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Mount Pearl North Voter Information

Mount Pearl North Voter Information

VOTE JIM BURTON ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 21 Polling Stations (open from 8:00am-8:00pm): Mount Pearl Soccer Hut, Team Gushue Complex, 1 Arena Road, Mount Pearl First United Church (Basement), 221 Park Avenue, Mount Pearl (entrance on Churchill Avenue) Softball Building, Team Gushue Complex, 1 Arena Road, Mount Pearl Mary Queen of the World Church (Basement), 775

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Creating a Serious Incident Response Team

Creating a Serious Incident Response Team

This week, Justice and Public Safety Minister Andrew Parsons introduced legislation that will establish a Serious Incident Response Team in Newfoundland and Labrador. What is a Serious Incident? The Act defines a serious incident as a death, a serious injury, a sexual offence, domestic violence, or any matter of significant public interest that arises from

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An Evening with Minister Tom Osborne and Premier Dwight Ball

An Evening with Minister Tom Osborne and Premier Dwight Ball

Join the Waterford Valley District Association for An Evening with Minister Tom Osborne & Premier Dwight Ball 7 Plank Road, St. John’s, NL Wednesday, November 29th 7:00 – 9:00 pm Ticket Cost: $125 per person or $500 for a table of four If you’re interested in attending, please contact Tina Lamb at (709) 631-3563

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New Bill to Help Prevent Opioid Abuse

New Bill to Help Prevent Opioid Abuse

Today, your Liberal Government introduced legislation to address a real issue impacting the lives of Newfoundlanders and Labradorians – opioid drug abuse and inappropriate prescribing in this province. People are dying from drug overdose in this province. Last year there were 57 hospital admissions involving opioid poisonings in this province, and 16 apparent opioid-related deaths.

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Speed Reduction for Safer School Zones

Speed Reduction for Safer School Zones

Speed Kills Newfoundland and Labrador children aged 5 to 14 years are at the greatest risk for pedestrian-related deaths. It is during the busy morning commute that our children face the greatest risk of being involved in an accident. We want our children to be safe and setting speed limits is one of the most

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Liberal Plan for Financial Stability is Working

Liberal Plan for Financial Stability is Working

Today’s fiscal update is encouraging – we remain on target for expenses and within 99 percent of revenue projection. Our plan is working as we continue to fix fiscal mess left by previous PC administration. Fall Fiscal Update 2017 The Honourable Tom Osborne, Minister of Finance and President of Treasury Board, has released the annual

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Male, Female, or X? New Gender Neutral Legislation

Male, Female, or X? New Gender Neutral Legislation

Equality. Respect. Diversity. Equality and respect for the diversity of all individuals are important values for the Liberal Government. Today, debate began in the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly on Bill 20 – Amendments to the Vital Statistics Act, 2009, which allow for a change of sex designation on a birth certificate from female

An Evening with Minister Sherry Gambin-Walsh

An Evening with Minister Sherry Gambin-Walsh

Join Sherry with Special Guest Hon. Premier Dwight Ball Wilds Golf Resort, Salmonier Line Wednesday, November 15th Cocktails: 6:30 pm Roast Beef Dinner: 7:00 pm Ticket Cost: $100 per person ($50 tax receipt) For information on tickets and advertising, please contact: (709) 227-4800 or email liberalpda@gmail.com

A Moment for Women’s History Month

A Moment for Women’s History Month

As we near the end of Women’s History Month it is important to look back and acknowledge the contributions that women have made to politics in Newfoundland and Labrador and in Canada. WOMEN’S SUFFRAGE IN NL The women’s suffrage movement took in the 1890’s in Newfoundland and Labrador. It took decades of advocating for voting

St. John’s East – Quidi Vidi District Association Fall Event

St. John’s East – Quidi Vidi District Association Fall Event

Join the St. John’s East – Quidi Vidi District Association, with Special Guest the Honourable Dale Kirby, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development Other MHAs will be in attendence. Where: 8 Laughlin Crescent, St. John’s, NL When: Saturday, November 4th Time: 10:00 am – Noon Price: $30 per person RSVP: collinsa49@icloud.com

Habitat for Humanity families in Corner Brook receive new homes

Habitat for Humanity families in Corner Brook receive new homes

Two Corner Brook area families have moved into new homes thanks to a recent Habitat for Humanity build. The project was made possible by a $170,000 contribution from the Governments of Newfoundland and Labrador and Canada. The two families have been living in the new three-bedroom homes since the summer, 2017. Both are happy with

Building a safer Trans-Labrador Highway

Building a safer Trans-Labrador Highway

The Provincial and Federal governments have announced  major upgrades for Route 510 on the Trans-Labrador Highway. These upgrades represent a total investment of $15.3 million. The project will increase safety on the route in addition to extending the useful life of the roadway by ten years. Additionally, continued paving operations on the Labrador highway will

Liberals Announce Funding for Child Care Initiative

Liberals Announce Funding for Child Care Initiative

On Monday, September 18th, the Honourable Dale Kirby, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development, announced funding for the Growing Our Future Child Care Cooperative (GOFCC) project in Channel-Port aux Basques. Minister Kirby was joined at the announcement by the Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Justice and Public Safety and MHA for Burgeo – La