News Release Photos - 2010



January 7
  • 2010 Pre-Budget Consultations Set to Begin

    Photo #1: Pre-Budget Consultation in Springdale - The Honourable Tom Marshall, Minister of Finance, is joined by Kevin Pollard, MHA – Baie Verte-Springdale for the pre-budget consultation session in Springdale.

January 18

  • Health Ministers Work Together to Benefit Atlantic Canadians

    Photo: New Brunswick Health Minister Mary Schryer, Nova Scotia Health Minister Maureen MacDonald, Prince Edward Island Minister of Health and Wellness Carolyn Bertram and Newfoundland and Labrador’s Health and Community Services Minister Jerome Kennedy met in Halifax on Friday, January 15. The Ministers signed a Memorandum of Understanding ensuring cancer patients receive radiation therapy within eight weeks of being ready-to-treat. Provinces will support each other with therapy services, if they are unable to meet the timeline. 


February 2

  • New Government Office Officially Opens in Grand Falls-Windsor

    Photo #1: The Honourable Tom Marshall, centre, is joined left to right by Clayton Forsey, MHA, Exploits, Ray Hunter, M.H.A., Grand Falls-Windsor-Green Bay South, Mayor Harry Hallett, President of MNL, Jose Budgell, Manager – Rebate Programs, Mayor Al Hawkins, Grand Falls-Windsor, Mayor Jerry Dean, Botwood, Mayor Robert Hobbs, Bishop’s Falls, Robert Constantine, Assistant Deputy Minister of Finance.

February 9

February 10

February 15

  • Minister Joins Heritage Foundation to Celebrate Heritage Day

    Photo 1: Representatives from the heritage community join the Honourable Terry French, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation, to sign a proclamation declaring February 15 Heritage Day in Newfoundland and Labrador.

    Photo 2: The Honourable Terry French, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation, and Shannie Duff, Vice-Chair of the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador, present Carly Whyte of South East Bight with a framed copy of her winning Heritage Day Poster Contest submission.

February 16


March 8

  • Newfoundland Labrador Housing - Newfoundland Labrador Housing Tenants Across the Province Raise Money for Haiti

    Photo: The Honourable Tom Hedderson, Minister of Transportation and Works and Minister Responsible for Housing (Housing), on March 5, joined some of the Housing tenants whose tenant associations from around the province raised $1,808 for Haitian earthquake victims. The amount was matched by Housing for a grand total of $3,616. From left, Minister Hedderson poses with Myrtle Mitchell, Eric-McKay Tenant Association, St. John’s; Lorraine Terry, Froude Avenue-Cashin Avenue Neighbourhood Enhancement Association, St. John’s; Canadian Red Cross representative Vanessa Froud, who accepted the donation; and Jim Martin, Burin-Black Duck Cove Tenant Association, Burin.


May 3

May 7


June 1

  • Recreation Month Activities Highlight Importance of Physical Activity

    Photo #1: The Honourable Terry French, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation was joined by Grade 4 students from Topsail Elementary in Conception Bay South last week to sign a proclamation declaring June as Recreation Month in Newfoundland and Labrador. From left are: Minister French, Topsail MHA Paul Davis, Rob Button, President-elect of Recreation Newfoundland and Labrador (with pen), Calvin Rendell, Past President of the C.B.S Soccer Association, and Karen Spencer of the C.B.S. Parks Commission.

June 4

  • Minister Acknowledges Commitment of Foster Parents

    Photo #1: The Honourable Joan Burke, Minister of Child, Youth and Family Services meets with the Board of Directors of the Newfoundland and Labrador Foster Families Association. Front Row: (Left to Right) Minister Burke, Rosie Lucy, Julia Morgan. Back Row: Mabel Anderson, Louise Lavalle, Dave Melvin, Tracy Swan, Diane Molloy (Executive Director), Stephen Hilliard (Treasurer), Melvina Elliott, Patricia McGrath (Chair), Linda Buckle, Fronie Blake. Missing from photo: Paula Clements, Ruby Ellsworth.

June 18


July 2

  • Newfoundland and Labrador to Enter New Era of Fisheries Science Research

    Photo #1: The RV Celtic Explorer will be the province’s new research vessel with the Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research

    Photo #2: The RV GECHO II will conduct sophisticated inshore fisheries research

    Photo #3: News Conference regarding Fisheries Science investment at the Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University. (l-r) Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture; Honourable Danny Williams, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador; Dr. Gary Kachanoski, president and vice-chancellor of Memorial University; Glenn Blackwood, Executive Director, Fisheries and Marine Institute; Glenn Janes, chief operating officer, Research & Development Corporation; Robert Verge, managing director of the Canadian Centre for Fisheries Innovation; Dr. George Rose, the new director of the Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research.

July 6

July 7

July 30

  • Provincial Inland Fish Enforcement Officers Arrest Poachers

    Photo #1: Recent Inland Fish Enforcement operations near Dover, Bonavista Bay, on July 11, led to the arrests of two individuals for allegedly illegally netting salmon and trout in coastal waters. Officers seized a boat, outboard motor and nets, along with salmon and trout.

    Photo #2: Inland Fish Enforcement operations near the community of Peterview in the Bay of Exploits led to the arrests of three individuals on July 23 for allegedly illegally netting salmon. Officers seized two nets and five Atlantic salmon.


August 24


September 8

  • Minister Recognizes International Literacy Day with Presentation of Literacy Award

    Photo 1: The Honourable Darin King, Minister of Education, presents Council of the Federation Literacy Award to this year’s recipient, Robin Grant.

    Photo 2: The Honourable Darin King, Minister of Education, signs proclamation of International Literacy Day with stakeholders from the literacy community. Front Row: Tom Dawe – Executive Director of Teachers on Wheels, Minister King, Caroline Vaughan – Executive Director of Literacy NL. Back Row: Margaret Bartlett – adult learner at New Beginnings ABE program (Stella Burry Community Services), Jessica Lee Middleman – instructor at New Beginnings ABE program, Robin Grant

September 29


October 4

October 8

  • Mental Illness Awareness Week Focuses on Ending the Stigma

    Photo: Proclamation signing during 2010 Mental Illness Awareness Week. Back row (left to right): Gloria Williams, Mental Health Promotion Consultant, Eastern Health; Paula Corcoran, Peer Support Coordinator, CHANNAL. Front row (left to right): Dave Banko, Executive Director, Schizophrenia Society of Newfoundland and Labrador; Mark Gruchy, President, Canadian Mental Health Association Newfoundland and Labrador (CMHA-NL); the Honourable Jerome Kennedy, Minister of Health and Community Services; George Skinner, Executive Director, CMHA-NL.


November 9

November 19

  • Minister Celebrates National Child Day

    Photo 1: The Honourable Joan Burke, Minister of Child, Youth and Family Services (CYFS) meets with Family and Child Care Connections (FCCC) representatives and children to celebrate National Child Day. Front Row: Nicholas Blundon. Middle Row: (Left to Right) Kim Samara, Family Child Care Provider; Jack Sullivan; Cheryl Stacey Barrett, Family Child Care Provider; Grace Mootrey; Bernice Morgan, Early Childhood Educator and Playgroup Facilitator. Back Row: Lynn Smyth, Coordinator, FCCC; Jennifer Russell, Inclusion Consultant, CYFS; Skye Taylor, Director of Professional Development, Association of Early Childhood Educators Newfoundland and Labrador; Anna Taylor; Minister Burke; Mary Linehan, Early Childhood Educator; Valerie Collins, Home Visitor; Trudy Cuza, Home Visitor; Eilis Baker, Administrative Assistant, FCCC.

    Photo 2: The Honourable Joan Burke, Minister of Child, Youth and Family Services watches Andrew Short paint a picture while chatting with Kim Samara, Family Child Care Provider during a National Child Day celebration.

    Photo 3: Honourable Joan Burke, Minister of Child, Youth and Family Services reads a story with the children during a National Child Day celebration. From Left to Right: Anna Taylor, Minister Burke, Jack Kearney, Lana Goldsworthy, Joseph Samara.


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