Municipal Affairs - 2007

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

January

January 18
Newfoundland and Labrador to Change Daylight Saving Time in 2007

January 19
Town of St. Anthony to Construct New Civic Centre: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and Canada's New Government Invest in Centre

January 25
Commissioner Appointed to Conduct Boundary Review


February

February 13
Media Advisory: Minister to Hold News Conference to Announce Construction of New Infrastructure Initiative
Community Infrastructure Strengthened by Municipal Capital Works Investments

February 14
Province Partners with Towns to Build $6.5M Recreational Facility

February 15
Burin Peninsula Towns to Benefit From the Canada/Newfoundland and Labrador Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund
Lewisporte to Benefit From the Canada/Newfoundland and Labrador Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund
Fogo Island Towns to Benefit From the Canada/Newfoundland and Labrador Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund
Central Newfoundland Communities to Benefit From the Canada/Newfoundland and Labrador Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund

February 16
Western Newfoundland Communities to Benefit From the Canada/Newfoundland and Labrador Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund
Two Northern Peninsula Communities to Benefit From the Canada/Newfoundland and Labrador Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund
Two Bonavista Bay Communities to Benefit From the Canada/Newfoundland and Labrador Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund
Hampden to Benefit From the Canada/Newfoundland and Labrador Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund Invests $15million in Infrastructure Projects Across the Province

February 21
$734,000 in Water and Sewer Upgrades Announced for District of Lewisporte

February 22
$1 Million in Water and Sewer Upgrades Announced for District of St. Barbe
Federal and Provincial Governments Announce $448,310 in Water and Sewer Upgrades

February 23
Expressions of Interest Call for Commissioners

February 28
Media Advisory: Minister to Address NEIA
 


March

March 9
Daylight Savings Time to Begin March 11

March 23
Early Approvals Granted for Municipal Capital Works Programs

 


April

April 9
Communities to Benefit from Investment of $297,100 of Municipal Capital Works Funding

April 10
Bonavista North to Receive $410,525 to Improve Roads

April 13
Province Supports Beaumont Hamel Pilgrimage

April 20
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Municipal Administrators

April 25
Government Committed to Expedite Disaster Assistance for Daniel’s Harbour

April 26
Implementing Action to Modernize Infrastructure
 


May

May 2
Canada’s New Government Invests $20.6 Million for Public Transit in Newfoundland and Labrador

May 3
$1.3 Million in Road and Water System Upgrades Announced for Lewisporte

May 7
Media Advisory: Ministers to Announce Details of Provincial Solid Waste Management Strategy

May 8
Government Announces Implementation of $200 Million Provincial Solid Waste Management Strategy

May 11
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Municipal Symposium

May 15
Clarke’s Beach to Benefit from $173,000 in Municipal Capital Works Funding

May 17
Commissioner Concludes Change to Boundary Not Justified

May 22
Government to Support Reconstruction of Kin Court Bridge in Town of Stephenville

May 23
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Infrastructure Investment

May 24
Government of Canada and Province of Newfoundland and Labrador Partner to Support Construction of $10 Million Torbay Bypass
 


June

June 6
$120,000 Municipal Capital Works Investment Announced for Grand Falls - Buchans and Burgeo and La Poile

June 7
Town of Placentia to Participate in Sewage Treatment Pilot Project

June 8
Media Advisory: Ministers to Address Great Northern Peninsula Joint Council
Administrator Appointed for Town of Avondale

June 14
Town of Conche to Pilot New $500,000 Surface Sealing Technique on Gravel Roads
$1.4 Million Water and Sewer Expansion for Labrador City

June 18
New Local Governance Structure for Port au Choix

June 22
$238,000 Municipal Capital Works Project in Stephenville Flood Control Area
$50,000 Project to Support Roof Replacement at Municipal Garage in Channel-Port aux Basques

June 28
Corner Brook-Humber Valley Regional Planning Advisory Authority Established

Media Advisory: Minister Byrne to Address Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Fire Chiefs and Firefighters

June 29
Inspector to Undertake Review of Operations of the Town of Portugal Cove-St. Philip's
 


July

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

July 4
Channel-Port aux Basques to Benefit from Canada/Newfoundland and Labrador Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund
Town of St. George’s to Benefit from Canada/Newfoundland and Labrador Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund
Corner Brook Area to Get $36-Million Water Treatment Plant Through Federal, Provincial, Municipal Partnership

July 5
Harbour Breton to Receive $3.07 Million Under Canada/Newfoundland and Labrador Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund

Town of Harbour Breton Celebrates Official Opening of the Elliott Premises
Media Advisory: Photo Opportunity at Infrastructure Site in Glovertown

July 6
New-Wes-Valley to Benefit from Canada/Newfoundland and Labrador Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund
Town of Appleton to Benefit from Canada/Newfoundland and Labrador Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund
Town of Glovertown to Benefit from Canada/Newfoundland and Labrador Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund

July 11
Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Fire Services to Benefit from Renewed Provincial Funding Initiatives

July 13
Government Accepting Applications for 2007-08 Community Enhancement Employment Program

July 17
Provincial Government to Support 2007 Tidy Towns Program

July 19
Media Advisory: Minister Byrne to Attend 23rd Annual Exploits Valley Salmon Festival Dinner

July 31
$162,000 Project to Improve Roads in Terra Nova
 


August

August 1
Premier to View Flooded Areas

August 3
Media Advisory: Minister Byrne to Provide Update on Flooding

August 7
Public Advisory: Disaster Recovery Assistance Applications Available for Property Owners Affected by Tropical Storm Chantal
Public Advisory: Information Sessions Scheduled for Individuals Affected by Tropical Storm Chantal

August 8
Government to Fund Geo-technical Work at Wild Cove Waste Management Site
Fire and Emergency Services - Newfoundland and Labrador – Public Advisory: Heavy Rainfall Forecast on West Coast and Northern Peninsula

August 9
Pasadena to Receive $53,000 in Municipal Capital Works Funding
Public Advisory: Information Session Added for Individuals Affected by Tropical Storm Chantal

August 14
Bridge and Culvert Project in Glovertown to Improve Road and Pedestrian Traffic

Public Advisory: Warning Issued Concerning Use of Flood-Damaged Appliances

August 15
Town of Channel-Port aux Basques to Receive Road Upgrades through Municipal Capital Works Project

August 16
Media Advisory: Minister to Present New Fire Response Vehicle to Conception Bay South Fire Department
$1.7 Million Investment in Fire Equipment

August 17
New Fire Truck Presented to Town of Conception Bay South

August 28
Ministers Express Condolences on the Passing of Long-Time Municipal Leader Herbert Brett

August 30
Investigation into the Operation of the Town of Portugal Cove–St. Philip’s Completed


September

September 26
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at National Conference on Learning Disabilities

 


October

October 18
Deadline Approaches for Chantal Assistance Applications

October 25
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Atlantic Mayors’ Congress

October 26
Media Advisory: Minister to Unveil New Fire Truck

October 29
New Fire Response Vehicle Presented to Torbay Fire Department

 


November

November 2
Residents Reminded to Turn Clocks Back
Public Advisory: Post-Tropical Storm Noel

November 6
Province Concerned with Federal Process Concerning Disaster Assistance

November 9
Province Calls for Multi-Year Capital Works Applications

November 14
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador Convention

November 15
West Coast Communities to Benefit from the Canada/Newfoundland and Labrador Municipal Rural Infrastructure Fund
Minister Appoints Board Members to Western Regional Waste Management Committee

November 29
Robin Hood Bay Confirmed as Avalon Regional Waste Management Site


December

December 11
Recreation Landmark in Harbour Grace to Receive Upgrades through Municipal Capital Works Program
Government Supporting Environmental Initiative in District of Bellevue

December 17
Fire and Emergency Services – Newfoundland and Labrador - Consumer Advisory: First Alert - Tundra Extinguishing Spray
 


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