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Public Advisory: Delayed Opening at Pistolet Bay and Pinware River Provincial Parks

Fri, 05/24/2019 - 13:40

Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation

Public Invited to Pay Respects to Former Premier Beaton Tulk

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 15:20

Executive Council

The general public is invited to pay their respects to former Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, the Honourable Beaton Tulk, tomorrow (Friday, May 24) in the foyer of the House of Assembly from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Parking will be available in front of East Block, Confederation Building.

Her Honour Judy M. Foote, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, Offers Condolences on the Passing of Beaton Tulk

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 12:25

Executive Council

The passing of one of this province’s respected and admired sons, the Honourable Beaton Tulk, is a loss not only for his family and friends, but all of Newfoundland and Labrador. His years in public service as a teacher and political figure saw him make a difference in the lives of those with whom he interacted.

Public Advisory: Temporary Detour on Veterans Memorial Highway

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 12:00

Transportation and Works

Motorists on the Avalon Peninsula are advised that beginning 7:30 a.m. tomorrow (Friday, May 24), work will begin to replace 14 culverts on Route 75, Veterans Memorial Highway.

Statement by Premier Ball on the Passing of Beaton Tulk

Thu, 05/23/2019 - 09:15

Executive Council

Early this morning, our province lost a political giant. Beaton Tulk was a friend and a true Liberal. His unwavering devotion to this province will live on, not only in our memories, but in his many contributions through his service to Newfoundlanders and Labradorians.

Office of the Chief Electoral Officer - Application Submitted for Judicial Recount in Labrador West

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 14:15

Office of the Chief Electoral Officer

Newfoundland and Labrador’s Chief Electoral Officer, Bruce Chaulk, today submitted an application for a judicial recount in the electoral district of Labrador West.

Public Advisory: Polar Bear Warning Issued for L’Anse Amour

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 13:55

Fisheries and Land Resources

Residents are cautioned that reports of a polar bear have been confirmed near L’Anse Amour in Labrador. Conservation officers are on the scene and monitoring the situation.

Public Advisory: Employment and Training Services Available to Former Employees of Black Duck Cove Fish Processing Plant

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 13:25

Advanced Education, Skills and Labour

Workers impacted by the fire at the Black Duck Cove Fish Processing Plant are advised that employment and training services are readily available at Advanced Education, Skills and Labour Employment Centres throughout the province.

Public Advisory: Some Forest Access Roads to Close in Labrador

Wed, 05/22/2019 - 12:50

Fisheries and Land Resources

Forest access roads in the following areas of Labrador will be closed to vehicle traffic effective Monday, May 27, and until further notice:

Public Advisory: Polar Bear Warning Issued for Fleur de Lys

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 14:10

Fisheries and Land Resources

Residents are cautioned that reports of a polar bear have been confirmed near Fleur de Lys. Conservation officers are on the scene and are monitoring the situation.

Public Advisory: Placentia Lift Bridge Temporarily Closed to Mariners and Drivers for Maintenance

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 13:55

Transportation and Works

The Placentia Lift Bridge will be intermittently closed for marine and vehicle traffic over a two-day period beginning tomorrow (Wednesday, May 22).

Office of the Chief Electoral Officer - Official Results: Electoral District of Fortune Bay – Cape La Hune

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 13:25

Office of the Chief Electoral Officer

The Returning Officer for Fortune Bay - Cape La Hune conducted the Official Addition of the Votes yesterday (Monday, May 20).

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner – Report A-2019-012 Released

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 09:10

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner

The Information and Privacy Commissioner, Victoria Woodworth-Lynas, has released her Report A-2019-012 under authority of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015. A summary of the Report is included below.

Office of the Chief Electoral Officer - Official Results of the 2019 Provincial General Election

Sun, 05/19/2019 - 15:50

Office of the Chief Electoral Officer

The Official Addition of the Votes took place in 37 district Returning Offices today (Sunday, May 19).

Office of the Chief Electoral Officer - Preliminary Results of the 2019 Provincial General Election

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 10:35

Office of the Chief Electoral Officer

The following are the preliminary results of the May 16, 2019 provincial General Election. The Official Addition of the Votes will take place in all 40 district Returning Offices on Sunday, May 19, beginning at 9:00 a.m. (8:30 a.m. in most of Labrador).

Public Advisory: Residents Encouraged to Use Safe Camping Practices

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 09:40

Municipal Affairs and Environment

The Department of Municipal Affairs and Environment is encouraging all Newfoundlanders and Labradorians to use safe camping practices while enjoying time with family and friends during the Victoria Day long weekend. Throughout the camping season, residents should make the following fire and life safety practices a priority:

Public Advisory: Victoria Day Weekend Signals Start of Summer Tourism Season

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 08:55

Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation

The 2019 summer tourism season starts this Victoria Day Weekend with the opening of Visitor Information Centres, Provincial Historic Sites and some Provincial Parks throughout Newfoundland and Labrador.

Public Advisory: Government Monitoring Water Levels at Mud Lake Road

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 08:20

Municipal Affairs and Environment
Transportation and Works

Local residents of Mud Lake and Happy Valley-Goose Bay are advised that the Provincial Government is monitoring elevated water levels on Mud Lake Road.

Public Advisory: Motorists Reminded of Increased Moose and Caribou Presence during Spring Calving Season

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 08:35

Fisheries and Land Resources
Transportation and Works

The departments of Fisheries and Land Resources, and Transportation and Works remind drivers to watch out for moose and caribou on the highways, particularly in the St. Anthony and Howley areas where increased caribou activity can be anticipated as they migrate from wintering areas.

Environmental Assessment Bulletin

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 14:30

Municipal Affairs and Environment

The Honourable Graham Letto, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Environment, has announced the following events relative to Part 10 Environmental Assessment of the Environmental Protection Act.

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