Human Resources, Labour and Employment
Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs
Executive Council
October 24, 2008

Media Advisory: Ministers to Attend Poverty Reduction Strategy Consultations in Happy Valley–Goose Bay

The Honourable Shawn Skinner, Minister of Human Resources, Labour and Employment; the Honourable Patty Pottle, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs; and the Honourable Tom Hedderson, Minister for Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister Responsible for the Volunteer and Non-Profit Sector, will attend a Poverty Reduction Strategy public consultation session in Happy Valley–Goose Bay on Monday, October 27, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Labrador Inn.

The Provincial Government will hold public consultation sessions and roundtables in 15 communities across the nine rural secretariat regions of the province. For further information, a consultation booklet is available in print or online at www.gov.nl.ca/hrle/poverty/consultations. Those who wish to make a presentation are encouraged to call toll-free 1-866-883-6600 and pre-register. All members of the public are welcome.

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Media contacts:

Ronalda Walsh
Director of Communications
Department of Human Resources, Labour and Employment
709-729-0753, 699-7903
ronaldawalsh@gov.nl.ca
John Tompkins
Director of Communications
Department of Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs
709-729-1674, 728-7762
jtompkins@gov.nl.ca
Lesley Clarke
Communications Specialist
Intergovernmental Affairs Secretariat
Volunteer and Non-Profit Secretariat
709-729-6026, 699-2910
lesleyclarke@gov.nl.ca
 

2008 10 24                                                      11:35 a.m.
 


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