Tourism, Culture and Recreation - 2012

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

January

January 5
Portfolio of Posters Brings Artwork into Schools

January 9
Significant Fossil Resources Protected

January 11
Provincial Arts and Culture Centres Embrace the Winter Season

January 13
Minor Hockey Celebrated Across Newfoundland and Labrador
New Ads Showcase Newfoundland and Labrador as an Intriguing Travel Destination

January 18
Colonial Building Interior to Get Spruced Up in New Year

January 23
Heritage Organizations Supported With Additional Funding

January 24
Tourism Marketing Campaign Wins Canadaís Most Prestigious Advertising Award

January 26
Media Advisory: Ministers to Speak at Newfoundland and Labrador Summer Games Event


February

February 20
Winners of Heritage Day Poster Contest Announced

February 23
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador Luncheon

February 24
Partnership Furthers Growth in Tourism

February 29
Tourism Campaign Receives Multiple Honours at 2011 Adrian Awards


March

March 6
Athletes Applauded for Competing at Special Olympic Canada Winter Games

March 7
Aboriginal Groups Encouraged to Apply to Cultural Heritage Program

March 8
Ministerial Statement - Newfoundland and Labrador Leads the Country in Tourism Marketing

March 13
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Sportfest Launch

March 14
Sportfest Encourages Youth to Try Different Sport and Recreation Activities

March 16
Cainís Quest a World-Class Endurance Race

March 20
Ministerial Statement - Team Newfoundland and Labrador Congratulated on Success at Special Olympic Canada Winter Games

March 21
Residents Encouraged to Attend SnowWest 2012
Investment in Arts and Culture Continues to be a Priority

March 22
Ministerial Statement - East Coast Trail Named One of the Worldís Top Adventure Destinations

March 26
Ministerial Statement - Poet Congratulated for Winning BMO Winterset Award


April

April 2
Community Recreation Development Grant Program Open for Applications

April 3
Committees and Organizations Encouraged to Apply for Seniors Community Recreation Grant Program
Ministerial Statement - Young People Get More Physically Active in the After School Hours
Jillian Keiley Congratulated on Prestigious Appointment

April 9
All Six Provincial Arts and Culture Centres Offering Online Ticketing

April 11
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Official Naming of the St. Johnís Arts and Culture Centre Basement Theatre

April 12
St. Johnís Arts and Culture Centre Basement Theatre Named in Honour of Former Artistic Director

April 13
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Opening of Long Point Lighthouse and Titanic Exhibit
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Sport Newfoundland and Labrador Awards Gala

April 16
Minister Congratulates Recipients of Stars and Legends Awards

April 24
A Prosperous Economy and Renewable Energy Future Fueled by Budget 2012
Building Prosperity: Infrastructure Investments Promote Sustainable Success
Labradorians Continue to Benefit from Northern Strategic Plan Investments

April 27
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Provincial Arts Awards Show in Gander

April 30
Minister Congratulates Winners of Arts Council Awards
Ministerial Statement - Arts and Culture Centres Expand Cultural Programming


May

May 3
Ministerial Statement - Arts and Letters Awards Celebrates its 60th Anniversary
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Women in Sport Conference
Media Advisory: Ministers to Announce Funding for the 2012 Newfoundland and Labrador Summer Games

May 4
Over $800,000 Invested to Upgrade Infrastructure for 2012 Summer Games
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Provincial Arts and Letters Awards Presentation

May 7
Minister Congratulates Winners of the 60th Annual Arts and Letters Awards

May 8
Ministerial Statement - Sportfest Encourages Youth to Get Involved in Sport and Physical Activity

May 9
Provincial Visitor Information Centres Open for Business
2013 Labrador Winter Games Board of Directors Announced
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Canadian Council of Tourism Ministersí Meeting

May 14
Ministerial Statement - Don Johnson Celebrated for his Lifelong Commitment to Sport

May 16
Media Advisory: Premier to Host Athletic Awards
Provinceís Top Athletes Honoured by Premier Dunderdale

May 17
Media Advisory: Minister to Tour Boydís Cove Beothuk Interpretation Centre

May 18
Provincial Historic Sites to Open May 19

May 22
Ministerial Statement - Provincial Historic Sites Open for 2012 Season
Trails, Tales and Tunes Festival Now Open

May 25
Feather and Folk Nature Festival Begins Today

May 30
Ministerial Statement - 2013 Canada Summer Games Mission Staff Announced


June

June 1
Media Advisory: Minister Dalley to Attend Sport and Recreation Meetings and East Coast Trail Event
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Twillingate Islands Tourism Associationís AGM

June 4
Citizens Encouraged to Submit Nominations to Provincial Historic Commemorations Program

June 5
Media Advisory: Minister Dalley in Corner Brook to Address Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador

June 6
New Summer Offers Launched for the Tourism Season

June 7
Media Advisory: Ministers to Announce Funding in Placentia
Ministerial Statement - David Blackwood Exhibit Opens at The Rooms
Katarina Roxon to Represent Canada at 2012 Paralympics

June 8
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Opening of New David Blackwood Exhibits at The Rooms
Placentia, the Pleasant Place, Celebrates 350th Anniversary
Media Advisory: Minister in Gander to Speak at Provincial Hockey Awards Banquet

June 11
Ministerial Statement - Katarina Roxon Congratulated on Representing Canada at 2012 Paralympics
Residents Invited to Get Moving for Recreation Month

June 14
Public Advisory: Closure of Provincial Government Offices in Labrador

June 15
Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador Receives UNESCO Status

June 18
Ministerial Statement - Let Them Be Kids Program Helps Build Playgrounds Throughout the Country

June 19
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Opening of the Nickel Independent Film Festival

June 22
Media Advisory: Minister Dalley to Speak at Launch of Let Them Be Kids Documentary

June 26
Media Advisory: Minister Dalley to Attend Federal-Provincial-Territorial Meeting in Inuvik


July

July 6
Media Advisory: Minister Dalley to Attend Oil and Water

July 10
Wonderbolt Productions Receives Funding for Cirkzilla Tour 2012
Province Supports Annual Jazz and Blues Musical Festival

July 11
Burin Bay Arm Benefits from $15,000 Community Capital Investment

July 12
Upgrades Coming to the Logy Bay-Middle Cove-Outer Cove Softball Field
Beyond The Overpass Theatre Company Receives Cultural Investment
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Opening of Freshwater Suzuki Salmon Festival

July 13
Hazelwood Elementary Receives Community Recreation Grant

July 16
Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Supported by Provincial Government
Newman Sound Menís Choir Wins World Championship
Stephenville Theatre Festival Receives $30,000 Grant

July 17
Recreation Area Being Developed in La Scie

July 18
Riverwood Academy Receives Community Capital Grant

July 19
Playground for Lake Melville School Being Upgraded

July 20
Lawn Receives Support for Outdoor Multipurpose Court

July 23
Theatre Newfoundland and Labrador Receives Cultural Economic Grant
York Harbour Receives Community Capital Funding
New Playground for Town of Channel-Port aux Basques

July 25
New Playground Equipment Being Purchased for Hazelwood Elementary

July 27
Provincial Government Invests in Grand Bank Theatre Festival

July 30
New World Theatre Receives Cultural Funding Grant
Media Advisory: Minister Dalley to Launch Tourism App

July 31
New App Makes NL Tourism Mobile
Media Advisory: Minister Dalley to Attend Various Festivals


August

August 2
Rising Tide Theatre Supported by Cultural Funding

August 3
Provincial Government Supports Annual Folk Music Festival

August 7
Media Advisory: Minister Dalley to Attend Various Festivals

August 19
2012 Newfoundland and Labrador Summer Games Are Underway

August 27
New Playground in the Works for Portland-Jamestown-Winterbrook Area

August 28
New Playground Area to be Developed in Dildo


September

September 4
Media Advisory: Ministers to Make Announcements in Labrador West
Excitement Mounting for the 2013 Labrador Winter Games

September 7
Media Advisory: Ministers to Attend Grand Opening of Dexter Institute in Labrador City

September 10
Co-operation Grows Gros Morneís Tourism Industry

September 13
Playground to be Upgraded by Sandy Cove Lions Club

September 14
Upgrades Coming to the Corduroy Brook Nature Trail
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in 2014 Newfoundland and Labrador Winter Games Announcement

September 17
Provincial Government Supports Newfoundland and Labrador Winter Games

September 19
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in St. Johnís Womenís Film Festival Event

September 21
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Launch of Culture Days in Newfoundland and Labrador

September 24
Residents Invited to Participate in Culture Days

September 25
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Special Olympics Announcement
Minister Extends Congratulations to Special Olympics Newfoundland and Labrador


October

October 1
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Atlantic Canada Showcase Reception and Gala Dinner

October 3
Provincial Parks Attract More Campers During the 2012 Season

October 5
Calling All Artists to the Arts and Letters Program

October 12
Fall is in the Air at Provincial Arts and Culture Centres
Media Advisory: Minister to Attend Music Newfoundland and Labrador's Awards Gala

October 15
Minister Congratulates Music Newfoundland and Labrador Award Winners

October 16
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at St. Johnís International Womenís Film Festival
Workshops Focus on Developing a Stronger Film and Television Industry

October 17
St. Shottís and Calvert Receive Community Capital Grant Funding

October 24
Media Advisory: Minister to Extend Greetings at Launch of Special Olympics National Campaign
Historic Commemorations Program Celebrates Cultural Treasures

October 29
Minister Congratulates Skater Kaetlyn Osmond on Gold Medal


November

November 1
Exploits Communities Receive Community Capital Grant Funding

November 2
Community Capital Grant Supports Improvements to Outdoor Facilities in Colliers
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at the Atlantic Canada Tourism Partnership Launch

November 8
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Opening Ceremonies of Skate Canada Newfoundland and Labrador Sectionals

November 16
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Sport Newfoundland and Labradorís Annual General Meeting
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Newfoundland and Labrador Soccer Association Hall of Fame Dinner and Awards

November 20
Symposium Explores Historical Significance of Natural Disasters

The Commissariat Rings In the Holiday Season

November 21
Francois Recreation Centreís Repairs Funded by Capital Grant Program

November 22
Changes to Legislation Will Enhance Snowmobile Trail System

November 23
Provincial Tourism Campaign Sweeps ICE Advertising Awards
Media Advisory: Minister to Speak at Softball Hall of Fame Ceremony

November 27
Ministerial Statement - Atlantic Canada Tourism Partnership Supports Growth of Tourism Industry

November 29
Ministerial Statement - Historic Commemorations Program Honours Cultural Treasures


December

December 12
Ministerial Statement - Matthew Rogers Congratulated on Award-Winning Video
Charlottetown and Dover Receive Community Capital Grant Funding

December 13
Ministerial Statement - Communities Provided with Support for Physical Activity Initiatives
Media Advisory: Minister to Make Announcement on Recreation Grant Funding

December 14
Recreation Grants Enhance Community Programming

December 17
Community Capital Grant Program Funds Menihek Nordic Ski Club

December 24
Morris Academy Receives Community Capital Grant

December 31
Tourism, Culture and Recreation Abounds in 2012



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