Human Resources, Labour and Employment - 2008

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

January

January 8
Public Consultations Set for Review of Minimum Wage

January 17
Provincial Employment Level at Highest Level in 30 Years

January 18
Province Supports School Lunch Program

January 24
Public Advisory: Minimum Wage Consultation Time Changed for Marystown

January 25
Immigration Office Open for Business
Labour Ministers Work Together to Improve Canadian Workplaces
Province Investigates Information Exposure

January 31
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Funding for Homework Haven
Media Advisory: Minister to Provide Update on Information Exposure
Minister Provides Update on Information Exposure
Province Supports Community Centre Alliance’s Homework Haven Program

 


February

February 19
Media Advisory: Minister to Address St. John’s Board of Trade Luncheon

February 20
Supported Employment Celebrated Province-wide During February

February 26
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Funding for Choices for Youth

February 27
Province Partners with Choices for Youth

February 28
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Funding to Murphy Centre

February 29
Province Supports Two Murphy Centre Initiatives

 


March

March 3
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Support for Stella Burry

March 4
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Funding for Community Centre Alliance
Province Supports Community Partnerships

March 5
Makin’ it Work Advances Across the Province

March 12
Ministerial Statement - Provincial Nominee Program

March 14
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Funding for Boys and Girls Club

March 18
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Construction Labour Relations Association Annual Meeting

March 25
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Violence Prevention Initiative Stakeholders Conference
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Funding for Association for New Canadians

March 26
Province Supports Employment Program for Immigrants


March 28
Minimum Wage Increases to $8 Per Hour

Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at International Food and Craft Fair
Province Supports Tax Measures and Support Trusts for People with Disabilities

 


April

April 1
Government Increases Income Support Benefits

April 3
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Funding for Boys and Girls Club
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Annual Skilled Career Day

April 4
Province Supports Recognizing and Nurturing Talent Program for Youth

April 7
Ministerial Statement - Community Youth Network

April 9
Ministerial Statement - Newfoundland and Labrador Youth Advisory Committee

April 10
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Official Opening of New Botwood Boys and Girls Club

April 14
Housing Announces Tenants’ Bill of Rights

April 15
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Youth Homelessness Conference

April 22
Province Supports Community Education Network
Province Introduces Amendments to Support Job Protection for Military Reservists

April 24
Province Adds New Family Connections Category to Provincial Nominee Program
Ministerial Statement - Support Measures for Persons with Disabilities

April 25
Media Advisory: Minister to Respond to Review of Workers’ Compensation System
Province Taking Action on Review of Workers’ Compensation System
Province Provides Funding for Women in Science and Engineering

April 28
Ministerial Statement - National Day of Mourning

April 29
Significant New Investments in the Labour Market to Address Strong Growth in the Economy

Newfoundland and Labrador Continues to Invest to Lead the Country in Poverty Reduction Initiatives

 


May

May 1
Media Advisory: Minister to Officially Open Home Show 2008
House of Assembly Passes Legislation to Establish a Labour Management Arbitration Committee

May 2
Media Advisory: Ministers to Raise NAOSH Week Flag

May 5
Appointments Made to Workplace, Health and Safety Compensation Review Division
New SAFE Work Campaign Launched for Workplace Health and Safety

May 6
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Community Living Association Events

May 7
Ministerial Statement - Success for Single Parents through the Employment Transitions Program

May 14
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at CEO Leadership Charter Ceremony

May 15
Media Advisory: Minister to Open Career Work Centre in Carbonear

May 16
Province Opens Career Work Centre in Carbonear

May 22
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Duke of Edinburgh Silver Awards Ceremony

May 26
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Community Youth Network Annual General Meeting

Ministerial Statement - Student Summer Employment Programs Under Way in Province

May 28
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Supported Employment Conference in Port aux Basques

May 29
Media Advisory: Ministers to Recognize Students of Stephenville High School for Commitment to Young Worker Safety


June

June 2
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Province’s Multiculturalism Policy

June 3
Government Announces Provincial Policy on Multiculturalism
Media Advisory:  Minister to Participate in Tim Horton’s Camp Day

June 4
Ministerial Statement - Province Makes Demand for Extension of Federal Funding Agreements

June 5
Media Advisory: Government to Launch Development of Youth Retention and Attraction Strategy
Province to Develop a Youth Retention and Attraction Strategy
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Expansion of Community Youth Network to St. Lawrence and Surrounding Area

June 6
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Expansion of Community Youth Network to St. Alban’s and Surrounding Area
Community Youth Network Expands to St. Lawrence

June 9
Community Youth Network Comes to St. Alban’s and Area

June 11
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Rotary Club

June 13
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Community Centre Alliance Event

June 16
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Canada Foundation for Innovation

June 30
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Canada Day Events
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Lebanese Association Celebration
Government Meets Minimum Wage Commitment
 


July

July 3
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Waypoints Graduation

July 7
New Poverty Reduction Benefits Now in Effect

July 15
Media Advisory: Minister to Open Trades Conference

July 17
Media Advisory : Minister to Announce Baie Verte Miners’ Registry

Media Advisory: Minister to Open Career Work Centre

July 18
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Expansion of Career Work Centre Network
New Career Work Centre Opens in Grand Falls-Windsor
Development of a Registry of Former Workers of Baie Verte Asbestos Mine

July 21
Province Expands Career Work Centre Network

July 22
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Funding for Canadian Tire Jumpstart Program

July 23
Provincial Government Invests in Youth Sport and Recreation Program

July 24
Province Adds New International Graduate Category to Provincial Nominee Program

July 28
Ministers Announce $632,274 in Funding for Programs and Projects under the Northern Strategic Plan for Labrador
 


August

August 4
Newfoundland Labrador Housing - Provincial Housing Minister Attends Conference on Homelessness

August 5
Recruitment for Youth Retention and Attraction Strategy Set to Begin

August 11
Minister Makes Presentation on Poverty, Housing and Homelessness

August 22
Media Advisory: Minister to Open Career Work Centre


August 25
Provincial Government Brings Career Work Centre Network to Placentia

 


September

September 5
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Winners Walk of Hope
Seven New Projects to Help Older Workers in Newfoundland and Labrador
Government of Canada and Atlantic Regional Governments Work Together to Deal with Demographic Challenge
Media Advisory: Minister to Address International Union of Operating Engineers Conference
New Training and Skills Development Agreements to Prepare Residents for Jobs of the Future
Youth Dialogue Sessions Underway Across the Province

September 15
Media Advisory: Province to Announce Funding for a New Career and Employment Program
Media Advisory: Minister to Unveil New Look for School Lunch Association
Province Supports New Career and Employment Program for CNIB

September 16
Media Advisory: Province to Announce New Career Development Partnership

September 17
Province Provides Additional Career Development Support in Schools

September 26
Media Advisory: Minister to Open New Career Work Centre

September 29
Career Work Centre Opens in Lewisporte
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Career Fair in Harbour Breton

 


October

October 2
Red Tape Reduction Relieving the Burden on Province’s Businesses
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Youth at FINALY! AGM
Innovative Virtual Career Fair to Promote Job Opportunities in Province

Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Housing Meeting in Ottawa

October 3
Media Advisory: Minister to Address CCRW Annual Conference

October 6
Youth Dialogue Sessions Conclude

October 9
Media Advisory: Minister to Address St. John’s Board of Trade

October 10
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Funding for Skills Training Program

October 14
Provincial Government Increases Para-Transit Grant
Province Funds New Employment Skills Training Program for Autism Society

October 16
Media Advisory: Minister to Launch Programs and Services Guide
Province Launches New Guide to Provincial Government Programs and Services for Individuals and Families
Province Launches Poverty Reduction Consultations

October 17
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Flag Raising with Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Organization

October 20
Media Advisory: Ministers to Attend Poverty Reduction Strategy Consultations in St. John’s and Stephenville

October 21
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Poverty Reduction Strategy Consultation in Port aux Basques
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Port aux Basques and Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business Luncheon
Media Advisory: Ministers to Attend Poverty Reduction Strategy Consultations in Carbonear

October 22
Virtual Career Fair Goes Live
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Poverty Reduction Strategy Consultation in Grand Falls-Windsor
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Poverty Reduction Strategy Consultation in Clarenville
New Look for Labour Market Website Revealed

October 23
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Funding for Skills Mentoring Program

October 24
New Skills Mentoring Program Supported by Provincial Government
Media Advisory: Funding to be Announced for New Skills Program in Labrador
Media Advisory: Ministers to Announce Off-Reserve Aboriginal Housing Trust Funding
Media Advisory: Ministers to Attend Poverty Reduction Strategy Consultations in Happy Valley–Goose Bay

October 27
Media Advisory: Ministers to Attend Poverty Reduction Strategy Consultations in Hopedale
Skills Program in Labrador Receives Funding from Government
Funding Announced for Off-Reserve Aboriginal Housing
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Poverty Reduction Strategy Consultation in Corner Brook

October 28
Media Advisory: Ministers to Attend Poverty Reduction Strategy Consultations in Labrador City

October 31
Media Advisory: Ministers to Attend Poverty Reduction Strategy Consultation in Harbour Breton

 


November

November 3
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Poverty Reduction Strategy Consultation in Gander
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Poverty Reduction Strategy Consultation in Marystown

November 5
Provincial Poverty Reduction Strategy is Working for People

November 7

Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Poverty Reduction Strategy Consultation in Bonavista
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Poverty Reduction Strategy Consultation in Plum Point

November 12
Media Advisory: Minister to Address New Canadians at Citizenship Ceremony

November 13
Media Advisory: UPDATE - Minister to Address New Canadians at Citizenship Ceremony
Consultations Helping to Advance the Poverty Reduction Strategy

November 14
Youth Gather with Stakeholders to Discuss Future

November 17

Public Advisory: Shops Closing Holidays, 2009

November 19
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Avalon Mall/VOCM Happy Tree Launch

November 25
Media Advisory: Minister to Address NLEC Fall Conference

November 26
Media Advisory: Minister Sullivan to Represent Premier at Duke of Edinburgh C.O.S.T.A Awards
Website Launched for Youth Strategy
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Schizophrenia Society Conference

 


December

December 2
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Celebration by Independent Living Resource Centre

December 5
Program Aimed at Young Francophones (Version française)

December 8
Media Advisory: Minister to Address New Canadians at Citizenship Ceremony
Government Provides Funding for Youth Centres

December 9
Media Advisory: Ministers Available to Media in Grand Falls-Windsor

December 10
Public Sector Workers Acknowledged for Work with Poverty Reduction Strategy

December 11
Province Launches Employers’ Guide to Hiring Immigrants and International Students

December 15
Ministerial Statement - Development of a Provincial Youth Retention and Attraction Strategy Moving Forward

December 16
Media Advisory: Premier, Ministers and Area MHAs to Meet with Union, Town and Other Officials in Grand Falls-Windsor

December 19
Minimum Wage Increase Takes Effect in New Year

December 23
Government Provides Funding for Provincial Boys and Girls Clubs

December 29
Support for Provincial Youth YMCA-YWCA Programs




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