Natural Resources
January 9, 2020

Public Advisory: Public Consultations on Quarry Legislation Review Continue

The Department of Natural Resources is undertaking a consultation process regarding a review of the legislation that regulates quarry activity in the province. Consultations will help to develop modern and comprehensive legislation that is stronger and also adopts best practices from other jurisdictions to support the development of the province’s quarry resources.

Dates and times are now available for in-person consultations and are as follows:

Date and Time


January 13
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Marystown Hotel
180-190 Ville Marie Drive

January 14
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Clarenville Inn
134 Trans-Canada Highway

January 21
9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Labrador City
Two Seasons Inn
96 Avalon Drive

January 22
9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Happy Valley-Goose Bay
Northern Cross Community Church
400 Kelland Drive

January 27
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Grand Falls-Windsor
Mount Peyton Hotel
214 Lincoln Road

January 28
7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Day’s Inn
44 Queen Street

January 29
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Deer Lake
Holiday Inn Express
38 Bennett Avenue

February 6
9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

St. Anthony
Hotel North Three
51 West Street

February 10
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

St. John’s
Natural Resources Building – Lower Level
50 Elizabeth Avenue


Pre-registration is required. To register for a session or if you have any questions related to the consultation process, please email or call 709-727-2757.

A discussion guide on the quarry legislation review is available online at external link

If you are unable to attend in-person, a questionnaire with specific questions related to the quarry legislation can be completed online at external link. Written submissions are also welcome at or by mail to:

Mineral Lands Division
Department of Natural Resources
3rd floor, Natural Resources Building
P.O. Box 8700
St. John’s, NL A1B 4J6 

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Media contact
Lisa Lawlor
Natural Resources
709-729-5777, 631-8155

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