Municipal Affairs - 2011

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

January

January 6
Deadline Approaches for Hurricane Igor Assistance Claims

January 13
Media Advisory: Ministers to Address Heavy Civil Association of Newfoundland and Labrador

January 14

Media Advisory: Minister to Present New Aerial Ladder Truck

January 18
Creation of Age-Friendly Communities Made Possible through Provincial Grants Program

January 24
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Meetings on Emergency Management

January 26
Contracts Awarded to Repair Provincial T'Railway System

January 31
Emergency Management Training Schedule Released

Media Advisory: Ministers to Attend Fire Truck Dedication in St. Joseph’s

 

February

February 17
Fire Departments in Woodstock and South Brook Receive Equipment Funding

February 18
Funding Announced for Fire Protection Equipment in Central Region
Fire Departments on the Southwest Coast Receive Over $63,000 in Funding

February 21
Funding Provided for Fire Protection Equipment in Bonavista North and Bonavista South

February 22
More than $66,000 in Funding for Fire Protection Equipment on the Burin Peninsula
Fire Departments on the Northeast Coast Receive Equipment Funding

February 23
Western Avalon Region Benefits from Firefighting Equipment Funding
Fire Protection Equipment Funding Announced for Northern Newfoundland and Labrador

February 24
Rencontre East and Hodge’s Cove Receive Fire Equipment Funding

February 25
Public Advisory: Residents and Communities Urged to Prepare for Impending Weather



March

March 1
MMSB Launches New Backyard Composting Initiative


March 2

Media Advisory: Town of Fogo Island Council Swearing-in


March 3

Historic Swearing-in Ceremony for Town of Fogo Island Councillors


March 4

Co-operative Effort Gets Damaged T’Railway Sections Reopened


March 11

Daylight Saving Time to Begin March 13

March 17
Codes for New Building Design and Construction Effective April

March 22
Ministerial Statement - Provincial Government Supports Important Training for Municipal Councillors and Administrators

March 23
Drinking Water Safety Training Workshop Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

March 28
Changes Proposed to Standard Time Act
 


April

April 6
Media Advisory: Minister to Make Announcement in Mount Pearl
City of Mount Pearl Receives $1 Million to Purchase New Recycling Vehicles

April 7
Media Advisory: Ministers to Announce Major Fire Protection Infrastructure Investment

April 8
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Convention and Trade Show
Two Regions Receive Funding for Waste Collection Vehicles
Additional Funds Provided to Replace Regional Firefighting Vehicles
 

April 15
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Opening of Memorial Park

April 19
Infrastructure Investments Stand Strong for Real and Lasting Economic Benefits
Standing Strong: Protecting Our Resources; Promoting Resource Development

Investments for Communities Help Build a Prosperous Future

 


May

May 2
Minister Asks Residents: Are You Ready – Newfoundland and Labrador?

May 5
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Events in Gander

May 9
Successful Symposium Highlights Commitment of Provincial Government to Municipalities

May 12
Chair of Western Waste Management Committee Appointed

May 17
Minister Urges Community Participation in Spring Fire and Emergency Services Training School

May 18
Councillors and Staff Recognized on Municipal Awareness Day

May 20
Media Advisory: Minister to Unveil New Fire Truck for the Community of Hampden
Provincial Government Celebrates New Fire Truck for Hampden

May 24
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Gander and Area Chamber of Commerce

May 26
Media Advisory: Minister to Present New Fire Truck to Town of Wabana

May 27
New Fire Truck for Residents of Bell Island Unveiled

 


June

June 3
Media Advisory: Minister to Make Announcements in Central Newfoundland

June 6
Town of Buchans Receives Fire Rescue Vehicle
Provincial Government Invests to Improve Water System for Badger Residents

June 7
Public Advisory: Residents Encouraged to Prepare for Hurricane Season

June 10
Media Advisory: Minister to Present New Firefighting Vehicles

June 13
Media Advisory: Minister to Mark Arrival of New Fire Rescue Vehicle in Marystown
Smith Sound and Trinity Bay North Fire Departments Receive New Firefighting Vehicles
Marystown Officially Receives New Fire Rescue Vehicle

June 16
First Firefighting Vehicles from Budget 2011 Announced for Labrador

June 17
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Provincial Fire Services Convention in Gander
Media Advisory: New Firefighting Vehicle to be Presented in Carmanville
Minister Highlights Provincial Response to Hurricane Igor  

June 20
Extensive Municipal Infrastructure Improvements Coming to Communities
Partnership Brings New Fire Truck to Carmanville

June 21
Application Process Underway for Community Enhancement Employment Program

June 22
Media Advisory: Ministers Available to Media on Port Union Shrimp Plant

June 23
Premier to Attend World War I Ceremonies in Europe  

June 28
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Opening of Recycling Centre

June 29
Substantial Road and Water Upgrades for Clarenville

June 30
Communities in Bellevue Area to Receive Capital Works Funding
Norman’s Cove-Long Cove and Bishop’s Falls to Receive New Firefighting Vehicles

 


July

July 5
Municipal Infrastructure Improvements Announced for St. George’s
New Firefighting Vehicles Announced for Meadows and Ming’s Bight

July 6
Southern Region to Receive Infrastructure Improvements

July 7
Infrastructure Improvements Announced for Communities in Placentia – St. Mary’s Area

July 8
Municipal Capital Works Announced for Carbonear - Harbour Grace District  
Harbour Grace and Trepassey to Welcome New Firefighting Vehicles

July 12
Glenwood to Receive New Firefighting Vehicle

July 14
New Firefighting Vehicles Announced for Harbour Breton and Twillingate
Municipal Infrastructure Projects Announced for Communities in the Gander Area

July 15
Municipal Capital Works Announced for Communities in Central Newfoundland
New Firefighting Vehicle Announced for Clarenville

July 19
Infrastructure Projects Announced for the Southern Shore

July 20
Port au Choix, Baine Harbour, and Pouch Cove to Receive New Firefighting Vehicles
Public Hearings to be Held on Draft Land Use Plan for Labrador Inuit Settlement Area
Northern Peninsula Communities Receive Support for Municipal Infrastructure Projects

July 21
Communities in Port au Port to Receive Infrastructure Funding

July 25
New Firefighting Vehicle Heading to Glovertown

July 26
Embree to Receive New Firefighting Vehicle

July 29
Premier Announces $3.5 Million for New Swimming Pool in Lewisporte

 


August

August 2
Municipal Infrastructure Improvements Announced for Western Newfoundland

August 4
Northeast Coast Communities Receive Municipal Capital Works Funding

August 5
New City Hall Officially Opens in Corner Brook
Premier Announces $6 Million for Sport and Recreation Facility in Pasadena

August 11
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Old Perlican Civic Banquet
Mount Pearl to Benefit from Municipal Capital Works Funding
Communities in Trinity - Bay de Verde to Benefit from Municipal Capital Works Funding
Firefighting Safety Enhanced as Communities Receive Equipment Funding

August 12
Municipal Capital Works Announced for Bonavista Peninsula Communities
Municipal Infrastructure Projects Announced for Bonavista North
Employment Creation Projects Underway on Bonavista Peninsula
Over $116,000 Invested in Firefighting Equipment on the West and Southwest Coasts

August 15
Communities in the Terra Nova Area Receive Infrastructure Support
Province Leads by Example with Sustainable Building Policy
New Firefighting Vehicle Heading to Musgrave Harbour

August 16
New Firefighting Vehicle Announced for Lourdes
Funding Announced for Burin Peninsula Municipal Infrastructure Projects

August 18
Avalon Peninsula and Northeast Coast Communities Receive Over $230,000 in Firefighting Equipment Funding
Bay de Verde to Benefit from New Firefighting Vehicle

August 22
Central Newfoundland Communities to Receive Over $152,000 in Firefighting Equipment

August 23
More than $215,000 in Firefighting Equipment Bound for Placentia Bay and the Burin Peninsula

August 25
Funding for Municipal Infrastructure Projects Announced

August 26
Bonavista to Receive New Rescue Vehicle
St. John’s Receives $10 Million for Municipal Infrastructure
Public Advisory: Residents Encouraged to Prepare for Potential Effects of Hurricane Irene

August 29
New Firefighting Vehicle Announced for Burgeo

August 30
Eleven Communities to Receive Potable Water Dispensing Units
Minister Commends Residents and Communities for Level of Preparedness

August 31
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Investment for Municipalities
Conception Bay Communities to Receive $5.6 Million in Infrastructure Funding
Municipal Capital Works Funding Announced for Labrador
Media Advisory: Minister to Announce Investments for Labrador North Coast
Over $50 Million Investment Will Build Four Recreational Facilities
Provincial and Nunatsiavut Governments Commit Over $20 Million for Recreation Facilities on North Coast of Labrador
 


September

September 12
Changes to Standard Time Act Proclaimed

September 14
Training for Emergencies Takes Center Stage in Grand Falls-Windsor
Public Advisory: Residents and Communities Encouraged to Prepare for Possible Effects of Tropical Storm Maria

September 16
Public Advisory: Update Provided on Hurricane Maria
Public Advisory: Strong Wave Activity Anticipated for Severe Weather System

September 30
Public Advisory: Public Encouraged to Monitor Weekend Weather Forecasts for Potential Storm Systems

 


October

October 3
Public Advisory: Departments Provide Latest Information Regarding Post Tropical Storm Ophelia

October 5
Public Advisory: Public Safety Encouraged During Severe Weather System

October 7
Ensure the Safety of Loved Ones; Protect Your Family From Fire

October 17
Company Engaged in 911/E-911 Feasibility Study

October 20
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Dedication of Royal Artillery Park

October 24
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Opening of Safety Services Newfoundland and Labrador Conference
Grand Falls-Windsor Plays Host to Emergency Responders


November

November 3
Media Advisory: Ministers to Participate in Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador Convention

November 4
Clocks Turn Back This Weekend

November 8
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Pearl Awards Ceremony

November 18
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Announcement of a Wastewater Project in Happy Valley-Goose Bay

November 21
$22.4 Million Wastewater Treatment Lagoon System Announced for Happy Valley-Goose Bay

November 25
Residents Encouraged to Make Fire Safety a Priority this Holiday Season


December

December 2
Contract Awarded to Study Regional Fire Service

December 7
Communities Share Services for Fire Protection

December 8
Public Advisory: Strong Winds and Wave Activity Anticipated
Public Advisory: Winter Storm Preparedness Encouraged

December 12
Media Advisory: Minister to Make Recreation Equipment Announcement
Appleton Rink First in Province to Use Synthetic Ice Surface

December 22
Hopedale Families Move Into New Homes

December 23
New Landfill in St. George’s Advances Province’s Waste Management Strategy


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