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Premier Ball Welcomes Proposals for the Innovation and Business Development Fund

September 19, 2018

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, today announced that proposals are being accepted for the Innovation and Business Development Fund.

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Premier Ball Announces $555.9 Million Agreement for Community Infrastructure

September 10, 2018

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, today announced the signing of a bilateral agreement with the Government of Canada under the Investing in Canada Plan that will provide more than $555 million in federal funding over the next decade for community infrastructure projects.

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Premier Ball Brings PUB Back into Muskrat Falls

September 5, 2018

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, today released the terms of reference for the Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities (PUB) to examine options to mitigate Muskrat Falls.

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Premier Ball Marks First Step into New Frontier for Oil and Gas Industry

July 26, 2018

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, today announced the first step into a new frontier for the province’s oil and gas industry – deepwater production.

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Newfoundland and Labrador First Province to Sign Agreement with Government of Canada to Fund Innovative Treatment Options for Problematic Substance Use

June 29, 2018

The Honourable John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services, and the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, federal Minister of Health, announced the signing of a bilateral agreement under the Government of Canada’s new Emergency Treatment Fund yesterday at the health ministers meeting in Winnipeg.

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Premier Ball Announces that the Voisey’s Bay Underground Mine Will Proceed with Construction this Summer

June 11, 2018

Today at an event in St. John’s, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, announced that the construction of the Voisey’s Bay underground mine will proceed this summer. Premier Ball was joined at the announcement by the Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, and Eduardo Bartolomeo, Executive Director Base Metals, Vale.

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Milestones Reached in Development of Western Newfoundland Health Care Campus

June 7, 2018

Today, at an event marking the progress of the Corner Brook Long-Term Care Home, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, announced that the new 164-bed acute care hospital has advanced to the next stage of the procurement process. The continued progress highlights the Provincial Government’s commitment to improving access to health care.

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Sites Selected for Long-Term Care Facilities in Central Newfoundland

June 5, 2018

The Provincial Government announced today that sites in Gander and Grand Falls-Windsor have been selected as the future homes of two long-term care facilities in central Newfoundland.

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Canadian Agricultural Partnership to Grow Industry and Promote Food Self-sufficiency in Newfoundland and Labrador

May 10, 2018

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Gudie Hutchings, Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains, on behalf of the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agrifood, announced details of programming under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership today to support growth in the agriculture and agrifoods sector in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Premier Ball Launches Next Phase of Actions Through The Way Forward

April 24, 2018

Today, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, revealed the next phase of The Way Forward: A Vision for Sustainability and Growth in Newfoundland and Labrador. This new phase of actions focuses on improving services and outcomes for Newfoundlanders and Labradorians, while building on prior work to deliver a stronger economic foundation, and achieve a more efficient public sector.

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  • Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources, and Sabrina Ellsworth, Manager of Agricultural Research, display the Fisheries and Land Resources Agri-Truck that will be at events throughout the province to increase public awareness of farming opportunities, and will be used to distribute vegetable transplants, propagated plant materials and tree seedlings to farmers and producers.

    Monday, September 10, 2018

    Minister Byrne Discusses Agriculture Research Activities, Views Wheat Harvest

    Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources, and Sabrina Ellsworth, Manager of Agricultural Research, display the Fisheries and Land Resources Agri-Truck that will be at events throughout the province to increase public awareness of farming opportunities, and will be used to distribute vegetable transplants, propagated plant materials and tree seedlings to farmers and producers.

  •  The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, presents the Council of the Federation Literacy Award 2018 to Ms. Suna Dau Yath.

    Friday, September 07, 2018

    Premier Ball Announces Council of the Federation Literacy Award Winner

    The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, presents the Council of the Federation Literacy Award 2018 to Ms. Suna Dau Yath.

  • Lynn and Allan Kendall, owners of Eltoq Developments Inc., Gudie Hutchings, MP for Long Range Mountains, and the Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources and MHA for Corner Brook, view the ongoing construction of one of six chalets underway at Appalachian Chalets and RV. (August 2018)

    Tuesday, August 28, 2018

    Construction Underway to Revitalize Corner Brook Tourism Site

    Lynn and Allan Kendall, owners of Eltoq Developments Inc., Gudie Hutchings, MP for Long Range Mountains, and the Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources and MHA for Corner Brook, view the ongoing construction of one of six chalets underway at Appalachian Chalets and RV. (August 2018)

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