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MacDonald Drive Junior High to Receive Exterior Upgrades

August 27, 2015

Window and door replacements highlight a $1.7 million investment in upgrades to MacDonald Drive Junior High in St. John’s.

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Central Regional Service Board Celebrates Official Opening of New Materials Recovery Facility

August 27, 2015

The Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister of Municipal and Intergovernmental Affairs, and Allan Scott, Chairperson of the Central Regional Service Board, announced the official opening of the new materials recovery facility in Norris Arm today.

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Flood Mapping Study Will Help Town Adapt to Climate Change

August 26, 2015

The Department of Environment and Conservation has completed a climate change flood risk mapping study for the Town of Portugal Cove-St. Philip's.

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$20 Million Contract Awarded for New Conception Bay South K-7 School

August 25, 2015

A contract has been awarded to construct a new school in Conception Bay South. The school will accommodate 600 students from Kindergarten to Grade 7 upon opening and is designed for possible future expansion. Valued at $20 million, the contract will see completion of the entire building including a soccer field and playground.

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Provincial Government Announces Capital Works Projects in Labrador

August 25, 2015

Three Labrador communities, Hopedale, L'Anse au Loup and West St. Modeste, will receive funding from the Provincial Government to assist with municipal infrastructure upgrades. The $1.1 million cost-shared investment is in addition to over $11.5 million provided to Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador City and Wabush through the 2014-17 multi-year capital works program.

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Premier Names 2016 Labrador Winter Games Board of Directors

August 24, 2015

Preparations for the 2016 Labrador Winter Games are officially underway, as the Honourable Paul Davis, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, officially announced the 14-member board of directors during an event today (Monday, August 24) at the E.J. Broomfield Arena in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

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Provincial Government and Town of Happy-Valley Goose Bay Announce Capacity Agreement

August 24, 2015

The Honourable Paul Davis, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, announced today a capacity agreement with the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay that provides additional resources to assist the town in addressing increased administrative pressures, placed on them as a result of the Lower Churchill Project. This agreement with the town is in response to a recommendation of the Joint Review Panel.

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$1.2 Million Announced in Support of the Heritage Sector

August 21, 2015

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador today outlined its 2015-16 support for museums, archives and historical societies, with approximately $1.2 million in funding for organizations across the province. This funding will help celebrate the province's rich culture by enhancing, protecting, and exhibiting heritage resources, while contributing to economic development in all regions of the province.

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Provincial Government Releases Labour Market Outlook 2025

August 21, 2015

To ensure Newfoundland and Labrador has a highly skilled workforce and favourable conditions to growing the population, the Provincial Government today released Labour Market Outlook 2025 at Academy Canada in St. John's. The report includes timely information about the provincial workforce, labour demands, employment outcomes, and helps answer important questions about current and emerging job prospects for the next 10 years.

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Supporting Potato Producers through Seed Potato Production

August 19, 2015

The Honourable Vaughn Granter, Minister Responsible for the Forestry and Agrifoods Agency, visited the Provincial Government’s Nuclear Seed Potato Propagation Facility on Brookfield Road in St. John’s today to view the first crop of nuclear seed potatoes grown from plantlets produced at the facility. The minister was joined by Melvin Rideout, President of the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Agriculture, and other industry stakeholders.

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  • Provincial Health Ministers met today at the Halifax Club - The Honourable Steve Kent, Newfoundland and Labrador, Minister of Health and Community Services; The Honourable Leo Glavine, Nova Scotia, Minister of Health and Wellness; The Honourable Doug Currie, Prince Edward Island,  Minister of Health and Wellness; and the Honourable Victor Boudreau, New Brunswick, Minister of Health – August 19, 2015.

    Wednesday, August 19, 2015

    Atlantic Health Ministers Work Together to Improve Health Outcomes

    Provincial Health Ministers met today at the Halifax Club - The Honourable Steve Kent, Newfoundland and Labrador, Minister of Health and Community Services; The Honourable Leo Glavine, Nova Scotia, Minister of Health and Wellness; The Honourable Doug Currie, Prince Edward Island, Minister of Health and Wellness; and the Honourable Victor Boudreau, New Brunswick, Minister of Health – August 19, 2015.

  • The Honourable Vaughn Granter, Minister Responsible for the Forestry and Agrifoods Agency, (centre); Adam Fitzpatrick, Facility Manager (Left); and Melvin Rideout, President, Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Agriculture; view the first crop of nuclear seed potatoes grown from plantlets produced at the Provincial Government’s Nuclear Seed Potato Propagation Facility on Brookfield Road – August 19, 2015.

    Wednesday, August 19, 2015

    Supporting Potato Producers through Seed Potato Production

    The Honourable Vaughn Granter, Minister Responsible for the Forestry and Agrifoods Agency, (centre); Adam Fitzpatrick, Facility Manager (Left); and Melvin Rideout, President, Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Agriculture; view the first crop of nuclear seed potatoes grown from plantlets produced at the Provincial Government’s Nuclear Seed Potato Propagation Facility on Brookfield Road – August 19, 2015.

  • The MV Veteran and the MV Legionnaire in Romania following sea trials and completing final preparations before delivery to Newfoundland and Labrador.

    Friday, August 14, 2015

    MV Veteran Begins Voyage to Newfoundland and Labrador

    The MV Veteran and the MV Legionnaire in Romania following sea trials and completing final preparations before delivery to Newfoundland and Labrador.

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