Natural Resources - 2011

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

January

January 24
Investment Opportunities Explored at International Mining Conference

January 26
Big Game Violations Result in $11,000 in Fines

 

February


February 2
Public Advisory: Department Enforcing Snowmobile Regulations

February 7
Consultations to Begin to Develop New Forest Management Plans

February 9
Public Consultations Announced for Development of Provincial Minerals Strategy

February 15
Provincial Minerals Strategy Consultation Sessions Continue

February 18
Geoscientific Maps Support Mineral Exploration in Eastern Labrador

February 21
Media Advisory: Minister to Meet with Atlantic Canadian Energy Ministers

February 22
Atlantic Energy Ministers Agree to Speed up Regional Co-Operation Efforts

February 23
Deadline Approaching for Wood Pellet Appliance Rebate

February 25
Media Advisory: Minister to Kick-off Oil and Gas Week 2011

February 28
Oil and Gas Week Celebrates Exciting Opportunities in the Petroleum Industry


March

March 2
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Consultation Session in St. John’s

March 3
Media Advisory: Minister Available to Media Regarding C-NLOPB Nomination Province Nominates Candidate for Vice-Chair Position at Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board Media Advisory: Provincial Minerals Strategy Consultation Sessions Scheduled for Labrador and St Anthony

March 4
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend International Mining Convention

March 11
Provincial Government Clarifies Board Appointment

March 14
Minister Responds to Withdrawal of C-NLOPB Nomination
Media Advisory: Minister Available to Media Regarding Withdrawal of C-NLOPB Nomination

March 18
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Anniversary Celebration

March 30
Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary to Attend Annual Environmental Meeting

 


April

April 4
Public Advisory: Polar Bear Warning Issued for Labrador

April 7
Quebec Energy Regulator Denies Fair and Open Access to Québec’s Transmission System

April 11
Agreement Reached on Compensation for Star Lake Hydroelectric Assets

April 13
Public Advisory: Seal Bay Access Road to Close

April 15
Budget 2011 Investments to Help Address Climate Change

April 19
Infrastructure Investments Stand Strong for Real and Lasting Economic Benefits
Business and Innovation Investments Enhance Road to Prosperity for Newfoundland and Labrador
Standing Strong: Protecting Our Resources; Promoting Resource Development

April 20
Inland Fish Enforcement Program Expanded to Include Wildlife

April 27
Residents Reminded to Be Vigilant During Forest Fire Season

April 28
Turner Report on Offshore Spill Response Released

April 29
Media Advisory: Delegation to Attend Annual Offshore Technology Conference

 


May

May 5
Forest Fair 2011 Set for Gander

May 10
Grade 5 Students Encouraged to Participate in National Forest Week Contest
Offshore Technology Conference Promotes Newfoundland and Labrador as Exploration and Investment Destination

May 13
Calls for Bids Provide Opportunities for Future Exploration and Growth

May 19
Ministerial Statement - Public Consultations Concluded for Development of Provincial Minerals Strategy

May 24
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Mount Pearl Chamber of Commerce
Public Advisory: Public Consultation Session Planned for Labrador Region

May 25
Media Advisory: Address to Mount Pearl Chamber of Commerce Postponed
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Lumber Producers Association

May 26
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Grand Lake Centre for Economic Development

 


June

June 10
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Annual Mining Conference

June 15
Wind Monitoring Project Gets Underway in Labrador

June 17
Public Utilities Board to Review Lower Churchill Project

June 21
Media Advisory: Minister to Address NOIA Conference

June 24
Media Advisory: Ministers Participating in Expo Labrador Conference and Trade Show

June 28
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Choices for Youth AGM

June 30
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Memorial Day Ceremonies
Media Advisory: Minister to Address National Egg Producer Conference

 


July

July 1
Provincial Government Applauds Acceptance of Tshash Petapen (New Dawn) Agreements

July 6
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Federal/Provincial/Territorial Agricultural Meetings

July 7
Residents Encouraged to Take Precautions to Prevent Lyme Disease
Phase One Report on Energy Innovation Roadmap Released

July 15
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Annual Energy and Mines Ministers’ Conference

July 18
Save it Forward Helps Students Go Green
Energy Ministers from the Atlantic Provinces Continue to Make Progress on Energy Priorities and Initiatives with Regional Significance

July 29
Over One Million Invested in Support of Northern Peninsula Commercial Harvesters


August

August 12
Geoscience Report Supports Exploration in Northern Labrador

August 15
Province Leads by Example with Sustainable Building Policy
Local Forest Firefighters Supporting Other Jurisdictions
Media Advisory: Ministers to Release Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Action Plans

August 16
New Action Plans Released on Climate Change and Energy Efficiency

August 17
Media Advisory: Ministers to Make Agriculture Announcement

August 18
Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Invest in Farming Sector
Media Advisory: Ministers to Participate in Federal-Provincial Announcement

August 19
Provincial Government Signs Memorandum of Agreement for Loan Guarantee with Government of Canada

August 23
Media Advisory: Minister to Address West Coast Oil and Gas Symposium

August 26
Local Agriculture Industry Continues to Benefit from Further Investments in Growing Forward

August 30
Waterbomber Purchase Agreement Continuing to Benefit Province


September

September 2
Public Advisory: Prescribed Burn to be Conducted in Forest Management District 16

September 8
Provincial Government Provides Special Project Order for Hebron
Public Advisory: Land Survey Applications Available

September 15
Public Advisory: Repairs Scheduled for Bridges in Central Newfoundland at Granite Lake Access Road

September 16
Twelve Farms Participating in Annual Open Farm Day

September 19
Events Planned to Celebrate National Forest Week 2011

September 23
Agriculture Fair Taking Place in Corner Brook


October

October 13
Public Advisory: Repairs Scheduled for Bridge at Exploits River

October 18
Public Advisory: Repairs Scheduled for Bridge at Terra Nova River


November

November 1
Mining Week to Promote Benefits in Newfoundland and Labrador

November 2
Media Advisory: Minister to Open Annual Mining Conference and Trade Show

November 7
Province to Participate in Asian Conference in Support of Mineral Exploration and Investment Opportunities

November 15
Funding Available for Schools Interested in Energy Conservation
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Oil and Gas Fall Seminar

November 21
Recent Bids Highlight Interest in Offshore Exploration

November 28
Public Advisory: Consultation Session Planned for Northern Peninsula
Statement Issued on Muskrat Falls Hydroelectric Project
Provincial Government Finalizes Memorandum of Understanding for Business and Employment Benefits Associated with Development of Muskrat Falls


December

December 5
Public Advisory: Repairs Scheduled for Bridge at White Hills Resort

December 14
Public Utilities Board Granted Extension to Submit Report

 


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