March 4, 2015
An awareness campaign to provide guidelines to businesses and municipalities on accessible parking has been launched through a partnership between Service NL and the Coalition of Persons with Disabilities – Newfoundland and Labrador (the Coalition). The campaign includes brochures for business owners, pamphlets for accessible parking permit holders and presentations to various organizations such as building design and construction industries and municipalities. The campaign promotes education and awareness of the proper designation of accessible parking spaces, including the correct installation of signage, as well as the proper use of the accessible parking permit.
March 3, 2015
The Honourable Paul Davis, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, focused on the long-term outlook of the provincial mining and mineral exploration sectors when he addressed approximately 300 people at an event in Toronto last night. The event, hosted by the Provincial Government and Mining Industry NL, was part of the annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) international convention and trade show.
Provincial Government to Implement Recommendations of the Independent Report on the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act
March 3, 2015
The Provincial Government will implement the recommendations contained within the ATIPPA Review Committee’s Independent Statutory Review of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act and is working to quickly develop an implementation plan. The committee conducted a comprehensive review, including examination of amendments made through Bill 29. The report is available at http://ope.gov.nl.ca/publications/index.html.