21 Results for Newfoundland

The governments of Newfoundland and Labrador and Québec are working together to develop the Labrador Trough and improve road infrastructure. This collaboration will facilitate the development of mining potential, as well as promote the creation of high quality jobs to benefit Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations in both provinces. The two…

April 13, 2018 @ 8:39am

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has released the updated pre-feasibility study for a fixed link between Labrador and the island of Newfoundland. “The concept of a fixed link is a nation-building prospect that could potentially have social and economic benefits for Newfoundlanders and Labradorians and all Canadians,” said Premier…

April 11, 2018 @ 1:31pm

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is committing $619.7 million of its annual budget to infrastructure in the province, with significant investments continuing in the education, transportation, and health care sectors. Minister of Finance Tom Osborne announced plans for the 2018-19 budget, which contains net expenses of $8.29 billion and…

March 27, 2018 @ 1:03pm

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is investing $10.6 million in municipal capital works as a part of its three-year municipal infrastructure program. As a result of the funding, 48 communities will cost-share projects to improve water and wastewater systems, roads, and community-oriented infrastructure. The municipal share in these projects will…

March 22, 2018 @ 8:45am

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to establish an industry short list to solicit proposals for a new 164-bed acute care hospital in Corner Brook. The new hospital will include the same services currently provided at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, as well an…

January 15, 2018 @ 10:36am

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador announced that a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) has been issued to establish a short list of private sector business teams interested in designing, building, financing, and maintaining the new 60-bed long-term care homes in Gander and Grand Falls-Windsor. “It is essential that we balance…

January 08, 2018 @ 2:03pm

Dwight Ball, premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, has announced changes to his Cabinet. Joining Cabinet are Tom Osborne, Member of the House of Assembly (MHA) for Waterford Valley, who has been appointed as minister of finance and president of Treasury Board, minister responsible for the Human Resources Secretariat, minister responsible…

August 01, 2017 @ 6:41am

The governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador have announced $45.4 million to improve a section of the Trans Labrador Highway. The project consists of the widening and paving of Route 510 from Charlottetown junction to Cartwright junction. Once complete, it will improve the quality of life for local residents,…

June 14, 2017 @ 6:22am

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has announced the award of a tender for a pilot project that will allow the province to investigate the value of night time paving work on provincial roadways. The tender, valued at $2.5 million, was awarded to Concord Paving Ltd. of Carbonear. The contractor…

May 04, 2017 @ 6:52am

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador will provide greater consideration for the P3 model for building large public sector infrastructure projects in the province. That information was presented by Transportation Minister Al Hawkins during an awards luncheon for the Newfoundland and Labrador Employers’ Council. According to an article from The…

March 21, 2017 @ 9:04am

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has announced a multi-year plan for infrastructure investments. The Way Forward: A Multi-Year Plan for Infrastructure Investments outlines commitments to education, health, buildings and roads, and municipal infrastructure through an investment of nearly $3 billion. The plan includes the following investments by sector over…

March 20, 2017 @ 7:04am

As part of Budget 2017, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador introduced a new three-year municipal infrastructure program and a call for applications from interested communities. One hundred million dollars in provincial funding will be invested in municipal infrastructure over the next three years through the Multi-Year Capital Works ($70…

March 14, 2017 @ 6:42am

In response to a Request for Qualifications issued on January 20 for the design, build, financing, and maintenance of the new long-term care facility in Corner Brook, five teams have submitted proposals. The facility will include 120 long-term care beds, 15 palliative care beds, and 10 rehabilitative care beds. Construction…

March 13, 2017 @ 7:20am

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador announced its commitment to construct a new acute care regional hospital in Corner Brook. The new regional hospital will include the same services as available at Western Memorial Regional Hospital, as well as an expanded cancer care program, which will include radiation services. A…

February 22, 2017 @ 8:22am

Minister of Transportation and Works Al Hawkins released the provincial government’s Five-Year Provincial Roads Plan, along with the full list of road tenders for 2017-18. The plan uses an evidence-based approach to build, renew and maintain transportation infrastructure and takes full advantage of Newfoundland and Labrador’s short construction season while…

January 31, 2017 @ 8:21am

The governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador have announced more than $14 million for 11 water and wastewater projects. “The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador committed $44 million to Clean Water and Wastewater Fund projects this year to ensure residents throughout the province have safe, reliable drinking water and…

December 20, 2016 @ 7:57am

In keeping with commitments set out in The Way Forward: A Vision for Sustainability and Growth in Newfoundland and Labrador, a new act respecting public bodies has received second reading in the House of Assembly. The Act, Respecting Procurement by Public Bodies, will help modernize procurement by provincial public bodies…

November 23, 2016 @ 9:01am

The student union at Memorial University in St. John’s, Nfld. Is questioning the university’s plan to move forward with the construction of a new $325-million core sciences facility. According to an article from the CBC, representatives of the student union are questioning both the cost of the project as well…

August 19, 2016 @ 7:23am

Employment is on the rise and the construction industry is showing positive growth in Atlantic Canada, according to the latest forecast of labour supply and demand, published by the Construction Sector Council (CSC). The reports project that construction employment in Nova Scotia, PEI, and Newfoundland and Labrador will swell as a result of an…

March 28, 2012 @ 5:01am

Newfoundland and Labrador's black gold rush is creating a spin-off bonanza. Dynamic Air Shelters Ltd.  is among the firms that is taking full advantage of opportunities to provide goods and services to the province's booming oil and gas industry. Grand Bank-based manufacturer and exporter of specialized inflatable shelters is expanding…

November 18, 2008 @ 8:14am

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador will spend $500,000 to identify alternative energy sources for residents of isolated diesel communities in Labrador. The initiative includes an alternative energy study and an energy efficiency community pilot project. The two projects will be carried out by Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro and will…

October 10, 2008 @ 8:16am