Tourism, Culture and Recreation - 2007

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

January

January 8
Cultural Sector Enjoys a Successful 2006
 
January 18
Labrador Organizations Receive More Than $90,000 for Development Projects 

January 23
Increased Ferry Rates and Fuel Surcharge Will Hurt Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism Industry

January 31 
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Flagbearer at Canada Winter Games Athletes Rally


February

February 7
HNL Launches Total Tourism Market Readiness Program
Ministers Concerned About Marine Atlantic Rate Increases

February 9
Media Advisory: Canada Games Athletes Rally for West Coast Athletes
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Official Launch of Baccalieu Trail Heritage Corridors Project

February 11
Devereaux Rink Canadian Junior Women's Curling Champions

February 14
Team NL to depart February 21 for Canada Winter Games

February 16
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Heritage Day Celebrations
Newfoundland and Labrador Talent A Strong Force at East Coast Music Awards

February 18
Province Remembers Dermot O’Reilly

February 19
Public Advisory: Colonial Building Open House and Information Session

Heritage Newfoundland and Labrador - Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador Celebrates Heritage Day and Announces Awards
Corner Brook to Host 2008 Summer Games
Newfoundland and Labrador Musicians Bring Home East Coast Music Awards

February 21
Minister Welcomes Public Input into Colonial Building Restoration
Government Welcomes Provider of Direct Trans-Atlantic Flights to Newfoundland and Labrador
Minister Refutes Allegations by Opposition in Summer Games Selection

February 23
Provincial and Territorial Ministers Call for Sport, Recreation and Physical Infrastructure Program in Next Federal Budget


March

March 6
Media Advisory: Minister to Launch No Place Like Home Winter Campaign in Steady Brook

March 7
Province Promoting Winter Tourism at Home

March 8
Government Congratulates Gordon Pinsent on Canada’s Walk of Fame Honour

March 9
Minister Announces Appointment to Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council

School Sports Newfoundland and Labrador - Provincial Girls 4A and Boys 2A, 3A, 4A, Fair Play and Small Schools Basketball Tournaments Held This Weekend

March 12
Province Congratulates Outstanding Performances by Newfoundland and Labrador Athletes

March 14
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Manning Awards
Manning Awards Honour Heritage Excellence

March 15
Fund Supports Winter Fun in Labrador

March 23
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Another Taste of Labrador Fundraiser

March 28
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Readings by Winterset Award Finalists

March 29
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Winterset Award Ceremony


April

April 2
Schools Showcase Histor!ca Heritage Fair Projects

April 12
Media Advisory: Announcement on Funding for Newfoundland Independent Filmmakers Cooperative (NIFCO)

April 13
Filmmakers’ Facility To Go High Definition Thanks To An Investment Of More Than $1.4 Million

April 17
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Acquisitions for 2006 Art Procurement Program

April 18
Province Acquires 60 Original Works of Art Under 2006 Art Procurement Program

Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Silver Puffin Awards Luncheon

April 25
Ministerial Statement - Art Procurement Program

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


May

May 3
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Details of Cultural Plan Year II

May 4
Media Advisory: News Conference Re-Scheduled

Media Advisory: Minister to Present Artist of the Year Award

May 5
Cultural Plan Continues to Support Arts and Heritage

May 9
Media Advisory: Premier’s Athletic Awards Reception

May 10
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Investment in Fisheries Heritage

Ministerial Statement - Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council Awards Showcase West Coast Culture

May 11
Minister Announces Funding for Fisheries Heritage

May 15
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak on Tourism Outlook for 2007

May 17
Province Provides Support to Prepare for Cupids400 Celebrations

May 18
Media Advisory: Minister Hedderson to Address International Events
Provincial Historic Sites Open for 2007 Season

May 24
Media Advisory: Minister to Launch Provincial Recreation and Sport Strategy
Ministerial Statement - Provincial Historic Sites Bring History to Life

May 25
Active, Healthy Newfoundland and Labrador Shares Vision of Recreation and Sport Accessible to All
Media Advisory: Minister Hedderson to Address Provincial Arts and Recreation Gatherings
School Sports Newfoundland and Labrador - Special Olympics Part of School Sports Track and Field Championships

May 28
2007 Arts and Letters Awards Recipients Announced

May 29
Still No Place Like Home for Vacation Getaway

Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in EVA Awards

May 31
Media Advisory: Minister of Business and Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation to Announce New Initiative for Business Attraction
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Gander Chamber of Commerce


June

June 1
Resort Property Investment Tax Credit to Attract New Business
Minister Launches Tourism Awareness Week
Province Lends Support to Canada’s National Rugby Fest

June 5
Minister Announces Provincial Historic Commemorations Program
Minister Announces Funding for Arts and Heritage 

June 7
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Trails to the Vikings Marketing Launch

June 8
Public Advisory: Further Delay of Opening of Labrador Marine Season

June 12
Minister Announces Establishment of Status of the Artist Working Committee

June 14
Team Gushue Commemorative Print to be Displayed in Newfoundland and Labrador Schools

June 15
Minister Announces Appointments to Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council

June 19
Media Advisory: Minister to Make Announcement on Cupids400 Celebrations

June 20
Minister Announces $2 million for Cupids400 Celebrations
Newfoundland and Labrador Brings Fresh Air to Toronto

June 22
Newfoundlanders Participate in Festival of the Sea Conferences in Ireland

June 26
Media Advisory: Premier in Labrador For TLH Announcement and Sod Turnings

June 29
Media Advisory: Premier Williams to Participate in Memorial Day Events

Minister to Attend National Debut of Shallaway’s Opera Production Ann and Séamus
 


July

July 1
Premier Announces Plan to Replicate Beaumont Hamel Plaques

July 4
Canada’s New Government and Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Help Promote Tourism in Western Newfoundland and Southern Labrador

July 5
Town of Harbour Breton Celebrates Official Opening of the Elliott Premises

July 9
Media Advisory: Announcement on Funding for Cruise Newfoundland and Labrador
Invest in Province’s Cruise Industry

July 19
Minister Announces $248,208 in Arts and Heritage Funding

July 24
Minister Announces $40,000 in Arts Funding to Film Producers Association of Newfoundland

July 25
Minister Announces $30,000 in Funding to Association of Cultural Industries

July 31
Ministers Announce $58,000 in Funding to Stephenville Theatre Festival


August

August 1
Minister Encouraged by Tourism Numbers

August 2
Ministers Announce Funding for Them Days Magazine and Archives

August 3
Minister Announces $50,000 in Funding to Cape Freels Heritage Trust

August 6
Minister Announces $60,000 in Arts Funding to Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador

August 7
Minister Announces $50,000 in Funding to Resource Centre for the Arts

August 8
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Tuckamore Festival Opening
Minister Announces $20,000 in Funding to Beyond the Overpass Theatre Company

August 10
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Mutiny of 1800 Vignette at Quidi Vidi Battery
National Basketball Scores
Interim Director Announced for The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery

Provincial Historic Sites Launches New Live History Program

August 31
Government Disappointed with Air Canada’s Decision to End Transatlantic Flights


September

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

September 11
Federal, Provincial, Territorial Meeting Provides Opportunity to Discuss Key Cultural Issues and Cupids400 Celebrations

September 25
Provincial Government Takes Exception to Latest Marine Atlantic Rate Increase


October

October 12
Province’s Tourism Website Nominated for National Award

October 16
18th St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival Begins Tonight

October 25
School Sports Newfoundland and Labrador - School Sports Newfoundland and Labrador Benefits from Royal Bank of Canada Sponsorship


November

November 1
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Sport Newfoundland and Labrador AGM

November 2
Minister Provides Update on Recreation and Sport Strategy

November 5
Minister Congratulates Sports Hall of Fame Inductees

November 6
Tourism Marketing Campaign Wins Top National Award

November 7
Storytellers Gather in St. John’s for 4th Annual Festival

Young Entrepreneur Flying High with New Business at Marble Mountain

November 9
Newfoundland and Labrador Wins Big at Canadian e-Tourism Awards

November 14
Premier Encourages Applicants for Athletic Awards

November 15
Gros Morne Theatre Festival Receives Federal-Provincial Funding

November 16
Province Announces Newly-Renamed Art Bank and Submission Deadline for Purchase Program

November 19
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Closing Ceremonies of Labrador Creative Arts Festival

November 23
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Newfoundland Pony Society AGM

November 27
Province Supports Efforts to Save the Newfoundland Pony

November 30
Sport Newfoundland and Labrador - Newfoundlander Named Volunteer of the Year for Canada


December

December 3
Newfoundland and Labrador Makes Lonely Planet "Bluelist"

December 7
Travelling Culture Kits Bring The Rooms to Rural Schools

Sport Newfoundland and Labrador - 2009 Canada Games Coaches for Indoor and Beach Volleyball Appointed

December 11
February 15 Deadline for Arts and Letters Awards Submissions

December 17
Media Advisory: Minister to Accept Historic Document Donated to Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador

December 19
Kinsmen Club Donates Original Charter Document to Provincial Archives
Marine Atlantic Ferry Rate Increases Unacceptable to Provincial Government
 


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