#1: Peter O'Brien of the Canadian Federation of Independent
Business (C) speaks with Finance Minister Lloyd Matthews (L) and
acting Development and Rural Renewal Minister Ernie McLean (R)
after the announcement of the provincial government's new venture tax
credit investment programs.
#2: NTV cameraperson takes aim at the Ministers Ernie McLean
(L) and Lloyd Matthews (R) at the announcement of the two new
venture capital tax credit investment programs.
#1: (L to R) Hilda Menchions, Charles Furey, Minister of
Tourism, Culture and Recreation and Bruce Ricketts.
#1: Operation Online
(l-r) Eamonn Kelly (chairman of the CEOs of the Country Enterprise
Boards); Sam Walters (Operation ONLINE)
& #3: Guigne International Ltd.
(l-r) Ray Whalen (Guigne), Taoiseach Bertie Aherm, Brendan O'Conner (Managing
Director, Aquafact International Ltd.)
& #5: Construction Management Technologies
front: (l-r) Seamus Butler (Butler
Manufacturing), Nancy Hanrahan (Bishop's Falls Development Corp.),
Al Ducey (Construction Management Technologies), Derek Ducey
(Construction Management Technologies)
Board of Trade
back (l-r) Minister Kelly,
Taoiseach Bertie Aherm, Noel Treacy (Minister for Science, Technology and
A group photo of all participants
who signed deals.
#1: Lieutenant-Governor Dr. A. M. House, Premier Brian Tobin,
and Fisheries and Aquaculture Minister John Efford enter the
foyer of the House of Assembly to sign the book of condolence for
former Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau.
#1: Anna Thistle, President of Treasury Board, (C), signed
the proclamation today to recognize Sept. 18-22, as National
Payroll Week. The ceremony was attended by front: Arnold Greene,
(L), payroll supervisor, Public Service Payroll; Elaine Gill, (R), director of the provincial government relations committee
of the Canadian Payroll Association (CPA). Back: Janet Harding,
(L), payroll officer, Public service Payroll; and Marg Pearcey,
(R), provincial government liaison committee of CPA.
#1 Charles Furey, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation
(L) in Newfoundland and Labrador discusses the structure of the
Grand Battery Wall at Fort Townshend with chief archaeologist Roy
Skanes. The fort, built in the late 1700s is the focus of a very
large archaeological dig in the center of St. John's where the
government will build its $40 million cultural and heritage
facility The Rooms.
August 1, 2000
start of granite processing plant in Argentia
Photo #1 Beaton Tulk,
Minister of Development and Rural Renewal, operates a
Caterpillar backhoe to turn the sod marking the start of
construction of a new $20 million granite processing facility at
Argentia. Scores of onlookers kept a respectably safe distance
as the minister maneuvered the machine!
#2 Back (from left) Jim Radford, President and CEO of Epoch
Rock Inc.; Sandra Kelly, Minister of Industry, Trade and
Technology; and Beaton Tulk, Minister of Development and Rural
Renewal, are joined by Epoch Rock’s investment partners and
representatives of the Town of Placentia at the site where
construction of a $20 million granite processing facility will