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July, August, September, October, November, December

January

January 16
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Maximum regulated prices set: slight increases slated for most fuels

January 24
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Maximum price for residential propane drops


February

February 15
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Regulated fuel prices see modest movement

February 21
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Significant decreases for gasoline, heating fuel


March

March 3
Charges laid resulting from industrial accident in Corner Brook

March 6
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Some maximum regulated fuel prices set for slight increases

Consumers advised to learn more about fraud prevention

March 14
Homeowners urged to keep oil tanks free from ice and snow

March 21
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Maximum prices set to increase for gasoline

March 24
Creative sentencing benefits level III Corner Brook students


April

April 3
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Increase set for maximum No. 2 blend furnace oil prices

Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO): Maximum automotive diesel, stove oil prices move upward

April 4
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to attend Safety Champions Award launch

April 11
Driver examiner services reinstated in Burgeo

April 12
Government to activate Port aux Basques and Foxtrap weigh scales

April 17
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO): Market-price increases lead to rise in maximum regulated fuel prices

April 27
National Day of Mourning for workers killed or injured on the job


May

May 1
Ministerial Statement - North American Occupational Safety and Health Week

May 2
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister of Government Services to present young worker safety grand prize

May 3
Ministerial Statement - SAFE Work Newfoundland and Labrador Red Bracelet Campaign

Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Commission - Holy Spirit High School captures first prize in young worker safety radio ad contest

May 5
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Market relief leads to drop in maximum gasoline prices

May 8
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to bring greetings at the 50th Annual Safety Conference

May 12
Company sentenced in Wabush Provincial Court

May 15
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Most regulated fuels see reductions to maximum prices

May 16
Ministerial Statement - Winner of the Canadian Securities Administrators contest

May 30
Company owner sentenced in St. John’s Provincial Court


June

June 2
First aid regulations came into effect June 1

June 6
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to bring greetings at women’s occupational, health and safety workshop

June 15
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Maximum prices for all fuel products lowered

June 29 
Charges laid in Provincial Court in Stephenville 


July 

July 4 
GST reduction reflected in maximum automotive prices 
Maximum gasoline prices see slight increase through interruption formula  

July 17
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Gasoline, propane slated for increases; distillates decline

July 24
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Maximum automotive diesel prices set for increase amid volatile market


August

August 8
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Increase in maximum prices for furnace and stove oil
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to bring greetings at annual meetings of boiler and pressure vessel inspectors

August 9
OHS findings into The Rooms incident released

August 11
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Changes in fuel-price regulation to reflect updated storage and distribution costs

August 15
Public Utilities Board report on homeowners, commercial and marine insurance released

Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - New maximums set for regulated fuel prices

August 18
NOTE TO EDITORS: News conference on new Silica Code of Practice

August 21
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Board makes early price adjustment to gasoline after major market downturn

New Silica Code of Practice for two Labrador west mining companies


September

September 1
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - New federal regulations for diesel in effect; maximum gasoline prices lowered Sept. 1, 2006

September 5
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Maximum automotive diesel prices decrease
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Maximum home heating fuel prices decline

September 11
Persons with disabilities to benefit from amendments to Buildings Accessibility Act

September 12
Mining company sentenced in Wabush Provincial Court

September 13
Departmental official participates in new standard development

September 15
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Downturn in markets leads to decline for all maximum fuel prices

September 19
NOTE TO EDITORS: Ministers to attend transportation meetings

September 25
Ministers attend meetings of national transportation ministers

September 26
Occupational Health and Safety issues arc flash hazard alert


October

October 3
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Maximum Residential Propane Prices Decline

October 16
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Most Maximum Regulated Prices Continue to Move Downward

October 19
Media Advisory: Minister to Cut Ribbon on New Credit Union Location


October 20
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend St. John Ambulance Conference

October 23
People Advised to Conduct Research Before Making Investment Decisions


November

November 9
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Crossing Boundaries Forum

November 15
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Board to Implement New Pricing Schedule

November 22
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Securities Ministers Meeting

November 23
Regulated Fuel Prices Set Using New Schedule

November 24
Next Stage of Passport System Will Enhance Market Access Across Canada

November 27
Consumers Should Ask about Refund Policies When Buying Christmas Gifts

November 28
Charges Laid Resulting from Industrial Accident at Wabush Mines
Employer Sentenced in St. John’s Provincial Court 

November 30
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - No Change for Maximum Regulated Fuel Prices


December

December 1
Media Advisory: News Conference to Announce Highway Safety Campaign

December 4
Government Launches the YOU are in Control Highway Safety Campaign

December 8
Media Advisory: Minister to Present First New Driver’s Licence at Motor Registration Building in Mount Pearl

December 11
Minister Announces Roll-Out of New Drivers’ Licences and Photo Identification Cards

Ministerial Statement - First New Drivers' Licence at Mount Pearl Location

December 14
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - No Change for Maximum Regulated Fuel Prices

December 21
Minister Warns Against Impaired Driving
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing office (PPO) - Maximum Fuel Prices Changed

December 22
Minister Announces Amendments to Hours of Service Regulations for Commercial Drivers

December 28
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - No Change for Maximum Regulated Fuel Prices


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