Executive Council
- 2009
January, February, March, April, May, June,
July, August, September, October, November, December

January

January 5
Member Appointed to the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board

January 6
Supporting Future Leaders in Newfoundland and Labrador

January 13
Premier Announces Changes in Senior Management

January 15
Province Supporting Immigrant Women Adapt to New Home

January 21
Media Advisory: Premier to Attend Major Entertainment Announcement

January 22
Premier Welcomes Return of Juno Awards in 2010

January 26
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Association of Fundraising Professionals Annual Awards Luncheon
Province Produces its Billionth Barrel

January 27
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Annual Volunteerism Luncheon

January 28
Media Advisory:  Premier Available to the Media
Volunteers Light Up Communities!

January 29
Media Advisory: Premier and Minister to Hold News Conference
Province Reaches Improved Development Agreement with Vale Inco

January 30
Media Advisory: Premier to Address Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Association Conference


February

February 2
Taking Action Against Violence February is Violence Prevention Month

February 3
Media Advisory:  Premier Available to the Media

February 4
Minister Responds to NLNU Letter

February 5
The Effects of Violence Take the Stage in St. John’s
Media Advisory: Premier Available to the Media
Atlantic Canada Premiers’ Mission - February 8-9, 2009 (Version française)
Tentative Agreement Reached with RNCA

February 6
Media Advisory: Minister Attending Gathering of Counterparts from Voluntary and Non-Profit Sector  
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Lions Club Convention

February 10
Council of Atlantic Premiers - Atlantic Premiers’ Mission to Alberta
Newfoundland and Labrador to “Make Some Noise” to Mark One-Year Countdown to the 2010 Winter Games

February 12
Media Advisory: Author Brian Vallee to Visit Province for Violence Prevention Month
Government Provides Clarification on Market Adjustment and Extended Earnings Loss Clauses
Media Advisory: Minister Available to Media

February 13
Government Disappointed NLNU Not Resuming Negotiations
Media Advisory: Premier and Minister Available to Media

February 17
Media Advisory: Provincial Government to Make Major Infrastructure Announcement


February 18
Williams Government Makes Record $800 Million Investment in Infrastructure

February 19
Media Advisory: Premier to Address the Rotary Club of St. John’s
Media Advisory: Cabinet to Hold Annual Retreat in Corner Brook

February 20
NL Expressed Concern with Canada – EU Trade Negotiation Process

February 26
ECMA Awards, Festival and Conference Opens in Corner Brook


March

March 2
Corner Brook Regional High Celebrates Grand Opening

Aboriginal Women Share Their Perspectives during Annual Conference

March 4
Provincial Government Supports Safe Haven for Women and Children on North Coast of Labrador
Media Advisory: Premier Available to the Media
Premier Expresses Condolences to Family of Newfoundland and Labrador Soldier

March 5
Media Advisory: Minister Denine Honours MUN Volunteers
Premier Expresses Condolences on the Passing of Former MP and MHA John Lundrigan

March 6
Minister Proclaims International Women’s Day 2009

March 10
Premier Announces New Executive Director of Ireland Business Partnerships

March 11
Media Advisory: Premier to Attend Grand Opening and Dedication of the Jack Byrne Arena

March 12
Statement by Premier

Grand Opening and Dedication of Jack Byrne Arena

March 13
Media Advisory: Premier Available to the Media

Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Firefighters Ball

March 18
Public Advisory: 2009 Career Expos to Begin This Week

March 19
Media Advisory: Budget 2009 Media Lock-in

March 20
Tentative Agreement Reached with Correctional Officers

March 23
Ministerial Statement - Premier Honours Individuals on Cougar Flight 491
Provincial Government Reaches Tentative Agreements
Public Advisory: 2009 Career Expo in Grand Falls-Windsor Postponed

March 25
Media Advisory: Throne Speech Lock-in for Members of the Media
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Lions Club Meeting
Speech from the Throne 2009

March 26
Budget 2009: Building on Our Strong Foundation
Standing Strong in the Fight Against Poverty
Strength Through Innovation: Budget 2009 Positions Newfoundland and Labrador as Centre for Innovation

March 27
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak to Seaside Volunteer Firefighters

March 30
Province Invests in Social, Cultural and Economic Advancement of Women


April

April 1
Media Advisory: Premier’s Athletic Awards Reception

Media Advisory: Premier Williams, Minister Dunderdale and Ed Martin to Announce New Recall Power Arrangements

April 2
Historic Arrangement Sees Newfoundland and Labrador Wheel Upper Churchill Power Through Quebec to North American Markets
Ministerial Statement - Historic Arrangement Sees Newfoundland and Labrador Wheel Upper Churchill Power through Quebec to North American Markets
Premier Honours Newfoundland and Labrador’s Top Young Athletes

April 6
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Federal-Provincial-Territorial Status of Women Meeting

April 7
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Newfoundland and Labrador Administrators of Volunteer Resources Awards Luncheon

April 8
Media Advisory: Minister Celebrates MUN Volunteer Day
Minister Attends Federal/Provincial/Territorial Meeting to Advance the Status of Women
Minister Recognizes April 19 – 25 as National Volunteer Week
Media Advisory: Swearing-in Ceremony
Senior Appointments Announced

April 9
Premier Announces Changes to Cabinet
27th Annual Federal-Provincial-Territorial Meeting of Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women
Media Advisory: Premier and Minister Available to Media
Nurses Union Rejection of Extremely Generous Government Offer Including 31% and 27% Pay Increases Disappointing

April 13
Senior Appointments Announced

April 15
Media Advisory: Minister to Address NLTA

April 16
Media Advisory: Minister to Meet with EU Embassy Representatives on Seal Hunt

April 17
Minister Celebrates Volunteer Week Across the Province  

April 21
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Continues to Inform EU Representatives on Canadian Seal Harvest

April 29
Ready, Set, Vote! Changes Announced for Upcoming School Board Elections
Nominations Sought for Council of the Federation Literacy Award
Hebron Project Operator Opens Local Office
Ministerial Statement - New Marketing Campaign Targets Violence Prevention

April 30
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at The Gathering Place


May

May 1
Grand Falls-Windsor Resident Presented with Literacy Award

May 4
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Lions Club Charter Night Celebrations

May 5
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Queen’s College Convocation
Newfoundland and Labrador Calls on Prime Minister Harper to Deliver Message on Trade Action at Canada-EU Summit
Minister Announces New President and Board for Advisory Council

May 6
Media Advisory: Premier to Participate in McHappy Day
Media Advisory: Premier to Recognize Youth Volunteers
Premier Commends Youth Volunteers  

May 12
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Youth Awards Ceremony
Media Advisory: Provincial Government to Announce New Crown Corporation

May 13
Media Advisory: Minister to Recognize War Brides
Province Launches Research & Development Corporation (RDC) to Help Position Province for Prosperity through R&D
The Council of the Federation Reiterates its Position on the Canadian Sealing Industry

May 15
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Knights of Columbus Convention

May 19
Protecting Workers: Premier Announces Financial Support to Former AbitibiBowater Workers

May 20
Tentative Agreement Reached; Nurses’ Strike Avoided

May 21
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Conference

May 22
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Atlantic Provinces Chambers of Commerce AGM and Conference

May 26
Public Advisory: Disruption of Provincial Government IT Services
Public Advisory: Update on Disruption of Provincial Government IT Services

May 27
Public Advisory: Provincial Government IT Services Restored
Media Advisory: Premier to Officially Welcome President Clinton to Newfoundland and Labrador

May 28
Media Advisory: Premier to Recognize Provincial Francophone Day    (Version française)

May 29
Media Advisory: Premier to Make Announcement in Cupids


June

June 1
Cupids Legacy Centre Receives Additional $1.8M from Province
Media Advisory: Auditorium to be Named in Honour of Lawrence O’Brien

June 2
Council of the Federation to meet in Regina on August 5-7  (Version française)
Labrador Performance Space Named in Honour of Lawrence O’Brien

June 4
Media Advisory: Minister Attending 9 Wing Gander Change of Command Parade
Media Advisory: Premier Available to Media

June 5
Media Advisory: Economic Policy Committee of Cabinet to Meet in Coast of Bays Region

June 9
Media Advisory: Minister to Launch New Campaign to Prevent Male Violence Against Women
Premier Williams Announces Senior Appointments

June 10
Violence Prevention Campaign Targets Male Violence Against Women

June 11
Media Advisory: Premier and Minister to Comment on the Fishery
Media Advisory: Premier and Minister Available for a Photo Opportunity with Students and Staff from College of the North Atlantic's Qatar Campus

June 15
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Grand Concourse Website Launch
Minister Announces Sessions for Women Interested in Running for Municipal Government
Media Advisory: Premier to Deliver Opening Address at NOIA Conference

June 16
Province Achieves Increased Equity Stake, Top Royalty Rate in Hibernia Southern Extension
Media Advisory: Technical Briefing for the Development of the Hibernia Southern Extension
Media Advisory: 2008 Public Service Awards of Excellence to be Presented
Employees Recognized with Public Service Award of Excellence

June 19
Media Advisory: Province to Host COF Symposium on Labour Force Participation

June 23
Province Hosts Successful Council of the Federation Symposium on Labour Force Participation

June 24

Media Advisory: Premier and Ministers to Meet With Union Officials

June 25
MakeYourMarkNL Campaign Encourages Participation in Municipal Council

June 28
Premier Welcomes Announcement of Royal Visit

June 29
Premier to Visit European Union

June 30
First World War Servicemen with No Known Graves to be Honoured

 


July

July 3
Media Advisory: Minister to Welcome Royal Australian Navy

July 7
Provincial Volunteer Fire Services to Benefit from $152,000 in Funding
Media Advisory: Premier Available to the Media
Premier Confident Productive Meetings in Europe Will Yield Results

July 9
Media Advisory: Swearing-in Ceremony
Premier Announces Changes to Cabinet

July 10
Premier to Welcome Arctic Schooner to Brigus to Help Mark Celebrating Bartlett 2009 Events

July 14
Media Advisory: Premier to Attend Events in Corner Brook

July 22
Provincial Government and CEP Finalize Agreement to Deliver on $35 Million Commitment

July 23
Media Advisory: Premier to be Guest Speaker at Bishop’s Falls Centennial Banquet

July 24
Delegations Set Out for St. John’s to Attend SEUS//CP Conference
Media Advisory: Media Opportunities Available at SEUS//CP Alliance Conference

 


August

August 6
Council of the Federation Announces Literacy Award Winners for 2009

August 7
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Come Home Year Celebrations
Media Advisory: Premier to Take Part in Unveiling of Hebron Memorial

August 10
Information Session for Women Interested in Municipal Politics
Memorial to Former Residents of Hebron Unveiled

August 12
Media Advisory: Premier to Unveil Host City Logo for 2010 JUNO Awards

August 13
Premier Unveils Host City 2010 JUNO Awards Logo

August 14
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Royal Canadian Legion Convention

August 18
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Opening of New Office for Multicultural Women’s Organization of Newfoundland and Labrador

August 21
Child and Youth Advocate Suspended
Media Advisory: Minister Available to Media

August 25
Research & Development Corporation Announces Board Appointments
Media Advisory: Premier to Attend Event Marking the 12th Anniversary of the Unveiling of the Merchant Navy Memorial

August 31
Media Advisory: Premier to Bring Greetings at Kraft Celebration Tour Event in Paradise

 


September

September 1
Research & Development Corporation Announces $1.9 Million in Research Funding
for Memorial University through Industrial Research and Innovation Fund

September 2
Media Advisory: Premier to Address St. John’s Canadian Energy Forum Luncheon
Media Advisory: Minister Available to Media

September 4
Williams Government Supports Career Exploration Opportunities for Young Women

September 8
Media Advisory: Premier Williams to Address Board of Trade

September 11
Media Advisory: Premier Available to the Media
Premier Calls for Immediate Action from Prime Minister on Proposed NAFO Amendments: Sovereignty within 200-Mile Limit Threatened
Atlantic Premiers Launch Atlantic Wellness Campaign Aimed at Parents and Influencers of Children and Youth

September 14
Media Advisory: Premier to Announce Unique Facility for St. Anthony Region
Premier Announces Unique Facility for St. Anthony Region With Multimillion-dollar Investment
Partners Break the Silence on Sexual Violence
Atlantic Premiers Launch "Let’s Right the Future" Wellness Campaign

September 18
Senior Appointment Announced
Media Advisory: Dedication of New Regional Housing Office in Corner Brook

September 21
Media Advisory: Premier to Open New Protective Community Residences in Corner Brook
Newfoundland Labrador Housing - New Regional Housing Office Named After the Late Joe Mullins

September 22
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Raise-a-Reader Event

September 24
Media Advisory: Premier Available to Media

September 28
Media Advisory: Premier to Announce Location for New Western Memorial Regional Hospital
Premier Williams to Attend Governors’ Global Climate Summit 2 – On the Road to Copenhagen
Site Announced for New Western Memorial Regional Hospital


October

October 1
Minister Presents Council of the Federation Literacy Award

October 2
Premier Promotes Province and Makes a Mark at Climate Change Conference
Ministers Encourage Nominations for School Board Elections
Media Advisory: Minister to Kick Off Run Supporting Breast Cancer

October 5
Media Advisory: Ministers to Attend Sisters in Spirit Vigil
Premier Announces Date for By-Election in District of The Straits-White Bay North

October 6
Moose Licences Available for Charities and Non-Profit Organizations

October 7
Media Advisory: Swearing-in Ceremony
Premier Announces Changes to Cabinet

October 8
Female Athletes Recognized During Women’s History Month

October 13
Media Advisory: Update on Media Contacts

October 14
Premier Expresses Condolences on the Passing of Former Innu President Daniel Ashini

October 15
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Awards Luncheon

October 22
Newfoundland and Labrador to Welcome Royal Couple to Canada
New Chair for Eastern Health’s Board of Trustees Announced

October 26
Media Advisory: Premier Available to the Media

October 27
Acting Ministers Appointed
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Fly the Flag of Remembrance Ceremony
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Silent Witness Project Launch
Media Advisory: Premier to Announce Significant Government Acquisition and Industrial Benefits Agreement
Media Advisory: Premier Available to the Media

October 28
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at AGM
Waterbomber Purchase Renews Fleet and Delivers Industrial Benefits
Premier Releases Response to Premier of New Brunswick

October 29
Media Advisory: Premier Available to the Media

October 30
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Youth Conference
Newfoundland and Labrador Poised to Create Lifelong Memories for Royal Couple
 


November

November 2
Public Advisory: Royal Visit Event Times Announced

November 3
New Agreement to Benefit Local IT Industry
Non-Profit Moose Licence Draw
Royal Visit Shines Spotlight on Cupids400 Celebrations

November 4
Premier Williams Announces Date for By-Election in District of Terra Nova
Media Advisory: Premier to Launch Youth Strategy

November 5
Youth Retention and Attraction Strategy Officially Launched

November 10
Minister to Welcome Olympic Torch Relay to Newfoundland and Labrador  (Version française)

November 13
Good Neighbour Agreement Reached With Unions
Premier Williams to Promote Newfoundland and Labrador in New York
Media Advisory: Capital Region Welcomes Torch Relay

November 16
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Association of Fundraising Professionals Annual Awards Luncheon
Media Advisory: Speakers to Address the Prevention of Violence Against Children at Provincial Conference

November 17
Annual Conference Dedicated to Preventing Violence Against Children

November 18
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Avalon Mall/VOCM Happy Tree Launch
Media Advisory: Council of Atlantic Premiers Meets in Churchill Falls, Newfoundland and Labrador on
November 20 (Version française)
Premier and Minister Welcome New President for Memorial University

November 20
We’re Hiring! Website Upgraded to Better Promote Public Service Job Opportunities
Media Advisory: Premier to Announce Site Selection for New Long-Term Care Homes in St. John’s

November 23
Atlantic Canada House Brings Atlantic Canada Culture to the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games
Media Advisory: Update on Media Contacts
Innovative Camps Bring Climate Change Message to Young Girls

November 24
Media Advisory: Premier to Speak at Launch of Capital Campaign for Ronald McDonald House Newfoundland and Labrador

November 25
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Friends of Pippy Park Luncheon

November 26
Republic of Doyle Production Setting Records
Media Advisory: Premier Available to the Media
Media Advisory: Premier Williams Will Deliver Keynote Address at the Strategic Partnership’s Public Policy Symposium

November 27
Premier’s Athletic Awards Application Deadline Approaching
Media Advisory: Swearing-in Ceremony
Premier Announces Changes to Cabinet

November 30
Order of Newfoundland and Labrador Recipients Announced
Ministerial Statement - CF(L)Co Requests Re-Negotiation of Upper Churchill Contract

 


December

December 2
Media Advisory: Premier to make Keynote Address at Calgary Chamber of Commerce Luncheon
Premier Williams and Premier Dexter Send Letter to the Premier of New Brunswick

December 3
Ministerial Statement - Province Remembers Victims of Montreal Massacre

December 4
Government Recognizes International Volunteer Day

December 10
Media Advisory: Order of Newfoundland and Labrador Investiture Ceremony
Media Advisory: Premier to Speak at Duke of Edinburgh Awards

December 11
Order of Newfoundland and Labrador Recipients Invested at Government House
 


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