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Youth Services and Post-Secondary Education - 2003
January, February, March, April, May, June,
July, August, September, October, November, December

January

January 10
New appointments to college board of governors

January 14
Minister announces apprenticeship forums for employers

February

February 12
NOTE TO EDITORS - News conference, Corner Brook, February 13 Subject: Update on provincial initiatives for western region

February 13
Update on provincial initiatives for Western Region

February 25
Minister offers condolences following death of Provincial Youth Advisory Council member

March

March 6
CareerSearch 2002 contest - enter to win a tuition voucher

March 18
Contingency plan in place for Newfoundlanders and Labradorians in Qatar

March 19
Government announces new opportunities program for youth

March 21
NOTE TO EDITORS - Minister to present first annual Newfoundland and Labrador Youth of the Year Awards, St. John’s, March 24

March 24
Newfoundland and Labrador Youth of the Year recipients announced

March 27
Major investments to encourage students and youth to work and stay in province
Investing in the Memorial University and College of the North Atlantic a priority with government
Tax incentives for post-secondary students
Youth Opportunities Newfoundland and Labrador
Funding for Student Investment and Opportunities Corporation
Youth apprenticeship pilot project for manufacturing sector
Third consecutive tuition reduction at Memorial University

April

April 7
Minister announces appointments to Memorial University Board of Regents
NOTE TO EDITORS - Presentation of Youth Advisory Committee first annual report, St. John’s, April 8
Minister reaffirms government’s commitment to affordable post-secondary education

April 8
Youth Advisory Committee presents first annual report to government
Ministerial Statement - Youth Advisory Committee annual report

April 14
2003 Tutoring/Work Experience Program announced

April 15
2003 employment program for social work students announced

May

May 5
NOTE TO EDITORS - Minister to release Beyond High School study, St. John's, May 6

May 6

Minister releases Beyond High School report
NOTE TO EDITORS: Presentation of awards to Girl Guides, May 6, St. John’s

May 7
Minister hosts awards ceremony for Girl Guides of Canada
Ministerial Statement - Government recognizes the important connection between healthy nutrition and children’s readiness to learn

May 13
Government committed to post-secondary education

May 22
Minister announces roundtable meeting for new tax incentive

May 26
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to speak to media concerning details of provincial tax incentive program for post-secondary students, St. John's, May 27

May 27
Minister recommends further consultation on tax incentive

June

June 3
Minister congratulates provincial winners at Canadian Skills Competitions

June 11
Plans for Newfoundland and Labrador Student Loan Tax Credit announced

June 12
Minister congratulates students attending World Skills Competition

June 19
Minister announces winners of CareerSearch 2002 Tuition Voucher Contest

July

July 8
Job Creation Partnerships projects in Newfoundland and Labrador communities announced
- Version française

July 9
Summer tourism project announced - Version française
Job Creation Partnerships projects in Newfoundland communities announced - Version française
Funding for corporation to offer employment assistance services announced - Version française
Funding for organization to offer employment assistance services to unemployed persons with disabilities announced - Version française

July 10
Funding for wharf launch-way in Bryant’s Cove announced - Version française

July 16
Minister welcomes Qatar delegation to the province

July 21
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference regarding funding for a post-secondary education study, Grand Falls-Windsor, July 22

July 22
Funding announced for Central Newfoundland Post-Secondary Education Study

July 28
Women Interested in Successful Employment to provide employment assistance services in the Gander area - Version française

July 30
Funding for Job Creation Partnership projects in two Newfoundland communities announced - Version française
Funding to increase women’s participation in trade and technology jobs announced - Version française
Funding for the Labrador Métis Nation to offer employment assistance services announced - Version française

August

August 11
SWASP program provides meaningful summer employment for students

August 14
Youth Services and Post-Secondary Education provides $40,000 grant for summer camps

September

September 3
International Adult Learners’ Week

September 12
Premier and minister hold productive meeting with Canadian Federation of Students

September 22
Government of Canada and Government of Newfoundland and Labrador fund school restoration project in Bonavista - Version française

September 23
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to make presentation, St. John's, September 24

September 24
Funding provided for student leadership conference
Province opposed to new HRDC position on economic development

September 26
The Twillingate-New World Island-Change Islands Development Association 
receives funding to offer employment assistances services
- Version française
Fogo Island Cooperative Society Limited to offer Employment
Assistance Services to Employment Insurance recipients - Version française
Government of Canada and Government of Newfoundland and Labrador fund a wood harvesting project on Baie Verte Peninsula
- Version française
Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador announce funding for a Labour Market Partnerships project
- Version française

September 29
Governments to provide employment opportunities for
Employment Insurance recipients in Happy Valley-Goose Bay - Version française
Governments announce funding for Labrador North Chamber of Commerce to address local labour market issues - Version française

November 

November 18
Governments fund Gambo and Area Employment Corporation to offer employment assistance services to persons with developmental disabilities - Version française
Governments fund stadium renovation project - Version française

November 24
Governments fund six Job Creation Partnership projects - Version française


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