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Premier Announces Planning for a New Stephenville Courthouse

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.

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Partnership Promotes Leadership, Citizenship and Social Justice in Schools

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.

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$700,000 Announced for Wellness and Seniors’ Grants Programs

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.

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Minister Outlines Multi-Million Dollar Investments in Fisheries Science

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.

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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.

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Budget 2014 Provides $1.5 Million to Support High Demand Programs

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.

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Over $5 Million Invested to Support Fire Services, Equipment and Vehicles

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.

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Budget 2014 - Shared Prosperity, Fair Society, Balanced Outlook

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.

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Premier Marshall Launches Open Government Initiative

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.

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Premier Announces Committee Members for Independent Review of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act

March 18, 2014

The Honourable Tom Marshall, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, has appointed three individuals with expertise in law, privacy legislation, and journalism to conduct the independent statutory review of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy (ATIPP) Act.

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  • The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education, announces the Provincial Government's participation in We Act, a program which promotes community service, both at home and abroad, during the national launch of the We Create Change Tour at Holy Heart Theatre in St. John's – April 11, 2014

    Friday, April 11, 2014

    Partnership Promotes Leadership, Citizenship and Social Justice in Schools

    The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education, announces the Provincial Government's participation in We Act, a program which promotes community service, both at home and abroad, during the national launch of the We Create Change Tour at Holy Heart Theatre in St. John's – April 11, 2014

  • The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education, launches Phase II of the province's Early Learning Childhood Strategy, Learning from the Start. From left are: Claude Giroux, Director of Conseil scolaire francophone provincial de Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador; Janet Vivian Walsh, Deputy Minister of Education; Darrin Pike, Director/CEO of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District; and John Dinn, MHA for Kilbride - March 28, 2014.

    Friday, March 28, 2014

    $35.4 Million Allocated for Phase II of Province’s Early Learning Strategy

    The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education, launches Phase II of the province's Early Learning Childhood Strategy, Learning from the Start. From left are: Claude Giroux, Director of Conseil scolaire francophone provincial de Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador; Janet Vivian Walsh, Deputy Minister of Education; Darrin Pike, Director/CEO of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District; and John Dinn, MHA for Kilbride - March 28, 2014.

  • Recipients of the 2014 URock Volunteer Awards Show will receive an Epiphone electric guitar to acknowledge the unique and creative ways young people volunteer across the province.

    Friday, March 14, 2014

    Nominations Open for 2014 URock Volunteer Awards

    Recipients of the 2014 URock Volunteer Awards Show will receive an Epiphone electric guitar to acknowledge the unique and creative ways young people volunteer across the province.

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