Education and Early Childhood Development
January 17, 2016
Minister Kirby Comments on Situation in Bay d'Espoir Area
The following statement was issued today by the Honourable Dale Kirby, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development:
"On behalf of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development, I express our deepest concern for all of the people in the communities of Milltown, Bay d'Espoir and the surrounding area who have been impacted by the devastating fire. We have been in steady contact with the school district officials, and will work closely with them to develop plans to continue to provide a high quality of education for students. While we are relieved that there have been no injuries reported, our government will do our very best to support the residents and the affected communities through this difficult time. Updates on the situation will be provided as they become available."
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Media Relations Manager
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
2016 01 17 5:10 p.m.