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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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Newfoundland and Labrador and Québec partner to develop the Labrador Trough and enhance road infrastructure

April 12, 2018

The governments of Newfoundland and Labrador and Québec are working together to grow their respective economies by developing the Labrador Trough and improving road infrastructure. This collaboration will facilitate the development of mining potential, as well as promote the creation of high quality jobs to benefit Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations in both provinces. The two provinces will also work together to improve transportation infrastructure, further developing an economic corridor that links Newfoundland and Labrador to Québec.

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Premier Ball Announces Plan for New Adult Mental Health and Addictions Facility and Expanded Community-Based Services

March 29, 2018

Supported by $6.1 million in Budget 2018 - Building for Our Future, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, today announced that a new 94-bed, state-of-the-art mental health and addictions facility will be built in St. John’s. The new facility will be built on the Health Sciences Centre campus and will be connected to the existing hospital with site work expected to begin in summer 2019. A new parking garage will also be built on the site to add extra parking capacity.

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Building for Our Future – Budget 2018 Focused on Delivering Valuable Programs and Services While Returning to Surplus

March 27, 2018

The Honourable Tom Osborne, Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board, today released Budget 2018: Building for Our Future, which confirms that Newfoundland and Labrador is on track to return to surplus in 2022-23 despite a challenging fiscal environment. Building for Our Future continues government’s balanced approach to supporting communities and families throughout the province while helping to create new business and employment opportunities.

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Premier Ball Announces over $10 Million Investment in Municipal Capital Works

March 21, 2018

The Provincial Government is investing $10.6 million in Municipal Capital Works as a part of its three-year municipal infrastructure program.

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Speech from the Throne

March 13, 2018

The following are speaking notes delivered at the Opening of The Third Session of the Forty-Eighth General Assembly of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador by His Honour the Honourable Frank F. Fagan, CM, ONL, MBA, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador on March 13, 2018:

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Provincial Government Releases Advance 2030 – A Plan for Growth in the Newfoundland and Labrador Oil and Gas Industry

February 19, 2018

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, were joined by members of the Oil and Gas Industry Development Council today to release Advance 2030.

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Newfoundland and Labrador Improves Ranking in Canadian Early Childhood Education Report

February 7, 2018

The Atkinson Centre at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education released a new report today, Early Childhood Education Report 2017, providing a detailed assessment of provincial and territorial frameworks for early childhood education in Canada. In 2017, Newfoundland and Labrador saw an improvement in the province’s overall score, receiving 8.5 out of 15.

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Newfoundland and Labrador Becomes First Province in Canada to Advance National Suicide Prevention Project

January 22, 2018

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has partnered with the Mental Health Commission of Canada, Eastern Health and a community coalition on the Burin Peninsula to launch Roots of Hope, a community suicide prevention project.

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  • Sylvain Vinet, Region Head, Eastern Canada Region, CIBC; Dean Brinton, CEO, The Rooms Corporation; and, Anne Chafe, Director, The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery and Museums Divisions present the catalogue for the Beaumont-Hamel and the Trail of the Caribou: Newfoundlanders and Labradorians at War and at Home 1914-1949 exhibition.

    Tuesday, May 08, 2018

    The Rooms Corporation: The Rooms Unveils First World War Exhibition Catalogue

    Sylvain Vinet, Region Head, Eastern Canada Region, CIBC; Dean Brinton, CEO, The Rooms Corporation; and, Anne Chafe, Director, The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery and Museums Divisions present the catalogue for the Beaumont-Hamel and the Trail of the Caribou: Newfoundlanders and Labradorians at War and at Home 1914-1949 exhibition.

  • The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development and Minister Responsible for the Status of Persons with Disabilities, met with representatives from the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association-Newfoundland and Labrador (CHHA-NL), the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (NLASLPA) and the Disability Policy Office (DPO) on May 3, 2018, where a proclamation was signed to declare the month of May as Better Hearing and Speech Month in the province. Seated (L-R) Ashleigh Noel, NLASLPA; Minister Dempster; Art Norris, CHHA-NL; Karen Davis, DPO. Standing (L-R): Kim Pratt-Baker, CHHA-NL; Leon Mills, CHHA-NL; Terry Martin, CHHA-NL.

    Thursday, May 03, 2018

    Proclamation Recognizes Better Hearing and Speech Month

    The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development and Minister Responsible for the Status of Persons with Disabilities, met with representatives from the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association-Newfoundland and Labrador (CHHA-NL), the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists (NLASLPA) and the Disability Policy Office (DPO) on May 3, 2018, where a proclamation was signed to declare the month of May as Better Hearing and Speech Month in the province. Seated (L-R) Ashleigh Noel, NLASLPA; Minister Dempster; Art Norris, CHHA-NL; Karen Davis, DPO. Standing (L-R): Kim Pratt-Baker, CHHA-NL; Leon Mills, CHHA-NL; Terry Martin, CHHA-NL.

  • Dr. Heather Igloliorte, guest curator and author; and Kate Wolforth, Manager of Collections, The Rooms, accept the Canadian Museums Association Award of Outstanding Achievement in Education for the exhibition catalogue SakKijâjuk: Art and Craft from Nunatsiavut from Jane Fullerton Vice President of the Canadian Museums Association at the CMA’s Award Ceremony in Vancouver yesterday evening.

    Friday, April 13, 2018

    The Rooms Receives Award of Outstanding Achievement in Education

    Dr. Heather Igloliorte, guest curator and author; and Kate Wolforth, Manager of Collections, The Rooms, accept the Canadian Museums Association Award of Outstanding Achievement in Education for the exhibition catalogue SakKijâjuk: Art and Craft from Nunatsiavut from Jane Fullerton Vice President of the Canadian Museums Association at the CMA’s Award Ceremony in Vancouver yesterday evening.

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