Executive Council - 2012

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

January

January 9
Nominations Open for URock Volunteer Awards

January 10
Premier Makes Announcement on Ottawa Office
Media Advisory: Premier Available to Media

January 13
Media Advisory: Premier to Attend Council of Federation Meeting

January 17
Premiers Announce Health Care Innovation Working Group (Version française)

January 18
Growing the Economy (Version française)
Premiers Appoint Working Group on Fiscal Arrangements (Version française)
Lieutenant Governor to present Order of Canada insignia to Dr. Nigel Rusted

January 23
New Education Resource to Support Establishment of Gay-Straight Alliances in Province’s Schools

January 24
Premier Announces Senior Appointments

January 26
Media Advisory: Premier Available to Media

January 27
Media Advisory: Premier Available to Media

January 30
Media Advisory: Premier to Address St. John’s Board of Trade


February

February 1
Media Advisory: Atlantic Canada Premiers Host Mission to the United States
Labrador Takes Centre Stage at 2012 Northern Lights Showcase with Premier Dunderdale Among Keynote Speakers

February 2
Media Advisory: Atlantic Canada Premiers Host Mission to the United States – February 6-8 (Version française)
New Program Provides Public Service Opportunities for Recent Graduates

February 6
Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador and Mrs. Crosbie to Host Diamond Jubilee Reception
Media Advisory: Minister to Host Northern Development Ministers Forum
Newfoundland and Labrador Celebrates the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
February Marks Violence Prevention Month in Newfoundland and Labrador

February 8
Northern Development Ministers Plan for Continued Growth in Canada’s North
Atlantic Premiers Promote Local Companies in Atlanta (Version française)
Violence Awareness and Action Training Offered to Inuit Women

February 14
Aboriginal Women Gather to Celebrate Culture
Media Advisory: Premier Dunderdale to Officially Open Baie Verte School

February 15
Province Recognizes 30th Anniversary of the Ocean Ranger Tragedy
Premier Officially Opens Copper Ridge Academy in Baie Verte
Media Advisory: Cabinet to Meet in Corner Brook

February 17
Media Advisory: Premier to Open Corner Brook Winter Carnival

February 20
Media Advisory: Premier to Read to Students on 100th Day of School

February 21
Last Call to Nominate for URock Volunteer Awards
Media Advisory: Premier Dunderdale to Address Give from the Heart Capital Campaign Celebration

February 23
Media Advisory: Cabinet Ministers to Attend Combined Councils of Labrador Annual General Meeting

February 24
Media Advisory: Minister to Host Community Summit in Corner Brook
Media Advisory: Premier to Address Special Olympians

February 27
Provincial Government and the Volunteer and Non-Profit Sector Strategize to Set Goals for the Future
Minister to Join Beachy Cove Elementary Students in Campaign to Eliminate Bullying and Harassment

February 28
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Ceremony to Recognize MUN Volunteers


March

March 1
Media Advisory: Minister to Address St. John’s Rotary Club

March 2
Media Advisory: Throne Speech Lock-in for Members of the Media

March 5
Speech from the Throne 2012
Premier’s Response to Speech from the Throne

March 6
Ministerial Statement - Premier Honours the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second
Industrial Rubber Expanding its Operations in Labrador

March 7
Aboriginal Groups Encouraged to Apply to Cultural Heritage Program

March 8
Ministerial Statement - Minister Commemorates International Women’s Day
Premier Dunderdale and Minister Johnson Proclaim International Women’s Day

March 13
Premier Expresses Condolences on the Passing of Lanier W. Phillips
Ministerial Statement - Premier Honours the Life and Mourns the Loss of Lanier W. Phillips

March 15
Request for Proposals Announced for Labrador Freight Service
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Labrador West Chamber of Commerce

March 16
Cain’s Quest a World-Class Endurance Race

March 19
Premier Expresses Condolences on the Passing of Dr. Nigel Rusted

March 21
Media Advisory: Minister Celebrates MUN Volunteer Day
Ministerial Statement - Northern Strategic Plan Continues to Focus on Priorities for Labrador

March 22
Senior Appointments Announced

March 26
Workshop Helps Inuit Women Develop Business Skills

March 28
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Friends of Salmonier Nature Park AGM
Media Advisory: Change in Media Contact Listing
Ministerial Statement - Office of Employment Equity for Persons with Disabilities Honoured with Award

March 30
$65.8 million Investment Through Budget 2012 for Trans Labrador Highway


April

April 2
Media Advisory: PUB Report on Muskrat Falls Released by Provincial Government
Provincial Government Responds to Release of PUB Report

April 5
Provincial Nominations Open for Council of the Federation Literacy Award

April 10
Senior Appointments Announced

April 11
Public Advisory: Air Foodlift Subsidy Program Implemented for South Coast/Straits of Labrador

April 13
Province to Celebrate Volunteers During National Volunteer Week

April 15
Tentative Agreement Reached with Pharmacists’ Association

April 16
Province Achieves 2010 Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in Gander

April 17
Media Advisory: Budget 2012 Media Lock-In

April 19
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in St. Anthony

April 20
Postage Meter Contest Encourages Students to Commemorate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee
Media Advisory: Parliamentary Assistant to Represent Premier at Ottawa Ceremonies
Residents Encouraged to Celebrate Earth Day

April 24
Budget 2012: People and Prosperity – Responsible Investments for a Secure Future
Budget 2012 Workforce Investments Support Growth and Prosperity
Responsible Social Investments in Budget 2012 Include $150 Million for Poverty Reduction
Labradorians Continue to Benefit from Northern Strategic Plan Investments

April 25
Media Advisory: Minister to Address NLOWE Conference
Ministerial Statement - Minister Announces Latest Appointments to the Provincial Advisory Council on the Status of Women
Ministerial Statement - Minister Applauds the Role of Volunteers in Newfoundland and Labrador

April 26
Media Advisory: Premier to Attend Annual Offshore Technology Conference
Ministerial Statement - Premier Recognizes Daffodil Day
Investment Helps Market Air Service Between Gander and Happy Valley-Goose Bay

April 27
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Music Festival Gala in Labrador City

April 30
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in Grand Falls-Windsor


May

May 2
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Federal-Provincial-Territorial Status of Women Meeting
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in Port au Port

May 3
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Regional Apprenticeship Forum
Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women Reaffirm Their Commitment to Address Priority Issues for Women: Economic Security, Leadership, and Ending Violence

May 4
Regional Apprenticeship Forum Working to Advance Apprentices

May 8
Ministerial Statement - Province to Host 50th Annual International Association of Women Police Conference

May 9
2013 Labrador Winter Games Board of Directors Announced

May 10
Media Advisory: Premier to Visit Sportfest

May 11
Media Advisory: Minister to Open Conference for Children’s Wish Foundation
Senior Appointments Announced
Media Advisory: Minister to Join URock Volunteer Award Winners at Gala Event

May 14
Consultations Begin on Phase II of the Violence Prevention Initiative
Ministerial Statement - Minister Congratulates URock Volunteer Award Recipients
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in Stephenville

May 15
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in Baie Verte

May 16
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Annual Volunteer Dinner in Labrador City
Media Advisory: Premier to Host Athletic Awards
Province’s Top Athletes Honoured by Premier Dunderdale

May 17
Ministerial Statement - Premier Recognizes Young Athletes Through Awards Program
Ministerial Statement - Government Opens New Office in Labrador West

May 22
Senior Appointment Announced

May 23
Media Advisory: Ceremonial Shrub Plantings Planned for Victoria Day

May 24
Media Advisory: Premier Tables Correspondence with DND Minister

May 25
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Labrador North Chamber of Commerce

May 28
Policy on Aboriginal Consultation to be Formalized

May 29
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Salvation Army Red Shield Luncheon
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Army Cadets Annual Ceremonial Review
Ministerial Statement - Motion to Confirm Appointment of New Auditor General

May 30
Senior Appointments Announced
Ministerial Statement - Francophonie Day Recognized in Province
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Association of Fundraising Professionals
Media Advisory: Kruger Meeting Rescheduled
Province Continues Call for Federal Government to Change Search and Rescue Protocols

May 31
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Investiture and Life-Saving Awards Dinner
Council of Atlantic Premiers to meet in PEI on June 6, 2012 (Version française)


June

June 4
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in St. John’s
Media Advisory: Premier Available to Media Following Kruger Meeting

June 5
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in Twillingate

June 6
Atlantic Work Force Partnership Key to Economic Growth  (Version française)

June 8
Media Advisory: Premier to Address Grade Six Ceremony

June 9
Media Advisory: Premier Marks 40th Anniversary of Child Parent Centre

June 11
Media Advisory: Public Service Awards of Excellence to be Presented
Public Service Employees Honoured with Prestigious Award

June 12
Media Advisory: Premier Dunderdale Keynote Speaker at Memorial’s Calgary Affinity Dinner
Ministerial Statement - Minister Recognizes Public Service Week
Ministerial Statement - Expo Labrador Offers Big Opportunities in the Big Land

June 14
Ministerial Statement - Minister Commends Women’s Centres

June 15
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day Recognized in Newfoundland and Labrador
Two Senior Appointments Announced
Contract Awarded for Labrador Ferry Freight Service

June 18
Media Advisory: Premier to Open NOIA’s International Conference

June 19
Premier's Address to NOIA
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in Fogo Island

June 21
Media Advisory: Premier to Address Chamber of Commerce Luncheon
Media Advisory: Premier and Minister Available to Media
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Ministerial Statement - Minister Celebrates National Aboriginal Day
Provincial Government Expresses Concern with ExxonMobil’s Position on Hebron Module

June 23
Latest Mill Vote Marks Important Step Forward; Premier Available to Media

June 26
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Expo Labrador Conference
Ministerial Statement - Premier Provides Update on Corner Brook Visit
Premier Announces Senior Appointment

June 27
Senior Appointments Announced

June 29
Media Advisory: Ministers to Participate in Ceremonies to Commemorate the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel


July

July 3
Tenders Called for Wharf Repairs in Coastal Labrador

July 4
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in Labrador City

July 5
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Miawpukek First Nation Powwow in Conne River

July 11
Senior Appointment Announced
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in Wabush

July 12
Media Advisory: Premier Available to Media

July 13
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Volunteer Workshop in Spaniard’s Bay
Media Advisory: Premier and Minister Available to Media
New Multi-Purpose Building for St. Lewis; Over $900,000 for New Municipal Infrastructure for North and South Coasts of Labrador
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Indonesian Night Aboard the KRI Dewaruci

July 16
Pride Week Recognized in Newfoundland and Labrador
Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador and Mrs. Crosbie to host a Diamond Jubilee Garden Party in Corner Brook
Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Supported by Provincial Government
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in Corner Brook

July 18
Media Advisory: Cabinet to Meet in Gander

July 23
Media Advisory: Premier Available to Media

July 24
Media Advisory: Premier to Attend Council of the Federation Meeting
Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador and Mrs. Crosbie to host a Diamond Jubilee Garden Party at Government House

July 26
More Wharf Repairs Scheduled for Coastal Labrador
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Labrador West Regatta

July 27
Media Advisory: News Conference to Take Place at Premiers’ Meeting
Premiers Guide Development of Canada’s Energy Resources  (Version française)
Premier Dunderdale Strong Voice at Council of the Federation Meeting

July 30
Premier Announces Senior Appointments Premier Announces New Communications Director

July 31
Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation - Renovations Planned for Social Housing in Nain


August

August 1
Media Advisory: Premier to Attend the Royal St. John’s Regatta

August 6
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in Hopedale
Media Advisory: Ministers to Speak at Sunnyside Truce Sound 400 Festival

August 10
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend 34th Annual Stephenville Theatre Festival

August 15
Media Advisory: Minister to Unveil Monument in Nutak
Monument to Former Residents of Nutak Unveiled

August 16
Media Advisory: Minister to Celebrate Orientation to Trades and Technology Program
George River Caribou Herd Continues to Decline

August 17
Media Advisory: Premier to Open Newfoundland and Labrador Summer Games

August 19
2012 Newfoundland and Labrador Summer Games Are Underway

August 23
Premier Dunderdale Announces Senior Appointments

August 28
Media Advisory: Minister to Recognize Merchant Navy Veterans Day

August 29
Over Half a Million Dollars for Employment Support Projects in Labrador
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in Harbour Grace


September

September 4
Media Advisory: Cabinet to Meet in Labrador West
$1 Million in Funding for Health Care Facilities in Labrador
Thirteen Labrador Coastal Communities Benefit from Health Care Funding
Premier Dunderdale Announces Senior Appointments
Big Investments in Booming Labrador West
Ministers Officially Open Labrador West Weigh Scales
Excitement Mounting for the 2013 Labrador Winter Games
Over $4.2 Million Infusion in Labrador West

September 7
Media Advisory: Ministers to Attend Grand Opening of Dexter Institute in Labrador City
Premier Announces Senior Appointments
Media Advisory: Premier to Speak at Opening of International Women Police Conference
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in Carbonear

September 11
Media Advisory: Premier Dunderdale Addresses International Women in Police Awards Luncheon

September 14
Ceremony Marks Official Opening of Port Hope Simpson School
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Battle of Britain Ceremony
Media Advisory: Minister to Launch Public Awareness Campaign on Climate Change and Energy Efficiency

September 17
Climate Change Awareness to Rise With Turn Back the Tide Campaign
Newfoundland and Labrador Breaking Free from Sexual Violence

September 18
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Seniors Resource Centre AGM

September 19
Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador to present Diamond Jubilee Medals
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in Bonavista

September 20
Provincial Government Recognized Nationally for Leadership in Climate Change and Energy Efficiency
Media Advisory: Premier Dunderdale to Participate in Home from The Sea Campaign Groundbreaking Ceremony

September 21
Premier Announces Senior Appointment
Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation - Construction Begins on New Labrador Women’s Shelter
Groundbreaking Ceremony Marks Significant Milestone for New Sealers Memorial in Elliston
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Take Back the Night March

September 24
Premier Announces Staff Changes
Media Advisory: Premier in Ottawa to Meet with Prime Minister

September 25
Media Advisory: Premier Available to the Media Tomorrow

September 26
Media Advisory: Premier’s Media Availability Changed to 1:00
Premier Announces New Chancellor for Memorial University, Acknowledges Tremendous Contributions of Chancellor Hillier
Minister Congratulates Grand Chief of Innu Nation

September 27
Media Advisory: Premier to Attend Official Opening of Ronald McDonald House
Premier Celebrates Opening of Ronald McDonald House

September 28
Media Advisory: Premier to Address St. John’s Board of Trade
Media Advisory: Minister McGrath to Address Royal Canadian Legion


October

October 1
Agreement Finalized with Pharmacists' Association of Newfoundland and Labrador

October 2
Premier, Minister Celebrate Girls as Leaders

October 3
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in Bay De Verde
Premier's Address to St. John's Board of Trade

October 4
Media Advisory: Premier to Attend RCMP Change of Command Ceremony
Order of Newfoundland and Labrador Recipients Named
Premier Welcomes New RCMP Commanding Officer
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in Trinity

October 5
Senior Appointment Announced

October 9
Media Advisory: Media Contacts Updated
Media Advisory: Premier Dunderdale to Visit MacDonald Drive Junior High
Media Advisory: Atlantic Status of Women Ministers to Meet in St. John’s

October 10
Media Advisory: Atlantic Status of Women Ministers to Launch Cybersafe Girl Initiative
Atlantic Canada Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women Meet in St. John’s

October 11
Atlantic Initiative Aims to Protect Girls from Cyber-violence
Media Advisory: Premier and Ministers to Hold News Conference
Media Advisory: Minister and Girl Guides Sign International Day of the Girl Proclamation
Provincial Government Holds Firm, Secures $150 Million in Hebron Dispute

October 12
Senior Appointment Announced
Media Advisory: Minister to Welcome Russian Tall Ship Kruzenshtern

October 15
Media Advisory: Order of Newfoundland and Labrador Investiture Ceremony
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Mining Forum in Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Media Advisory: Premier to Participate in Order of Newfoundland and Labrador Investiture Ceremony

October 16
Eight Invested into the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador
Media Advisory: Premier to Participate at Roncalli Sod-Turning
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in Harbour Breton

October 17
Work to Begin on Major Expansion of Roncalli Elementary

October 18
Minister Recognizes the Advancements of Women on National Persons Day

October 19
Media Advisory: Cabinet Swearing-in Ceremony
Premier Announces Changes to Cabinet and New Office of Public Engagement

October 24
Minister Congratulates Chief of Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation Band
Premier Appoints Parliamentary Assistant, Parliamentary Secretaries

October 25
Media Advisory: Premier to Speak at Atlantic Mayors’ Congress
Media Advisory: Premier to Participate in CBS Stadium Sod-Turning
Premier Celebrates Construction Start of New Conception Bay South Arena

October 26
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Fly the Flag of Remembrance Ceremony
Premier Dunderdale Announces Senior Appointment

October 29
Media Advisory: News Conference to Announce Release of Muskrat Falls Decision Gate 3 Numbers and Manitoba Hydro International Analysis

October 30
MHI Analysis and DG3 Cost Estimates Support Development of Muskrat Falls

October 31
Minister Congratulates New Chief of Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in Channel-Port aux Basques
Media Advisory: Premier and Ministers to Address Mineral Resources Review



November

November 1
Premier Announces Senior Appointments
Media Advisory: Premier to Speak at Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs (NLOWE) Awards Gala

November 5
Media Advisory: Premier to Participate in Candlelight Tribute to Veterans

November 6
MOU Signings for Service Delivery with Aboriginal Communities

November 9
Media Advisory: Premier to Participate in Remembrance Day Ceremony

November 13
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in Ferryland
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Labrador West Chamber of Commerce

November 14
Media Advisory: Premier and Minister to Launch Journeyperson Mentorship Program
Journeyperson Mentorship Program Helping to Meet Skilled Trades Demand
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at the Association of Fundraising Professionals Annual Awards

November 15
Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation - Media Advisory: Premier to Announce Provincial Homelessness Funding
Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation - 2012-13 Provincial Homelessness Fund Recipients Announced
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Labrador North Chamber of Commerce

November 16
Provincial Government Provides $650,000 to Launch Initiatives that Support Inclusion

November 19
Consultations to Focus on Bullying, Harassment

November 20
Online Annual Reports Heighten Openness and Transparency

November 21
Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary to Participate in Launch of the Annual Christmas Kettle Campaign

November 22
Media Advisory: Ministers to Announce New Online Inspection Report Resource
Restaurant Inspection Reports Now Available Online
Media Advisory: Premier Dunderdale to Attend Council of the Federation International Economic Forum

November 23
Media Advisory: Minister to Launch Annual Purple Ribbon Campaign
Premiers Collaborate to Secure Canada’s Economic Success (Version française)

November 26
Annual Purple Ribbon Campaign Highlights Issue of Violence Against Women

November 27
Ministerial Statement - Deadline Approaching for Application to Qalipu Mi’Kmaq First Nation

November 28
Local Sparks, Brownies, Girl Guides, Pathfinders and Rangers to Decorate the Christmas Tree at Government House
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in Placentia

November 29
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in Clarenville
Ministerial Statement - Minister Congratulates Newfoundland and Labrador Women Entrepreneurs

November 30
Media Advisory: Premier to Join Prime Minister for Announcement
Media Advisory: Premier to Address the Canadian Club of Toronto
Premier, Prime Minister Announce Agreement on Loan Guarantee


December

December 4
Ovations to Celebrate Women of Newfoundland and Labrador
Ministerial Statement - Ovations to Applaud Accomplishments of Women

December 5
Ministerial Statement - Minister Recognizes International Volunteer Day
House of Assembly Passes Motion in Support of Muskrat Falls

December 6
Ministerial Statement - Minister Honours Victims of the Montreal Massacre

December 10
Media Advisory: Parliamentary Secretary to Attend Carol Sing Service in Arnold’s Cove
Premier Announces Senior Appointments Ministerial Statement - Labrador Subsidy Provides Winter Snowmobile Access for Coastal Communities

December 11
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee CommemorativeBook Available in Marystown
Ministerial Statement - Public Advisory: Progress Report on Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Action Plans

December 12
Funding Awarded to Help Prevent Violence Against Aboriginal Women and Children

December 13
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Celebration for Newly Renovated Social Housing Homes

December 14
Media Advisory: Minister to Visit Veterans Pavilion

December 16
Media Advisory: Premier to Make Announcement on Muskrat Falls

December 17
Media Advisory: Ministers to Discuss the Future of Ferry Services
Ministerial Statement - Premier Pays Tribute to the Life and Legacy of Hazel McIsaac
Public Advisory: Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Book Available in St. Lawrence
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Announces Sanction of the Muskrat Falls Development

December 19
Media Advisory: Premier to Visit Roncalli Elementary

December 20
Media Advisory: Change in Media Contacts

December 27
Social and Economic Well-Being of Aboriginal Peoples Remains a Priority in 2012

December 28
Celebrating Great Achievements in Labrador in 2012
Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador and Mrs. Crosbie to Host Annual New Year’s Levee


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