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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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Premier Ball Announces New Cost Share Ratios for Municipal Infrastructure Projects

October 5, 2018

The Provincial Government is adjusting the cost share ratios for new municipal infrastructure projects to make it easier for communities to construct roads and build community centres via the Investing in Canada Plan.

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Provincial Government Introduces New Financial Assessment Process for Long-Term Care and Community Support Services

October 1, 2018

The Provincial Government is introducing a new and improved financial assessment process for the long-term care and community support services system.

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Premier Ball Welcomes Proposals for the Innovation and Business Development Fund

September 19, 2018

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, today announced that proposals are being accepted for the Innovation and Business Development Fund.

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Premier Ball Announces $555.9 Million Agreement for Community Infrastructure

September 10, 2018

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, today announced the signing of a bilateral agreement with the Government of Canada under the Investing in Canada Plan that will provide more than $555 million in federal funding over the next decade for community infrastructure projects.

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Premier Ball Brings PUB Back into Muskrat Falls

September 5, 2018

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, today released the terms of reference for the Board of Commissioners of Public Utilities (PUB) to examine options to mitigate Muskrat Falls.

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Premier Ball Marks First Step into New Frontier for Oil and Gas Industry

July 26, 2018

The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, today announced the first step into a new frontier for the province’s oil and gas industry – deepwater production.

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Newfoundland and Labrador First Province to Sign Agreement with Government of Canada to Fund Innovative Treatment Options for Problematic Substance Use

June 29, 2018

The Honourable John Haggie, Minister of Health and Community Services, and the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, federal Minister of Health, announced the signing of a bilateral agreement under the Government of Canada’s new Emergency Treatment Fund yesterday at the health ministers meeting in Winnipeg.

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Premier Ball Announces that the Voisey’s Bay Underground Mine Will Proceed with Construction this Summer

June 11, 2018

Today at an event in St. John’s, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, announced that the construction of the Voisey’s Bay underground mine will proceed this summer. Premier Ball was joined at the announcement by the Honourable Siobhan Coady, Minister of Natural Resources, and Eduardo Bartolomeo, Executive Director Base Metals, Vale.

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