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Provincial Government Announces Several Developments for the Cannabis Industry

December 4, 2019

The Provincial Government today announced several measures related to the cannabis industry in the province as it prepares for the implementation of new products later this month. The aim of these measures is to protect public health while also supporting local retailers.

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Provincial Government Launches The Way Forward on Workforce Development

November 15, 2019

The Honourable Christopher Mitchelmore, Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Labour, today launched The Way Forward on Workforce Development - the Provincial Government’s plan for strengthening the province’s workforce and supporting a productive, knowledge-based economy. Minister Mitchelmore was joined by the Honourable Brian Warr, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, and students and staff of Indian River High School in Springdale who are exploring first-hand the value of skilled trades.

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Innovative Program Improving Lives of Seniors with Dementia in Newfoundland and Labrador

November 13, 2019

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Canadian Foundation for Healthcare Improvement (CFHI) today released the results of a successful collaboration to appropriately reduce the use of antipsychotic medication among people with dementia living in long-term homes.

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Provincial Government Launches The Way Forward on Adult Literacy

October 17, 2019

The Provincial Government today launched The Way Forward on Adult Literacy, a five-year action plan to help adult Newfoundlanders and Labradorians get the literacy skills they need to lead healthier, more productive lives and fully participate in the province’s economy.

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Bolstering Economic Development on the Burin Peninsula

September 26, 2019

To help diversify the economy and support economic development on the Burin Peninsula, the Provincial Government announced today it has entered into an Environmental Indemnification Agreement with Marbase Marystown Inc. This agreement facilitates the completion of Marbase’s purchase of the Marystown Shipyard.

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Investing in Transportation Infrastructure at the Port of Corner Brook

August 30, 2019

Today, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, announced a contribution of $850,000 on behalf of the Provincial Government for a project that will increase operational efficiency at the Port of Corner Brook, and will move Canadian goods to international markets.

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Labrador Mining Industry to Benefit from Cleaner Energy with New Power Transmission Line

August 16, 2019

Today, the Honourable Lisa Dempster, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment, on behalf of the Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, and Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Rural Economic Development, announced funding for a new power transmission line and terminal station in western Labrador.

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Corner Brook Health Partnership Selected to Design, Build, Finance and Maintain New West Coast Hospital

June 28, 2019

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, announced today that the Corner Brook Health Partnership has been selected to design, build, finance and maintain a new acute care hospital in Corner Brook with an estimated contract value of $750 million. Corner Brook Health Partnership consists of Plenary Group Ltd., PCL Constructors Canada Inc., Marco Services Ltd and Johnson Controls Canada.

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Contract Awarded for Design of New Mental Health Unit in Happy Valley-Goose Bay

June 12, 2019

A contract has been awarded for the design of a new six-bed mental health unit at the Labrador Health Centre in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

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Premier Ball Releases Plan to Protect Residents from the Cost Impacts of Muskrat Falls

April 15, 2019

Today, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, was joined by the Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, to release “Protecting You from the Cost Impacts of Muskrat Falls.”

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