Statements 1998 -  By Department

Development and Rural Renewal

TAGS replacement program
Release of "Getting the Message Out" CD-ROM
Regional Economic Development Boards
Progress of the Newfoundland and Labrador Film Development Corporation
Progress report on regional economic development boards
Crafts Week
Coast of Bays Promotional Package
Stragtegic Enterprise Development Fund
Update on Public Consultation Process on the Use of Outdoor Resources
Status of province's investment in Canadian Blood Bank


Release of Comprehensive Report on Post-Secondary Education
Air quality testing in schools
School repair and maintenance
Public consultations on literacy to be held in province
School building and property acquisitions
Third National Forum on Education
Interim agreement on church owned school property
Review of  Private Training and  Institutions Act and Regulations - Interim Report
Post-secondary awards program
Comments on St. John's regional youth parliament and awards to MUN debating team at Atlantic competition
Private Training Legislation

Environment and Labour

Amendment to Shops Closing Act
Operations suspended at Come by Chance Oil Refinery
National Day of Mourning - April 28
North American Occupational Health and Safety Week, May 18 - 24
Tentative Agreement reached in Abitibi-Consolidated Labour dispute
Legislation in response to Statutory Review Committee Report on Workers' Compensation Act
Canada-Russia Cooperative Environmental Decision-making Project
Release of report into Makinsons Contaminated Site Remediation Project

Executive Council

Easter Sunday declared a provincial holiday
Mr. Halcum (Hal) Stanley appointed new Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Canada-Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Board
May labour force survey
Advisory Council on Economy  and Technology report on major benefits principles
Resignation of Minister


Bank of Montreal regional outlook
Mid-Year Financial Report
Labour force statistics

Fisheries and Aquaculture

Impending Termination of TAGS and  Report of   Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans
Management plan for northern shrimp
Nain Banker leased to Labrador Fishermen's Union Shrimp Company Limited
Government selling Lawn fish plant to Grand Atlantic Incorporated
Diversification efforts pay off for Red Bay
Increase in 3Ps cod quota good news for economy
Aquaculture working capital fund for shellfish sector
Overview of industry performance to date
United Nations Agreement on High Seas Fisheries
Fishing industry update

Forest Resources and Agrifoods

Hunting regulations to benefit persons with disabilities
Sawmill industry
Silviculture initiatives
Introduction of steep slope cable logging practices in Western Newfoundland
Newfoundland and Labrador Agriculture Awareness campaign
Minister introduces commercial cranberry industry
Silviculture projects
The Newfoundland Pony
Co-operative initiative to development cranberry industry
Agrifoods industry in Newfoundland and Labrador
Endangered Species Act
Reports regarding implementation of Conservation Stamp

Government Services and Lands

New graduated drivers licencing program
Appointments to board of directors of Credit Union Deposit Guarantee Corporation

Health and Community Services

Recalling Schneider Lunchmate Snack Products
Hepatitis C
National Nursing Week, May 11 - 17
National Child Day
New Child Welfare legislation
Funds for child care to allow teenage mothers to complete high school
Death at St. Clare's Hospital
Funding for child care services
World AIDS Day
International Day of Disabled Persons
New funding for child care services
International Year of Older Persons
Review of regional institutional boards

Human Resources and Employment

National Child Benefit
New funds for National Child Benefit
Launch of Money Smarts Program
Employability assistance for people with disabilities
Strategic Social Plan
Award for SWASP program

Industry, Trade and Technology

Marystown Shipyard
BPS Imaging Partnerships
BPS Imaging Partnerships
"Information Technology - Closing the Human Resources Gap in Newfoundland and Labrador" report released
Overview of benefits from natural resource developments in our province
Tabled report on Operation ONLINE
Iceland delegation arrives for charter shopping tour
Update on trade relationship between Newfoundland and Labrador and Cuba


International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Donation to Newfoundland and Labrador Ground Search and Rescue
Child Find's Green Ribbon of Hope Month
Judicial inquiry into death of Adam Okkuatsiak at the Labrador Correctional Center
Ground Search and Rescue
Police week in Canada

Minister Responsible for The Status of Women

Offshore Skills Training Fund - Version fran´┐Żaise
National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

Mines and Energy

Results of calls for proposals of  former Baie Verte asbestos mine
Churchill River Power Projects
Amendments to Mineral Act
Official opening of Transshipment Terminal, Whiffen Head
Brook Hunt study on Voisey's Bay Project

Municipal and Provincial Affairs

Come by Chance Oil Refinery Fire
Come by Chance Oil Refinery Fire
Government assistance for municipalities to purchase computer technology equipment
Decision on St. John's municipal plan amendment for Mount Cashel property
Government initiatives helping municipalities to maintain financial stability
Amendment for Mount Cashel propery
Learn Not To Burn Program
New housing repair program
Come By Chance oil refinery fire/explosion
Minister responses to editorial published in today's edition of The Telegram
Water taxes on provincial government buildings in the city

Tourism, Culture and Recreation

Wheelchair Sports Funding Announcement
Last week's Media Marketplace in Toronto
Minister announces conditional approval for T'Railway Provincial Park to remain a multi-use provincal park from Octagon Pond to Holyrood
Corner Brook Triathlon
Preliminary results of 1998 tourism season

Works, Services and Transportation

Labrador Marine Service
Provincial water bombers contracted to North Carolina
Public Tender Act
Contracts awarded for work on Trans Labrador Highway
Changes to Public Tender Act
Transportation Week 1998
Janeway Redevelopment
Outer Ring Road official opening
Christmas tree-lighting ceremony
Information on road conditions
Transfer of St. John's airport to St. John's International Airport Authority

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