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Significant Investments to Improve Internet Access in Newfoundland and Labrador

January 2, 2018

More than 1,500 households in 70 rural and remote communities in Newfoundland and Labrador will be able to do business online, participate in distance education and take advantage of the opportunities afforded by the digital age thanks to a joint federal-provincial investment of $28.45 million in high-speed Internet.

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Provincial and Federal Governments Sign Bilateral Agreement on Early Learning and Child Care

December 15, 2017

The Government of Canada is making significant investments in early learning and child care systems which will improve the lives of Canadian children and their families.

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Provincial Government Announces New Long-Term Care Homes for Central Newfoundland

November 27, 2017

The Provincial Government today announced that 60-bed long-term care homes will be built in Gander and Grand Falls-Windsor, as well as a 20-bed expansion of the protective care unit in Botwood. Construction for all three projects will begin in 2019, meeting demand for long-term care and making better use of acute care beds in the central region.

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Premier Ball Announces Muskrat Falls Public Inquiry

November 20, 2017

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador today announced that it will be proceeding with a public inquiry into the Muskrat Falls Project.

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Provincial Government Continues to Support Cultural and Experiential Tourism

November 17, 2017

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, today announced $500,000 to support Theatre Newfoundland Labrador in the construction of a new multi-functional theatre complex in Cow Head.

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Provincial Government Launches Business Innovation Agenda

November 8, 2017

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, today launched the Provincial Government’s Business Innovation Agenda, which can be found online at www.nlinnovationagenda.ca

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Proponent Selected for Long Term Care Facility in Corner Brook

November 3, 2017

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, announced today that Corner Brook Care Partnership has been selected to design, build, finance and maintain a new long-term care facility that will benefit Corner Brook and Western Newfoundland.

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Premier Ball Announces Energy Efficiency Loan Program

October 30, 2017

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, has announced that applications can be submitted for the Energy Efficiency Loan Program beginning tomorrow (Tuesday, October 31). The program is fully funded by the Provincial Government and will be delivered in partnership with takeCHARGE, an energy efficiency initiative of Newfoundland Power and Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro.

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Provincial Government Taking Action to Increase Access to Hunting

October 27, 2017

The Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources, today announced transformative changes to the provincial Wildlife Act and Regulations that support inclusion, improve access, and increase participation in hunting throughout Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Agriculture Industry and Provincial Government Fostering Fertile Futures in Newfoundland and Labrador

October 23, 2017

The Provincial Government, Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Agriculture, and Food First NL jointly launched 43 actions today to double the province’s food self-sufficiency, and double the number of people directly employed in the provincial agriculture sector. The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, was joined by representatives of both organizations; Ministers of the Cabinet Committee on Jobs; as well as student, community, academic, and business leaders to announce these actions at the new Centre for Agriculture and Forestry Development in Wooddale.

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  • Service NL Registrar of Vital Statistics Ken Mullaly (left) presents Gemma Hickey with a gender-neutral birth certificate. A recent amendment to the Vital Statistics Act eliminated the requirement for individuals to provide a statement from a designated professional when applying for a gender-neutral birth certificate.

    Thursday, December 14, 2017

    Gender Neutral Birth Certificate Application Forms Now Available Online

    Service NL Registrar of Vital Statistics Ken Mullaly (left) presents Gemma Hickey with a gender-neutral birth certificate. A recent amendment to the Vital Statistics Act eliminated the requirement for individuals to provide a statement from a designated professional when applying for a gender-neutral birth certificate.

  • Derrick Bragg, Parliamentary Secretary for Fisheries and Land Resources, and Smokey the Bear present Katie Spurrell, a Grade 5 student at Riverside Elementary in Clarenville with a framed copy of her entry into the 2017 National Forest Week Poster Contest. Katie is the contest’s provincial winner.

    Thursday, December 07, 2017

    Winner of the 2017 National Forest Week Poster Contest Announced

    Derrick Bragg, Parliamentary Secretary for Fisheries and Land Resources, and Smokey the Bear present Katie Spurrell, a Grade 5 student at Riverside Elementary in Clarenville with a framed copy of her entry into the 2017 National Forest Week Poster Contest. Katie is the contest’s provincial winner.

  • The Honourable Steve Crocker, Minister of Transportation and Works and Bernard Davis, MHA for  Virginia Waters – Pleasantville examine a tow plow which has been added to the department’s provincial snow clearing fleet.

    Tuesday, November 21, 2017

    Provincial Government Announces Tow Plow Pilot Project

    The Honourable Steve Crocker, Minister of Transportation and Works and Bernard Davis, MHA for Virginia Waters – Pleasantville examine a tow plow which has been added to the department’s provincial snow clearing fleet.

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