Executive Council
December 16, 2015

Engaging Openly With Residents

Premier Releases Ministerial Mandate Letters

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador today publicly released mandate letters, which ministers received after being sworn in. In the letters, Premier Ball outlines his government’s priorities and gives ministers direction for each department.

“We have important work ahead that will require exceptional leadership from our Cabinet as we take on the difficult fiscal reality facing our province. I am proud to have a team of such experienced and capable people, ready to take on the responsibility of governing and meet the challenges ahead.”
- The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador

Mandate letters are now available on the Cabinet page: www.exec.gov.nl.ca/exec/cabinet/ministers/

“Releasing these mandate letters is important and it reflects the priorities I have set for our government. The people of our province can see what our goals are and understand where each minister will focus his or her particular efforts.”
- Premier Ball

These letters will also be posted on the Open Government page and departmental web pages later today.

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Media contact:
Nancy O’Connor
Director of Communications
Office of the Premier
709-789-1825
nancyoconnor@gov.nl.ca

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