Photos - 2014

Officer Lewis Park (left) and Officer Doug Hayes (right) with the St. John’s Detachment of the Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Division participate at the St. Michael’s Regional High School career fair on Bell Island.

Tuesday, December 23

Officers Promote Fish and Wildlife Enforcement as a Career to High School Students

Officer Lewis Park (left) and Officer Doug Hayes (right) with the St. John’s Detachment of the Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Division participate at the St. Michael’s Regional High School career fair on Bell Island.

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The Honourable Vaughn Granter, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture is joined by Robin Quinlan, Vice President of Quinlan Brothers Limited for an announcement of $100,000 to support enhancements at the Quinlan Brothers Trinity Bay de Verde plant - December 3, 2014.

Wednesday, December 03

Quinlan Brothers Ltd. Receive $100,000 to Explore Energy Savings

The Honourable Vaughn Granter, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture is joined by Robin Quinlan, Vice President of Quinlan Brothers Limited for an announcement of $100,000 to support enhancements at the Quinlan Brothers Trinity Bay de Verde plant - December 3, 2014.

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The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister Responsible for the Status of Persons with Disabilities, and Paul Walsh, Chair of the Provincial Advisory Council for the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities, are joined by members of the council to sign a proclamation in recognition of Wednesday, December 3 as the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

Tuesday, December 02

Ministerial Statement - December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities

The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister Responsible for the Status of Persons with Disabilities, and Paul Walsh, Chair of the Provincial Advisory Council for the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities, are joined by members of the council to sign a proclamation in recognition of Wednesday, December 3 as the United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

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The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development) and the Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development, sign a $68 million federal-provincial Investment in Affordable Housing Agreement in St. John’s – November 28, 2014.

Friday, November 28

Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation: Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Sign $68 Million Investment in Affordable Housing Agreement

The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development) and the Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development, sign a $68 million federal-provincial Investment in Affordable Housing Agreement in St. John’s – November 28, 2014.

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The Honourable Vaughn Granter, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, with Richard Allen, Vice-President of Allen’s Fisheries Limited – November 21, 2014.

Friday, November 21

Allen’s Fisheries Receives Over $99,000 to Implement New Processing Technology

The Honourable Vaughn Granter, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, with Richard Allen, Vice-President of Allen’s Fisheries Limited – November 21, 2014.

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Honourable Steve Kent, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Community Services, joined by (l-r) Dawn Gallant, Regional Chair for Newfoundland and Labrador, and Carol Ann Smith, Regional Director for Newfoundland and Labrador, with the Canadian Diabetes Association for the proclamation signing ceremony.

Friday, November 14

World Diabetes Day Proclaimed in Newfoundland and Labrador

Honourable Steve Kent, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health and Community Services, joined by (l-r) Dawn Gallant, Regional Chair for Newfoundland and Labrador, and Carol Ann Smith, Regional Director for Newfoundland and Labrador, with the Canadian Diabetes Association for the proclamation signing ceremony.

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The Provincial Government’s isopod isolation chamber for use during the medical transport of a suspected or confirmed Ebola patient.

Thursday, November 13

Provincial Government Continues to Strengthen Ebola Preparation Efforts

The Provincial Government’s isopod isolation chamber for use during the medical transport of a suspected or confirmed Ebola patient.

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The Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, led the Canadian Delegation at the UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Aichi-Nagoya, Japan, November 9-12. Approximately 70 ministers from over 140 countries attended the conference that marked the end of the UN Decade of ESD (2005-2014) and saw the launch of the Global Action Programme (GAP) on ESD.

Wednesday, November 12

Minister Heads Canadian Delegation at International Education Conference

The Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, led the Canadian Delegation at the UNESCO World Conference on Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Aichi-Nagoya, Japan, November 9-12. Approximately 70 ministers from over 140 countries attended the conference that marked the end of the UN Decade of ESD (2005-2014) and saw the launch of the Global Action Programme (GAP) on ESD.

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The Honourable Vaughn Granter, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, with Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture staff and provincial seafood processors at China Fisheries and Seafood Expo 2014 – November 2014.

Monday, November 10

Minister and Trade Delegation Promote Provincial Seafood in China

The Honourable Vaughn Granter, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, with Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture staff and provincial seafood processors at China Fisheries and Seafood Expo 2014 – November 2014.

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The Honourable Dan Crummell, Minister of Environment and Conservation, presents Atlantic Provinces’ Youth Hunting and Fishing Exchange Program local winner Adam Andrews with a cheque.

Tuesday, November 04

Hunting and Fishing Program Focuses on Conservation and Awareness

The Honourable Dan Crummell, Minister of Environment and Conservation, presents Atlantic Provinces’ Youth Hunting and Fishing Exchange Program local winner Adam Andrews with a cheque.

The Honourable Dan Crummell, Minister of Environment and Conservation, shows Atlantic Provinces’ Youth Hunting and Fishing Exchange Program winner Adam Andrews his personal photos of his hunting and fishing trips.

The Honourable Dan Crummell, Minister of Environment and Conservation, shows Atlantic Provinces’ Youth Hunting and Fishing Exchange Program winner Adam Andrews his personal photos of his hunting and fishing trips.

Nova Scotia winner of the Atlantic Provinces’ Youth Hunting and Fishing Exchange Program, Jamie Decoste.

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The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development, signs up for November’s Good Food Challenge, a program operated by the Food Security Network of Newfoundland and Labrador – November 4, 2014.

Tuesday, November 04

Minister Encourages Participation in 2014 Good Food Challenge

The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development, signs up for November’s Good Food Challenge, a program operated by the Food Security Network of Newfoundland and Labrador – November 4, 2014.

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The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources, joined representatives from industry and academia to sign a proclamation recognizing Mining Week 2014 – November 2014.

Monday, November 03

Mining Week Raises Awareness and Understanding of the Mining Sector

The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources, joined representatives from industry and academia to sign a proclamation recognizing Mining Week 2014 – November 2014.

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During today’s launch of Play and Learn Week at Hazelwood Elementary, the Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, presented new books to school Principal Dale Lamb for their learning resource centre. The Minister was joined by (L-R) Vice Principal Caroline Lethbridge, Principal Dale Lamb, John Dinn, MHA for Kilbride, and students. Play and Learn Week takes place from November 3-7 in primary schools throughout the province – November 3, 2014.

Monday, November 03

New Power of Play Campaign Highlights Children’s Development

During today’s launch of Play and Learn Week at Hazelwood Elementary, the Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, presented new books to school Principal Dale Lamb for their learning resource centre. The Minister was joined by (L-R) Vice Principal Caroline Lethbridge, Principal Dale Lamb, John Dinn, MHA for Kilbride, and students. Play and Learn Week takes place from November 3-7 in primary schools throughout the province – November 3, 2014.

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Nicole Kennedy receives the 2014 Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture Scholarship from the Honourable Vaughn Granter, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture – October, 2014.

Monday, November 03

Nicole Kennedy Wins the 2014 Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture Scholarship

Nicole Kennedy receives the 2014 Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture Scholarship from the Honourable Vaughn Granter, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture – October, 2014.

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The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development, joins the Honourable Ross Wiseman, Minister of Finance and MHA for Trinity North, along with local community leaders and residents to cut a ribbon to mark the official opening of the Clarenville Age-Friendly Park – October 29, 2014.

Wednesday, October 29

New Clarenville Park Has Something to Offer People of all Ages

The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development, joins the Honourable Ross Wiseman, Minister of Finance and MHA for Trinity North, along with local community leaders and residents to cut a ribbon to mark the official opening of the Clarenville Age-Friendly Park – October 29, 2014.

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The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development (Centre), announced $300,000 in an after-school physical activity program, Participation Nation Unplugged, this morning at St. Matthew’s School in St. John’s. The minister was joined by Kryan Dwyer, Principal (left), the Honourable Dan Crummell, Minister of Environment and Conservation and MHA for St. John’s West (right), along with  the school’s grade six students – October 29, 2014.

Wednesday, October 29

Participation Nation Unplugged Provides After-School Recreational Options

The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development (Centre), announced $300,000 in an after-school physical activity program, Participation Nation Unplugged, this morning at St. Matthew’s School in St. John’s. The minister was joined by Kryan Dwyer, Principal (left), the Honourable Dan Crummell, Minister of Environment and Conservation and MHA for St. John’s West (right), along with the school’s grade six students – October 29, 2014.

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The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development, joins Mary Manojolvich, Chair for Caregivers Out of Isolation program, to declare October 27-31 as Caregivers Week in Newfoundland and Labrador - October 27, 2014.

Monday, October 27

Caregivers Week Recognizes Those Who Support and Care for Others

The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development, joins Mary Manojolvich, Chair for Caregivers Out of Isolation program, to declare October 27-31 as Caregivers Week in Newfoundland and Labrador - October 27, 2014.

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Students at Crescent Collegiate in Blaketown join the Honourable Dan Crummell, Minister of Environment and Conservation and Minister Responsible for the Multi-Materials Stewardship Board; Darrin Pike, CEO and Director of Education, Newfoundland and Labrador English School District; and Ed Grant, Chair, Eastern Regional Service Board to announce the Recycle at School pilot project - October 21, 2014.

Tuesday, October 21

Pilot Project Explores the Potential to Increase Recycling at School

Students at Crescent Collegiate in Blaketown join the Honourable Dan Crummell, Minister of Environment and Conservation and Minister Responsible for the Multi-Materials Stewardship Board; Darrin Pike, CEO and Director of Education, Newfoundland and Labrador English School District; and Ed Grant, Chair, Eastern Regional Service Board to announce the Recycle at School pilot project - October 21, 2014.

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The Honourable Paul Davis, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, along with Tracey Perry, MHA for Fortune Bay – Cape La Hune and Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier, are joined by representatives from the Newfoundland and Labrador Foster Families Association, foster parents and staff of the Department of Child, Youth and Family Services to sign the proclamation for Foster Families Week 2014, taking place from October 19 to 25.

Monday, October 20

Province Recognizes Foster Families Week 2014

The Honourable Paul Davis, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, along with Tracey Perry, MHA for Fortune Bay – Cape La Hune and Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier, are joined by representatives from the Newfoundland and Labrador Foster Families Association, foster parents and staff of the Department of Child, Youth and Family Services to sign the proclamation for Foster Families Week 2014, taking place from October 19 to 25.

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The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development, participated in Federal/Provincial/Territorial (FPT) meetings in Prince Edward Island on issues surrounding seniors this week. Topics included social isolation of seniors, caregiver readiness and supports, and more.

Thursday, October 16

Ministers Responsible for Seniors Discuss Issues in Charlottetown, P.E.I.

The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development, participated in Federal/Provincial/Territorial (FPT) meetings in Prince Edward Island on issues surrounding seniors this week. Topics included social isolation of seniors, caregiver readiness and supports, and more.

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On Tuesday, October 14, the Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources, spoke on behalf of Canada’s provinces and territories at the Canada Natural Resources Investment Forum in Shanghai.

Wednesday, October 15

Minister Meets with Business and Government Representatives in China

On Tuesday, October 14, the Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources, spoke on behalf of Canada’s provinces and territories at the Canada Natural Resources Investment Forum in Shanghai.

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The Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development with students, staff and colleagues, the Honourable Dan Crummell, Minister of Environment and Conservation and Minister Responsible for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency and the Honourable Vaughn Granter, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture and MHA for Humber West, at C.C. Loughlin Elementary in Corner Brook to launch HotShots, a pilot project that focuses on raising students’ awareness of energy efficiency and conservation.

Friday, October 10

Pilot Program Encourages Students to Save Energy

The Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development with students, staff and colleagues, the Honourable Dan Crummell, Minister of Environment and Conservation and Minister Responsible for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency and the Honourable Vaughn Granter, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture and MHA for Humber West, at C.C. Loughlin Elementary in Corner Brook to launch HotShots, a pilot project that focuses on raising students’ awareness of energy efficiency and conservation.

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The Honourable Vaughn Granter, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, with students from Corner Brook Intermediate, participating in Trading Books for Boats. Photo credit: ACAP Humber Arm.

Thursday, October 09

Province Supports the Trading Books for Boats Initiative

The Honourable Vaughn Granter, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, with students from Corner Brook Intermediate, participating in Trading Books for Boats. Photo credit: ACAP Humber Arm.

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The Honourable Paul Davis, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, was joined by the Honourable Kevin O’Brien, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills and Memorial University President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Gary Kachanoski today for the dedication ceremony of the new residence, Macpherson College, in St. John’s. Macpherson College, Cluett and Shiwak Halls are named after three Newfoundlanders and Labradorians that served during the First World War. Also appearing in the photo are representatives for the families of Dr. Cluny Macpherson, Frances Cluett and John Shiwak, Hillary Bellows, a student living in the new residence, Susan Dyer Knight, Chancellor of Memorial University, Dr. Cecilia Reynolds, Deputy Provost (Students) and Associate Vice-President (Academic) Undergraduate Studies.

Wednesday, October 08

Premier Officially Dedicates New Residence at Memorial University

The Honourable Paul Davis, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, was joined by the Honourable Kevin O’Brien, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills and Memorial University President and Vice-Chancellor Dr. Gary Kachanoski today for the dedication ceremony of the new residence, Macpherson College, in St. John’s. Macpherson College, Cluett and Shiwak Halls are named after three Newfoundlanders and Labradorians that served during the First World War. Also appearing in the photo are representatives for the families of Dr. Cluny Macpherson, Frances Cluett and John Shiwak, Hillary Bellows, a student living in the new residence, Susan Dyer Knight, Chancellor of Memorial University, Dr. Cecilia Reynolds, Deputy Provost (Students) and Associate Vice-President (Academic) Undergraduate Studies.

Premier Paul Davis and Minister Kevin O’Brien help unveil the commemorative plaques at the naming ceremony for Macpherson College.

Premier Paul Davis and Minister Kevin O’Brien help unveil the commemorative plaques at the naming ceremony for Macpherson College.

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Officer Blair Barnes was presented with the 2013 Newfoundland and Labrador Wildlife Enforcement Officer of Year Award and the 2013 Shikar-Safari Club International Wildlife Officer of the Year Award.

Monday, September 29

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Recognizes Officer for Outstanding Contribution

Officer Blair Barnes was presented with the 2013 Newfoundland and Labrador Wildlife Enforcement Officer of Year Award and the 2013 Shikar-Safari Club International Wildlife Officer of the Year Award.

Officer Blair Barnes receives the 2013 Wildlife Officer of the Year Award. Pictured left to right: Barry White, Superintendent, Eastern Region; Hayward Taylor, Chief of Enforcement; Blair Barnes, Detachment Supervisor for the Grand Falls-Windsor Office; James Maloney, Director, Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Division; Sheldon Anstey, Superintendent, Western Region.

Officer Blair Barnes receives the 2013 Wildlife Officer of the Year Award. Pictured left to right: Barry White, Superintendent, Eastern Region; Hayward Taylor, Chief of Enforcement; Blair Barnes, Detachment Supervisor for the Grand Falls-Windsor Office; James Maloney, Director, Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Division; Sheldon Anstey, Superintendent, Western Region.

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The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources and Minister Responsible for the Forestry and Agrifoods Agency, and Wade Verge, MHA for Lewisporte, congratulate Pam Coish, principal of Lewisporte Academy, and student Morgan Moyles, provincial winner of the 2014 National Forest Week poster contest – September 22, 1014.

Monday, September 22

Over 570 Students Participate in Contest Focused on Wildfire Prevention

The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources and Minister Responsible for the Forestry and Agrifoods Agency, and Wade Verge, MHA for Lewisporte, congratulate Pam Coish, principal of Lewisporte Academy, and student Morgan Moyles, provincial winner of the 2014 National Forest Week poster contest – September 22, 1014.

Winning poster in the provincial forestry poster contest by Morgan Moyles.

Winning poster in the provincial forestry poster contest by Morgan Moyles.

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The Honourable David Brazil, Minister of Service NL, officially proclaims the week of September 22 to 26 Environmental Public Health Week.  Joining Minister Brazil is Justin Kennedy, Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors-NL branch secretary-treasurer, and Nick Blake, Eastern representative – September 22, 2014.

Monday, September 22

Ministers Proclaim Environmental Public Health Week in Newfoundland and Labrador

The Honourable David Brazil, Minister of Service NL, officially proclaims the week of September 22 to 26 Environmental Public Health Week. Joining Minister Brazil is Justin Kennedy, Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors-NL branch secretary-treasurer, and Nick Blake, Eastern representative – September 22, 2014.

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 Photo of an all-terrain vehicle, trailer, boat, motor, six Atlantic salmon and a .22 calibre rifle that were seized as the result of an investigation in the area of Ragged Harbour River.

Monday, September 15

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Continue to Protect Stocks as Salmon Season Comes to a Close

Photo of an all-terrain vehicle, trailer, boat, motor, six Atlantic salmon and a .22 calibre rifle that were seized as the result of an investigation in the area of Ragged Harbour River.

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Freshly harvested wheat in Pasadena which will be incorporated into dairy rations.

Friday, September 12

Wheat Harvest Provides Grain for Dairy Farming

Freshly harvested wheat in Pasadena which will be incorporated into dairy rations.

A combine harvesting 15 acres of spring wheat in Pasadena.

A combine harvesting 15 acres of spring wheat in Pasadena.

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An artist’s representation of the exterior of the Danny Williams Building as it will appear.

Monday, September 08

Building Housing Corner Brook Courts Named in Honour of Former Premier

An artist’s representation of the exterior of the Danny Williams Building as it will appear.

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Photo of 29 trout, a salmon, a cooler and fishing gear seized as the result of an August 24 investigation in the Southwest Brook, Bloomfield area.

Friday, September 05

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Continue to Enforce Regulations

Photo of 29 trout, a salmon, a cooler and fishing gear seized as the result of an August 24 investigation in the Southwest Brook, Bloomfield area.

Photo of a gill net, 12-foot wooden row boat and four salmon that were seized as the result of an August 4 investigation in the Norris Arm South area.

Photo of a gill net, 12-foot wooden row boat and four salmon that were seized as the result of an August 4 investigation in the Norris Arm South area.

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The Honourable Darin King, Minister of Education, joins Darrin Pike, Director of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District, and Jim Dinn, President of the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association, to provide an update on full-day Kindergarten planning during a play-based learning workshop in St. John’s on Wednesday, August. 27.

Wednesday, August 27

Full-Day Kindergarten Planning Moving Forward

The Honourable Darin King, Minister of Education, joins Darrin Pike, Director of the Newfoundland and Labrador English School District, and Jim Dinn, President of the Newfoundland and Labrador Teachers’ Association, to provide an update on full-day Kindergarten planning during a play-based learning workshop in St. John’s on Wednesday, August. 27.

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An illustration captures front and back exterior views of Elizabeth Park Elementary in Paradise following completion of an eight-classroom extension. The extension is expected to be ready to accommodate students by the spring of 2015.

Thursday, August 14

Tender Awarded for Extension to Elizabeth Park Elementary, Paradise

An illustration captures front and back exterior views of Elizabeth Park Elementary in Paradise following completion of an eight-classroom extension. The extension is expected to be ready to accommodate students by the spring of 2015.

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Present at today’s Growing Forward 2 event at Glenview Farms included (left to right) owner Robert Walsh, the Honourable Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, Eugene Legge, President of Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Agriculture, and the Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources and Minister Responsible for the Forestry and Agrifoods Agency – August 12, 2014.

Tuesday, August 12

Local Projects Funded Through Federal-Provincial Initiative

Present at today’s Growing Forward 2 event at Glenview Farms included (left to right) owner Robert Walsh, the Honourable Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, Eugene Legge, President of Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Agriculture, and the Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources and Minister Responsible for the Forestry and Agrifoods Agency – August 12, 2014.

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An artist’s rendering captures the exterior of the new school to replace Virginia Park Elementary in St. John’s. It is expected the school will be ready for occupancy in September, 2016.

Tuesday, August 12

Tender Awarded for Site Work at New Virginia Park Elementary

An artist’s rendering captures the exterior of the new school to replace Virginia Park Elementary in St. John’s. It is expected the school will be ready for occupancy in September, 2016.

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Photo of an aluminum boat, a Ford F150 pick-up truck, a 200 foot salmon net, a cooler, a fish tote tray, and seven Atlantic salmon seized as the result of an investigation in the Hampden, White Bay region.

Monday, August 11

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Actively Patrolling the Province’s Lakes and Rivers

Photo of an aluminum boat, a Ford F150 pick-up truck, a 200 foot salmon net, a cooler, a fish tote tray, and seven Atlantic salmon seized as the result of an investigation in the Hampden, White Bay region.

Fishing gear that was seized as the result of alleged illegal fishing activity in the Walsh River and Lobstick Lake in Labrador.

Fishing gear that was seized as the result of alleged illegal fishing activity in the Walsh River and Lobstick Lake in Labrador.

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The Honourable Vaughn Granter, Minister of Environment and Conservation, takes part in Parks Proud - 60 Years of Service at Sir Richard Squires Memorial Provincial Park - July 31, 2014.

Thursday, July 31

Minister Helps Celebrate Provincial Park System’s Impressive Milestone

The Honourable Vaughn Granter, Minister of Environment and Conservation, takes part in Parks Proud - 60 Years of Service at Sir Richard Squires Memorial Provincial Park - July 31, 2014.

The Honourable Vaughn Granter, Minister of Environment and Conservation, takes a tour of Richard Squires Memorial Provincial Park - July 31, 2014.

The Honourable Vaughn Granter, Minister of Environment and Conservation, takes a tour of Richard Squires Memorial Provincial Park - July 31, 2014.

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Minister of Municipal and Intergovernmental Affairs Dan Crummell, right, and Maryland Secretary of State John P. McDonough sign a Friendship Agreement between the two jurisdictions July 28, 2014.

Monday, July 28

Newfoundland and Labrador Signs Friendship Agreement with State of Maryland

Minister of Municipal and Intergovernmental Affairs Dan Crummell, right, and Maryland Secretary of State John P. McDonough sign a Friendship Agreement between the two jurisdictions July 28, 2014.

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Rushoon, Burin Peninsula: A wooden row boat seized in Rushoon along with a 200 foot net, and a quantity of salmon.

Friday, July 18

Fish and Wildlife Officers Report a Busy Week of Salmon Poaching Enforcement

Rushoon, Burin Peninsula: A wooden row boat seized in Rushoon along with a 200 foot net, and a quantity of salmon.

Fitzgerald’s Pond (Placentia area): A boat, motor, net, and quantity of Atlantic salmon seized in the Placentia area.

Fitzgerald’s Pond (Placentia area): A boat, motor, net, and quantity of Atlantic salmon seized in the Placentia area.

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Education Minister Darin King joins colleagues at a news conference Wednesday (July 9) to mark the conclusion of a meeting of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC).

Thursday, July 10

Education Ministers Discuss Challenges, Priorities in Charlottetown, P.E.I.

Education Minister Darin King joins colleagues at a news conference Wednesday (July 9) to mark the conclusion of a meeting of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC).

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The Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, presents the 2014 Students on Ice scholarship to Kimberly Jarvis, Holy Name of Mary Academy, Lawn.

Wednesday, July 09

Kimberly Jarvis Awarded Provincial Government’s 2014 Students on Ice Scholarship

The Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, presents the 2014 Students on Ice scholarship to Kimberly Jarvis, Holy Name of Mary Academy, Lawn.

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Terry French, Minister Responsible for the Multi-Materials Stewardship Board, helps staff sort and count beverage containers at the official opening of the Paradise Green Depot. July 8, 2014.

Tuesday, July 08

New Paradise Green Depot Increases Access to Recycling

Terry French, Minister Responsible for the Multi-Materials Stewardship Board, helps staff sort and count beverage containers at the official opening of the Paradise Green Depot. July 8, 2014.

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A boat that was seized as the result of a recent investigation into illegal salmon poaching in the Roddickton area on the Northern Peninsula.

Friday, July 04

Investigations Lead to More Charges for Salmon Poaching

A boat that was seized as the result of a recent investigation into illegal salmon poaching in the Roddickton area on the Northern Peninsula.

Illegally caught salmon that was recently seized as the result of an investigation into illegal salmon poaching in the Roddickton area on the Northern Peninsula.

Illegally caught salmon that was recently seized as the result of an investigation into illegal salmon poaching in the Roddickton area on the Northern Peninsula.

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The Honourable Dan Crummell, Minister of Service NL, signs the proclamation for Automotive Heritage Month with Bob Ford and Bob Ford Jr. of the National Association of Automobile Clubs of Canada – NL.

Wednesday, July 02

Automotive Heritage Month Proclaimed in Newfoundland and Labrador

The Honourable Dan Crummell, Minister of Service NL, signs the proclamation for Automotive Heritage Month with Bob Ford and Bob Ford Jr. of the National Association of Automobile Clubs of Canada – NL.

The Honourable Dan Crummell, Minister of Service NL, and Bob Ford, Director and Membership Chairman of the National Association of Automobile Clubs of Canada – NL stand in front of Mr. Ford’s Edsel.

The Honourable Dan Crummell, Minister of Service NL, and Bob Ford, Director and Membership Chairman of the National Association of Automobile Clubs of Canada – NL stand in front of Mr. Ford’s Edsel.

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A boat and outboard motor that were seized as the result of an investigation into illegal salmon fishing in the Trinity Bay area.

Tuesday, June 24

Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Officers Net Alleged Salmon Poachers

A boat and outboard motor that were seized as the result of an investigation into illegal salmon fishing in the Trinity Bay area.

A 300-foot long net that was seized as the result of an investigation into illegal salmon fishing in the Trinity Bay Area.

A 300-foot long net that was seized as the result of an investigation into illegal salmon fishing in the Trinity Bay Area.

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 The Honourable Tom Marshall, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, gave keynote address at Noia conference - June 18, 2014

Friday, June 20

Conference Focused on the Future of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Petroleum Industry

The Honourable Tom Marshall, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, gave keynote address at Noia conference - June 18, 2014

The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources, gave keynote address at Noia conference - June 19, 2014

The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources, gave keynote address at Noia conference - June 19, 2014

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Premier Tom Marshall and Julia Mullaley, Clerk of the Executive Council, with recipients of the 2013 Public Service Award of Excellence.

Tuesday, June 17

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Employees Honoured with 2013 Public Service Award of Excellence

Premier Tom Marshall and Julia Mullaley, Clerk of the Executive Council, with recipients of the 2013 Public Service Award of Excellence.

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First steel being cut at the Damen Shipyard in Galati, Romania

Tuesday, June 17

First Steel Cut for New Ferry Servicing Fogo Island and Change Islands

First steel being cut at the Damen Shipyard in Galati, Romania

Close-up of first steel being cut at the Damen Shipyard in Galati, Romania

Close-up of first steel being cut at the Damen Shipyard in Galati, Romania

Steel components of the new ferry at the Damen Shipyard in Galati, Romania

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The Honourable Darin King, Minister of Education, joins Beachy Cove Elementary students as they prepare pizzas using toppings they grew in their classrooms as part of the Little Green Thumbs program – June 16, 2014

Monday, June 16

Students Celebrate Success of Classroom Gardens

The Honourable Darin King, Minister of Education, joins Beachy Cove Elementary students as they prepare pizzas using toppings they grew in their classrooms as part of the Little Green Thumbs program – June 16, 2014

Education Minister Darin King helps Beachy Cove Elementary students feed the goats at the petting farm at Lester’s Farm Chalet as part of activities held to celebrate the school’s Little Green Thumbs harvest celebration – June 16, 2014.

Education Minister Darin King helps Beachy Cove Elementary students feed the goats at the petting farm at Lester’s Farm Chalet as part of activities held to celebrate the school’s Little Green Thumbs harvest celebration – June 16, 2014.

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The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources, visited the underground copper mine at Rambler Metals and Mining - June 6, 2014.

Tuesday, June 10

Conference Highlights Value of Mining Industry in Baie Verte Area

The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources, visited the underground copper mine at Rambler Metals and Mining - June 6, 2014.

The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources looked at gold ore samples with Kevin Pollard, MHA for Baie Verte-Springdale, and Allan Cramm, Anaconda Mining – June 6, 2014.

The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources looked at gold ore samples with Kevin Pollard, MHA for Baie Verte-Springdale, and Allan Cramm, Anaconda Mining – June 6, 2014.

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The Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, with Isabella Lee, a St. Bernard's School student who earned Honourable Mention for her submission to the World Oceans Day art contest – June 6, 2014

Friday, June 06

Provincial Government Launches Third Children’s Book About Marine Life

The Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, with Isabella Lee, a St. Bernard's School student who earned Honourable Mention for her submission to the World Oceans Day art contest – June 6, 2014

The Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, reads ‘The Green Crab Invasion’ to children of St. Bernard’s School, Witless Bay – June 6, 2014

The Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, reads ‘The Green Crab Invasion’ to children of St. Bernard’s School, Witless Bay – June 6, 2014

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Program participants from the English School District's Roots of Empathy program (Eastern Region) participate in a ceremony to acknowledge and thank them for their involvement. From left are: Isacc Donnan (10.5 months) and Lesley Critch (10 months).

Tuesday, May 27

Roots of Empathy Babies and Parents Acknowledged at Ceremony

Program participants from the English School District's Roots of Empathy program (Eastern Region) participate in a ceremony to acknowledge and thank them for their involvement. From left are: Isacc Donnan (10.5 months) and Lesley Critch (10 months).

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Photo 1 – The Atlantic Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women

Tuesday, May 27

Atlantic Ministers Continue to Address Online Safety for Girls

Photo 1 – The Atlantic Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women

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Photo 1 – The Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, looks on as Marine Institute researchers aboard the RV Celtic Explorer show species to students.

Friday, May 23

Minister Tours RV Celtic Explorer with Students

Photo 1 – The Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, looks on as Marine Institute researchers aboard the RV Celtic Explorer show species to students.

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Photo 1 – All-terrain vehicle and untagged moose forfeited as the result of illegal hunting activity.

Thursday, April 17

Convictions Result from Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Investigation

Photo 1 – All-terrain vehicle and untagged moose forfeited as the result of illegal hunting activity.

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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

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

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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

$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.

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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

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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Newfoundland and Labrador Pavilion – Boston Seafood Show 2013

Thursday, March 13

Provincial Delegation Attends Seafood Expo North America

Newfoundland and Labrador Pavilion – Boston Seafood Show 2013

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The Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister of Health and Community Services, joins representatives from Dietitians of Newfoundland and Labrador to proclaim March as Nutrition Month in the province – March 2014.

Thursday, March 06

Nutrition Month Focuses on Cooking Basics and Food Preparation

The Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister of Health and Community Services, joins representatives from Dietitians of Newfoundland and Labrador to proclaim March as Nutrition Month in the province – March 2014.

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A full-scale mock-up of the helicopter memorial sculpture under construction. (Photo credit: Luben Boykov)

Thursday, March 06

Update Provided on Offshore Helicopter Accident Memorial

A full-scale mock-up of the helicopter memorial sculpture under construction. (Photo credit: Luben Boykov)

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Honourable Tom Marshall, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador unveiled a plaque this morning commemorating the opening of the new $23 million Grenfell Residence Complex in Corner Brook – March 5, 2014.

Wednesday, March 05

$23 Million Grenfell Residence Complex in Corner Brook Officially Opened

Honourable Tom Marshall, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador unveiled a plaque this morning commemorating the opening of the new $23 million Grenfell Residence Complex in Corner Brook – March 5, 2014.

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The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources and departmental officials visited many exhibits at PDAC’s annual convention and trade show in Toronto this week. Left to right: David Liverman, Assistant Deputy Minister of Mines; Justin Lake, Manager of the Mineral Lands Division; and Minister Dalley.

Wednesday, March 05

Province Hailed as Exploration Destination at International Convention and Trade Show

The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources and departmental officials visited many exhibits at PDAC’s annual convention and trade show in Toronto this week. Left to right: David Liverman, Assistant Deputy Minister of Mines; Justin Lake, Manager of the Mineral Lands Division; and Minister Dalley.

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The Honourable Joan Shea, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, celebrates International Women’s Week with staff from the Provincial Advisory Council on the Status of Women, as well as Bill Janes, Chief of the RNC, Sgt. Colleen Tinkham, RCMP, and representatives from various women organizations and stakeholder groups – March 4, 2014.

Tuesday, March 04

Provincial Government Recognizes International Women’s Day

The Honourable Joan Shea, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, celebrates International Women’s Week with staff from the Provincial Advisory Council on the Status of Women, as well as Bill Janes, Chief of the RNC, Sgt. Colleen Tinkham, RCMP, and representatives from various women organizations and stakeholder groups – March 4, 2014.

The Honourable Joan Shea, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, signs a proclamation at an event hosted by the Provincial Advisory on the Status of Women, marking March 8 as International Women’s Day – March 4, 2014

The Honourable Joan Shea, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, signs a proclamation at an event hosted by the Provincial Advisory on the Status of Women, marking March 8 as International Women’s Day – March 4, 2014

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The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education, reads to students at Rennie's River Elementary as part of Agriculture Literacy Week activities. - March 4, 2014.

Tuesday, March 04

Ministers Support Agriculture Literacy Week in Newfoundland and Labrador

The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education, reads to students at Rennie's River Elementary as part of Agriculture Literacy Week activities. - March 4, 2014.

The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education, tours a Little Green Thumbs indoor garden at Rennie’s River Elementary as part of Agriculture Literacy Week. - March 4, 2014.

The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education, tours a Little Green Thumbs indoor garden at Rennie’s River Elementary as part of Agriculture Literacy Week. - March 4, 2014.

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Deputy Chief Bill Janes who takes over as Chief of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary on March 1, 2014.

Friday, February 28

Premier Appoints New Chief of Police for the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary

Deputy Chief Bill Janes who takes over as Chief of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary on March 1, 2014.

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The Shorefast Foundation of Fogo Island was presented with the recipient of the 2014 Cultural Tourism Award at the Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador Annual General Meeting and Convention taking place in Gander. From left to right: Cathy Duke; Honourable Terry French, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation; Pauline Payne; Paddy Barry; and, Jacob Luksic – February 27, 2014.

Thursday, February 27

Minister Presents Cultural Tourism and Doug Wheeler Awards

The Shorefast Foundation of Fogo Island was presented with the recipient of the 2014 Cultural Tourism Award at the Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador Annual General Meeting and Convention taking place in Gander. From left to right: Cathy Duke; Honourable Terry French, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation; Pauline Payne; Paddy Barry; and, Jacob Luksic – February 27, 2014.

The Honourable Terry French, Minister of Tourism , Culture and Recreation presents Colleen Kennedy, O.N.L. with the Doug Wheeler Award at the 2014 Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador Annual General Meeting and Convention taking place in Gander – February 27, 2014.

The Honourable Terry French, Minister of Tourism , Culture and Recreation presents Colleen Kennedy, O.N.L. with the Doug Wheeler Award at the 2014 Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador Annual General Meeting and Convention taking place in Gander – February 27, 2014.

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The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education, speaking with students at Morris Academy in Mount Pearl during Pink Shirt Day - February 26, 2014.

Wednesday, February 26

Minister Marks Pink Shirt Day; Announces Safe and Caring Awards

The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education, speaking with students at Morris Academy in Mount Pearl during Pink Shirt Day - February 26, 2014.

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The Honourable Terry French, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation; Innovation, Business and Rural Development and MHA for Conception Bay South, joins the Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education, and Sherry Healy, Resuscitation Coordinator with the Heart and Stroke Foundation, during the launch of the AED Program – Schools at Queen Elizabeth Regional High in Conception Bay South – February 24, 2013.

Monday, February 24

Provincial Government Supports School Defibrillator Placement Program

The Honourable Terry French, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation; Innovation, Business and Rural Development and MHA for Conception Bay South, joins the Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education, and Sherry Healy, Resuscitation Coordinator with the Heart and Stroke Foundation, during the launch of the AED Program – Schools at Queen Elizabeth Regional High in Conception Bay South – February 24, 2013.

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Honourable Tom Marshall, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, speaks to the media following Cabinet meeting in Corner Brook,. L-R. Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources; Honourable Kevin O’Brien, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills; Premier Marshall; Honourable Paul Davis, Minister of Child, Youth and Family Services; Honourable Steve Kent, Minister of Municipal and Intergovernmental Affairs; Honourable Joan Shea, Minister of Environment and Conservation.

Friday, February 21

Premier and Cabinet Hold Successful Meetings in Corner Brook

Honourable Tom Marshall, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, speaks to the media following Cabinet meeting in Corner Brook,. L-R. Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources; Honourable Kevin O’Brien, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills; Premier Marshall; Honourable Paul Davis, Minister of Child, Youth and Family Services; Honourable Steve Kent, Minister of Municipal and Intergovernmental Affairs; Honourable Joan Shea, Minister of Environment and Conservation.

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Olympic Figure Skater Kaetlyn Osmond

Thursday, February 20

Kaetlyn Osmond Places 13th in Women’s Figure Skating Competition

Olympic Figure Skater Kaetlyn Osmond

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Taking part in the signing were, from L-R: Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources and Minister Responsible for the Forestry and Agrifoods Agency; Honourable Tom Marshall, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador; Honourable Charlene Johnson, Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board; and, Daniel Archambault, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Kruger Industrial Products Division.

Thursday, February 20

Agreements Completed with Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Limited

Taking part in the signing were, from L-R: Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources and Minister Responsible for the Forestry and Agrifoods Agency; Honourable Tom Marshall, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador; Honourable Charlene Johnson, Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board; and, Daniel Archambault, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Kruger Industrial Products Division.

Participating were: L-R: Vaughn Granter, MHA Humber West; Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources and Minister Responsible for the Forestry and Agrifoods Agency; Gary Healey, UNIFOR National Representative; Honourable Tom Marshall, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador; Daniel Archambault, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Kruger Industrial Products Division; Honourable Charlene Johnson, Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board; and, David Angel, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Kruger Inc.

Participating were: L-R: Vaughn Granter, MHA Humber West; Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Natural Resources and Minister Responsible for the Forestry and Agrifoods Agency; Gary Healey, UNIFOR National Representative; Honourable Tom Marshall, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador; Daniel Archambault, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Kruger Industrial Products Division; Honourable Charlene Johnson, Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board; and, David Angel, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Kruger Inc.

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The Honourable Tom Marshall, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, announced $362,000 to support the new Corner Brook Rotary Arts Centre. L-R: Honourable Terry French, Minister of Innovation, Business and Rural Development and Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation; MHA Vaughn Granter; Dr. David Smallwood; Premier Marshall; Corner Brook Mayor Charles Pender - February 19, 2014

Wednesday, February 19

Corner Brook Rotary Arts Centre Supported with $362,000 Investment

The Honourable Tom Marshall, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, announced $362,000 to support the new Corner Brook Rotary Arts Centre. L-R: Honourable Terry French, Minister of Innovation, Business and Rural Development and Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation; MHA Vaughn Granter; Dr. David Smallwood; Premier Marshall; Corner Brook Mayor Charles Pender - February 19, 2014

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The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education, Jerry Doyle of the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council, and Port au Port MHA Tony Cornect, join students and local arts community members for the launch of a new provincial Cultural Connections website during an event at Ecole Sainte-Anne in La Grand'Terre (Mainland) – February 18, 2014

Tuesday, February 18

New Website Highlights Cultural Connections Programming

The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education, Jerry Doyle of the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council, and Port au Port MHA Tony Cornect, join students and local arts community members for the launch of a new provincial Cultural Connections website during an event at Ecole Sainte-Anne in La Grand'Terre (Mainland) – February 18, 2014

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The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education, signs a proclamation declaring February Inclusive Education Month in Newfoundland and Labrador. Pictured, from front left, are Sherry Gambin-Walsh, Executive Director of the Newfoundland and Labrador Association for Community Living (NLACL); Minister Jackman and Gail St. Croix, Vice-Chair (NLACL). From back left are: Kelly White, Executive Director of the Coalition for Disabilities and Pam Anstey, Director of Strategic Initiatives, NLACL.

Friday, February 14

Schools Encouraged to Apply for Inclusive Education Awards

The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education, signs a proclamation declaring February Inclusive Education Month in Newfoundland and Labrador. Pictured, from front left, are Sherry Gambin-Walsh, Executive Director of the Newfoundland and Labrador Association for Community Living (NLACL); Minister Jackman and Gail St. Croix, Vice-Chair (NLACL). From back left are: Kelly White, Executive Director of the Coalition for Disabilities and Pam Anstey, Director of Strategic Initiatives, NLACL.

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The Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, addresses attendees at the 2014 NAIA Conference and Trade Show – February 13, 2014

Friday, February 14

Aquaculture Best Practices Supported by $7 Million Investment

The Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, addresses attendees at the 2014 NAIA Conference and Trade Show – February 13, 2014

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Children, family child care providers, parents and representatives from Family and Child Care Connections joined the Honourable Paul Davis, Minister of Child, Youth and Family Services as he announced additional funding - February 12, 2014.

Wednesday, February 12

Family and Child Care Connections Receive Over $11,000 to Meet Increasing Demand for Family Child Care Services

Children, family child care providers, parents and representatives from Family and Child Care Connections joined the Honourable Paul Davis, Minister of Child, Youth and Family Services as he announced additional funding - February 12, 2014.

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Representatives from the Provincial Government and leaders from Innu Communities meet to discuss delivery of child, youth and family services in Natuashish and Sheshatshiu. From left to right: The Honourable Nick McGrath, Minister Responsible for Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs; Prote Poker, Grand Chief of the Innu Nation; Andrew Penashue, Chief of the Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation; Jeremy Andrew, Deputy Grand Chief of the Innu Nation; Keith Russell, MHA for Lake Melville; Gregory Rich, Chief of the Mushuau Innu First Nation; and the Honourable Paul Davis, Minister of Child, Youth and Family Services – February 12, 2014

Tuesday, February 11

Meetings in Natuashish and Sheshatshiu Focus on Strengthening Child, Youth and Family Service Delivery

Representatives from the Provincial Government and leaders from Innu Communities meet to discuss delivery of child, youth and family services in Natuashish and Sheshatshiu. From left to right: The Honourable Nick McGrath, Minister Responsible for Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs; Prote Poker, Grand Chief of the Innu Nation; Andrew Penashue, Chief of the Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation; Jeremy Andrew, Deputy Grand Chief of the Innu Nation; Keith Russell, MHA for Lake Melville; Gregory Rich, Chief of the Mushuau Innu First Nation; and the Honourable Paul Davis, Minister of Child, Youth and Family Services – February 12, 2014

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The Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister of Health and Community Services, joins officials from the Heart and Stroke Foundation to proclaim February as Heart Month in Newfoundland and Labrador – February 5, 2014

Wednesday, February 05

Heart Month Promotes Importance of Healthy and Active Living

The Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister of Health and Community Services, joins officials from the Heart and Stroke Foundation to proclaim February as Heart Month in Newfoundland and Labrador – February 5, 2014

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The Honourable Joan Shea, Minister for the Status of Women and lead Minister for the Violence Prevention Initiative, joined colleagues at Confederation Building to sign a proclamation recognizing February as Violence Prevention Month – February 4, 2014. VPI Ministers from left to right: the Honourable Paul Davis, Minister for Child, Youth and Family Services; the Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education; the Honourable Darin King, Minister of Justice; the Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister of Health and Community Services; and Minister Shea.

Tuesday, February 04

February is Violence Prevention Month in Newfoundland and Labrador

The Honourable Joan Shea, Minister for the Status of Women and lead Minister for the Violence Prevention Initiative, joined colleagues at Confederation Building to sign a proclamation recognizing February as Violence Prevention Month – February 4, 2014. VPI Ministers from left to right: the Honourable Paul Davis, Minister for Child, Youth and Family Services; the Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education; the Honourable Darin King, Minister of Justice; the Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister of Health and Community Services; and Minister Shea.

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The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education, joins participants at the launch of the Early Literacy Foundations program at the Michael Donovan Library this morning as part of Family Literacy Day activities – January 27, 2014

Monday, January 27

Early Literacy Program Helps Enhance Children’s Development

The Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education, joins participants at the launch of the Early Literacy Foundations program at the Michael Donovan Library this morning as part of Family Literacy Day activities – January 27, 2014

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2014 Call for nominations for this year’s Newfoundland and Labrador Volunteer Hall of Fame. From left to right: Toby Barnes, co-founder of the Newfoundland and Labrador Volunteer Hall of Fame; the Honourable Steve Kent, Acting Minister Responsible for the Office of Public Engagement; and Margot Reid, 2012 Inductee to the Volunteer Hall of Fame - January 16, 2014

Thursday, January 16

Volunteer Hall of Fame Nominations Recognize Volunteer Sector

2014 Call for nominations for this year’s Newfoundland and Labrador Volunteer Hall of Fame. From left to right: Toby Barnes, co-founder of the Newfoundland and Labrador Volunteer Hall of Fame; the Honourable Steve Kent, Acting Minister Responsible for the Office of Public Engagement; and Margot Reid, 2012 Inductee to the Volunteer Hall of Fame - January 16, 2014

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Official ribbon cutting to open the CBS Bypass Extension. From left to right: The Honourable Nick McGrath, Minister of Transportation and Works, the Honourable Terry French, Minister of Tourism and MHA for Conception Bay South, Tom Hedderson, Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier and MHA for Harbour Main; and, Gary Goobie, Mayor of Holyrood – January 15, 2014

Wednesday, January 15

Conception Bay South Bypass Extension Officially Opens Today

Official ribbon cutting to open the CBS Bypass Extension. From left to right: The Honourable Nick McGrath, Minister of Transportation and Works, the Honourable Terry French, Minister of Tourism and MHA for Conception Bay South, Tom Hedderson, Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier and MHA for Harbour Main; and, Gary Goobie, Mayor of Holyrood – January 15, 2014

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