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Youth Services and Post-Secondary Education - 2001

For releases prior to February 13, 2001, click here.

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


Government establishing Student Investment and Opportunity Corporation 
Government continues to invest in public post-secondary institutions
Government announces measures to make post-secondary education more affordable for students


April 11
Ministerial Statement - Encounters with Canada


May 1
Delegation from Qatar visiting province for post-secondary education opportunity

May 10
Ministerial Statement - Student Investment and Opportunity Corporation

May 17
Ministerial Statement - CareerSearch 2001


June 8
NOTE TO EDITORS: New conference, Subject: Funding for college renovations, June 11, Corner Brook

June 11
Increased funding for Grenfell College renovations

June 12
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference Subject: Youth Advisory Committee, June 13, St. John's

June 13
Government establishes new Youth Advisory Committee


July 11
Minister responds to continued concerns about Corner Brook Licensed Practical Nursing course


August 2
Minister tours 1st Junior Canadian Ranger summer camp program

August 21
Minister comments on successful year for student employment


September 6
NOTE TO EDITORS: Introduction of Youth Advisory Committee, Albatross Hotel, Gander, 10:00 a.m., September 7

September 7
Government announces members of new Youth Advisory Committee

September 14 
Youth Advisory Committee reports successful first meeting
Minister congratulates Rosemary Finn on international award


October 4 
Minister discusses outcome of Council of Ministers of Education meeting

October 10
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to take part in education forum, October 10
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to participate in presentation of Guiding Award, October 11

October 12
Ministers congratulate recipients of Chief Commissioner's Gold Award
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to speak at Canadian Federation of University Women Atlantic Council Conference and AGM October 12, St. John's
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to speak at 8th annual YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction Awards Celebration October 14, St. John's

October 30
NOTE TO EDITORS: Dinner to honour first recipient of Duke of Edinburgh's International Ono Bursary, October 30, Stephenville


November 2 
Ministers commend volunteer contribution to Duke of Edinburgh's Award Program
Minister comments on recent visit to women's centres and College of the North Atlantic campuses on the west coast


December 4 
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to launch international education initiative, December 5, St. John's

December 5
International education strategy announced - Version franšaise

December 11
NOTE TO EDITORS: Governor General to present Gold level Duke of Edinburgh's Awards, December 13, St. John's

December 13
Minister congratulates scholarship winners

December 19
Tutoring for Tuition program extended to Level I students

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