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Sarah Stoodley, Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation recently joined Teresita McCarthy, President of the Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador to proclaim July 20 as Museum Day in the province.

Monday, July 22

Provincial Government Proclaims Museum Day

Sarah Stoodley, Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation recently joined Teresita McCarthy, President of the Museum Association of Newfoundland and Labrador to proclaim July 20 as Museum Day in the province.

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Colby House of Massey Drive has claimed the Designer’s Choice title and a $500-voucher from Loop Tackle for his original fly design.

Thursday, July 11

International Year of the Salmon Fly Competition Winners Announced

Colby House of Massey Drive has claimed the Designer’s Choice title and a $500-voucher from Loop Tackle for his original fly design.

The bottom fly was an original design by Colby House that claimed the Designer’s Choice title and a $500 voucher from Loop Tackle. It is known as the ‘Portland Creek’ which represents the salmon as a symbol of courage and persistence. The top fly is from Mike Garland of St. Phillip’s who claimed second place honours and a $250-voucher from Loop Tackle for ‘A Salmon’s Life’ which illustrates the life of a salmon, as well as his favourite time to fish – sunrise and sunset.

The bottom fly was an original design by Colby House that claimed the Designer’s Choice title and a $500 voucher from Loop Tackle. It is known as the ‘Portland Creek’ which represents the salmon as a symbol of courage and persistence. The top fly is from Mike Garland of St. Phillip’s who claimed second place honours and a $250-voucher from Loop Tackle for ‘A Salmon’s Life’ which illustrates the life of a salmon, as well as his favourite time to fish – sunrise and sunset.

Blue Charm has been voted Newfoundland and Labrador’s favourite salmon fly, receiving 42 per cent of the vote in the International Year of the Salmon Fly Competition, Angler’s Choice stream. White Thunder and Lightning has been voted Newfoundland and Labrador’s second favourite salmon fly with 14 per cent of the vote in the International Year of the Salmon Fly Competition, Angler’s Choice stream.The International Year of the Salmon Fly Competition judging panel with the Department of Fisheries and Land Resources Salmon Cruiser. From left: Colin Burridge of Corner Brook, Daryl Reardon of Happy Valley Goose-Bay, Judith Guy of Mount Pearl, and Bruce Andrews of Grand Falls-Windsor.Fisheries and Land Resources Minister Gerry Byrne with Tyrone Buckle, Loop Tackle’s Director of Operations, announcing the winner of the International Year of the Salmon Fly Competition, Designer’s Stream. Colby House of Massey Drive has claimed the Designer’s

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The MV Kamutik W is shown at the dock in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. The vessel arrived in Canada July 7 and begins servicing the north coast of Labrador July 9.

Tuesday, July 09

New Ferry Service Begins on Northern Labrador Coast

The MV Kamutik W is shown at the dock in Happy Valley-Goose Bay. The vessel arrived in Canada July 7 and begins servicing the north coast of Labrador July 9.

The MV Kamutik W has a full-service cafeteria, modern washrooms, new seating and is full accessibility for passengers with disabilities.

The MV Kamutik W has a full-service cafeteria, modern washrooms, new seating and is full accessibility for passengers with disabilities.

The Kamutik W has 82 berths and a large seating area for 250 people.

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The Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources, sending off some of the wildland firefighters from Newfoundland and Labrador deployed to help fight wildfires near Steen River, Alberta. The 21-person team is the largest contingent of firefighters ever deployed from this province under the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre (CIFFC) Mutual Aid Resources Sharing (MARS) Agreement. The deployment is expected to last 19 days.

Tuesday, June 25

Minister Byrne Announces Deployment of Forest Firefighters to Alberta

The Honourable Gerry Byrne, Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources, sending off some of the wildland firefighters from Newfoundland and Labrador deployed to help fight wildfires near Steen River, Alberta. The 21-person team is the largest contingent of firefighters ever deployed from this province under the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre (CIFFC) Mutual Aid Resources Sharing (MARS) Agreement. The deployment is expected to last 19 days.

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Wilma MacInnis announces Sanuda Jayasinghe as a winner of the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate’s poster contest at Mealy Mountain Collegiate in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

Wednesday, June 05

Office of the Child and Youth Advocate - Child and Youth Advocate Announces Winners of Poster Contest

Wilma MacInnis announces Sanuda Jayasinghe as a winner of the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate’s poster contest at Mealy Mountain Collegiate in Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

Joined by Principal Patrick Bordeau, Jackie Lake Kavanagh and Charlie announce Bridget Little as a winner of the Office of the Child and Youth Advocate’s poster contest at École des Grands-Vents in St. John’s.

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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

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.

L-R: (TBC)The Honourable Melanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, Gudie Hutchings, Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains, Sheila Mercer, Chairperson, Deer Lake Tourism Development Association and the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is contributing $77,118 towards the project. The Government of Canada, through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, is providing a non-repayable contribution of $148,790 for the Deer Lake Tourism Development Corporation to undertake tourism infrastructure enhancements.

L-R: (TBC)The Honourable Melanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, Gudie Hutchings, Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains, Sheila Mercer, Chairperson, Deer Lake Tourism Development Association and the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador. The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is contributing $77,118 towards the project. The Government of Canada, through the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, is providing a non-repayable contribution of $148,790 for the Deer Lake Tourism Development Corporation to undertake tourism infrastructure enhancements.

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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

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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