Executive Council - 2010

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

January

January 8
Senior Appointments Announced


January 6

Republic of Doyle TV Series to Showcase the Province

January 14
Media Advisory: Premier to Announce Vancouver Performers

January 19
Media Advisory: Premier Available to the Media

January 20
Media Advisory: Premier to Address the Rotary Club of St. John’s

January 26
Prime Minister of Haiti Thanks Province for Generosity
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Annual Volunteerism Luncheon

January 27
Research & Development Corporation of Newfoundland and Labrador Announces Student Research Awards Competition in Ocean Industries
Premier Announces Change to Office of Provincial Representative in Ottawa


January 28
Youth Retention and Attraction Strategy Expands Internship Opportunities for Post-secondary Students
Media Advisory: Minister to Launch Award for Young Volunteers

January 29
Media Advisory: Premier Available to the Media
Funding Targets Preventing Violence Against Aboriginal Women
"You Rock!" - New Awards Program to Recognize Young Volunteers


February

February 2
Media Advisory: Minister Available to the Media

Lieutenant Governor to Present Caring Canadian Award

February 4
Media Advisory: Minister to Address New Canadians at Citizenship Ceremony
Media Advisory: Acting Premier Available to the Media

February 5
Youth Retention and Attraction Strategy Encourages Young Women Toward Political Engagement
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Lions Club Convention

February 8
Acting Premier Expresses Condolences to Family of Long-time Prospecting Pioneer

February 10
February is Violence Prevention Month in Newfoundland and Labrador

February 11
Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award

February 15
Media Advisory: Minister to Address New Canadians at Citizenship Ceremony

February 16
Media Advisory: Acting Premier to Hold News Conference
Province Signs Deal on Hibernia Southern Extension

February 19
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at CPR Challenge
Chevron, Memorial University of Newfoundland and Research & Development Corporation Announce Partnership to Benefit Students
Media Advisory: CPR Challenge Cancelled

February 22
Acting Premier Announces Date for By-Election in District of Topsail
Premiers and Governors Work Together to Address Common Goals and Challenges

February 26
Province Celebrates Newfoundland and Labrador Day in Vancouver and at Regional Events in the Province


March

March 1
Nomination Deadline Approaching for URock Volunteer Awards

March 3
Premier Says Illegal Activity by Quebec Innu Will Not Be Tolerated; Acting Premier Responds to Quebec Innu Allegations

Media Advisory: Acting Premier Available to Media

March 5
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Community Summit


March 8
Minister Joins in Worldwide Recognition of International Women’s Day
Developing Solutions for the Voluntary and Non-Profit Sector

March 9
Research & Development Corporation - Research & Development Corporation Announces R&D Infrastructure Call for Proposals

March 12
Premier Williams Commemorates Victims on One Year Anniversary of Cougar Flight 491 Tragedy

March 15
Premier Returns to Work

March 17
Media Advisory: Premier Available to the Media

March 18 
Minister Whalen Resumes Duties as Minister of Municipal Affairs

March 19
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Opening Ceremonies of Sharing Our Cultures – À la découverte de nos cultures
Media Advisory: Throne Speech Lock-in for Members of the Media

March 22
Speech from the Throne 2010

March 23
Media Advisory: Ministers to Address Fifth Annual Aboriginal Women’s Conference
Resource Development Opportunities for Aboriginal Women Focus of Annual Conference

March 24
Media Advisory: Budget 2010 Media Lock-In
Premier Recognizes Chief of Police for His Outstanding Service to Newfoundland and Labrador

March 25
Work Continues to Build a Bright Future for 5 Wing Goose Bay

March 26
Media Advisory: Minister to Tour 9 Wing Gander

March 29
Media Advisory: MUN Students to be Recognized for Volunteer Efforts

Budget 2010: The Right Investments – For Our Children and Our Future
Making the Right Investments to Support Self-Reliance


April

April 1
Media Advisory: Swearing-in Ceremony

April 6
Media Advisory: Minister Celebrates Memorial University Volunteer Day

April 8
Media Advisory: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Commemorates The End of an Era

April 9
Premier Williams Co-Hosts SEUS//CP Conference in Mississippi

April 12
Premier Calls for Nominations for Literacy Award  

April 13
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak to Economic Development Group

April 16
Media Advisory: Premier, Minister to Join in JUNO Fever
Minister Joins Communities to Celebrate Volunteer Week
Minister Marks 25th Anniversary of Women’s Equality in Canada
Premier Expresses Condolences on the Passing of Dr. Jon Lien

April 20
Ministerial Statement - April 18 - 24 Recognized as National Volunteer Week

April 21
Premier to Announce Appointment of Chief of Royal Newfoundland Constabulary
Premier Announces Appointment of New Chief of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary

April 22
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at NLOWE Awards Dinner
Premier and Minister Express Condolences on Passing of Former Chief Justice
Public Invited to Her Royal Highness Tree Planting at Government House

April 23
Media Advisory: Minister to Present URock Volunteer Awards
Premier Welcomes The Princess Royal to Newfoundland and Labrador

April 26
Minister Honours Recipients of URock Volunteer Award

April 27
Funding Supports Provincial Women’s Organizations
Media Advisory: Premier Travels to Ottawa for Several High Level Meetings
Media Advisory: Ministers to Recognize National Day of Mourning

April 29
More Physicians Working in the Province than Ever Before

April 30

Media Advisory: Official Opening of the Corner Brook Law Courts
 


May

May 3
Corner Brook Law Courts Officially Open
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Queen’s College Convocation

May 4
Media Advisory: Update on Media Contacts

May 5
Media Advisory: Ministers Launch Health Care Public Awareness Campaign
Provincial Government Launches Health Care Public Awareness Campaign

May 6
Media Advisory: Minister to Address National Surveyors Conference

May 11
Media Advisory: Premier to Attend Grade 3 Class

May 12
Media Advisory: Event Cancelled
Quebec's Refusal of Transmission Access Once Again Demonstrates Its Arrogance and Discriminatory Business Practices

May 14
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Kinsmen Anniversary Event

May 18
Minister Recognizes Women’s Centres Work on Status of Women Issues

May 20
Media Advisory: Premier to Host Athletic Awards Reception

May 21
Newfoundland and Labrador’s Top Young Athletes Honoured
Thoughts and Prayers with Family and Friends of the Three Missing Labrador Men

May 26
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Citizen of the Year Ceremony
Unofficial English Translation of the Régie de l’énergie’s Decision Available
Media Advisory: Premier to Attend Grade 3 Class
Premier Announces Changes to Staff

May 28
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Canadian Administrators of Volunteer Resources Conference
Premier Williams Calls for Immediate Resolution of Vale Inco Strike in Newfoundland and Labrador
Media Advisory: Premier to Participate in Official Sod-Turning Ceremony
Senior Appointments Announced
Construction to Start on Health Centre in Lewisporte

May 31
Government Launches a Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Discussion Paper


June

June 2
Media Advisory: Premier to Bring Greetings During Memorial University’s Calgary Affinity Newfoundland and Labrador Dinner

June 3
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Volunteer Recognition Ceremony

June 4
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Canadian Progress Club Convention

June 7
Media Advisory: Premier and the Canadian Red Cross Hold Photo Opportunity

June 8
Official Opening of New Autonomous Ocean Systems Laboratory at Memorial University
Premier Names Interim President of College of the North Atlantic

June 9
Media Advisory: Premier will be Keynote Speaker at Canadian Club of Ottawa Luncheon
Senior Appointment Announced

June 10
Lieutenant Governor Invites Public to Visit Government House this Summer
Research & Development Corporation Announces Call for Proposals for Directed Research Program – PetroleumR&D Accelerator

June 11
Media Advisory: Long-Term Care Facility to Officially Open in Corner Brook
New Long-Term Care Facility Officially Opened in Corner Brook

June 15
Media Advisory: 2009 Public Service Awards of Excellence to be Presented
Media Advisory: Changes in Media Contacts
Public Service Award of Excellence Recipients Recognized
Premier Williams Attending Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia

June 17
Senior Appointments Announced

June 18
Premier Has Productive Meetings in Russia, Establishes Key Contacts
Premier Announces Senior Appointment

June 22
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at CPR Challenge
Minister to Address New Canadians at Oath of Citizenship Ceremony
Research & Development Corporation Invests $775,000 in R&D Funding in Local Companies

June 23
New Funding Supports Women Entrepreneurs in Newfoundland and Labrador

June 30
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Ottawa Wreath Laying Ceremony
Media Advisory: Premier to Lay Wreath at Memorial Day Ceremonies


July

July 2
Newfoundland and Labrador to Enter New Era of Fisheries Science Research

July 7
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Canadian School Boards Association

July 9
Media Advisory: Premier Williams Attending 34th Annual Conference for the NEG/ECP in Lenox, Massachusetts

July 12
Premiers Support Regional Energy Co-operation
34th Annual NEG/ECP a Productive Meeting for Province

July 19
Lieutenant Governor’s Garden Party

July 20
Thoughts and Prayers with the Family of Victims and Town of Twillingate

July 27
Premier Announces Senior Appointment


August

August 2
Media Advisory: Media Contacts for Provincial Government Updated
Media Advisory: Economic Policy Committee to Meet in Corner Brook

August 6
Media Advisory: Minister to Launch Campaign Highlighting Volunteer and Non-Profit Sector
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Garnish Bakeapple Festival

August 9
Who Cares? New Campaign Celebrates the Volunteer and Non-Profit Sector

August 13
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Festivals in Brigus, St. Jacques and Hermitage
Premier Expresses Support for Opposition Leader Yvonne Jones

August 17
Media Advisory: Premier to Attend Unveiling Ceremony in Honour of Stanley Cup Champion Danny Cleary
Cupids400 Official Celebration to be Launched Tonight
Women Entrepreneurs on Burin Peninsula Targeting Business Growth
Premier Honours Stanley Cup Champion Danny Cleary

August 18
Media Advisory: Premier to Attend Youth Dialogue at Memorial University
Research & Development Corporation Invests More Than $1.8 Million in Memorial University Research

August 20
Provincial Government Takes Further Action to Prevent Violence Against Older Persons

August 23
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Rotary Club of Clarenville

August 25
Media Advisory: Premier Available to Media

August 27
New Child and Youth Advocate Named

August 30
Premier Expresses Condolences to Family of Corporal Brian Pinksen


September

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

September 9
Media Advisory: Premier to Make Health Care Funding Announcement in Corner Brook
Residents in the Western Region to Benefit from Health Care Funding
Media Advisory: Premier to Make Announcement in Labrador West

September 10
Prominent Aboriginal Leaders to be Featured at Women’s Leadership Summit
New CT Scanner Announced for Labrador West

September 13
Provincial Government and Community Groups Unite to Focus on Sexual Violence Awareness

September 14
Vice Regal Tradition Revived
Provincial Government Contributes to Pakistan Flood Relief Efforts

September 17
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Monument Unveiling Ceremony
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Grand Lodge of Scotland Installation Banquet

September 20
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Atlantic Region Association of Immigrant Settlement Agencies

September 21
Media Advisory: Premier Williams and Minister Hedderson Available to Media
Public Advisory: Government Offices in St. John’s Area Closed

September 22
Media Advisory: Premier Williams and Minister Hedderson Touring Affected Areas of Province Impacted by Hurricane Igor

September 24
Volunteers Step Up During Hurricane Igor
New Transition House in Carbonear Officially Opened
Premier Announces Senior Appointments

September 28
Media Advisory: Research & Development Corporation to Announce Significant Funding for Ocean Sciences Research

September 29
Research & Development Corporation Announces $8.3 Million Investment in Ocean Sciences Centre, Newfoundland and Labrador’s Ocean Research Facility

September 30
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Provincial Forum
 


October

October 1
First Annual National Seniors Day Celebrated Today

Media Advisory: Minister Joins Girl Guides For 100th Anniversary Celebrations
Media Advisory: Minister to Start Run for the Cure


October 3
Premier Mourns the Passing of Minister Dianne Whalen;  Honours Her Contribution to Newfoundland and Labrador

October 8
Premier Urges Both Sides in VALE Strike to Resolve Issues; Next Step an Industrial Inquiry
Media Advisory: Premier Available to Media

October 13

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

October 15

Funding Provided for Violence Prevention Work in Aboriginal Communities in Labrador
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Housing and Homelessness Conference

October 20
Media Advisory: Minister to Address New Canadians at Citizenship Ceremony

October 21
Media Advisory: Premier, Minister to Attend Presidential Installation and Special Convocation Ceremony

October 22
Further Funding Announced for Violence Prevention Work in Aboriginal Communities
Media Advisory: Lieutenant Governor to Unveil Unique Carving at Government House
Provincial Government Supports Female Apprentices Through New Partnership
Premier Calls Vale and Union Together for Last Effort at Strike Settlement

October 25
Iconic Artwork Unveiled at Government House – Taylor’s Pole of the North Has New Home

October 27
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Royal Canadian Legion Honours and Awards Night
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Fly the Flag of Remembrance Ceremony
Provincial Cabinet to Host First-Ever Historic Joint Cabinet Meeting with Nunatsiavut Government Executive Council

October 29
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Skills Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Partnership Appreciation Evening


November

November 2
Research & Development Corporation: Media Advisory: Research & Development Corporation to Announce Investment in Future Generation of Student Researchers

November 3
Media Advisory: Minister to Host Girl Guide’s Chief Commissioner’s Gold Awards
Research & Development Corporation - Research & Development Corporation Invests $1 Million in Development of Highly-qualified Researchers in Ocean Industries

November 5
Media Advisory: Ministers Available to Media
Provincial Government Responds to Resignation of 13 Salaried Specialists

November 8
Awards Target the Best and Brightest for Newfoundland and Labrador’s Ocean Industries Research

Media Advisory: Ministers Available to Media

November 10
Premier Announces Date for By-Election in District of Conception Bay East - Bell Island

November 12
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Association of Fundraising Professionals Annual Awards Luncheon

November 15
Media Advisory: Minister Available to Media Regarding Physician Negotiations

November 17
Media Advisory: Media Lock-In for Special Announcement by Premier Williams

Media Advisory: Premier Available to the Media

November 18
Additional Funding Announced for O’Shaughnessy House in Carbonear
Lower Churchill Project to Become a Reality; Province Signs Partnership Agreement with Emera Inc. for Development of Muskrat Falls
Media Advisory: Premier Williams to Host Reception

November 19
Media Advisory: Minister Speaks at Fire Department Anniversary Dinner

November 23
Media Advisory: Ministers to Launch Provincial Purple Ribbon Campaign to Prevent Violence Against Women

November 24
Purple Ribbon Campaign to Raise Awareness About Violence Against Women
Media Advisory: Council of Atlantic Premiers Will Convene in Pictou, Nova Scotia

November 25
Media Advisory: Premier to Discuss Political Future

November 26
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Fire Department Event

November 29
WHSCC CEO Recognized as One of Canada’s Most Powerful Women

November 30
Head of Provincial Public Service to Retire


December

December 2
Media Advisory: Swearing-in Ceremony for the Honourable Kathy Dunderdale

December 3
Premier Announces New Head of Provincial Public Service
Premier Names Her Chief of Staff

December 6
Media Advisory: Swearing-in Ceremony
Premier Announces Changes to Cabinet
Premier’s Inaugural Address to the House of Assembly
Ministerial Statement - Province Remembers Victims of Montreal Massacre
Ministerial Statement - International Volunteer Day Recognized

December 8
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Volunteer Appreciation Night

Ministerial Statement - Tentative Agreement Reached for Burin-Marystown Support Workers
Tentative Agreement Reached for Burin-Marystown Community Training and Employment Board

December 9
Premier Appoints Director of Communications

December 10
Media Advisory: Premier to Visit Caribou Memorial Veterans’ Pavilion

December 13
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Supports Recommendations of Commissioner Wells

December 14
Premier Announces Senior Appointments

December 16
Media Advisory: Premier to Hold News Conference

Provincial Government Reaches Tentative Agreement with Physicians
Nominations Called for URock Volunteer Awards

December 17
Media Advisory: Premier to Speak at Duke of Edinburgh Awards

Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Ernst & Young Women’s Holiday Luncheon
Media Advisory: Swearing-in Ceremony
Media Advisory: High School Students to Be Recognized for Volunteer Work

December 20
Media Advisory: Change in Time for Swearing-in Ceremony
New Award Will Recognize High School Volunteers
Premier Encourages Applicants for Athlete Awards Program


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