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Minister Gambin-Walsh signs proclamation to recognize July as Automobile Heritage Month, joined by (L-R) Parliamentary Secretary, Bernard Davis; Bob Ford, National Association of Automobile Clubs of Canada - Newfoundland Director; Bob Ford Jr. National Association of Automobile Clubs of Canada - Membership Director; and, Mel Gregory - Newfoundland Antique & Classic Car Club President.

Friday, June 29

July Declared Automotive Heritage Month

Minister Gambin-Walsh signs proclamation to recognize July as Automobile Heritage Month, joined by (L-R) Parliamentary Secretary, Bernard Davis; Bob Ford, National Association of Automobile Clubs of Canada - Newfoundland Director; Bob Ford Jr. National Association of Automobile Clubs of Canada - Membership Director; and, Mel Gregory - Newfoundland Antique & Classic Car Club President.

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The Honourable Al Hawkins, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, and Bernard Davis, MHA for Virginia Waters-Pleasantville, joined leaders of the Muslim Association of Newfoundland and Labrador for a prayer service during Ramadan at the Masjid-an-Noor Mosque in St. John’s. Pictured are, from left: MHA Davis, Minister Hawkins, Mansoor Pirzada, Haseen Khan, Moein Shahwan, and Kamrul Islam.

Friday, June 15

Provincial Government Wishes Muslim Newfoundlanders and Labradorians a Happy Eid al-Fitr

The Honourable Al Hawkins, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, and Bernard Davis, MHA for Virginia Waters-Pleasantville, joined leaders of the Muslim Association of Newfoundland and Labrador for a prayer service during Ramadan at the Masjid-an-Noor Mosque in St. John’s. Pictured are, from left: MHA Davis, Minister Hawkins, Mansoor Pirzada, Haseen Khan, Moein Shahwan, and Kamrul Islam.

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Photo: Indigenous leaders and elected officials attending the Indigenous Leaders Roundtable included: Front (l-r): Isabella Pain and President Johannes Lampe, Nunatsiavut; Jennifer Hefler-Elson, Labrador Friendship Centre; Dorothy George, Newfoundland Native Women’s Association; Honourable Premier Dwight Ball; Kim Campbell-McLean, AnânauKatiget Tumingit Regional Inuit Women’s Association; Todd Russell, NunatuKavut Community Council; Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister, Children, Seniors and Social Development; Peter Penashue, Innu Nation. Back (l-r): David Wells, Mi’kmaq First Nations Assembly of Newfoundland; Chief Brendan Mitchell, Qalipu First Nation; Patrick Park Tighe, People of the Dawn Friendship Centre; Randy Edmunds, Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier; Bart Jack, Innu Nation; Ivan White, Flat Bay Indian Band; Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister, Fisheries and Land Resources; Scott Reid, MHA, St. George’s-Humber; and Sharon Williston, Newfoundland Aboriginal Women’s Network. Missing from photo were: Chris Sheppard, St. John’s Native Friendship Centre; Honourable John Haggie, Minister, Health and Community Services; John Finn, MHA, Stephenville-Port au Port; Chief Misel Joe and Teresa O’Keefe, Miawpukek First Nation, Alison White, Qalipu First Nation; Mark Browne, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation; and Gerry Osmond, Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation.

Friday, June 08

Indigenous Leaders Roundtable Provides Forum for Discussion on Matters of Common Interest

Photo: Indigenous leaders and elected officials attending the Indigenous Leaders Roundtable included: Front (l-r): Isabella Pain and President Johannes Lampe, Nunatsiavut; Jennifer Hefler-Elson, Labrador Friendship Centre; Dorothy George, Newfoundland Native Women’s Association; Honourable Premier Dwight Ball; Kim Campbell-McLean, AnânauKatiget Tumingit Regional Inuit Women’s Association; Todd Russell, NunatuKavut Community Council; Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister, Children, Seniors and Social Development; Peter Penashue, Innu Nation. Back (l-r): David Wells, Mi’kmaq First Nations Assembly of Newfoundland; Chief Brendan Mitchell, Qalipu First Nation; Patrick Park Tighe, People of the Dawn Friendship Centre; Randy Edmunds, Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier; Bart Jack, Innu Nation; Ivan White, Flat Bay Indian Band; Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister, Fisheries and Land Resources; Scott Reid, MHA, St. George’s-Humber; and Sharon Williston, Newfoundland Aboriginal Women’s Network. Missing from photo were: Chris Sheppard, St. John’s Native Friendship Centre; Honourable John Haggie, Minister, Health and Community Services; John Finn, MHA, Stephenville-Port au Port; Chief Misel Joe and Teresa O’Keefe, Miawpukek First Nation, Alison White, Qalipu First Nation; Mark Browne, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation; and Gerry Osmond, Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation.

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Photo: The Honourable Lisa Dempster (right), Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development Minister (CSSD) joined Tina Auchinleck-Ryan, President of Recreation Newfoundland and Labrador (RNL) to sign a proclamation marking June as Recreation Month. Joining them are (Back L-R) Linda Roberts, Recreation Consultant, CSSD;  Dawn Sharpe, Recreation Practitioners/Facilities Representation, RNL; Stephanie O’Brien, Eat Great and Participate Coordinator, RNL; Pam Mills, Recreation Specialist, RNL; Gary Milley, Executive Director, RNL; Megan Cummings, Recreation Specialist, RNL; Carla Sullivan, Physical Activity Coordinator, RNL; Michelle Hunt, Operations Manager, RNL and Sara Tucker, Administrative Coordinator, RNL.

Monday, June 04

Recreation Month Promotes the Value of Active Living

Photo: The Honourable Lisa Dempster (right), Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development Minister (CSSD) joined Tina Auchinleck-Ryan, President of Recreation Newfoundland and Labrador (RNL) to sign a proclamation marking June as Recreation Month. Joining them are (Back L-R) Linda Roberts, Recreation Consultant, CSSD; Dawn Sharpe, Recreation Practitioners/Facilities Representation, RNL; Stephanie O’Brien, Eat Great and Participate Coordinator, RNL; Pam Mills, Recreation Specialist, RNL; Gary Milley, Executive Director, RNL; Megan Cummings, Recreation Specialist, RNL; Carla Sullivan, Physical Activity Coordinator, RNL; Michelle Hunt, Operations Manager, RNL and Sara Tucker, Administrative Coordinator, RNL.

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The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development (CSSD), recently met with the Child and Youth Advocate, and representatives of SeniorsNL and the Coalition of Seniors to sign a proclamation marking June 1 as Intergenerational Day and June as Seniors Month. Pictured are (Back L-R) Donna Ballard, Deputy Minister, CSSD; Derek Bennett, Parliamentary Secretary CSSD;  Pamela Crummey, Coalition of Seniors; Jackie Lake-Kavanagh, Child and Youth Advocate; Lorraine Best, SeniorsNL; Mary Ennis, SeniorsNL, and Rick Healey, Assistant Deputy Minister, CSSD. (Front L-R) Sharron Callahan, Chair, Coalition of Seniors;  Minister Lisa Dempster; Jan Lilly, Board Chair, SeniorsNL.

Friday, June 01

Minister Dempster Recognizes June as Seniors Month

The Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Children, Seniors and Social Development (CSSD), recently met with the Child and Youth Advocate, and representatives of SeniorsNL and the Coalition of Seniors to sign a proclamation marking June 1 as Intergenerational Day and June as Seniors Month. Pictured are (Back L-R) Donna Ballard, Deputy Minister, CSSD; Derek Bennett, Parliamentary Secretary CSSD; Pamela Crummey, Coalition of Seniors; Jackie Lake-Kavanagh, Child and Youth Advocate; Lorraine Best, SeniorsNL; Mary Ennis, SeniorsNL, and Rick Healey, Assistant Deputy Minister, CSSD. (Front L-R) Sharron Callahan, Chair, Coalition of Seniors; Minister Lisa Dempster; Jan Lilly, Board Chair, SeniorsNL.

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Snow levels at Pinware River Provincial Park.

Monday, May 28

Public Advisory: Delayed Opening at Pinware River Provincial Park

Snow levels at Pinware River Provincial Park.

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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

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.

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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

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.

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