Justice - 1998

January, February , March , April, May, June
, August, September, November, December


January 2
Queen's Counsel Appointments

January 6
Appointment to Public Utilities Board

January 29
Exemplary Service Medals for penitentiary's correctional staff


February 2
Justice Minister responds to new evidence in Gregory Parsons case

February 5
Minister to hold news conference in response to Gregory Parsons case
Minister responds to Questions raised by the lawyers for Gregory Parsons

February 16
Human Rights Commission - Decision of adjudicator released on complaints against Department of Justice and NAPE

February 27
Judge appointed to Provincial Court of Newfoundland


March 17
NOTE TO EDITORS - Official opening of Labrador Correctional Center's new classroom extension
Labrador Correctional Centre opens extension classroom

March 19
Consumer advocate re-appointed for upcoming PUB hearings
Unified Family Court to receive a second judge

March 23
Ministerial Statement - Donation to Newfoundland and Labrador Ground Search and Rescue

March 25
Ministerial Statement - International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination

March 26
Planning to begin for a new Youth Remand Centre


April 1
Consumer Advocate comments on Public Utilities Board hearings

April 3
Ministerial Statement - Government accepts recommendations of Select Committee on RNC arming policy
Consumer Advocate - Comments on electricity rates

April 9
Newfoundland Power fails in attempt to deny financial information to consumer advocate

April 17
Statement from Consumer Advocate, Dennis Brown

April 29
Consumer Advocate - Comments ads by Newfoundland Power


May 4
Ministerial Statement - Child Find's Green Ribbon of Hope Month

May 7
Minister Statement -  Judicial inquiry into death of Adam Okkuatsiak

May 8
Ministerial Statement - Ground Search and Rescue

May 11
Ministerial Statement - Police Week, May 11 - 15

May 13
Minister opens new detachment of RCMP in Nain


June 12
Consumer Advocate - Economist states economy good for consumers and Newfoundland Power

June 17
Consumer Advocate - Comments on excess earnings and Newfoundland Power


July 31
Consumer Advocate - Comments on Public Utilities Board decision regarding rate of return for Newfoundland Power


August 14
Justice minister comments on developments in the Randy Druken case


September 3
Federal provincial program puts $2.7 million into crime prevention in Newfoundland and Labrador

September 11
Newfoundland Power's rate increase application


November 5
NOTE TO EDITORS - News conference, November 5      Subject - Acquittal of Gregory Parsons
Minister's statement concerning acquittal of Gregory Parsons

November 17
Release of  publications on violence

November 27
Appointment of William Crosbie to Public Utilities Board


December 8
Human Rights Commission - 50th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

December 10
50th Anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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