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Premier Ball Announces $40 Million for Low Carbon Economy Programs

March 15, 2019

The Provincial and Federal Governments are investing more than $40 million over three years in new programs to lower greenhouse gas emissions and support clean growth across all sectors of the economy.

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Premier Ball Welcomes Reopening of the Beaver Brook Mine and Creation of Jobs in Central Newfoundland

March 8, 2019

Today, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, participated in an announcement on the reopening of the Beaver Brook Antimony Mine in central Newfoundland – creating approximately 100 new jobs for the people of the province.

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Provincial Government Launches Climate Change Action Plan

March 1, 2019

Today, the Honourable Graham Letto, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment, launched the Provincial Government’s climate change action plan: The Way Forward on Climate Change. The Way Forward on Climate Change contains actions that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions from across the economy, stimulate clean innovation and growth, and build resilience to the impacts of climate change.

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Premier Ball, Minister Haley Announce Strengthened Mandate to Support Women and Girls

February 27, 2019

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable Carol Anne Haley, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, today released details of a stronger and deeper mandate to support women and girls in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Minister Haggie Congratulates Eastern Health on Being Recognized Nationally for Mental Health and Addictions Counselling Services on the Burin Peninsula

February 5, 2019

The Honourable John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services, is congratulating Eastern Health on receiving national recognition for excellence in patient engagement for patient safety from the Canadian Patient Safety Institute, HealthCareCAN, Health Standards Organization and Patients for Patient Safety Canada, for the redesign of mental health and addictions counselling services on the Burin Peninsula.

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Provincial Government Launches 2019 Pre-Budget Consultations

January 7, 2019

The Provincial Government today launched its online pre-budget consultations for Budget 2019. Starting today, members of the public and industry stakeholders can visit www.engagenl.ca/engagement-initiatives/2019-pre-budget-consultations to provide their feedback as part of the budget process.

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Fall Legislative Session Focused on Health, Safety, Labour and a Healthy Work Environment

December 6, 2018

The legislation brought forward in the fall session of the House of Assembly continues our government’s efforts towards improving the health and safety of our provinces citizens, with a specific focus on employees in Newfoundland and Labrador.

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New Public Health Legislation to be Introduced in the House of Assembly

November 20, 2018

The Provincial Government is introducing new public health legislation to support the population health and well-being of people living in communities throughout Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Premier Ball Releases Mining the Future 2030 - A Plan for Growth in the Newfoundland and Labrador Mining Industry

November 2, 2018

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, today released Mining the Future 2030. An initiative of The Way Forward, this industry development plan was created through collaboration with Mining Industry NL, with the goal of strategically positioning Newfoundland and Labrador as a globally competitive, top tier jurisdiction for mineral exploration and development.

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Provincial Government Releases Federally-Approved Made-in-Newfoundland and Labrador Approach to Carbon Pricing

October 23, 2018

The Provincial Government’s Made-in-Newfoundland and Labrador approach to carbon pricing minimizes the impact on residents and maintains the province’s economic competitiveness. The plan reflects the importance of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and the province’s efforts to produce green, renewable energy.

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  • L-R: (TBC)The Honourable Melanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, Gudie Hutchings, Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains, Bob Blundon, Chairperson, Newfoundland and Labrador Snowmobile Federation and the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is contributing $432,143 towards the project. The Government of Canada, through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, is providing a non-repayable contribution of $432,143 for the Newfoundland and Labrador Snowmobile Federation to replace and upgrade its trail grooming equipment.

    Monday, March 04, 2019

    Strengthening Tourism Infrastructure to Attract More Visitors

    L-R: (TBC)The Honourable Melanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, Gudie Hutchings, Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains, Bob Blundon, Chairperson, Newfoundland and Labrador Snowmobile Federation and the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is contributing $432,143 towards the project. The Government of Canada, through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, is providing a non-repayable contribution of $432,143 for the Newfoundland and Labrador Snowmobile Federation to replace and upgrade its trail grooming equipment.

  • Friday, March 01, 2019

    Proclamation Recognizes National Engineering and Geoscience Month

  • The Honourable Sherry Gambin-Walsh, Minister of Service NL, and the Honourable Steve Crocker, Minister of Transportation and Works, joined the Honourable Marc Garneau, Canada’s Minister of Transport, and their provincial and territorial transportation and highway safety counterparts for the annual meeting of the Council of Ministers responsible for Transportation and Highway Safety.

    Tuesday, January 22, 2019

    Transportation and Highway Safety Ministers work together to improve safety, reduce pollution as well as increase competitiveness and innovation

    The Honourable Sherry Gambin-Walsh, Minister of Service NL, and the Honourable Steve Crocker, Minister of Transportation and Works, joined the Honourable Marc Garneau, Canada’s Minister of Transport, and their provincial and territorial transportation and highway safety counterparts for the annual meeting of the Council of Ministers responsible for Transportation and Highway Safety.

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