News Release Photos - 2012

 


January

January 13

  • Minister Marks International Year of Co-operatives

    Photo: The Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister of Innovation, Business and Rural Development, along with members of Newfoundland and Labrador’s co-operatives, mark International Year of Co-operatives at an event at The Newfoundland Independent Filmmakers Co-Operative.

January 16

  • Funding Provided for Students to Experience Arctic Adventures

    Photo: Michael Gardiner, 2011 Students on Ice Arctic Expedition participant, (left) joined the Honourable Darin King, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, recently to present photos to the minister taken during the July 23 to August 7 trip that explored the coasts of Greenland, Labrador and Nunavik (Northern Quebec) and other communities in that region. Mr. Gardiner was supported financially for the expedition by the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture.

January 23

  • Atlantic Energy Ministers Continue Work to Maximize Regional Energy Benefits

    Photo: (Left to right) The Honourable Wes Sheridan, Minister of Finance, Energy, and Municipal Affairs, Prince Edward Island; the Honourable Jerome Kennedy, Minister of Natural Resources, Newfoundland and Labrador; the Honourable Charlie Parker, Minister of Energy, Nova Scotia; and, the Honourable Craig Leonard, Minister for Energy and Minister Responsible for NB Energy Efficiency and Conservation Agency.

January 27


February

February 3

  • Minister Proclaims February as Inclusive Education Month

    Photo: Education Minister Clyde Jackman signs a proclamation declaring February Inclusive Education Month in Newfoundland and Labrador. Minister Jackman was joined by Kelly White, left, Executive Director of the Coalition for Persons with Disabilities and Natasha McDonald, Executive Director of the Newfoundland and Labrador Association for Community Living.

February 6

  • Eating Disorder Awareness Week Proclaimed

    Photo: The Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister of Health and Community Services, signs the Eating Disorder Awareness Week proclamation. Front row (left to right): Vince Withers, Chair, Eating Disorder Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador (EDFNL); Minister Sullivan; and, Ellen Foley, Executive Director, EDFNL. Back row (left to right): Krista Wade, Program Manager, Centre for Hope, Eastern Health; Gerry Angel, Treasurer, EDFNL; and, Dr. Olga Heath, Chair of the Eating Disorder Interprofessional Community Capacity Building Project Team.
     
  • February Marks Violence Prevention Month in Newfoundland and Labrador

    Photo: The Honourable Charlene Johnson, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women and lead Minister of the Violence Prevention Initiative was joined by Violence Prevention Initiative community partners to proclaim February as Violence Prevention Month.

    Back row, left to right: Sgt. Wayne Newell, Citizens Crime Prevention Association of Newfoundland and Labrador; Sarah Flynn, Provincial Advisory Council on the Status of Women; Gillian Spurrell, Provincial Advisory Council on the Status of Women; Leanne Lane, Women’s Policy Office; Barbie Wadman, Newfoundland and Labrador Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre; Linda Ross, Provincial Advisory Council on the Status of Women; Jessica Gallant, Provincial Advisory Council on the Status of Women; Elizabeth Siegel, Transition House Association of Newfoundland and Labrador; Michelle Smith, Women’s Policy Office; Cst. Kevin Foley, Citizens Crime Prevention Association of Newfoundland and Labrador.

    Front row, left to right: Leisha Sagan, Coalition Against Violence – Avalon East; Hon. Charlene Johnson; Heather Sutton, Communities Against Violence.

February 15


March

March 5

March 8

  • Premier Dunderdale and Minister Johnson Proclaim International Women’s Day

    Photo: Joined by representatives of groups committed to advancing the status of women in the province, the Honourable Kathy Dunderdale, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable Charlene Johnson, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, proclaimed March 8 as International Women’s Day in Newfoundland and Labrador.

    (Back Row, Left to Right: Karen Thompson, Heather MacLellan, Michelle Smith, Ashley Kapoor, Karen White, Lynn Moore, Gillian Spurrell, Jessica Gallant, Sarah Flynn, Angela Crockwell, Ewa Cichewicz Middle Row, Left to Right: Leisha Sagan, Linda Ross, Mimi Sherriff, Nena Abundo, Myrtle Banfield, Leslie Macleod, Yamuna Kutty, Charmaine Davidge, Karen White, Paula Sheppard, Belinda Webb. Front Row, Left to Right: the Honourable Charlene Johnson, the Honourable Kathy Dunderdale)

March 9

March 12

  • Ministerial Statement - Youth Science Month Recognized

    Photo: The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation, on behalf of the Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education, signs a proclamation declaring March as Youth Science Month in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Minister was joined by Lina Gallant, treasurer of the Eastern Newfoundland Science Fairs Council and, from back left, Anna O’Grady, a Level 3 student at Bishops College in St. John’s; Hannah Boone, a Level 1 student at Holy Heart in St. John’s; and Megan Howse, a Level 2 student at O’Donel High in Mount Pearl. All three students competed and brought home awards from in the Canada Wide Science Fair held in Toronto last year.

March 13

March 16

  • Research & Development Corporation Supports Researchers at College of the North Atlantic

    Photo: From left to right: Cyril Organ, College of the North Atlantic, Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education and MHA for Burin-Placentia West, Honourable Darin King, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture and MHA for Grand Bank, Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister Responsible for the Research & Development Corporation, and James Manning, College of the North Atlantic, Don Belanger, Research and Development Corporation, and Steve Warren, College of the North Atlantic.


April

April 13

April 20

April 27


May

May 9

May 10

  • Third MRI Operational at Eastern Health

    Photo: The Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister of Health and Community Services, Dr. Oscar Howell, Vice President responsible for Diagnostic Imaging at Eastern Health (left) and Dr. Adrian Major, Site Chief, joined to view the new MRI unit at the St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital in St. John’s.

May 14

  • Ministerial Statement - Minister Congratulates URock Volunteer Award Recipients
     
  • Photo:
    (1st row l-r): Patrick Flannigan, HMNA Eco Kids(Lawn) ; Bailey Tarrant, HMNA Eco Kids; Ashley Turner, HMNA Eco-Kids; Shaunta Pike, HMNA Eco-Kids; Kellee Strang, HMNA Eco-Kids

    (2nd row l-r): Regan Burden (Port Hope Simpson); Jenna Kelly (Spanish Room); Christian Legge (St. John’s)

    (3rd row l-r): Nathan Whalen (St. John’s); Blair Trainor (St. John’s); Ian Locke (Meadows); Honorable Nick McGrath, Minister Responsible for the Volunteer and Non-Profit Sector; and Ryan Furlong (Plate Cove West)

May 16

  • Province’s Top Athletes Honoured by Premier Dunderdale
     
  • Photo #1: The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation, was master of ceremonies at the 9th Annual Premier’s Athletic Awards on Wednesday, May 16 at The Battery Hotel in St. John’s.

    Photo #2: The Honourable Kathy Dunderdale, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador hosted the 9th Annual Premier’s Athletic Awards on Wednesday, May 16 at The Battery Hotel in St. John’s.

    Photo #3: The Honourable Kathy Dunderdale, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation chat with Brad Gushue at the 9th Annual Premier’s Athletic Awards on Wednesday, May 16 at The Battery Hotel in St. John’s.

    Photo #4: The Honourable Kathy Dunderdale, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation, and Brad Gushue join athletes for a group photo at the 9th Annual Premier’s Athletic Awards on Wednesday, May 16 at The Battery Hotel in St. John’s. In total, 97 athletes from Newfoundland and Labrador were presented with more than $71,000.

    Photo #5: The Honourable Kathy Dunderdale, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, Brad Gushue, and the Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation join Target shooter Justin Hearn of St. Joseph’s (far left) and swimmer Katarina Roxon of Stephenville (far right), recipients of the Team Gushue Scholarship Awards.

May 18

  • Provincial Historic Sites to Open May 19

    Photo #1: The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation and Wade Verge MHA for Lewisporte celebrate the opening of the Province’s Historic Sites for the 2012 season at Boyd’s Cove Beothuk Interpretation Centre. They are joined by Leah Dawn Hurley, a grade one student from Greenwood Academy in Campbellton.

    Photo #2: Desmond Canning doing traditional Inuit drumming at the Provincial Historic Sites’ 2012 season opening held at Boyd’s Cove Beothuk Interpretation Centre.

    Photo #3: The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation, Wade Verge MHA for Lewisporte, and grade one students from Greenwood Academy in Campbellton celebrate the 2012 season opening of the Provincial Historic Sites at Boyd’s Cove Beothuk Interpretation Centre.

    Photo #4: The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation talks with grade one students from Greenwood Academy in Campbellton at Boyd’s Cove Beothuk Interpretation Centre during the opening of the Provincial Historic Sites’ 2012 season.

    Photo #5: The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation chats with Cody Quinlan Freake and Brady Burt, grade one students from Greenwood Academy in Campbellton, during the opening of the Provincial Historic Sites’ 2012 season at Boyd’s Cove Beothuk Interpretation Centre.

May 25

May 28


June

June 4

  • Budget 2012 Investment Continues Strong Commitment to Fisheries Ecosystems Research

    Photo 1: Dr. George Rose, Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research; Honourable Darin King, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture; Glenn Blackwood, Vice President, Memorial University (Marine Institute).

    Photo 2: The crew of the RV Celtic Explorer and students from the Marine Institute join Glenn Blackwood, Vice President of Memorial University (Marine Institute); the Honourable Darin King, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture; the Honourable Clyde Jackman, Minister of Education; Dr. George Rose, Centre for Fisheries Ecosystems Research; and, Aodhan Fitzgerald from the Irish Marine Institute, on the bridge of the Celtic Explorer.

    Photo 3: The RV Celtic Explorer departing port in St. John’s, Newfoundland for the return trip to Galway, Ireland.
  • Ministerial Statement - Government Mail Will Feature Stamp Designed By Student

    Photo 1: The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation, joined Karlie Pinsent, a Grade 4 student at Greenwood Academy in Campbellton, at a ceremony this morning (Monday, June 4) marking the unveiling of her winning entry in the Provincial Government’s postage meter stamp design contest. The contest was held to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the reign of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.

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June 15

June 29


July

July 10

July 19

July 23

July 27

July 31

  • Formal Agreements Signed Between Nalcor Energy and Emera Inc. for Muskrat Falls Development

    Photo #1: Ed Martin, President and CEO of Nalcor Energy; the Honourable Jerome Kennedy, Minister of Natural Resources; the Honourable Charlie Parker, Nova Scotia Minister of Energy; and Chris Huskilson, President and CEO, Emera Inc. at today’s signing of formal agreements between Nalcor Energy and Emera Inc. for the development and transmission of hydroelectric power from Muskrat Falls – July 31, 2012, St. John’s

    Photo #2: The Honourable Jerome Kennedy, Minister of Natural Resources, and the Honourable Charlie Parker, Nova Scotia Minister of Energy, take questions from the media at the signing of formal agreements between Nalcor Energy and Emera Inc. for the development and transmission of hydroelectric power from Muskrat Falls – July 31, 2012, St. John’s
  • New App Makes NL Tourism Mobile

    Photo: The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation and staff of the Notre Dame Junction Provincial Visitor Information Centre display the new Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism Mobile App, which can be used on an iPhone and iPad.


August

August 16

September

September 4

  • Ministers Officially Open Labrador West Weigh Scales

    Photo#1: The Honourable Paul Davis, Minister of Service NL; the Honourable Tom Hedderson, Minister of Transportation and Works; and the Honourable Kevin O'Brien, Minister of Municipal Affairs; cut the ribbon to open the Lab West Weigh Scales (Background - The Honourable Nick McGrath, Minister Responsible for Labrador Affairs, the Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister of Health and Community Services, and municipal officials.) - September 4, 2012

    Photo#2: Opening of the Lab West Weigh Scales - From left: Robert Norman (Weigh Scales Inspector); the Honourable Tom Hedderson, Minister of Transportation and Works; the Honourable Nick McGrath, Minister Responsible for Labrador Affairs; the Honourable Paul Davis, Minister of Service NL; the Honourable Kevin O'Brien, Minister of Municipal Affairs; Cst Kent Kelly (RNC); the Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation; and, the Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister of Health and Community Services. - September 4, 2012

    Photo#3: New Lab West Weigh Scales Facility - September 4, 2012

  • Excitement Mounting for the 2013 Labrador Winter Games

    Photo: The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation, and the Honourable Nick McGrath, Minister of Intergovernmental and Aboriginal Affairs and Minister Responsible for Labrador Affairs, present a $500,000 cheque to Evelyn Ryan for the Labrador Winter Games.

September 7

  • Over $4.2 Million Infusion in Labrador West

    Photo: The Honourable Kevin O’Brien, Minister of Municipal Affairs, announced $4.2 million for Labrador West. L-R; Honourable Nick McGrath, Minister Responsible for Labrador Affairs; Karen Oldford, Mayor of Labrador City; Minister O'Brien; and Ron Barron, Mayor of Wabush.

September 10

September 14

  • Governments Enhance Transportation Network throughout Newfoundland and Labrador

    Photo #1: Transportation and Works Minister Tom Hedderson announces federal-provincial funding of more than $34 million to replace the Sir Robert Bond Bridge and for rehabilitation of the Trans-Canada Highway (TCH) near Gander and Stephenville. - September 14, 2012

    Photo #2: Provincial Ministers Tom Hedderson and Susan Sullivan, Federal Minister Peter Penashue, and MHAs Wade Verge and Clayton Forsey, attend the annoucement of over $34 Million to replace the Sir Robert Bond Bridge and enhance the TCH in the Central and Western Regions. - September 14, 2012


September 17

  • Provincial Government Supports Newfoundland and Labrador Winter Games

    Photo #1: The Honourable Ross Wiseman, MHA for Trinity North and Speaker of the House of Assembly; the Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation; Greg Pittman, Chair of 2014 NL Winter Games Committee; and Frazer Russell, Deputy Mayor of the Town of Clarenville unveil the logo for the 2014 Newfoundland and Labrador Winter Games. September 17, 2012.

    Photo #2: Students at the Clarenville Middle School were bursting with energy as the kick-off event for the 2014 Newfoundland and Labrador Winter Games began. September 17, 2012
     

  • Mount Pearl to Receive $6.1 million for Municipal Infrastructure

    Photo: The Honourable Kevin O'Brien, Minister of Municipal Affairs, announces infrastructure funding for the City of Mount Pearl. Minister O'Brien was joined by the Honourable Paul Davis, Minister of Service NL and MHA for Topsail; Steve Kent, MHA for Mount Pearl North; Paul Lane, MHA for Mount Pearl South; and Mayor Randy Simms and councillors from the City of Mount Pearl.
     
  • Newfoundland and Labrador Breaking Free from Sexual Violence

    Photo: Joined by representatives of the Newfoundland and Labrador Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre and staff of the Violence Prevention Initiative, the Honourable Kathy Dunderdale, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable Charlene Johnson, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women and lead Minister of the Violence Prevention Initiative, proclaimed September 17 to 21 as Sexual Violence Awareness Week throughout Newfoundland and Labrador.

    (Back Row, Left to Right: Leanne Lane, Michelle Smith, Nancy Allen, Josh Smee, Julianne Mack; Middle Row, Left to Right: Linda Ross, Heather MacLellan, Ceara Ryan, Dominic and Jennifer Paul-Power, Brittany Traverse, Barbie Wadman; Front Row, Left to Right: the Honourable Charlene Johnson, the Honourable Kathy Dunderdale)

September 19

  • Over $5 million for Paradise Municipal Infrastructure

    Photo: The Honourable Kevin O’Brien, Minister of Municipal Affairs, announced infrastructure funding today at Paradise Town Council Office. Minister O’Brien was joined by the Honourable Paul Davis, Minister of Service NL and MHA for Topsail; David Brazil, MHA for Conception Bay East-Bell Island; Steve Kent, MHA for Mount Pearl North; Ralph Wiseman, Mayor of Paradise, and councillors.

September 24

  • Residents Invited to Participate in Culture Days

    Photo: Culture Days was launched in Newfoundland and Labrador with the help of the Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation; Amy House, Chair, Culture Days Newfoundland and Labrador; and Gerald Squires, Artist. September 24, 2012

October

October 1

October 2

  • Mental Illness Awareness Week Proclaimed

    Photo#1: Mental Illness Awareness Week Proclamation Signing – Front row, left to right: Vince Withers, Chair, Provincial Mental Health and Addictions Advisory Council; Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister of Health and Community Services; and George Skinner, Canadian Mental Health Association, Newfoundland and Labrador Second row, left to right: Dave Banko, Schizophrenia Society of NL; Paula Corcoran, CHANNAL (Consumer Health Awareness Network of Newfoundland and Labrador); and Paul March, Eastern Health.

October 5

October 10

October 11

  • Atlantic Initiative Aims to Protect Girls from Cyber-violence

    Photo 1: Atlantic Canada Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women launched the Cybersafe Girl project at MacDonald Drive Junior High in St. John’s. 

    Photo 2: Atlantic Canada Ministers Responsible for the Status of Women announced the Cybersafe Girl project at MacDonald Drive Junior High in St. John’s.

October 15

  • Minister Congratulates Music Newfoundland and Labrador Award Winners

    Photo 1: Repartee, a synth-pop band, took home five awards at last night's Music Newfoundland and Labrador Awards Gala in St. John's. They won every award for which they were nominated. October 14, 2012

    Photo 2: The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation, presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to the family of the late Peter Narvaez at the Music Newfoundland and Labrador Awards Gala. October 14, 2012

October 16

  • Portugal Cove- St. Philips to Receive New Firefighting Vehicle

    Photo: The Honourable Kevin O’Brien, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Minister Responsible for Fire and Emergency Services, has announced the town of Portugal Cove-St. Philips will receive funding to purchase a new firefighting vehicle valued at approximately $230,000. Minister O’Brien made the announcement last evening (Monday, October 15), joining David Brazil, MHA for Conception Bay East- Bell Island, and members of the community’s fire department during their routine training night.

  • Eight Invested into the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador

    Photo: Front Row, L-R: John (Jack) Ford, Premier Kathy Dunderdale, Lieutenant Governor John C. Crosbie, Freida Faour; Back Row, L-R: Susan (Fran) Williams, Mary Dyer Gordon, Captain Sidney Hynes, Constance Howley, Tom Dawe, Janet Cox.

  • Over $3.7 Million Announced in New Municipal Funding in Placentia and Surrounding Areas

    Photo: Mayors and counselors of Placentia-St Mary's join the Honourable Kevin O'Brien, Minister of Municipal Affairs, and the Honourable Felix Collins, MHA for Placentia-St Mary's for a municipal infrastructure announcement of $3.7 million. Left to right: Minister Felix Collins, Mayor Gary Keating of Long Harbour, Councillor Wayne Power of Placentia, Mayor Jack Maher of Fox Harbour, Minister Kevin O'Brien, Mayor Joe Dillon of St Mary's and Mayor Eugene Manning of St Bride's.

October 17

  • Work to Begin on Major Expansion of Roncalli Elementary

    Photo: The Honourable Kathy Dunderdale, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, was at Roncalli Elementary in St. John’s today to officially announce the beginning of a $20.7 million expansion and redevelopment of the school.

  • St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival

    Photo: The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation, on the red carpet with Valerie Creighton, Canada Media Fund; Deepa Mehta, director of Midnight’s Children; and Carolle Brabant, Telefilm Canada, at the opening night gala of the St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival. October 16, 2012.

October 19

October 22

  • Milestone Year Celebrated During Foster Families Week 2012

    Photo: The Honourable Charlene Johnson, Minister of Child, Youth and Family Services and Ruby Ellsworth, Chair of the Newfoundland and Labrador Foster Families Association (NLFFA) board are joined by foster parents and Diane Molloy, Executive Director, NLFFA to sign the proclamation for Foster Families Week 2012, taking place from October 21 to 27.

October 23

  • New Resource for Parents and Caregivers to Support Healthy Eating

    Photo: The Honourable Susan Sullivan, Minister of Health and Community Services, and the Honourable Charlene Johnson, Minister of Child, Youth and Family Services, mark the official release of the Toddler Healthy Eating Guide at the Conception Bay South Family Resource Centre.

    Pictured left to right: Minister Johnson; Jorja; Anderson; Minister Sullivan; Abigail; and Francesca Lee. – October 23, 2012

October 25

  • Premier Celebrates Construction Start of New Conception Bay South Arena

    Photo: The Honourable Kathy Dunderdale, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Mayor Woodrow French from the Town of Conception Bay South cut the ceremonial sod to officially start the build on the new Conception Bay South Arena. The Premier and Mayor were joined by the Honourable Kevin O'Brien, Minister of Municipal Affairs, the Honourable Terry French, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation and the MHA for Conception Bay South, the Honourable Paul Davis, Minister of Transportation and Works and MHA for Topsail and the Honourable Tom Hedderson, Minister of Environment and Conservation and the MHA for Harbour Main along with councillors and user groups from Conception Bay South. - October 25, 2012


November

November 5

  • Ministers Celebrate Official Grand Opening of Labrador Child Care Centre

    Photo: The Honourable Charlene Johnson, Minister of Child, Youth and Family Services, and the Honourable Nick McGrath, Minister of Service NL and Minister Responsible for Labrador Affairs, as well as MHA for Labrador West, joined children, parents, staff and board members of the After School Zone child care centre in Labrador City for the official grand opening on Monday, November 5, 2012.

November 6

  • New Funding Supports Expansion of Gray Aqua Group Salmon Farms

    Photo: The Honourable Derrick Dalley, Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture, announced today details of a $5 million investment in Gray Aqua Group Ltd. to expand salmon farming efforts in the Coast of Bays region. L-R: Dr. Daryl Whelan, Director of Aquatic Animal Health, Minister Dalley, and Tim Gray, President of Gray Aqua Group Ltd., touring the province's Centre for Aquatic Health and Development – November 6, 2012
     
  • MOU Signings for Service Delivery with Aboriginal Communities

    Photo 1: The Honourable Charlene Johnson, Minister of Child, Youth and Family Services, and Patricia Kemuksigak, Minister of Health and Social Development, were joined by the Honourable Felix Collins, Minister for Intergovernmental and Aboriginal Affairs; the Honourable Nick McGrath, Minister Responsible for Labrador Affairs; Nunatsiavut President Sarah Leo; staff of both the Department of Child, Youth and Family Services and the Nunatsiavut Government; as well as Inuit elders and foster parents for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Department of Child, Youth and Family Services and the Nunatsiavut Government in Nain on Tuesday, November 6, 2012.

    Photo 2: The Honourable Charlene Johnson, Minister of Child, Youth and Family Services was joined by Chief Andrew Penashue of the Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation and Chief Simeon Tshakapesh of the Mushuau Innu First Nation for the signing of Memorandums of Understanding between the Department of Child, Youth and Family Services and each of the Innu First Nations in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on Tuesday, November 6, 2012.

    Photo 3: Government of Newfoundland and Labrador officials and Innu First Nations leaders come together to mark the momentous occasion of a joint MOU sigining event which will enhance service delivery in Aboriginal communities. (left to right: Paul Davis, Minister of Transportation and Works; Kevin O’Brien, Minister of Municipal Affairs; Keith Russell, MHA for Lake Melville; Nick McGrath, Minister Responsible for Labrador Affairs; Felix Collins, Minister for Intergovernmental and Aboriginal Affairs; Charlene Johnson, Minister of Child, Youth and Family Services; Chief Simeon Tshakapesh of the Mushuau Innu First Nation, Chief Andrew Penashue of the Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation; and Deputy Grand Chief Jeremy Andrew for the Innu Nation of Labrador) – November 6, 2012

November 9

  • New Firefighting Vehicle Announced for the Town of Stephenville

    Photo: The Honourable Kevin O'Brien, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Minister Responsible for Fire and Emergency Services - Newfoundland and Labrador, the Honourable Joan Burke, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills and MHA for St. George's - Stephenville East, and Tony Cornect, MHA for Port au Port, unveil a picture of a new four-door pumper truck for the Town of Stephenville. Also involved in the announcement were Mayor Tom O'Brien and members of the community's fire department - November 9, 2012
     
  • New Regional Fire Department in Port au Port to Receive Firefighting Vehicle

    Photo: The Honourable Kevin O'Brien, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Minister responsible for Fire and Emergency Services - Newfoundland and Labrador, and Tony Cornect, MHA for Port au Port, unveil a picture of a new four-door pumper truck for the Port au Port Fire Department. Also involved in the announcement were Mayor Eileen Hann of Port au Port East, Mayor Bryan Bennett of Port au Port-Aguathuna-Felix Cove, other community leaders and members of the fire department – November 9, 2012.
     

November 13

November 14

  • Journeyperson Mentorship Program Helping to Meet Skilled Trades Demand

    Photo #1: Premier Kathy Dunderdale announces an investment of $2 million for the Journeyperson Mentorship Program, an industry-supported initiative that will increase the retention rates, skills and technical knowledge of apprentices – November 14, 2012

    Photo #2: Premier Kathy Dunderdale and Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Joan Burke are joined by apprentices following the launch of the Journeyperson Mentorship Program at the Office to Advance Women Apprentices in Paradise – November 14, 2012

November 19


November 20

  • Symposium Explores Historical Significance of Natural Disasters

    Photo: Jenny Seeman, President, Association of Newfoundland and Labrador Archives (ANLA) and The Honourable Terry French, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Recreation, were recently joined by members of ANLA to proclaim November 18 to 24 as Archives Week. From the back left are: Greg Walsh, Director and Provincial Archivist, The Rooms Archives Division; Stephanie Harlick, Outreach Committee member, ANLA; Theresa Walsh, Vice President, ANLA; Colleen Quigley, Chair, ANLA Education Committee; Emily Gushue, Director, ANLA; Nicole Penney, Secretary, ANLA; Mary Ellen Wright, Professional Development and Outreach Officer, ANLA.

November 22

  • Restaurant Inspection Reports Now Available Online

    Photo: The Honourable Nick McGrath, Minister of Service NL, and the Honourable Keith Hutchings, Minister Responsible for the Office of Public Engagement, announce the availability of restaurant inspections online. L-R: Nancy Brace, Executive Director, Restaurant Association of Newfoundland and Labrador, Minister Hutchings, Minister McGrath, Luc Erjavec, VP Atlantic, Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association.

November 26


December

December 17

  • Twillingate Marks Addition of New Firefighting Pumper Truck

    Photo: The Honourable Derrick Dalley Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture and MHA for the Isles of Notre Dame, presents the keys to a brand new fire truck to Twillingate Mayor Gordon Noseworthy, Fire Chief Craig Clarke, and members of the Twillingate Fire Department.

December 20

  • Inmates and Staff Donate Vegetables to Food Bank

    Photo: Staff of the Bishop’s Falls Correctional Centre present produce to the Grand Falls-Windsor Bishop’s Falls Community Food Bank. (L-R) Correctional Officer Leonard Murray, Classification Officer Shelley Quinton, Sandra Lewis, Grand Falls-Windsor Bishop’s Falls Community Food Bank, and Lieutenant William Diamond.

December 24

 

 

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