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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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Ministers Parsons and Crocker Announce Plan for New Correctional Facility

April 10, 2019

The Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Justice and Public Safety and Attorney General, and the Honourable Steve Crocker, Minister of Transportation and Works, today announced that a new correctional facility will be built in St. John’s.

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Premier Ball Announces $129 Million for Municipal Infrastructure

April 9, 2019

The Provincial Government is committing more than $129 million for municipal infrastructure to build safe and sustainable communities across Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Landmark Atlantic Accord Agreement Achieved

April 1, 2019

Today, the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, was joined by the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Indigenous Services for the Government of Canada, to announce an agreement that ensures Newfoundlanders and Labradorians are the principal beneficiaries of their offshore resources, strengthens how those resources are developed through joint management, and will also achieve electricity rate mitigation.

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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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  • Pictured are, from left: Bernice Hancock, Executive Director, Community Education Network of Southwestern NL; Mike Kearley, General Manager, Vine Place Community Centre (partner with research proponent Corner Brook Status of Women Council); Paula Sheppard-Thibeau, Executive Director, Corner Brook Status of Women Council; Christine Young, CEO, YMCA of Western Newfoundland; and Sharon McLennon, Director, Newfoundland and Labrador Workforce Innovation Centre.

    Monday, August 19, 2019

    New Research Projects to Benefit Youth, Women, and Social Enterprise in Western Newfoundland

    Pictured are, from left: Bernice Hancock, Executive Director, Community Education Network of Southwestern NL; Mike Kearley, General Manager, Vine Place Community Centre (partner with research proponent Corner Brook Status of Women Council); Paula Sheppard-Thibeau, Executive Director, Corner Brook Status of Women Council; Christine Young, CEO, YMCA of Western Newfoundland; and Sharon McLennon, Director, Newfoundland and Labrador Workforce Innovation Centre.

  • 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, 2019

    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.

  • 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, 2019

    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.

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