Executive Council
- 2007
January, February, March, April, May, June,
July, August, September, October, November, December

January

January 2
Premier Announces Deputy Minister Appointments

January 4
Premier Williams Announces Changes to Senior Appointments

Media Advisory: Premier Williams to Hold Media Availability
Premier Announces that Minister Will Step Aside Pending Report of AG

January 8
Media Advisory: Premier to Hold Media Availability
Premier Reinstates Minister Hickey

January 9
Government Welcomes Reinstatement of Public Forecasting at Gander Weather Office

January 10
New Positions to Support Violence Prevention Work 
Premier Requests Immediate Action for Deer Lake Regional Airport Authority 

January 12
Premier Thanks MHA Jim Hodder for Years of Dedicated Service

January 16
Media Advisory: Premier Williams to Hold Media Availability
Media Advisory: Council of the Federation to Meet in Toronto on February 7 (Version française)

January 17
Premier Williams to Travel to Alberta and Promote Trade and Investment

Premier Williams Announces Date for Three By-elections
Media Advisory: Atlantic Canada Premiers’ Mission (Version française)

January 18
Media Advisory: Premier to Address Rotary Club of St. John's 

January 19
Media Advisory: Swearing-in ceremony
Premier Williams Announces Date for Humber Valley By-election

January 24
Atlanic Premiers Trade Mission to Alberta (Version française)
Update Regarding Atlantic Canada Premiers' Mission (Version française)

January 26
New Assistant Deputy Minister Appointed for Business

January 29
Premier Pleased with Opportunity to Promote Newfoundland and Labrador in Alberta
Media Advisory:  Premier Available to the Media 

January 31
Premier Speaks with European Journalists Regarding Sealing Industry 


February

February 1
February is Violence Prevention Month
Province Provides Overview of Oil and Gas Industry in Houston 

February 2
Premier Will Ask IEC for Repayment of Extra Money Allocated to MHAs
Media Advisory: Premier Williams Available to Media

February 7
Media Advisory: Premier Williams Available to Media

February 9
Province Encourages Company to Take Another Look at Wabush Mines

February 11
Devereaux Rink Canadian Junior Women's Curling Champions

February 13
Media Advisory: Premier Available to the Media

February 14
Province Remembers 25th Anniversary of the Ocean Ranger Disaster

February 15
Media Advisory: Cabinet to Hold Meetings in Corner Brook

February 16
Media Advisory: Premier Danny Williams Opens 2007 Special Olympics Newfoundland and Labrador Winter Games

Media Advisory: Premier Danny Williams Opens 2007 Corner Brook Winter Carnival
Cabinet Discussions Focus on Strengthening Foundation for Continued Growth

February 18
Province Remembers Dermot O’Reilly

February 19
Women’s Institute Week Promotes the Importance of Learning
Premier Williams Announces By-Election Date in Labrador West

February 22
Minister Ottenheimer to Meet Federal Ministers in Ottawa

February 23
Premier Williams to Travel to Ireland to Participate in Trade Mission, March Hare Events

Premier Williams Announces Senior Public Service Appointments

February 26
Minister Ottenheimer Pleased with Meetings with Federal Ministers


March

March 1
Ireland Visit Yields New Partnerships, Opportunities

March 2
Minister Recognizes Success of Violence Prevention Month

March 5
Media Advisory: Swearing-in ceremony
International Women’s Week Seeks Real Results to End Violence
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Gateway Status of Women’s Council

March 7
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Labrador West Women’s Council

March 8
Labrador Woman Recognized for Literacy Efforts

March 12
Media Advisory: News Conference Regarding Provincial Ferry Rates
Government Delivers on Promise to Reduce Provincial Ferry Rates
Province Congratulates Outstanding Performances by Newfoundland and Labrador Athletes

March 13
New Chair Appointed to MUN Board of Regents

March 14
Media Advisory:  Premier Available to the Media
Media Advisory: News Conference Regarding Public Service Pension Plans

March 15
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Husky Energy Diversity Workshop
Government Brings Stability to Public Service Pension Plan

March 16
Media Advisory: Premier to Address Nati

IT Sector to Benefit from Budget 2007
Government Awards Contracts for Major IT Services
Media Advisory:  Premier Available to the Media

March 20
Premier Williams says "A Promise Made is Not a Promise Kept" for Newfoundland and Labrador

March 27
Premier Williams Congratulates Premier Charest

March 28
Media Advisory: Premier Available to the Media
Media Advisory: Swearing-in ceremony


April

April 3
Media Advisory:  Premier Available to the Media
The Facts About a Prime Minister’s Promise

April 9
Premier Expresses Condolences to Families of Two Newfoundland and Labrador Soldiers

April 10
Minister Stresses Importance of Gender Analysis to Inform Public Policy

April 16
Media Advisory: Atlantic Ministers to Hold Consultation on Rules and Regulations Reform

April 18
Media Advisory: Premier Available to the Media
Media Advisory: Budget 2007 Lock-in

April 19
Media Advisory: Council of the Federation to Meet in Toronto on May 1, 2007

Media Advisory: Premier to Launch Northern Strategic Plan for Labrador

April 20
Premier Launches Northern Strategic Plan for Labrador

April 23
New Chief Electoral Officer, Commissioner of Members’ Interests

April 24
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at National NLOWE Conference

Speech from the Throne 2007
Achieving Self-Reliance by Becoming Masters of Our Own House: Throne Speech 2007

April 25
Minister Congratulates Winners of Girl Guide Awards

April 26
Government Invests $32 Million to Attract Business to the Province
Turning Vision into Action: New Strategy Fuels R&D Momentum
A Vision to Empower People – Actions to Support a Skilled Workforce
Implementing Action to Modernize Infrastructure

April 27
Media Advisory: Premier Available to the Media


May

May 2
Media Advisory: Premier to Address the Economic Club of Toronto

Premier Announces Senior Appointments

May 8
Media Advisory: Premier to Participate in McHappy Day Events

May 9
Media Advisory: Premier’s Athletic Awards Reception

Premier Pays Tribute to Newfoundland and Labrador Athletes

May 10
Ministerial Statement - Official Launch of Regional Co-ordinating Committee of Violence Prevention Initiative for Gander and New-Wes-Valley Area

May 15
Ministerial Statement - Career Expos Highlight Provincial Public Service as Employer of Choice

May 16
Media Advisory: Premier Attending Literacy Read-In at Hazelwood Elementary School

May 17
Media Advisory: Youth Focus of New Violence Prevention Campaign
Provincial Government Calls for Reversal of Federal Decision on Student Employment Program

May 18
Media Advisory: Premier and Leader of NDP of Canada Available to the Media

New Awareness Campaign Tackles Youth Violence and Prevention
Provincial Government Standing Up for Students and Affected Groups

May 23
Premier Williams Honours Scott Chafe
Media Advisory: Premier Williams to Speak at National Student Congress

May 25
Active, Healthy Newfoundland and Labrador Shares Vision of Recreation and Sport Accessible to All

May 28
Media advisory: Premier and Minister to Provide Update on Sale of FPI Limited
Government Announces Approval in Principle for Sale of FPI Assets

Media Advisory - 14th Session of the Council of Atlantic Premiers

May 30
Premier Announces Changes to Senior Executive Positions

Provincial Government Prepares for Commission of Inquiry and Announces New Task Force on Health System
Media Advisory: 14th Session of the Council of Atlantic Premiers
Ministerial Statement - Minister Celebrates Provincial Francophone Day (Version française)


June

June 1
Province Lends Support to Canada’s National Rugby Fest
Media Advisory: Premier Danny Williams will Attend the Spring Assembly at St. George’s Elementary

June 4
Premier to Accept Chief Justice Green’s Report
Minister Comments on Arbitration Board Decision

June 5
Media Advisory: Premier Williams to Officially Open 2nd International Symposium on Oil and Gas Resources in Western Newfoundland

June 6
Media Advisory: Minister Taylor to Hold Media Availability Regarding Rural Secretariat Provincial Council Meetings
Rural Secretariat Provincial Council Discusses Issues Facing Newfoundland and Labrador
Premier to Release Chief Justice Green’s Report

June 7
Aboriginal Women’s Leader Joins the Provincial Advisory Council

Premier Says Green Report Will Usher in a New Era of Accountability and Restore Public Confidence
Media Advisory: National Aboriginal Women’s Summit to Meet in Corner Brook, June 20-22
Economic Policy Committee of Cabinet to Meet in Plum Point

June 8
Minister Pleased with Tour of CFS St. John’s Calls for Federal Government to Deliver on Ground Force Commitment

June 11
Public Service Award of Excellence Recipients Recognized
Premier Proclaims June 10-16 as Public Service Week
Media advisory: Minister Ottenheimer to Attend Public Service Award of Excellence Ceremony

June 12
Media Advisory: Minister in Gander to Make Violence Prevention Announcement

Lieutentant Governor to Present the GovernorGeneral's Caring Canadian Award

June 13
Media Advisory: Premier Available to the Media

Violence Prevention Efforts Get an Infusion of Funding

June 14
Ministerial Statement - Commissioner of the Judicial commission of Inquiry Appointed

June 18
Media Advisory: Premier Danny Williams to Address 2007 NOIA Conference
Media Advisory: Final Details to Media for National Aboriginal Women’s Summit in Corner Brook (Version française)

June 19
Aboriginal Issues Highlighted in Provincial Conference Report
Newfoundland and Labrador to Host National Aboriginal Women’s Summit

June 20
Premier Invites Community Organizations as Nominees for Council of the Federation Literacy Award
Premier Honours Cpl. Stephen Bouzane

June 21
Premier Recognizes National Aboriginal Day as Province Hosts National Aboriginal Women’s Summit

June 22
Status of Women Ministers and Aboriginal Women Hold Special Meeting

June 26
Media Advisory: Premier in Labrador For TLH Announcement and Sod Turnings
Media Advisory: Mealy Mountain Performance Space Ground Breaking Ceremony Postponed

June 27
Media Advisory: Time Changed for Long-Term Care Home Sod-turning Ceremony, Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Government Invests $15 Million for Hard-Surfacing of Trans Labrador Highway
Premier Turns Sod on Happy Valley-Goose Bay Long-term Care Home
Province Signs MOU with Rhode Island for Possible Purchase of Lower Churchill Power
Media Advisory: Resolutions for 31st Conference of New England Governors and Eastern Canadian Premiers

June 28
Statement by Provincial and Territorial Premiers Regarding the National Day of Action (Version française)

June 29
Minister Proud to Represent Province at World War I Commemoration Ceremonies in France and Belgium
Media Advisory: Premier Williams to Participate in Memorial Day Events


July

July 1
Premier Announces Plan to Replicate Beaumont Hamel Plaques

July 3
Media Advisory: Important Infrastructure Announcement to Benefit Corner Brook

July 4
Terms of Reference Established for Inquiry on Estrogen Progesterone Testing for Breast Cancer Patients

Corner Brook Area to Get $36-Million Water Treatment Plant Through Federal, Provincial, Municipal Partnership

July 5
Premier Names New President of College of the North Atlantic

July 6
Media Advisory: Premier Williams to Participate in CBC Celebrity Soccer Game and Festival 500

July 12
Status of Women Ministers Commit to Advancing the Lives of Aboriginal Women and Girls

July 17
Media Advisory: Premier Williams to Participate in Corner Brook Days

July 18
Tender Awarded for Construction of Corner Brook Courthouse
Premier Williams Presents Cheques to 2008 Summer Games and Ironman 70.3 Event
Awareness and Action Key to Combating Violence

July 24
Province Reminds Federal Government of Commitment to 5-Wing Goose Bay

July 25
Premier Reminds Minister MacKay of Equalization Promise by Harper Government
Media Advisory: Premier to Attend Twillingate/New World Island Festival

July 30
Media Advisory: Premier Williams to Welcome Icelandic Prime Minister

July 31
Premier Announces Senior Appointments


August

August 1
Premier to View Flooded Areas

August 7
Premier Williams Announces Stella Burry Community Services as Winner of 2007 Council of the Federation Literacy Award

August 8
Media Advisory: Premier to Attend Council of the Federation Meetings

August 9
Premier Pleased with Release of COF Energy Strategy

August 10
Province Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games
Media Advisory: Premier Danny Williams to Address Joint CAW-Quebec Council

August 16
Media Advisory: Update on Media Contacts

August 17
Premier Announces Senior Appointments

August 22
Media Advisory: Premier to Announce Details of MOU on Development of Hebron-Ben Nevis
Equity, Improved Royalty Regime and Outstanding Local Benefits Highlights of Memorandum of Understanding for Hebron Development

August 24
Media Advisory: Premier Williams to Bring Greetings to Senior Men’s Canadian Fastpitch Championships


September

September 6
Media Advisory: Minister and Community Partners Take Aim at Bullying

September 7
Concert to be Held on Government House Grounds

September 8
Province’s Tourism Marketing Campaign Wins Top Atlantic Award

September 10
Media Advisory: Province to Release Energy Plan
By-Election Call Necessary for District of Baie Verte

September 11
Economic Self-Reliance and Environmental Sustainability Cornerstones of the Province’s Energy Plan
Media Advisory: Premier Danny Williams to Address Board of Trade

September 13
Province and Husky Agree to Royalty and Equity Terms for White Rose Satellite Fields

September 14
Media Advisory: Premier to Respond to AG Report

September 17
Government Works to Combat Sexual Violence


October

October 10
Media Advisory: Premier Williams Available to Media

October 15
Media Advisory: Lieutenant Governor to Unveil Commemorative Plaque

October 18
Senior Appointment Announced
Media Advisory: Lieutenant Governor to Host Reception for Canadian Soldiers
Media Advisory: New Session of House of Assembly

October 26
Premier Available to the Media

October 30
Media Advisory: Swearing-in Ceremony for Cabinet October 30
Premier Announces the Appointment of New Cabinet
Premier Announces Appointments


November

November 1
Media Advisory: Premier Williams to Participate in Today’s Fly the Flag of Remembrance Ceremony

November 6
Tourism Marketing Campaign Wins Top National Award

Newfoundlanders and Labradorians Rank High in Donations

November 7
Citizens and Government Come Together at Visions to Actions – A Roadmap to 2020
Media Advisory: Premier Available to the Media

November 8
Media Advisory: Premier to Speak at the Visions to Actions - a Roadmap to 2020 Conference
Media Advisory: Minister Taylor to Speak at the Visions to Actions - a Roadmap to 2020 Conference
Premier Announces Senior Appointment

November 9
Province Addressing Justice Issues in Labrador
Visions to Actions – A Roadmap to 2020 Concludes With Common Ground on Rural Issues

November 13
Premier Williams Commends Gerry Reid for His Service to Newfoundland and Labrador

November 14

Premier Encourages Applicants for Athletic Awards

November 16
Premier Announces Two Senior Appointments
Council of Atlantic Premiers - Media Advisory: 14th Session of the Council of Atlantic Premiers
Premier and Minister to Meet with CVRD in Brazil

Alliance to Support Trade and Investment in Canada and the United States

Novmber 19
Stand Up Against Violence during Bullying Awareness Week 2007

November 26
Order of Newfoundland and Labrador Recipients to be Invested on December 7
Media Advisory: Swearing-in Ceremony

November 27
Students Awarded for Highlighting Immigrant Women in Writing Contest
Media Advisory: Update on Media Contacts

November 29
Premier Williams to Meet With Prime Minister Harper

November 30
Media Advisory: Minister Hedderson to Address Regional Economic Development Conference
Media Advisory: Premier Available to Media


December

December 3
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Arnold’s Cove and Area Chamber of Commerce
Minister Calls Upon NDP Leader to Explain Lack of Support for Volunteer Sector

December 5
Province to Remember 18th Anniversary of Montréal Massacre
14th Session of the Council of Atlantic Premiers
Minister Recognizes International Volunteer Day

December 6
Media Advisory: Order of Newfoundland and Labrador Investiture Ceremony
Media Advisory: Minister for Intergovernmental Affairs to Visit 5-Wing Goose Bay

December 7
Order of Newfoundland and Labrador Recipients Invested at Government House

December 11
Deputy Premier to Attend Council of Atlantic Premiers Meeting

December 12
Newfoundland and Labrador Has Not "Signed Onto" Any Equalization Deal

Media Advisory: Premier Available to the Media
14th Meeting of the Council of Atlantic Premiers (Version française)

December 13
Senior Appointment Announced
Media Advisory: Caring Canadian Awards
Media Advisory : Premier Reading Christmas Story at Holy Cross Elementary

December 14
Provincial Government Releases Expense Policies for Cabinet Ministers
Caring Canadian Awards

December 17
Media Advisory: Province and White Rose Partners to Announce Completion of White Rose Expansion Agreement
Formal Agreement on White Rose Expansion Includes Equity, Benefits and Super Royalty

December 18
Media Advisory: Premier Available to Media
Premier Announces Appointment of New Hydro Chairman
Information and Privacy Commissioner Appointed on Acting Basis

December 20
Premier Congratulates John Crosbie on Appointment as Province’s New Lieutenant Governor

December 21
Funding Provided to Combat Violence in Aboriginal Communities

December 24
Senior Appointments Announced


 


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