Newfoundland and Labrador News

The Newfoundland and Labrador News Centre offers you quick access to the provincial news of the day.
  1. A strong and vibrant women’s and equality-seeking movement is part of the foundation of a more inclusive Canada – one where everyone has the opportunity to succeed. The Government of Canada continues to support organizations that ensure all women, as well as victims and survivors of human trafficking, have the tools and supports they need to heal and regain control over their lives.
  2. Minister O’Regan to announce support for organizations preventing human trafficking in Newfoundland and Labrador
  3. As we continue to adapt to the new physical, social, and economic realities presented by COVID-19, all orders of government are working together to ensure the safety and well-being of Canadians. This includes providing local communities with tools and support for evidence-based decision-making that will help them plan a healthier, safer and more prosperous future for everyone.
  4. The workforce of Canada’s fish and seafood processing sector is an economic driver in coastal and rural communities, and is vital to the national food supply chain. The sector faced immense challenges due to COVID-19, and the Government of Canada worked quickly to ensure it had the support it needed during this unprecedented time.
  5. In order to study Atlantic Salmon migration patterns, the Government of Canada is contributing to a multi-faceted community-based marine science research project funded by the Environmental Studies Research Fund. The shared goal is to enhance our understanding of Atlantic salmon migration in the offshore waters of Eastern Canada.
  6. The workforce of Canada’s fish and seafood processing sector is an economic driver in coastal and rural communities, and is vital to the national food supply chain. The sector faced immense challenges due to COVID-19, and the Government of Canada worked quickly to ensure it had the support it needed during this unprecedented time.
  7. The workforce of Canada’s fish and seafood processing sector is an economic driver in coastal and rural communities, and is vital to the national food supply chain. The sector faced immense challenges due to COVID-19, and the Government of Canada worked quickly to ensure it had the support it needed during this unprecedented time.
  8. The workforce of Canada’s fish and seafood processing sector is an economic driver in coastal and rural communities, and is vital to the national food supply chain. The sector faced immense challenges due to COVID-19, and the Government of Canada worked quickly to ensure it had the support it needed during this unprecedented time.
  9. Atlantic Canada’s fish and seafood sector has faced significant challenges and financial hardship since the downturn in the economy due to COVID-19. That is why the Government of Canada is helping fish and seafood processors navigate these difficult times with support through the Canadian Seafood Stabilization Fund.
  10. Today, the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced decisions for the Northern cod stewardship fishery, the 2J3KLPs capelin fishery, and the Recreational groundfish fishery (known locally as the recreational food fishery).
  11. Federal funding to support marketing series featuring NL’s unique geology, culture and communities
  12. Entrepreneurs play a key role in economic growth and job creation and their success is essential to Atlantic Canada’s economic recovery. That is why the federal government is working closely with post-secondary institutions like Memorial University to advance entrepreneurship and help grow the innovation economy.
  13. Today, Churence Rogers, Member of Parliament for Bonavista–Burin–Trinity, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Elvis Loveless, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure for Newfoundland and Labrador, announced $155,000 in joint funding to improve the roof at Woodland Elementary School in Dildo, Newfoundland and Labrador.
  14. Joint federal, provincial, and municipal funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan will support 22 infrastructure projects in 21 communities in Central Newfoundland.
  15. Today, Scott Simms, Member of Parliament for Coast of Bays—Central—Notre Dame; on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; and the Honourable Elvis Loveless, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, announced more joint funding for drinking water and wastewater projects in 21 communities in Central Newfoundland.
  16. Parks Canada sites in western Newfoundland and southern Labrador ready to officially kick off the 2021 visitor season.
  17. Parks Canada sites in Eastern Newfoundland officially kick off 2021 summer visitor season beginning on May 21 with the opening of Terra Nova National Park
  18. The workforce of Canada’s fish and seafood processing sector is an economic driver in coastal and rural communities, and is vital to the national food supply chain. The sector faced immense challenges due to COVID-19, and the Government of Canada worked quickly to ensure it had the support it needed during this unprecedented time.
  19. Atlantic Canada’s fish and seafood sector has faced significant challenges and financial hardship since the downturn in the economy due to COVID-19. That is why the Government of Canada is helping fish and seafood processors navigate these difficult times with support through the Canadian Seafood Stabilization Fund.
  20. The workforce of Canada’s fish and seafood processing sector is an economic driver in coastal and rural communities, and is vital to the national food supply chain. The sector faced immense challenges due to COVID-19, and the Government of Canada worked quickly to ensure it had the support it needed during this unprecedented time.
  21. Atlantic Canada’s fish and seafood sector has faced significant challenges and financial hardship since the downturn in the economy due to COVID-19. That is why the Government of Canada is helping fish and seafood processors navigate these difficult times with support through the Canadian Seafood Stabilization Fund.
  22. Today, Ken McDonald, Member of Parliament for Avalon, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and the Honourable Elvis Loveless, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, announced $145,000 in joint funding for projects at the Carbonear and Seal Cove campuses of the College of the North Atlantic in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  23. Members of the media are invited to attend a virtual announcement of the winner of the ACOA Hull Design Efficiency Challenge.
  24. Today, Churence Rogers, Member of Parliament for Bonavista–Burin–Trinity, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; and the Honourable Elvis Loveless, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, announced funding for the replacement of the Town of Clarenville’s High Schoolroof.
  25. Atlantic Canada’s advanced technology industry is an important part of building a strong, resilient economy. That is why the Government of Canada is helping automotive technology company Quorum Information Systems Inc. create more jobs and grow its business.
  26. Adapting to meet customer needs helps companies in Atlantic Canada’s ocean industries to stay competitive and grow their businesses. With that in mind, Mid-Island Marine and Fabrication Limited will expand by adding a new travel lift that can repair and service bigger fishing vessels, creating up to 10 new jobs.
  27. Today, the Minister of Natural Resources, the Honourable Seamus O’Regan Jr., with Dave Finn, CEO of Petroleum Research Newfoundland and Labrador (PRNL), announced project recipients of the Emissions Reduction Fund’s Offshore Research, Development and Demonstration (RD&D) program.
  28. Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency to continue delivering financial support to businesses impacted by COVID-19.
  29. Joint federal, provincial, and municipal funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan will support multiple infrastructure projects in three communities in Labrador.
  30. Today, Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Elvis Loveless, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, announced more than $1.5 million in joint funding for four projects to safeguard public health and the environment, and to improve recreation infrastructure in Labrador communities.
  31. The Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations met with businesses to discuss investments from Budget 2021: A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience.
  32. The health and well-being of Canadians are top priorities for the Government of Canada and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Communities across Canada are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, and need immediate assistance to ensure public infrastructure is safe and reliable.
  33. Joint federal, provincial and municipal funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure program will support 15 public building and public transit projects in the St. John’s Metropolitan Area.
  34. Members of the media are invited to an important virtual announcement regarding public transit and COVID-response infrastructure with the Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Natural Resources, and Member of Parliament for St. John's South—Mount Pearl, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Elvis Loveless, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, and His Worship Danny Breen, Mayor of the City of St. John’s.
  35. Joint federal, provincial and municipal funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan will support seven infrastructure projects in Western Newfoundland.
  36. The health, safety, and well-being of Canadians are the top priorities of the governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador. Throughout the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, both governments have been taking decisive action to support families, businesses and communities - and continue to look ahead to see what more can be done as we prepare to recover and build back better.
  37. The health and well-being of Canadians are the top priorities for the Government of Canada and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. Communities across Canada are on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, and need immediate assistance to ensure their public infrastructure is safe and reliable.
  38. Joint funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure program will support eight public and road infrastructure projects in Corner Brook and neighboring municipalities.
  39. Members of the media are invited to an important virtual announcement regarding important infrastructure upgrades with Gudie Hutchings, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development and Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development and the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; and the Honourable Elvis Loveless, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure.
  40. Members of the media are invited to an important announcement regarding public and road infrastructure with Gudie Hutchings, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development and Member of Parliament for Long Range Mountains, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development; the Honourable Elvis Loveless, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, and the Honourable Andrew Parsons, Minister of Industry, Energy and Technology.
  41. St. John’s, NL – The Government of Canada is committed to responsibly managing Snow crab fisheries in Newfoundland and Labrador to ensure the sustainability of the stock for today and generations to come. This work requires close collaboration with harvesters, the Fish Food and Allied Workers (FFAW) union, Indigenous partners, and other stakeholders while also considering socioeconomic factors and the most recent science advice.