April 6, 2017
As part of Budget 2017: Realizing Our Potential, the Provincial Government has committed to reduce the temporary gas tax by 75 per cent by December 1, 2017.
April 6, 2017
Today, the Honourable Cathy Bennett, Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board, released Budget 2017: Realizing Our Potential. Budget 2017 confirms the Provincial Government will exceed its fiscal targets for 2016-17 as a result of lowering spending within government, employing an overall approach that ensures all spending decisions are justified on an annual basis, and creating a more modern and effective public service. The Provincial Government remains on track to meet its deficit reduction target in Budget 2017 and return to surplus in 2022-23.
March 27, 2017
Today the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, delivered a report card on the first phase of initiatives launched last November as part of The Way Forward, and announced a new phase of actions for the coming year.
March 24, 2017
Newfoundland and Labrador’s All-Party Committee on Mental Health and Addictions has completed its mandate, today releasing its report and recommendations to the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Premier Ball Releases Multi-Year Infrastructure Plan and Outlines Priority Investments for Five Years
March 17, 2017
Today, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, announced a multi-year plan for infrastructure investments.
March 13, 2017
Today, as part of Budget 2017, the Provincial Government introduced a new three-year municipal infrastructure program and a call for applications from interested communities.
March 10, 2017
The Provincial Government is recognizing the anniversary of the Cougar Flight 491 tragedy that occurred eight years ago on March 12, 2009. A memorial service for those who passed away as a result of the crash will be held on Sunday, March 12, at 7:00 p.m. at Corpus Christi Church on Waterford Bridge Road in St. John’s. The public is encouraged to attend to remember those who perished and to offer condolences to their families and friends.
March 2, 2017
The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is taking important steps toward improving public safety by introducing amendments to the Highway Traffic Act to strengthen impaired driving laws.
February 22, 2017
Today the Provincial Government announced the continuation of the implementation of a Flatter, Leaner Management Structure. A detailed review of departmental structures and management subordinate reporting relationships has been completed, resulting in the net reduction of 287 management (HL pay scale) level positions from core government.
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.