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Environment and Labour - 2000


January, February, March, April, May, June
July
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January

January 5
NOTE TO EDITORS:  Minister to announce THM (trihalomethanes) data for municipalities

January 6
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 10
Minister releases results of THMs testing for community water supplies

January 19
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 20
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference January 20 Subject: Star Lake flooding
Investigation reveals no basis for charges against Star Lake Partnership

January 26
NOTE TO EDITORS - Environmental Assessment Bulletin

January 28
Government taking action to address out-of-service underground fuel storage tanks


February

February 7
Minister calls for further environmental assessment of amendments to area 16 forest operating plan

February 8
Minister comments on outcome of labour ministers meeting

February 14
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 18
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to hold news conference, February 21, St. John's, Subject: Labour standards legislation
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 21
Government announces review of labour standards legislation

February 24
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

February 25
Minister responds to Opposition Leader’s comments


March

March 3
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

March 15
Ministerial Statement - Shellfish asthma in fish processing plants

March 22
Funding approved to enhance environmental protection services
Funding approved for environmental remediation work

March 27
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


April

April 3
Ministerial Statement - Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Awards
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 5
Ministerial Statement - Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 6
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference, April 7, St. John's Subject: Fishing Industry Collective Bargaining Act

April 7
New collective bargaining model established for fishing industry

April 10
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 19
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 20
Preliminary results released in gull mortality investigation

April 26
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

April 28
Province observes "Day of Mourning" for lost lives on the job
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


May

May 4
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 5
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 9
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
NOTE TO EDITORS: North American Occupational Safety and Health Week

May 10
Ministerial Statement - Winners of Provincial Occupational Health and Safety Awards

May 16
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 17
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

May 25
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


June

June 2
Minister comments on articles regarding workplace safety at St. Clare’s Hospital
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 6
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to participate in a tree planting ceremony, June 7, St. John's

June 7
Pippy Park receives new tree to celebrate Canadian Environment Week
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 8
NOTE TO EDITORS: Provincial Environmental Awards Ceremony, Friday, June 9

June 9
Presentation of Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Awards

June 14
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 19
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 22
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

June 30
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


July

July 7
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 17
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 19
Consultant appointed to review labour relations legislation for the offshore oil industry fabrication sector and major construction projects
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

July 20
Corduroy Brook Association to clean up with Waste Management Trust Fund grant

July 26
Environmental Assessment Bulletin
Western region landfill disposal ban on petroleum contaminated soil


August

August 3
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 7
Vehicle Emissions Clinics, August 8 -12
New Environmental Assessment Act and Regulations proclaimed
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 8
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 14
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 16
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 18
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 25
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 30
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

August 31
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


September

September 20
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

September 27
Local youth attend national safety conference

September 28
Government appoints new chair for Workplace Health Safety and Compensation Commission


October

October 6
Timeframe for labour relations review of offshore oil and gas fabrication and major construction sectors extended

October 10
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference, October 11, St. John's, Subject: New waste management initiative for province

October 11
Minister announces funding for waste management projects

October 13
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 16
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 18
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 19
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

October 26
Shops Closing Holidays, 2001
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference, October 27, St. John's, Subject: Review of existing workers compensation system

October 27
Workers compensation system to be reviewed
Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission - Appointment of new chief executive officer


November

November 8
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 9
Shops closing holiday, November 11

November 10
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 14
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 20
Contractors found guilty for violations of occupational health and safety regulations
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

November 21
Government to increase parental leave entitlement

November 27
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


December

December 5
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 6
Charges under Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

December 7
Ministerial Statement - Legislation to amend parental leave provision of Labour Standards Act

December 18
Parental leave entitlement increased
Environmental Assessment Bulletin


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