#1: Joan Burke, Minister
Responsible for the Status of Women and Minister of Human
Resources and Employment, has proclaimed February 15-21, 2004 as
Women’s Institute Week in Newfoundland and Labrador. Joining her
for the proclamation signing were (front) Shirley Fraize,
Newfoundland and Labrador Women’s Institutes president elect,
Juanita Lester, past president, (back) Barbara Taylor, 1st
vice president and Jane Laite, St. John’s district
#1: Joan Burke, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women
and Minister of Human Resources,
Labour and Employment, has proclaimed March 7-13, 2004 as
International Women’s Week. Joining her for the
proclamation signing were: (back, left to right) Lisa Zigler,
chair of the 2004 IWD Organizing Committee and co-coordinator with
the Status of Women Council and Women’s Centre; Joyce Hancock,
president of the Provincial Advisory Council on the Status of
Women, (front) Lori Shea, career development facilitator with the
Independent Living Resource Centre and Cheryl Bennett, coordinator
of the Regional Coordinating Coalition Against Violence –
#1: Ed Byrne, Minister of Department of Natural Resources, has
proclaimed March 13-19, 2004 as 4-H Week in Newfoundland and
Labrador. Joining Minister Byrne for the proclamation signing were
(front) Tyler Purcell, Minister Byrne (back) Gerry Sullivan, Sara
Connors, Raylene Williams and Terrilyn Penny.
#1: Education Minister John Ottenheimer was pleased to receive
the donation this morning from Catherine Power, chair of the HSA.
#1: Municipal and Provincial Affairs Minister Jack Byrne and
Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Municipalities President
Herb Brett sign the proclamation for Municipal Awareness Day.
Missing from picture is Rodney Cumby, President of the
Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Municipal Administrators.
Order of Newfoundland and Labrador recipients invested today
Photo #1: Order of Newfoundland and Labrador recipients
Front row (Left to Right) - Edgar Baird, Susan Patten, Premier Danny Williams, Lieutenant Governor Edward Roberts, Linda Peckford, Joanne MacDonald.
Back row (Left to Right) - Paul Johnson, Dr. James Tuck, Henry Shouse , Gary Graham , Dr. Otto Tucker.
Government contributes to
Kids Eat Smart Foundation
Photo #1: Joan
Burke, Minister of Human Resources, Labour and Emplyment (left)
presents the Kids Eat Smart Foundation's Jeannie House (centre),
Chair of Board of Directors and Susan Green (right), Executive
Director, with a $500,000 contribution on behalf of the
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. The contribution will
assist the foundation in providing breakfast, lunch and snack
programs in schools and community centres throughout
Newfoundland and Labrador.
Ministers' tour of west coast justice facilities informative, meetings productive
1: Ministers Marshall and Burke meet officials at the West Coast Correctional Centre in Stephenville on October 14, 2004. (L-R) Arthur Parsons, correctional officer, Robert Jones, assistant superintendent, Minister Tom Marshall, Minister Joan Burke, and Wayne Alexander, correctional officer.
Duke of Edinburgh’s Award flag flies on Confederation Hill
#1: Minister Joan Burke and participants of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award take part in a flag raising at Confederation Building in St. John’s October 18th. (L-R) Tony Manning, Bill Wilson, Ashlee Forward, Minister Burke, Hayley Porter, Trudy O’Keefe, Glenn Mifflin.
Ministers host awards ceremony for Girl Guides of Canada
Photo #1: Dianne Whalen, Minister of
Government Services, and Kathy Dunderdale, Minister of
Innovation, Trade and Rural Development and Minister responsible
for the Rural Secretariat, join Chief Commissioner Gretchen
McCurdy and Provincial Commissioner Sharon Callahan for the
presentation of the Chief Commissioner's Gold Award for the
Newfoundland and Labrador Council for the Girl Guides of Canada.
Administration Advisory Board holds historic first meeting
Photo #1: (L to R) Chief Judge M.R. Reid, Chief Justice
Derek Green, Chief Justice Clyde Wells, Minister of Justice
& Attorney General Tom Marshall Q.C., Deputy Minister John
Cummings Q.C., Assistant Deputy Minister Chris Curran.
Community Economic Development awards presented
winners: left to right, Bride Martin, St. Vincent’s,
Lifetime Achievement Award; Jamie Pye, Labrador, Excellence in
Youth Leadership Award; Frank Flynn, Labrador Fishermen’s
Union Shrimp Company Limited, Excellence in Fostering
Entrepreneurship Award; Harold Mullowney, Bay Bulls, Outstanding
Individual Achievement Award; Brian Fowlow, NorthLink, Labrador,
Excellence in Partnerships Award; Donna Roberts and Carol Best,
Labrador, Big Land Fair, Innovation in Education Award.
#1: Paul Shelley, Minister of Tourism, Culture and
Recreation unveils artist Gerry Squires'new full-colour
lithograph: Ferryland Lighthouse in Ferryland this
morning. The event was hosted by Jill Curran and Sonia
O’Keefe,owners of Lighthouse Picnics, a unique and
successful business venture in Ferryland that operates out of
the historic building that dates to the late 1800s.
Minister attends grand
opening of new Central Fire Station
Officially opening of Central Fire Station. Left to Right: Mount
Pearl City Councillor
Ed Grant, St. John's Mayor Andy Wells, Minister Jack Byrne, St.
John's City Councillor Paul Sears and Patrick Power, St. John's
Regional Fire Department.