Natural Resources - 2006

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

January

January 3
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

January 4
Newfoundland results for avian influenza in waterfowl released

Government welcomes announcement of FPSO work for province

January 5
Conservation Officer of the Year announced for 2004

Trinity man receives jail sentence for harassing moose

January 10
Public consultations to develop Energy Plan scheduled

January 17
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

January 18
NOTE TO EDITORS: Consultation meeting on Energy Plan scheduled for Cartwright today cancelled

Government responds to wind farm proposal

January 19
Minister announces public review of 2006 wood supply analysis

January 20
NOTE TO EDITORS: News Conference, Subject: Lower Churchill hydro resource

Province directs Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro to apply for transmission access with Hydro-Québec TransÉnergie

January 24
Government releases correspondence to Voisey’s Bay

Minister encourages participation in forest management planning process

January 25
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

January 26
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to address Newfoundland Ocean Industries Association (NOIA)

Government responds to Ventus Energy comments

January 27
NOTE TO EDITORS: Energy Plan consultations continue

January 31
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report


February

February 1
NOTE TO EDITORS - Cancellation of Energy Plan Consultation Meeting, Marystown

February 2
NOTE TO EDITORS - Minister to hold news conference, Gander

February 3
Province experiencing significant growth in fur industry

February 6
NOTE TO EDITORS: Energy Plan consultations continue

February 8
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

February 9
Company to explore feasibility of second refinery for the province

February 14
Inland Fisheries Enforcement Program efforts result in poaching conviction

February 15
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

February 21
Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

February 28
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report


March

March 7
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

March 8
Atlantic energy ministers launch efficiency awareness campaign

March 9
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to address Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Agriculture

Minister highlights Agricultural Safety Week

March 14
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

March 16
Government moving forward with Phase II Environmental Site Assessment at former mine sites

March 17
NOTE TO EDITORS: Premier to announce investment in public health emergency planning

Government adopts integrated approach in preparing for health emergencies including pandemic influenza

March 21
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

Ministerial Statement - New investment in Mineral Incentive Program and regional geology services

March 28
Ministerial Statement - Corner Brook Pulp and Paper

March 29
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

March 30
The Right Choices: Building Rural Regions - Budget 2006 Demonstrates Potential for Growth for Rural Regions

The Right Choices: Sustaining Our Resources


April

April 4
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

April 10
Ministerial Statement - Endangered Woodland Caribou Herd in Southern Labrador

April 11
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

April 12
Natural Resources Minister to address Rotary Club of St. John’s

April 13
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister Byrne to announce 2006 Annual Allowable Cut

April 17
Minister announces annual wood harvest levels

April 19
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

April 21
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

April 26
Report released into remaining reserves at Wabush Mines

Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report


May

May 3
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

May 4
Stephenville to host Agrifood and Garden Show this weekend

Dates set for 2006 forest fire season

May 5
NOTE TO EDITORS - Minister to be keynote speaker at Lumber Producers Association convention

May 8
NOTE TO EDITORS - News conferences to provide update on status of Lower Churchill Project

Newfoundland and Labrador will lead Lower Churchill development

May 9
Department seeking information about moose snaring incidents
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

May 10
Expanded Drill Core Collection Program for Labrador

May 16
Illegal salmon fishing activity in Labrador leads to convictions

Ministerial Statements - Approval of seven new Junior Exploration Assistance contracts

May 17
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

May 24
Pilot tree planting program to create student employment

May 26
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

May 30
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

May 31
Man fined for illegal ATV use and obstruction of a conservation officer


June

June 6
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

June 7
Minister Byrne announces silviculture funding

June 8
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to address Baie Verte Mining Conference

June 13
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

June 14
Residents warned not to approach moose calves
Province announces 2006 surveillance plans for presence of wild bird diseases

June 20
Silviculture project announced for The Straits and White Bay North

June 21
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

June 23
NOTE TO EDITORS: Annual Conference of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Agriculture

June 28 
Wind monitoring program to proceed in Labrador   

June 29
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board Weekly Public Status Report 
Call for proposals issued for Stog’er Tight property 


July 

July 5 
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report  

July 6 
Premier urges federal government to carefully review merger of INCO

July 11
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

July 17
Prospectors graduate from training course in Labrador

July 19
Funding announced for silviculture projects

July 20
Province confirms a case of Lyme Disease in a dog


July 21
Minister announces completion of 2006 Forest Insect Control Program

July 25
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

July 26
NOTE TO EDITORS - Minister to address Canadian Federation of Agriculture


August

August 1
Funding announced for silviculture projects

Illegal ATV use leads to charges and warnings
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

August 7
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

August 8
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

August 9
No interest expressed in Stephenville mill

NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to hold a community consultation on the Development of an Energy Plan

August 16
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

August 18
Report outlines petroleum potential of areas within C-NLOPB 2006 Call for Bids

August 22
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

August 23
Government to review St. John’s Agriculture Development Area

Government welcomes new ownership for North Atlantic Refinery

August 25
NOTE TO EDITORS:Annual Conference of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers’ of Energy and Mines, Yukon, August 27-30

August 29
Energy ministers’ conference focuses on energy collaboration
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

August 30
Governments agree to a renewed mining action plan for Canada

Ministers commit to collaboration on common issues


September

September 6
Province experiencing significant growth in corn production

Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

September 8
Black bear warning in the White Bay and Baie Verte Peninsula areas

September 11
Province still seeking indemnity for future contamination at Argentia

September 13
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

Action taken to control nuisance black bears and ensure public safety

September 19
Provincial farms to host public on open farm day

Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report
Environmental Assessment Bulletin

September 22
Province marks Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial Day

NOTE TO EDITORS: National Forest Week activities

September 25
NOTE TO EDITORS: Minister to hold community consultation on development of an Energy Plan
Province celebrates National Forest Week

September 27
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report


October

October 2
NOTE TO EDITORS-News conference to discuss outcome of Hydro's Wind Power Request for Proposal
Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro announces outcome of Wind Generation Request for Proposals
Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro announces it will issue a second RFP for additional wind power

October 3
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

October 4
Forestry Services CEO Receives National Award

October 5
Government to Contribute to Hydro’s Industrial Rate Stabilization Plan

October 10
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

October 13
Newfoundland and Labrador Continues to Grow as an Energy Warehouse

October 16
Province Appoints New Board for Bull Arm Site Corporation

October 17
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report
Media Advisory: Natural Resources Minister to Give Luncheon Address to Canadian Institute of Forestry

October 18
Public Consultations Launch Forest Industry Review

No Conflict of Interest on Appointment to Bull Arm Corporation Board
October is Agriculture Awareness Month
Ottawa Denies Request for Indemnity for Inco

October 24
Media Advisory: Forest Industry Consultation Rescheduled

Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

October 27 
CNLOPB Chairman Appointed

October 30 
Minister Pleased With Progress on the Possible Second Refinery


October 31
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board: Weekly Public Status Report



November

November 1
Mineral Resources Review 2006 Highlights Strong Year for Mining


November 2
Government Takes Next Step in Developing Labrador’s Forest Industry

November 7
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

November 14
Media Advisory: Minister Attending Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting in Calgary

November 15
Ministers Focus on Building a Stronger Future for Agriculture in Canada 
(Version française)

November 16
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

Developments Demonstrate Attractiveness of Province’s Oil Industry

November 20
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

November 22
Ministerial Statement - Government Supports Secondary Processing Initiative

November 23
Department Concerned over Illegal Cutting on Silviculture Sites 
Ministerial Statement - Update on Review of Forest Industry

November 28
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

November 29
Proper Process was Followed in Awarding Contract to Lowest Bidder

Media Advisory: Ministers to Announce Funding for Placentia Area

November 30
Placentia Area Receives Compensation and a New High School


December

December 1
Environmental Assessment Process Initiated for Lower Churchill Project

December 4
Province Taking Action to Ensure Sustainable Fur Farming

Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

December 7
Minister Accepts Resignation of CEO of Bull Arm Site Corporation

December 8
Rate Increase for Isolated Diesel Communities Minimized in 2007

December 12
Minister Provides Update on Review at Bull Arm Site Corporation

Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

December 13
Trail Users Encouraged to Abide by Snowmobile Regulations

December 14
NLH Announces Award of Second Wind Energy Contract

December 18
Cranberry Harvest Has Breakthrough Year  (Version française)

December 19
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

December 20
Province Contributes Local Stone to Air India Memorial

December 21
Government Supports Local Business to Manufacture Equipment Used in International Offshore Industry
 


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