Human Resources, Labour and Employment - 2009

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

January

January 6
Supporting Future Leaders in Newfoundland and Labrador

January 9
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Bishop’s Falls Centennial Celebrations

January 12
Province Provides Information Sessions in Central
Further Enhancements Made to Air Foodlift Subsidy

January 13
Media Advisory: Minister Available to Media in Grand Falls-Windsor
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Funding for Homework Program
Province Supports Homework Haven Program in Grand Falls-Windsor

January 15
Province Supporting Immigrant Women Adapt to New Home

January 23
Canada’s Labour Ministers Work Together to Help Workers and Employers Succeed in the Current Economy

January 29
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Construction Association Conference


February

February 3
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Official Launch of Vibrant Communities

February 9
Employment Transition Services in Place for Abitibi Employees

February 12
Media Advisory: Ministers Sullivan and Oram Available at AbitibiBowater Mill Gate

February 13
Media Advisory: Minister to Open Career Work Centre

February 16
Media Advisory: Duckworth Street Career Work Centre Opening Re-scheduled to 9:30 a.m.
Career Work Centre Network Extended to Downtown St. John’s
Media Advisory: Ministers to Travel to Labrador West for Series of Meetings

February 17
Media Advisory: Provincial Government to Make Major Infrastructure Announcement
Ministers Commence Meetings in Labrador West

February 23
"Big Dreams" Wins Addictions Awareness Contest

February 24
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Oil and Gas Forum

February 26
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Expansion of Community Youth Network to Gander and Surrounding Area

February 27
Community Youth Network Extended to Gander
 


March
 

March 11
Task Force Names Members of Community Development Committee


March 13
John Howard Society Partners with Province to Expand Horizons

March 18
Targeted Initiative for Older Workers Extended to 2012

March 19
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Provincial Francophone School Board 10th Anniversary Celebration     (Version française)

March 20
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Opening Ceremonies of Sharing Our Cultures – À la découverte de nos cultures (SOC)
New Employment Opportunities Created in Central Newfoundland by "Bridging the Gap"

March 23
Ministerial Statement - Minister Announces Multiculturalism Week March 21-27, 2009


March 24
Media Advisory: Minister to Launch New Online Immigration and Multiculturalism Resources


March 25
Province Launches New Online Immigration Resources


March 26
A Green Investment: Budget 2009 Invests in the Environment

Standing Strong in the Fight Against Poverty
 


April


April 7
Workplace Injuries Declined in 2008

April 9
Income Support Benefits Enhanced as Part of Poverty Reduction Strategy
Provincial Government Gives Green Light to Collective Agreement for Construction at Long Harbour

April 24
Media Advisory: Minister to Address NLOWE Conference

April 28
Ministerial Statement - Province Recognizes National Day of Mourning

April 30
Ministerial Statement - Disability Policy Office Open for Business
Government Moving Forward with Improvements to the Workplace Health, Safety and Compensation Act


May

May 14
Power Up! Employment Program Expanded

May 19
Ministerial Statement - Students to Benefit From Summer Employment Programs

May 26
Media Advisory: Minister to Address St. John’s Community Youth Network

May 27
Team Newfoundland and Labrador Shines at Canadian Skills Competition

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


May 29
Media Advisory: Minister to Launch Disability Policy Office  
Media Advisory: Minister to Present Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
    


June

June 1
Provincial Disability Policy Office Officially Opened

June 2
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Provincial Supported Employment Conference
Media Advisory: Minister to Launch New Initiative by Ever Green Recycling

June 3
Expressions of Interest Sought for Provincial Advisory Council for the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities

June 17
Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary to Address Choices for Youth AGM

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

June 23
Media Advisory: Minister to Recognize Multicultural Milestone
Province Hosts Successful Council of the Federation Symposium on Labour Force Participation

June 24
Multiculturalism Milestone Celebrated
Media Advisory: Premier and Ministers to Meet With Union Officials

June 30
Minimum Wage to Increase on July 1
 


July

July 3
Media Advisory: Minister to Open Career Work Centre

July 6
Career Work Centre Opened in Springdale

July 17
Support Services Available for Plant Workers Affected by Closure of Englee Fish Plant
Targeted Initiative for Older Workers Developed for Northern Peninsula


August

August 3
Province Gearing Up to Enhance Labour Market

August 4
Summer Enrichment Program Enjoys Great Success

August 6
Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Help People Start Their Own Business

Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Help People Start Their Own Business in Baie Verte

August 7
Media Advisory: Minister to Open Career Work Centre in Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Help Unemployed Workers in Fortune Area

August 10
Career Work Centre Opened in Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Help People with Developmental Disabilities Prepare for Jobs in Mount Pearl
Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Help People with Developmental Disabilities Prepare for Jobs in Deer Lake

August 13
Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Support Workers Affected by Economic Downturn

August 14
Sixteen New Employment Support Initiatives Rolled Out Across the Province

August 19
Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary to Attend Youth Ventures Award Luncheon

August 19
Harbour Breton Youth Explore Opportunities for the Future


September

September 4
Williams Government Supports Career Exploration Opportunities for Young Women

September 14
New Initiative to Bring Literacy Program to Learners Online

September 16
Minister Outlines Increases in Learning Opportunities
Minister Reiterates Commitment to Workers and Legislative Review

Minister Applauds Role of Project Sponsors in Helping Older Workers Reenter the Workforce

September 21
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Events in Grand Falls-Windsor

Employment Transitions Program Extended to Grand Falls-Windsor
Funding Announced to Address Homelessness in Central

September 22
Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary to Attend Ministerial Conference on the Canadian Francophonie

September 23
The Ministerial Conference on the Canadian Francophonie Launches its New Website  (Version française)

September 24
Ministerial Conference on the Canadian Francophonie - The Canadian Francophonie: A Key Partner for the Development of Canadian Society   (Version française)

September 25
Ministerial Conference on the Canadian Francophonie - Two Events for the Promotion of the Canadian Francophonie  (Version française)


October

October 2
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Funding for Newfoundland and Labrador Housing and Homelessness Network


October 5
Funding Announced to Support Newfoundland and Labrador Housing and Homelessness Network

October 8

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

October 15

Media Advisory: Ministers to Announce Funding for the Vera Perlin Society

October 16

Loan Program Established to Assist Low-Income Homeowners in Registering Oil Tanks
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Partners for Workplace Inclusion Annual Luncheon
Expansion of Perlin Training Centre Made Possible Through Funding by Three Levels of Government

October 19
Media Advisory: Minister to Address From the Outside In Conference

October 29
Province Prepares to Assume Responsibility for Labour Market Development Agreement
Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary to Address Youth at FINALY! Leadership Summit and AGM

October 30
Government of Canada Supports Skills Training Opportunities in Newfoundland and Labrador
 


November

November 2
Province Assumes Responsibility for Labour Market Development Agreement

November 3
Changing Lives – Creating Partnerships

November 4
Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary to Attend Skills Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Luncheon
Media Advisory: Premier to Launch Youth Strategy
JobsinNL.ca Website Officially Launched

November 5
Youth Retention and Attraction Strategy Officially Launched

November 9
Media Advisory: Minister to Open Career Work Centre in Stephenville

November 10
Career Work Centre Opened in Stephenville

November 13
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Citizenship Ceremony

November 16
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Kids Eat Smart Foundation Annual General Meeting

November 17
Public Advisory: Shops Closing Holidays, 2010

November 27
Minister Announces Appointments to the Provincial Advisory Council for the Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities
HRLE Minister Refutes NDP Leader’s Comments

November 30
Ministerial Statement - Provincial Nominee Program Getting Results

 


December

December 3
Ministerial Statement - Province Recognizes International Day of Persons with Disabilities

December 7

Labour Market Development Agreement Will Strengthen Provincial Workforce


December 10
Media Advisory: Minister to Open Career Work Centre in Corner Brook


December 11
Career Work Centre Network Extended to Corner Brook
Media Advisory: Minister to Release First Progress Report on the Province’s Poverty Reduction Strategy

December 14
First Progress Report Shows Significant Results in Province’s Fight Against Poverty

December 22
Minimum Wage to Increase on January 1
 


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