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February



March

April
  • April 8, 2002
    Cultural trade mission opens door for two Newfoundland and Labrador music groups

    Photo #1: RASA is one of two music groups that will perform at a Newfoundland and Labrador showcase during the Boston area music showcase and conference NEMO later this week.

    Photo #2: Newfoundland and Labrador music group The Punters will perform at a showcase on April 12, 2002 during NEMO, a Boston area music showcase and conference. The Punters will also be featured on a CD that will include selected acts from the showcase, including fellow Newfoundland and Labrador music group RASA.

  • April 9, 2002
    10th Annual Provincial Wholesale Craft Show a success

    Photo #1 / Photo #2: Tammy and Samantha Wells started their company, Sheep Soap Girls, in August 2001. This is Tammy’s first show. Tammy and her husband Allan have 375 sheep at Robinsons in western Newfoundland which they sell for meat and wool and they are now making soap from sheep’s milk.

    Photo #3 / Photo #4: Karen Matthews designs and manufactures clothing at her company, Nortique, in Corner Brook. Traditionally she has made coats in wool, and has now added a range of stylish lighter coats in cotton and synthetic materials. She has recently added embroidery to her woollen coats. Her polar bear motif is particularly popular.

    Photo #5: Sterling Creations by Blaine from Isle aux Morts produces handmade sterling silver jewelry featuring many Maritime themes.

    Photo #6: Pool’s Cove Crafts, producer of hand knits, is aptly named for its location in Pool’s Cove, Newfoundland and Labrador.

    Photo #7: Nycki Temple of EcoWise in St John’s manufactures a range of goods from natural hemp including dog leashes, chews and a collapsible, plastic-lined dog drinking bowl. Also tiny change purses that are as popular with men as with women, and a range of shoulder bags and shopping bags with interior compartments.

    Photo #8: Labrador Traditions from Happy Valley-Goose Bay is well-known for its beautiful Innu tea dolls, handmade moccasins and soapstone carvings.

    Photo #9: Steve and Gwen Knudsen use local berries and plants to manufacture jams, spreads, relishes, teas and vinegars in Griquet on the Northern Peninsula. Travellers have discovered Dark Tickle jams served as far away as the finest hotels in Japan.


May

Photo #1: Labour Minister Anna Thistle (right), presents a cheque for $3,500 on behalf of the department, to Sandra Chaytor, president of the Newfoundland and Labrador Lung Association and Peggy Johnson, (left), Executive Director of the association, to assist in their annual indoor air quality campaign.

Photo#1: Citizenship and Immigration minister Denis Coderre talks to Intergovernmental Affairs Minister, Tom Lush at the opening of the Engilish as a Second Language (ESL) Adult training Centre.

Photo#2: Citizenship and Immigration Minister Denis Coderre brings greetings with Intergovernmental Affairs Minister, Tom Lush and Executive Director of the Association for New Canadians, Bridget Foster at the English as a Second Language (ESL) Adult Training Centre official opening.

Photo#1: The 18th Newfoundland and Labrador Export Awards were presented last night in St. John’s. The Department of Industry, Trade and Rural Development, in cooperation with the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters, Newfoundland and Labrador Division, hosted the ceremony.


June


Photo#1: Bill Wilson, Director of Youth Services

Photo#1: (L-R) Michael Foley, Jamie Fitzpatrick, Christine Callahan, Hilary Fillier, Minister Kelly and Wayne Haynes.


July


Photo #1: Minister Kelly poses with students from China. Students are Liu Shan Shan, Yang Wen Ying, Yang Kun, Ma Ming Quing, Yu Nan and Zhang Li Juan.


August


Photo #1: Domestic and commercial cutting areas from Port au Choix to St. Paul's


September


  • September 6, 2002
    Diving in: Memorial University opens new marine station focused on the unique marine ecosystem of Newfoundland
     

    Photo #1: Catherine Hooper drops a speciman into a touch tank at Memorial University's newest state-of-the-art facility, the Bonne Bay Marine Station. She is assisted by (LtoR) Kelvin Parsons, provincial minister of Industry, Trade and Rural Development, Gerry Byrne, minister of state for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), and students Diedre Puddister, Mike Kelly, Twila Goosney, and Michael Gillian.

    Photo #2: (L to R) Dr. Axel Meisen, president and vice-chancellor of Memorial University, Kelvin Parsons, provincial minister of Industry, Trade and Rural Development, Gerry Byrne, minister of state for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and Mr. Robert Hicks, chairman of the Gros Morne Co-operating Association, officially opened Memorial University's newest state-of-the-art facility, the Bonne Bay Marine Station in Norris Point today.

     

  • September 10, 2002
    Renovated industrial park attracts manufacturing company to Trepassey
  • Photo #1: After the announcement guests visited the industrial park site where Hygenitek's new facility is under construction. Front row left to right, Rita Pennell, Chair Trepassey Management Corporation; Hon. Kevin Aylward; Hon. Gerry Byrne. Second row, officials of Hygenitek Inc.

    Photo #1: Nithum Thain; winner of the Junior Jubilee Scholarship. 

    Photo #2: Michael Martin; winner of the Constable W.C. Moss Scholarship

    Photo #1: Frank Connors, left, provincial director of operations with Canada Post, joins 2002 Canada Post Literacy Award Winners Janet Skinner of the Labrador Literacy Information and Action Network (LLIAN), Agnes Pike, representing the Partners in Learning literacy program in West St. Modeste, Labrador, Kelly Lambert of Shoal Harbour, an individual achievement award winner, and Education Minister Judy Foote, during an awards presentation ceremony held September 12 in St. John’s.

    Photo #1: Lloyd L.W. Wicks takes the oath of office to become the province's first Child and Youth Advocate - September 16, 2002. (L) John Noel, Clerk of the House of Assembly, (R) Lloyd L.W. Wicks

    Photo #1:Pien Penashue planing white spruce for the canoe.

    Photo #2:Lisette and Pien Penashue

    Photo #3:In 1963, Pien Penashue assisted his step-father Pien Toma, seen here, in making a canoe for the Canadian Museum of Civilization.

    Photo #4:Apprentice Allister Pone planes white spruce while Pien Penashue looks on.


October

Photo #1:Premier Roger Grimes (L) signing the Voisey's Bay legal agreements

Photo #2:Scott Hand Chairman and CEO of Inco Ltd. (R) signing the Voisey's Bay legal agreements

Photo #1: Education Minister Judy Foote (centre), Danielle Yetman of Booth Memorial (left) and Kate Dearness of Bishops College sign a proclamation declaring October 15 National Students Against Impaired Driving Day.

Photo #2: National Students Against Impaired Driving Day proclamation

Photo #1:Winners of the annual Community Economic Development Awards for a group photo with Industry, Trade and Rural Development Minister Kelvin Parsons following the awards ceremony in Port aux Basques Saturday night.


November

Photo #1: Walter Noel, Minister of Government Services and Lands and MHA-Virginia Waters, removes final barrier.

Photo #1: George Saunders, Petroleum Products Pricing Commissioner - Landscape view

Photo #2: George Saunders, Petroleum Products Pricing Commissioner - Portrait view

Photo #1:George Saunders, Petroleum Products Pricing Commissioner with brochure - landscape view

Photo #2:George Saunders, Petroleum Products Pricing Commissioner with brochure - portrait view


December

Photo #1: Sandra C. Kelly, Minister of Youth Services and Post-Secondary Education, and Ajmal Pashtoonyar, of the Youth Mine Action Ambassador Program, sign a proclamation to declare that December 3, 2002 be recognized as Mine Ban Treaty Day in Newfoundland and Labrador. (December 3, 2002)

 
 

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