Labrador and Aboriginal Affairs - 2011

January, February, March, April, May, June,
July, August, September, October, November, December


January 7
Tenders Called for Coastal Labrador Marine Services

January 11
Design Contract Awarded for Six New Ferries

January 20
Food Subsidy Program Assisting Isolated Labrador Communities

January 27
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Opening Ceremonies for North West River Seniors Place


February 3
Groups Encouraged to Apply to Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Program
Media Advisory: Ministers Visit Two West Coast Schools

February 7
Emergency Satellite Phone Service Extended Along Trans Labrador Highway

February 8
Media Advisory: Ministers to Address Sixth Annual Aboriginal Women�s Conference

February 9
Aboriginal Women Gather to Advance Equality

February 18
Geoscientific Maps Support Mineral Exploration in Eastern Labrador

February 22
Improvements Fortify Labrador Ski Club on International Stage

February 23
Tenders Called for More Paving on Phase I of Trans Labrador Highway
Investments Enable Nunatsiavut Government to Harness Economic Development Opportunities

February 24
Premier and Cabinet Ministers to Attend Annual Gathering of Combined Councils of Labrador
Media Advisory: Ministers to Address Delegates of the Combined Councils of Labrador Annual General Meeting

February 25
Happy Valley-Goose Bay Benefiting from $3.2 Million in Health Care Investments
New Chemotherapy Suite Officially Opened at the Labrador Health Centre
Funding Announced for New Mental Health Initiative and Health Care Equipment for Northern Labrador
Labrador Hunters Encouraged to Participate in George River Caribou Harvest Survey


March 1
Mining Activity Leads Labrador Company to Expand

March 11
Cain�s Quest Breaking Trails for Extreme Sporting in Labrador

March 21
Media Advisory: Minister in Ottawa for Important Announcement
The Government of Canada Reaches Financial Agreement with the Innu of Labrador

March 22
Ministerial Statement - Historic Agreement Advances Innu Land Claims Closer to Final Agreement
Ministerial Statement - Cain�s Quest a Thrilling Showcase for Extreme Sport in Labrador

March 31
Ministerial Statement - Aboriginal Women Advance Equality



April 4
Contracts Awarded for Labrador Marine Service


April 7
Media Advisory: Minister to Make Announcements in Hopedale

April 8
Agreement Reached to Provide New Homes for Hopedale Families
Construction of New Women�s Shelter in Hopedale Moving Forward

April 11
Public Advisory: Air Foodlift Subsidy Program Implemented for South Coast/Straits of Labrador

April 19
Standing Strong for Labrador through the Northern Strategic Plan



May 3
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Event to Celebrate Local Artist

May 4
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Delegates of the Nunatsiavut Heritage Forum

May 6
Public Advisory: Changes Made to Air Foodlift Subsidy Program

May 11
Tenders Called for Oil Tank Pre-Inspections in Inuit Communities

May 12
Ministerial Statement - Nunatsiavut Heritage Forum Celebrating and Preserving Inuit Culture

May 20
Media Advisory: Minister to Address Graduates of College of the North Atlantic

May 27
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Graduation Ceremony

May 31
Plan for Oil Tank Repair and Replacement Moving Forward


June 3
Public Advisory: Alternate Delivery Methods Outlined for Provincial Government Payments
Government Assistance Plan for Inuit Communities Advancing Oil Tank Repair and Replacement 

June 14
Newfoundland and Labrador Aboriginal Delegation to Attend National Aboriginal Women�s Forum

June 15
Wind Monitoring Project Gets Underway in Labrador

June 16
National Strategy on Inuit Education Released Today

June 21
National Aboriginal Day Recognized Throughout Newfoundland and Labrador

June 24
Media Advisory: Ministers Participating in Expo Labrador Conference and Trade Show

June 28
Public Advisory: Provincial Government Resumes Utilizing Canada Post Services

June 29
Pre-inspections Completed for Oil Tank Repair and Replacement



July 1
Provincial Government Applauds Acceptance of Tshash Petapen (New Dawn) Agreements

July 5
Public Advisory: Public Meeting to Discuss Remediation Efforts in Hopedale

July 14
Media Advisory: Minister to Make Funding Announcements in Labrador

July 15
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Labrador Come Home Year Opening Ceremonies
Mental Health and Infrastructure Funding Announced for Northern Labrador
Happy Valley-Goose Bay Benefiting from Health Care Funding  

July 20
Public Hearings to be Held on Draft Land Use Plan for Labrador Inuit Settlement Area

July 22
Paving Scheduled for Pinware Realignment Project



August 1
Labrador Athletes Benefit from Increased Travel Subsidy

August 2
Inuit Remains to be Returned to Rose Island
Delay Announced for the 2011-12 Caribou Hunting Season in Labrador
Vessel Chartered to Assist Labrador North Coast Freight Delivery

August 4
Work Continuing to Repair and Replace Oil Tanks on Labrador�s North Coast

August 12
Deadline extended for Oil Tank Repairs in Inuit Communities

August 15
Provincial Funding Supports Aboriginal Student Services at MUN
Media Advisory: Premier to Attend Inuit Repatriation Ceremony

August 17
Inuit Remains Returned to Rose Island



September 13
Media Advisory: Minister to Participate in Natuashish Graduation Ceremony

September 16
Tenders to be Issued for Oil Tank Repair and Replacement



October 17
Tenders Awarded for Oil Tank Repair, Replacement and Certification


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