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So Moved, St. John’s: 19 April 2021

So Moved, St. John’s: 19 April 2021 Source: https://theindependent.ca/2021/04/21/so-moved-st-johns-19-april-2021/Aggregated from: The Indy

All-party committee to update Elections Act, NDP MHA calls it ‘window dressing’

Become a CBC Member Join the conversationCreate account All-party committee to update Elections Act, NDP MHA calls it ‘window dressing’ Source: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/all-party-committee-committee-modernize-elections-act-1.5996470?cmp=rssAggregated from: CBC | Newfoundland and Labrador News

All-Party Committee Established to Modernize the Elections Act

Government News Release The Honourable John Hogan, QC, Minister of Justice and Public Safety and Attorney General, is taking the first step in modernizing the Elections Act,1991 by convening an All-Party Committee to identify means to enhance accessibility of voting in Newfoundland and Labrador. The All-Party Committee to Modernize the Elections Act will review the […]

Media Advisory: 2025 Canada Summer Games Announcement

Government News Release The Honourable Andrew Furey, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, along with the Honourable Steve Crocker, Minister of Tourism, Culture, Arts and Recreation, Danny Breen, Mayor, City of St. John’s and the Canada Games Council, will make an announcement regarding the 2025 Canada Summer Games, tomorrow (Thursday, April 22). The event will take […]

Proposed Amendments Would Provide Authority to Alter Compensation for Nalcor and Subsidiaries

Government News Release Amendments to the Energy Corporation Act and the Hydro Corporation Act, 2007 were introduced for second reading in the House of Assembly today. The amendments, if passed, would provide broad authority for the Lieutenant-Governor in Council to issue a unanimous shareholder agreement to provide direction to the board of directors of Nalcor […]

Public Advisory: Opening Dates for 2021 Provincial Park Season

Government News Release Provincial Parks Campsite Reservation Service will begin accepting reservations for the 2021 camping season, on Wednesday, April 28 at 7:00 a.m. NDT, for all provincial camping parks. At that time, the public can reserve a campsite by calling toll-free 1-877-214-CAMP (2267) or visiting www.nlcamping.ca. Before the launch of the reservation service, users are […]

Vaccines coming Monday for N.L. rotational workers, with open call expected by May 14

Newfoundland and Labrador is reporting one new case of COVID-19 on Wednesday, as rotational workers are next in line to receive their first shots of vaccine. Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Janice Fitzgerald said three of the province’s four regional health authorities will deliver an open call Monday for workers — including air crew and truck […]

Business as usual, even after a tragedy: St. John’s barber remembered with cancer fundraiser

Robbie and Mel Grandy at their wedding, shortly after Robbie was diagnosed with cancer. (Submitted by Mel Grandy) Robbie Grandy would have celebrated his 36th birthday this month. However, the well-known St. John’s barber died on Jan. 14, one day shy of a year after being diagnosed with renal cell carcinoma, a type of kidney cancer.  […]

An open conversation about racism: Meet the founders of Black Lives Matters N.L.

Brian Amadi, Precious Familusi and Raven Khadeja are the founders of Black Lives Matter N.L. (CBC ) After the killing of George Floyd, Precious Familusi, Brian Amadi and Raven Khadeja started talking back and forth in Facebook messages.  “It was a time where we saw a lot of people rallying and we decided this was a […]

Public Advisory: Not-for-Profit Moose Licence Applications Now Available Online

Government News Release Not-For-Profit Moose Licence Applications are now available via the Department of Fisheries, Forestry and Agriculture website. Up to 475 licences will be available to eligible registered, not-for-profit and charitable organizations for fundraising purposes for the 2021-22 big game hunting season. The deadline for applications is May 14, 2021 at 4:30 p.m. If demand exceeds […]

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