April 22, 2014
Three multi-year redevelopment projects for the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre in Grand Falls-Windsor, valued at approximately $18 million, including investments announced in Budget 2014: Shared Prosperity, Fair Society, Balanced Outlook, were outlined today.
April 14, 2014
The Honourable Tom Marshall, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, today announced that planning will soon begin for the construction of a new provincial courthouse for Stephenville. Budget 2014: Shared Prosperity, Fair Society, Balanced Outlook includes funding for a Request for Proposals for the initial planning stage of a new facility that would significantly enhance court services on the southwest coast and ensure that local residents have better access to justice.
April 11, 2014
More than 800 students from throughout the province were at Holy Heart Theatre in St. John’s today, and thousands more were watching via webcast at their schools, as the Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education, joined the internationally known charity and education partner, Free The Children, to launch its 10-week, 90-stop We Create Change Tour. The cross-country journey will feature visits to Canadian school communities to talk about being part of positive, global change – with a particular focus on plans to build schools and improve access to education in developing countries around the world.
April 8, 2014
Funding, totalling $700,000, was announced for 100 community groups and non-profit organizations as part of the Provincial Government’s 2013-14 Health and Wellness Grants Program and Age-Friendly Newfoundland and Labrador Grants Program.
April 7, 2014
Continuous investment in fisheries science by the Provincial Government is increasing knowledge about the province’s fish stocks in a changing ecosystem, and helping to ensure the overall sustainability of Newfoundland and Labrador’s fishing industry.
Province’s Telecommunications Infrastructure Strengthened with $4 Million Investment in Broadband Service to Connaigre Peninsula
April 4, 2014
As a part of the commitment to provide leading edge telecommunications services and infrastructure in Newfoundland and Labrador, the Governments of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, and Bell Aliant have partnered to support a $4 million initiative which will enhance broadband coverage to the Connaigre Peninsula.
April 3, 2014
The Honourable Kevin O’Brien, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills, visited College of the North Atlantic (CNA) in Labrador West today to provide details of the $1.5 million allocated for the college through Budget 2014 to support high demand, high priority programs. Minister O’Brien was joined by Ann Marie Vaughan, CNA’s President and CEO.
March 31, 2014
The Honourable Steve Kent, Minister of Municipal and Intergovernmental Affairs, and Minister Responsible for Fire and Emergency Services, was joined by Kevin Parsons, MHA for Cape St. Francis, and Vince MacKenzie, President of NL Association of Fire Services, to announce significant funding for fire trucks and equipment through Budget 2014, Shared Prosperity, Fair Society, Balanced Outlook. The announcement of more than $5 million in funding to support communities throughout the province, was made today at the fire hall in the Town of Pouch Cove.
March 27, 2014
A fair social and economic plan for all residents of Newfoundland and Labrador was unveiled today with Budget 2014: Shared Prosperity, Fair Society, Balanced Outlook. This year’s budget reflects the priorities of the people of the province, while also maintaining the Provincial Government’s commitment to strong fiscal management as outlined in its 10-Year Sustainability Plan.
March 20, 2014
Residents of Newfoundland and Labrador will have new opportunities to shape policy and decision-making with the launch today of an Open Government Initiative by the Honourable Tom Marshall, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Premier was joined by the Honourable Steve Kent, Minister Responsible for the Office of Public Engagement, in making the announcement.