 2016

In keeping with commitments set out in The Way Forward: A Vision for Sustainability and Growth in Newfoundland and Labrador the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, today announced a new policy for municipalities regarding lease-to-own arrangements. The new policy enables municipalities to access Crown lands within their municipal planning boundaries for economic development purposes through long-term leases with flexible payment options, including payment deferral until the development is generating revenue.

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Premier Officially Launches "The Way Forward: A Vision for Sustainability and Growth in Newfoundland and Labrador"

November 9, 2016

Today, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, launched "The Way Forward: A Vision for Sustainability and Growth in Newfoundland and Labrador." The Vision will guide Provincial Government actions to achieve greater efficiency, strengthen the province’s economic foundation, enhance services, and improve outcomes to promote a healthy and prosperous province. The document is available online at www.gov.nl.ca/pdf/the_way_forward.pdfPDF.

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