Executive Council
September 4, 2018

Nominations Now Being Accepted for Order of Newfoundland and Labrador

The Honourable Judy Foote, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, are encouraging all residents to consider nominating recipients for the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador. The deadline for nominations is October 31, 2018.

As the province’s highest form of recognition, the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador recognizes individuals who have demonstrated excellence and achievement in any field of endeavour benefiting, in an outstanding manner, Newfoundland and Labrador and its residents.

Anyone can nominate a deserving Newfoundlander and Labradorian who has made a significant contribution to their community or province. The first investiture took place in 2004 and to date, 100 recipients have received this honour. Nomination packages can be found at gov.nl.ca/onl/order-of-nl-fillable-form-2/

Recipients will be honoured at a formal ceremony at Government House.

Quotes
“I applaud those who have been invested into the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador. I know there are many more deserving of the honour. I look forward to participating in my first investiture ceremony as Lieutenant Governor and sharing this special day with more of our citizens who will receive this recognition.”
Honourable Judy Foote
Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador

“Having seen the pride and excitement on the faces of past recipients, their families and their nominators, I know how much the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador means to them. I encourage anyone who knows of a deserving Newfoundlander and Labradorian to review the nomination package and put their names forward for this honour.”
Honourable Dwight Ball
Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador

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Learn More

Order of Newfoundland and Labrador

Nomination Package

Media contacts
David Brown
Private Secretary to the Lieutenant Governor
709-729-4045

Michelle Cannizzaro
Office of the Premier
709-729-3960
michellecannizzaro@gov.nl.ca

2018 09 04                              3:30 p.m.