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Provincial Government Announces New Regulations for Midwifery in Newfoundland and Labrador

April 28, 2016

The Honourable John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services, today announced the introduction of new regulations governing the practice of midwifery in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Premier and Minister Announce Interim Board of Directors for Nalcor Energy

April 22, 2016

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, have appointed five members to comprise the Interim Board of Directors for Nalcor Energy. The appointments are effective 5:00 p.m. today (Friday, April 22).

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Premier Announces New CEO of Nalcor Energy

April 21, 2016

Today, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, together with the Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, announced that H. Stanley Marshall has been named the new CEO of Nalcor Energy effective immediately.

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Provincial Government Announces New Labrador Aboriginal Nutritional and Artistic Assistance Program

April 19, 2016

Through Budget 2016, a new Labrador Aboriginal Nutritional and Artistic Assistance Program has been created with $50,000 being provided to promote nutritional and artistic endeavours.

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Government Launches New Supplement for Low Income Residents

April 14, 2016

To support low income seniors, individuals, families and persons with disabilities, the Provincial Government is establishing a Newfoundland and Labrador Income Supplement. Budget 2016 includes an annualized investment of $63.7 million to assist the most vulnerable residents impacted by budget revenue measures. Budget 2016 also includes an annualized investment of $12.7 million to enhance the existing Seniors’ Benefit. Annualized, the total additions to these programs are $76.4 million.

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Restoring Fiscal Confidence and Accountability Through Budget 2016

April 14, 2016

Today, the Honourable Cathy Bennett, Minister of Finance, and President of Treasury Board outlined the Provincial Government’s action plan towards achieving fiscal stability and accountability as part of Budget 2016. As a result of an unprecedented deficit, created by the previous administration’s failure to plan, the $8.48 billion budget identifies measures to increase revenue, measures to reduce spending and clear multi-year fiscal targets in order to return Newfoundland and Labrador to a surplus position.

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Legislative Amendment Respects Rights of Transgender Individuals

April 12, 2016

A legislative amendment to the Vital Statistics Act, 2009 will undergo second reading in the House of Assembly today. The amendment will remove the requirement for an individual to undergo sex reassignment surgery prior to changing the gender marker on the individual’s birth registration or marriage registration. The amendment will bring provincial law into compliance with an order issued by a Board of Inquiry established by the provincial Human Rights Commission, and respond to changes requested by LGBTQ advocates.

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Provincial Government Supports Offshore Call for Bids for 2016

April 8, 2016

The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (C-NLOPB) has issued two Calls for Bids under the scheduled land tenure regime in the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Area.

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All-Party Committee is Encouraged by Federal Announcement on Suspending LIFO Policy

March 30, 2016

Newfoundland and Labrador’s All-Party Committee on Northern Shrimp Allocations is encouraged by the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) notice to the Northern Shrimp Advisory Committee yesterday. DFO announced it is suspending its “last in, first out” (LIFO) policy while the LIFO review is ongoing.

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Honouring Those Who Served through Reflective School Programs

March 24, 2016

Today the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador officially launched the Ambassador Award Program and a series of curriculum-based enhancements concentrating on Newfoundland and Labrador’s First World War story. The joint projects were developed by the Honour 100 Commemorations program and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.

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  • The Honourable Perry Trimper, Minister of Environment and Conservation and MHA for Lake Melville, Eugene Hart, Chief of Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation, Anastasia Qupee, Grand Chief of Innu Nation , Gregory Rich, Chief of Mushuau Innu First Nation, Minister Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, and Yvonne Jones, Parliamentary Secretary and MP for Labrador attend ceremony to transfer of the delivery of the Income Assistance program to the Innu Round-Table Secretariat of Labrador – April 2016.

    Tuesday, April 05, 2016

    Labrador Innu to Deliver Income Assistance Program

    The Honourable Perry Trimper, Minister of Environment and Conservation and MHA for Lake Melville, Eugene Hart, Chief of Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation, Anastasia Qupee, Grand Chief of Innu Nation , Gregory Rich, Chief of Mushuau Innu First Nation, Minister Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, and Yvonne Jones, Parliamentary Secretary and MP for Labrador attend ceremony to transfer of the delivery of the Income Assistance program to the Innu Round-Table Secretariat of Labrador – April 2016.

  • Chevy Colorado truck forfeited to the Crown as the result of the recent conviction of Frederick Harris of Goulds at Provincial Court in Grand Falls-Windsor for illegal possession of big game.

    Thursday, March 24, 2016

    Recent Convictions for Illegal Hunting Stem from Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Investigations

    Chevy Colorado truck forfeited to the Crown as the result of the recent conviction of Frederick Harris of Goulds at Provincial Court in Grand Falls-Windsor for illegal possession of big game.

  • The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable Sherry Gambin-Walsh, Minister of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development, and Minister Responsible for the Status of Persons with Disabilities, met with Special Olympics Newfoundland and Labrador athletes, coaches, staff and supporters outside the House of Assembly today (Wednesday, March 9), to congratulate the team on their successes at the 2016 National Special Olympics Winter Games, held March 1-5, 2016 in Corner Brook.

    Wednesday, March 09, 2016

    Ministerial Statement - Premier Ball Recognizes Special Olympics Success

    The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable Sherry Gambin-Walsh, Minister of Seniors, Wellness and Social Development, and Minister Responsible for the Status of Persons with Disabilities, met with Special Olympics Newfoundland and Labrador athletes, coaches, staff and supporters outside the House of Assembly today (Wednesday, March 9), to congratulate the team on their successes at the 2016 National Special Olympics Winter Games, held March 1-5, 2016 in Corner Brook.

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