Natural Resources - 2007

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

January

January 2
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

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

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

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

January 17
Media Advisory: News Conference and Technical Briefing
Province Does Not Approve CNLOPB’s Decision on Hibernia South

January 19
Minister Pleased With Progress on LNG Proposal

January 22
Company Issued Mining Lease for Stog’er Tight Property

January 23
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

January 26
Province Encourages Abitibi to Work Collaboratively to Find Efficiencies

January 30
Public Advisory: Dead Gulls Diagnosed 
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report


February

February 2
Two Convicted of Threatening Conservation Officers

Hibernia South Decision Should Not Delay Approvals

February 6
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report
Hydro Continues to Explore Market Access Options for Lower Churchill Power  

February 9
Media Advisory: Ministers Attend NEG/ECP Meetings in Quebec
Province Encourages Company to Take Another Look at Wabush Mines

February 12
Agricultural Zone Review Commission Begins Work

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

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

Forum Fosters Discussion of Regional Energy and Environmental Issues

February 15
Consultant Reviewing Forest Industry on the Island

February 16
First Shipment of Gold Ore to Arrive in the Province for Processing

February 19
Oil and Gas Week 2007 Kicks Off

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

February 23
Province asks Quebec Innu to Respect Closed Hunting Zones


March

March 1
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

March 6
Province Gets Attention at International Mining Conference

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

March 9
New Book Chronicles True Stories of Avalanches in the Province

March 14
Water Program to Benefit Newfoundland and Labrador Farmers (Version française)
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

March 15
Call Issued for Milk Production Feasibility Study for Labrador

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

March 27
Nugget Pond Produces Its First Gold Bar

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


April

April 2
New Standards in Labrador Inuit Lands Provide Clarity for Mineral Exploration
Media Advisory: Newfoundland and Labrador and Ontario Energy Ministers Meet
Province Approves Production Rate Increase for White Rose

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

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

April 13
Public Advisory: Birds Died of Starvation

April 16
Province Holding Industry Consultations on Agriculture Programming

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

Multi-billion dollar green grid could enable vast new supplies of clean energy to come on line

April 24
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

April 26
Taking Action to Achieve Our Vision of a Prosperous Newfoundland and Labrador: Investing in Economic Development and Diversification
Implementing Action to Modernize Infrastructure
Protecting Our People and Our Environment

April 27
Government Releases Phase II Reports for Baie Verte and Rambler Mine Sites

Minister Leading Delegation to Offshore Conference in Houston

April 30
Slaughter Threatens Labrador Caribou Herd (Version française)


May

May 2
Applications Now Available for This Year’s Provincial Agrifoods Assistance Program

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

May 4
Dates Set for 2007 Forest Fire Season

May 8
Student Tree Planting Program Doubled
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

May 9
Media Advisory: Minister to address Atlantic Petroleum R&D Forum

May 14
Government Seeking Interest to Develop Labrador’s Forest Industry

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

May 16
Media Advisory: Minister Dunderdale to Announce Agriculture Funding

May 17
Province Invests $1 Million in Specialty Cheese Operation

May 18
2007 Call for Bids Shows Renewed Interest in Offshore Labrador

May 22
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Initiatives Under the New Forestry and Agrifoods Agency

May 23
Province Launches Forestry and Agrifoods Agency

May 24
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

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

May 30
Media Advisory: Natural Resources Minister to Announce New Legislation

May 31
Government to Create New Energy Corporation


June

June 1
Illegal Hunting of Caribou Results in $36,000 in Fines
Government Encourages Communities to Take Steps to Reduce Risk of a Bear Encounter

June 5
Media Advisory: Minister to Address 2nd International Symposium on Oil and Gas Resources, in Western Newfoundland

June 6
Province Invests $5 Million in Onshore Oil and Gas Exploration
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report
Ministerial Statement - Purchase of Mining Operation

June 12
Media Advisory: Technical Briefing on Amendment to Electrical Power Control Act

June 13
Province Moves to Optimize Water Management of Rivers

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

June 14
Media Advisory: Minister to Give Keynote Address at Baie Verte Mining Conference

June 18
Aleutian Disease Confirmed on a Mink Farm in the Province

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

June 27
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Federal/Provincial/Territorial Ministers of Agriculture Meetings

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

June 29
Government Announces Details of Labrador Coastal Electricity Rebate
Ministers Announce New Vision for Canada’s AG Sector


July

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

July 5
Public Advisory: Forest Access Road Closure

July 10
Major Poaching Ring Busted on Avalon Peninsula

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

July 18
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

July 23
Illegal Moose Hunt Results In Conviction and Fines

July 24
Media Advisory: Minister Dunderdale to Announce Funding for Agrifoods Industry
Consultant Begins Work on Central Labrador Dairy Feasibility Study
Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board - Weekly Public Status Report

July 25
Media Advisory: Groundbreaking Ceremony for St. Lawrence Wind Project
Province Invests $1.2 Million in New Egg-grading Facility

July 26
Sod Turning for First Commercial Wind Farm in Newfoundland and Labrador

July 27
Silviculture Activities Benefit Lewisporte Area


August

August 7
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Unveiling of Mariners’ Memorial

August 15
Researchers Studying Bats of Western Newfoundland

Provincial Government Issues Update on Aleutian Disease

August 20
Canada's New Government Announces More Than $516,000 for Farmland Water Supply Projects

August 22
Equity, Improved Royalty Regime and Outstanding Local Benefits Highlights of Memorandum of Understanding for Hebron Development

August 30
Public Advisory: Department Conducts a Prescribed Burn in Little Crabbes River Area


September

September 7
Province Approves White Rose Expansion
Province Promotes Rabies Awareness

September 10
Public Advisory: Department Conducts a Prescribed Burn in Little Crabbes River Area
Media Advisory: Province to Release Energy Plan

September 11
Economic Self-Reliance and Environmental Sustainability Cornerstones of the Province’s Energy Plan

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

September 14
Public Advisory: Wolf Sightings near Labrador City and Wabush
Province Committed to Energy and Industrial Development in Labrador

September 15
Mink Released Pose No Risk to Public Health and Safety

September 16
Province Offering Licensed Trappers Reward for Trapping Released Mink

September 17
Public Advisory: Registered Trappers Advised of Rules for Mink-Trapping Program

September 18
Public Advisory: Province Conducting Prescribed Burns

Public Advisory: Province Encourages Public to Take Steps to Reduce Risk of Bear Encounters

September 25
Public Advisory: Prescribed Burn Continuing in Seal Bay Area


October

October 19
Hunters Encouraged to Abide by Provincial Hunting Regulations

October 22
Media Advisory: Natural Resources Minister Available to Media
Government Disappointed in Kruger’s Decision to Close Paper Machine

October 31
Mining Industry Leaders Gather for Mineral Resources Review 2007

Public Advisory: Eastern Labrador Focus of Geology Lecture


November

November 9
Federal and Provincial Governments Help Develop Newfoundland and Labrador Cranberry Industry

November 16
Province Marks Ten Years of Oil Production
Premier and Minister to Meet with CVRD in Brazil

November 27
Media Advisory: Holiday Lightswitch To Be Launched

Holiday Lightswitch Officially Launched

November 28
Government Outlines Fund to Encourage Export Development in Oil and Gas Sector

November 30
131 Charges Laid in Commercial Wildlife Poaching Operation


December

December 4
Land Sale a Positive Sign for Western Newfoundland Oil and Gas

December 6
Tip from Public Leads to Wildlife Convictions

December 7
Province Launching Study on Enhancing Local Opportunities From Western Newfoundland Oil and Gas

December 12
Province Providing Assistance to Maintain Rates in Diesel-Powered Communities

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 19
Testing Confirms Aleutian Disease in Wild Mink

 


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