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Liberal Government Invests in Technology Sector to Create Jobs

Liberal Government Invests in Technology Sector to Create Jobs

The Liberal Government supports growth and diversification of one of the province’s innovation-driven businesses, which is why we announced $2.25 million over two fiscal years for a forgivable loan to PAL Aerospace to support its Force Multiplier project. The loan is contingent on the company achieving an employment target of 150 person years of employment

An Evening with MHA Neil King

An Evening with MHA Neil King

Join Neil, MHA  with Special Guest Hon. Premier Dwight Ball Port Rexton Brewing Company 6 Ship Cove Rd, Port Rexton, NL A0C 2H0 Friday, August 4th 6:30pm – 9:00pm $150 p.p Interested in attending? Please contact: Phone: 1(709)-467-1161 Email: bonavistaliberal@gmail.com

Muskrat Falls Update Reveals PC Neglect at Expense to Province

Muskrat Falls Update Reveals PC Neglect at Expense to Province

Yesterday, Premier Dwight Ball and Minister Siobhan Coady held a press conference to respond to the most recent Muskrat Falls Cost Update. During the conference, findings of a SNC-Lavalin Risk Assessment Report were released. This report, conducted in 2013, strongly foreshadows the current state of affairs the province now finds itself in. The former CEO

Premier Ball Delivers Keynote Address at Noia Conference

Premier Ball Delivers Keynote Address at Noia Conference

Premier Dwight Ball delivered the keynote address today to a full house at Noia 2017. The annual oil and gas industry conference is the largest of its kind in Atlantic Canada. The theme of this year’s Noia Conference is Offshore Newfoundland and Labrador: Relevant, Untapped & Resilient. Much of the Premier’s speech reflected optimism for the

$45.4 Million in Funding Announced for Trans Labrador Highway

$45.4 Million in Funding Announced for Trans Labrador Highway

At a joint federal-provincial event in Labrador yesterday, Premier Dwight Ball and MP Yvonne Jones announced that the Trans Labrador Highway is $45.4 million closer to completion. The funding will pay for the complete widening, upgrading, and paving of the TLH from Charlottetown to Cartwright junction. This complements a similar funding commitment last year, which

Premier Ball Represents Newfoundland and Labrador on the International Stage

Premier Ball Represents Newfoundland and Labrador on the International Stage

Last week, Premier Ball visited Washington, D.C. as part of the Council of the Federation. The mission to the U.S. capital was led by Yukon Premier Sandy Silver. Premier Ball was also joined by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, Nova Scotia Premier Stephen McNeil, New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant, Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister, Prince Edward Island

Liberal Government Announces Funding for Child Care in HVGB

Liberal Government Announces Funding for Child Care in HVGB

Premier Dwight Ball was in Happy-Valley Goose Bay today to announce funding for the Early Childhood Development Association (ECDA). He was joined by Minister of Service NL and MHA for Lake Melville, Perry Trimper. Developmental Funding of $441,062 was approved for ECDA  through the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development as part of the

First Year of Full-Day Kindergarten a Success

First Year of Full-Day Kindergarten a Success

In 2016, the Liberal government passed 64 pieces of legislation, reflecting an ambitious agenda and a sense of urgency at getting the province back on track. Among these were several signature pieces of legislation, like the creation of the Office of the Seniors’ Advocate, or presumptive cancer legislation for career and volunteer firefighters. Another was

Premier Dwight Ball Meets with PM Justin Trudeau

Premier Dwight Ball Meets with PM Justin Trudeau

On Friday, June 2nd, Premier Ball met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Ottawa to advance matters of importance to Newfoundlanders and Labradorians. Premier Ball raised the need for financial assistance for Newfoundlanders and Labradorians in the fishery with the Prime Minister.

An Evening with MHA Bernard Davis

An Evening with MHA Bernard Davis

Join Bernard Davis, MHA Virginia Waters-Pleasantville with Special Guests Bally Haly Country Club 100 Logy Bay Road, St. John’s Wednesday, June 28th Networking 6:30pm-7:30pm Reception & Auction 7:30pm-9:30pm $100 p.p Interested in attending? Please contact: Peter Adams (President of Virginia Waters – Pleasantville District Association) Email: peteradams@live.ca Telephone: (709)...

Happy Hour in Windsor Lake with MHA Cathy Bennett

Happy Hour in Windsor Lake with MHA Cathy Bennett

Join MHA Cathy Bennett for a Happy Hour in Windsor Lake! Hosted by the Windsor Lake Liberal District Association Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Clovelly Golf Course To purchase your tickets, please call Kathy Dicks-Peyton at :(709) 730-8549 or email kathylpd@hotmail.com. Tickets are $100, with a tax deductible receipt issued for

LPNL Congratulates Nova Scotia Liberals on Majority Government

LPNL Congratulates Nova Scotia Liberals on Majority Government

Last night, Stephen McNeil and the Nova Scotia Liberals achieved a feat that hasn’t been seen in that province since 1988 — back-to-back majority governments. In a province where voters readily select a new governing party every election cycle, McNeil and his Liberals have managed to make a strong case for four more years. The Liberal

Billion-Dollar Offshore Project Receives Green Light

Billion-Dollar Offshore Project Receives Green Light

Today, the Liberal Government, in partnership with Husky Energy, announced that the West White Rose project will go ahead. The project will exploit an estimated 115 million barrels of oil. It is estimated that it will provide $3 billion in provincial royalties, equity, and taxes. It will create more than 10 million person-hours of employment during

Liberal Government Collaborates with Indigenous Governments and Organizations in Historic Roundtable

Liberal Government Collaborates with Indigenous Governments and Organizations in Historic Roundtable

The first annual Indigenous Leaders Roundtable was held on Friday in St. John’s. The Liberal Government created an opportunity to collaborate with community leaders on matters that are of mutual interest to Indigenous governments and organizations across the province. The Roundtable is a forum to promote idea sharing and collaborative action. The topics discussed during this

Mount Scio Annual District Association Wine and Cheese

Mount Scio Annual District Association Wine and Cheese

Please join Dale Kirby, MHA for Mount Scio and Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, for his 2nd Annual Mount Scio Liberal District Association Wine and Cheese Reception on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Special Guest: Hon. Eddie Joyce MHA for Humber – Bay of Islands and Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment Wine, refreshments