Government Services - 2008

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

January

January 2
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - HST Reduction Applied to Maximum Gasoline, Diesel Prices

January 3
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Varying Changes for Maximum Fuel Prices

January 10
No Change for Maximum Regulated Fuel Prices

January 17
Public Utilities Board Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - All Regulated Fuels See Increases to Maximum Prices

January 24
Public Utilities Board Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - No Change for Maximum Regulated Fuel Prices

January 31
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - All Maximum Fuel Prices Decrease


February

February 7
Occupational Health and Safety Branch Lays Charges Against Two Companies
No Change for Maximum Regulated Fuel Prices

February 14
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - All Maximum Fuel Prices See Further Declines

February 21
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - - Strong Upward Market Movements Lead to Fuel-Price Increases

February 22
Media Advisory: Minister to Unveil New Birth Certificates
Media Advisory: Premier and Ministers to Attend Team Newfoundland and Labrador Send-Off

February 25
Minister Unveils New Birth Certificate

February 26
Charges Laid Resulting from Blasting Incident in Wabush

February 28
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Increases Continue for Most Maximum Fuel Prices


March

March 3
Consumers Need to Learn How to Protect Themselves from Fraud

March 4
Media Advisory: Ministers to Unveil New Firefighter Licence Plate

March 5
New Licence Plate Introduced to Recognize Provincial Firefighters

March 6
No Change for Maximum Regulated Fuel Prices

March 12
Ministerial Statement - Update on Online Usage for CADO

March 13
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Maximum Gasoline Prices Lowered, Other Fuels Move Upward

March 14
Food Premises Inspections Ensure Industry is Safe
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Safety Association Conference and AGM

March 20
Labrador School Benefits from Creative Sentencing Funding
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Maximum Prices for Home Heating Oils and Diesel Continue to Rise

March 27
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - All Maximum Fuel Prices to Decrease


April

April 3
No Change for Maximum Regulated Fuel Prices
Media Advisory: Minister to Accept Archaeology Report on Red Bay, Labrador

April 8
New Act Provides Standardized Information on Cost of Borrowing
Ministerial Statement - Minister Congratulates CSA Winner

April 9
Legislation Provides Architects with New Governance Criteria

April 10
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Increases for All Maximum Fuel Prices

April 16
Ministerial Statement - 50th Anniversary of Newfoundland and Labrador Credit Union

April 17
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Price Interruption Necessary for Nearly All Regulated Fuels
Information Sessions to Focus on Highway Signage

April 24
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Maximum Gasoline, Propane Prices Rise; Distillates Decrease
Amendment to Pension Benefits Act, 1997 Provides Greater Protection of Benefits When a Plan Winds Up

April 28
Roofing Company Sentenced in Provincial Court

April 30
Vehicle Registration Fee Reduction Results in Significant Savings to Consumers


May

May 1
No Change for Maximum Regulated Fuel Prices

May 2
Media Advisory: Ministers to Raise NAOSH Week Flag

May 5
Ministers Launch NAOSH Week

May 8
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Seasonal Adjustments Reflected in Maximum Fuel Prices
Media Advisory: Minister to Make Announcement Regarding GSCs
Progress to Enhance the Regulatory Environment and Improve Client Service Continues

May 9
Full Motor Registration Services Coming to Gander and Happy Valley-Goose Bay

May 12
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Events During Motor Transport Conference
Ministerial Statement - Province Hosts CCMTA Annual Meeting

May 14
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Health and Safety Conference

May 15
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Maximum Prices for Distillate Fuels to Increase
Media Advisory: Minister Unable to Attend Health and Safety Conference

May 21
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at the Purchasing Management Association of Canada National Conference

May 22
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Maximum Prices Increase

May 26
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at the Advocis 55th Annual Sales Congress

May 29
Interruption Necessary for Maximum Furnace, Stove Oil Prices
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Credit Union Directors Conference


June

June 5
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Mixed Results for Maximum Regulated Fuel Prices

June 12
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO): Furnace, Stove Oil Maximum Prices Increase; Other Fuels Unchanged

New Campaign Highlights Booster Seat Safety

June 19
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - All Maximum Fuel Prices See Increases: Zone 14 Price Freeze Lifted in Labrador

June 26
No Change For Maximum Regulated Fuel Prices


July

July 3
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Changes to Maximum Fuel Prices

July 4
Occupational Health and Safety Lays Charges Against Two Companies

July 18
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Environmental Public Health Conference

July 24
Maximum Prices Fall Significantly For Most Fuels

July 25
Consumer Advisory: Consumers Advised of Proper Installation for Breakers

July 30
Consultations Get Underway for New Condominium Act

July 31
Public Utilities Board
s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - All Maximum Fuel Prices Decrease


August

August 6
Occupational Health and Safety Charges Laid Against Two Companies

August 7
PPO - No Change for Maximum Regulated Fuel Prices

August 14
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Most Maximum Fuel Prices Move Downward; Slight Increase in Gasoline

August 15
Locations and Dates Announced for Condominium Act Information Sessions

August 18
Media Advisory: Minister to Demonstrate Fall Protection Techniques

August 19
Fall Protection Equipment Is Required for Working at Heights

August 21
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - No Change for Maximum Regulated Fuel Prices

August 22
Media Advisory: Minister to Make Announcement Regarding Motor Registration

August 25
New Pilot Phone System Introduced for Motor Registration Division


August 28
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - All Maximum Fuel Prices Lowered

August 29
Newfoundland and Labrador Joins BizPaL


September

September 4
Occupational Health and Safety Branch Lays Charges Against Grand Falls-Windsor Company

Public Utilities Board Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - No Change for Maximum Regulated Fuel Prices

September 11
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Maximum Distillate Fuels Decrease, while Gasoline up Slightly

September 12
Media Advisory: Minister to Open Condominium Act Information Session

September 15
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Intervention for Maximum Gasoline Prices
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Securities Meetings

September 16
Consumer Advisory: Consumers Advised of Product Safety Upgrade Program for Venmar

September 18
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Maximum Gasoline, Distillate Prices Decrease

September 22
Media Advisory: Minister to Open Condominium Act Information Sessions

September 23
Media Advisory: Minister to be Keynote Speaker at Coast of Bays Corporation and South Coast CBDC Annual General Meeting

September 25
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - All Maximum Fuel Prices Lowered


September 30
Highway Safety Award Recognizes a Reduction in Highway Fatalities


October

October 2
No Change for Maximum Regulated Fuel Prices

October 3
Media Advisory: Minister to Open Condominium Act Information Sessions

October 6
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at STIP Week Breakfast

October 8
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Health and Safety Conference

October 9
Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador’s 58th Annual Convention and Trade Show Gets Underway in Corner Brook
Media Advisory: Minister to Make BizPaL Presentation at Municipalities Conference
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO): All Maximum Fuel Prices see Further Reductions

October 10
Company Sentenced on Violation of Occupational Health and Safety Act

October 16
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - All Maximum Fuel Prices Lowered
Pilot Project Provides Better Access to CSA Standards


October 23
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO): All Maximum Fuel Prices Continue Downward Movement

October 24
Public Advisory: Minister Allows for Early Studded Tire Use

October 30
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Maximum Gasoline Prices Lowered
 


November

November 6
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Maximum Gasoline Prices Lowered

November 10
Roofing Company Sentenced in Provincial Court

November 13
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO)- Downward Interruption for Maximum
Automotive Prices

November 18
Media Advisory: Ministers Attend Events for National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims

November 19
Wreaths Placed at Provincial Weigh Scales to Honour Road Crash Victims

November 20
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO): Maximum Fuel Prices Continue to Decline

November 27
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - No Change for Maximum Regulated Fuel Prices


December

December 2
Ministerial Statement - Three Municipalities Enter into BizPaL Agreement

December 4
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Maximum Fuel Prices Continue Downward Movement

December 5
Customers Should Learn about Refund Policies When Christmas Shopping

December 11
Maximum Automotive, Heating Fuels Take Another Drop
MRD Teleservice Improves Client Satisfaction

December 16
Consumers Should Be Concerned About Fraudulent Phone Calls

December 18
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - Maximum Gasoline, Propane Prices Increase; Distillates Down Again

December 23
Company Sentenced in Wabush Provincial Court

December 29
Public Utilities Board’s Petroleum Pricing Office (PPO) - No Change for Maximum Regulated Fuel Prices


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