Statements 2000 -  By Department


Development and Rural Renewal

December 7
Rural Forum 2001 announced


Education

March 21
Funding announced for graphing technology in senior high schools 

March 23
Skip-a-lunch day

March 28
Additional $25,000 for Big Brothers/Big Sisters

April 5
Ministerial Panel report released

April 10
Read-In 2000 and Library Week 2000

May 9
Community access centres
Tutoring for Tuition


Environment and Labour

March 15
Shellfish asthma in fish processing plants

April 3
Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Awards

April 5
International Labour Organization's Convention to eliminate the worst forms of child labour

May 10
Winners of Provincial Occupational Health and Safety Awards

December 7
Legislation to amend parental leave provision of Labour Standards Act


Executive Council

March 28
Graduate recruitment

April 6
Visitor delegation from Greenland

May 4
Opening Doors Program

December 4
Passing of Raymond Guy
Liquor Control Act
Freedom of Information Act
Regionalization

December 6
Anniversary of Montreal Massacre

December 13
United Nations Decade of Peace and 60th Anniversary of the Atlantic Charter


Finance

December 4
Mid-year financial report


Fisheries and Aquaculture

March 23
Fisheries Forum 2000: A Forum on Sustainability and Viability

April 13
Snow crab management plan

May 11
Code of Ethics for our province's fish harvesters

December 11
Fishery performance for 2000

December 12
Funding for Canadian Sealers Association


Forest Resources and Agrifoods

March 15
Poultry industry in province
4-H Week

March 27
Horticulture initiatives

March 30
Dairy farming industry

April 4
Capital investment in 2000 by Corner Brook Pulp and Paper

April 10
Legacy Nature Trust Inauguration

April 11
Westvale Farm, Goulds wins Daphne Taylor Milk Quality Award of Excellence

April 12
Provincial habitat conservation initiatives - National Wildlife Week, April 9-15

May 1
National Forestry Week

May 4
2000 Fire Season Declared

December 14
Christmas tree and wreath industries


Government Services and Lands

April 11
Residential Tenancies Act

May 11
Proposed changes to locked in retirement funds

December 6
Mothers Against Drunk Driving


Health and Community Services

March 21
Funding announced for Janeway Hostel

March 27
Report on provincial territorial meeting of ministers of health

March 28
Launch of "Kick the Nic" program and update on Teen Tobacco Team

March 29
Funding announced for health research

April 3
Provincial and territorial ministers of health meet

April 5
Newfoundland and Labrador and Nunavut sign Memorandum of Understanding

April 6
Site selections for Community Youth Network

April 13
Funding announced for new cancer centre in the Western Region

May 1
 Summer Hospital Bed Closures

May 2
Genetic research in Newfoundland and Labrador

May 10
Local researchers leading the way in preventing cervical cancer

May 11
Contract with ambulance operators

December 5
Amendments to tobacco legislation

December 7
Update on the Innu children of Davis Inlet

December 11
Health expenditure trends


Human Resources and Employment

April 10
National Volunteer Week, April 9-16

May 2
Program to encourage young women to seek careers in mining

May 11
Tourism Careers for Youth

December 13
Single Parent Employment Support Program


Industry, Trade and Technology

March 21
Developments in technology sector 

March 23
Globe 2000 trade fair and international conference, March 26-30, Vancouver

March 30
Success Works

April 6
Trade initiatives

April 10
Export Development Corporation to open office in province

May 3
Housing Export Outlook Seminar for the United States

May 11
Team Canada Atlantic trade mission

December 5
Establishment of new business in province


Justice

March 21
International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

April 12
Tobacco Legislation

December 5
Health Care Cost Recovery
White Ribbon Campaign

December 6
New Chief of Police for Royal Newfoundland Constabulary

December 7
Inquires to be held into Little Catalina shooting and North Atlantic Refining deaths

December 12
Freedom of Information Act review


Minister Responsible for The Status of Women

December 6
Anniversary of Montreal Massacre


Mines and Energy

March 15
2000 Call for Bids

April 10
Government will not approve request for Hibernia oil production increase

May 2
Revised estimates of offshore petroleum reserves and discovered resources

May 8
Mining Week May 8 - May 14

December 4
Update on Churchill River Project

December 12
Call for Bids regarding 2000 land sale results

December 13
Silicon smelter initiative

December 14
Mineral Exploration Assistance Program


Municipal and Provincial Affairs

April 3
Project update on construction of Civic Centre

April 13
Funding announced through Disaster Financial Assistance Program

May 3
Funding for Supportive Housing Complex

December 11
Learn Not To Burn

December 14
Northern Coastal Labrador Strategic Infrastructure Program


Tourism, Culture and Recreation

March 30
"The Rooms"

December 4
Main River


Works, Services and Transportation

March 27
Awarding of Straits ferry tender

March 29
Province awarded contract to provide water bomber services to North Carolina

April 12
Sale of King George V Building

May 3
Road realignment at Colony of Avalon Archaeological Site, Ferryland

December 7
Christmas Lights Across Canada ceremony

December 12
Trans Labrador Highway projects

 
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