Yvonne Jones
Yvonne Jones
Member of Parliament for Labrador
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May 17, 2024
Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, Issues Statement on International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia
Today, Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, recognizes the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia with the following statement:   “On this important…
May 16, 2024
$9.17 Million Investment in Rapid Housing for Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation
  Yvonne Jones, MP for Labrador, Announces $9.17 Million Investment in Rapid Housing for Sheshatshiu Innu First Nation Labrador, May 16th, 2024 – Yvonne Jones,…
May 13, 2024
Keeping Canadians safe from wildfires
From: Member of Parliament for Labrador, Yvonne Jones  In the past year, Canada witnessed its most devastating wildfire season on record, leaving communities nationwide in…
May 13, 2024
Federal government investment puts Happy Valley-Goose Bay on the road to a new public transit system
News release Federal government investment puts Happy Valley-Goose Bay on the road to a new public transit system Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, May…
May 10, 2024
Media Advisory: Infrastructure Announcement in Happy Valley-Goose Bay
From: Infrastructure Canada Media advisory Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, May 10, 2024 — Members of the media are invited to an infrastructure announcement with Yvonne…
May 6, 2024
Securing Canada’s Commitment to Address the Crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, Two-Spirit, and Gender-Diverse People
From: The Office of Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador Today, Labrador MP, Yvonne Jones, reaffirms the government's unwavering commitment to addressing the national…
May 3, 2024
A Fair Future for Indigenous Peoples: Historic Investments in Reconciliation and Indigenous Well-being
From: The Office of Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador Today, MP Jones is highlighting the groundbreaking measures to advance the journey of reconciliation…
May 2, 2024
Investments in Transportation Infrastructure to Benefit Labrador
From: The Office of Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador Today, Labrador MP, Yvonne Jones, is proud to highlight the significant investments in transportation…
April 29, 2024
SO31 - National Defense
Today marks a pivotal moment in Canada's defense strategy as Budget 2024 unveils historic investments. With a focus on national defense in the Arctic, our…
April 29, 2024
A Fair Future for Indigenous Peoples: Historic Investments in Reconciliation and Indigenous Well-being
From: The Office of Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador Today, in collaboration with the federal government, we are unveiling groundbreaking measures to advance…
April 22, 2024
Labrador MP Champions Earth Day Initiatives for Environmental Protection and Sustainable Development
From: The Office of Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador Today, Labrador MP, Yvonne Jones, stands in solidarity with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and…
April 22, 2024
April 19th - Question Period Response - With Updated Figures
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April 19, 2024
SO31 - Cancer Awareness Month
April Marks Cancer Awareness Month: Canadian Cancer Statistics Highlight Urgent Need for Action  Today, in acknowledgment of Cancer Awareness Month, we turn our focus to…
April 19, 2024
Remembering the Victims: Four Years Since the Nova Scotia Mass Shooting
From: The Office of Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador  Yesterday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issued the following statement to mark four years since…
April 17, 2024
42nd anniversary of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
From: The Office of Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador Labrador MP, Yvonne Jones, is delighted to, echo the sentiments expressed by the Prime…
April 16, 2024
Securing Canada’s AI Advantage
April 16th, 2024 From: The Office of Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador Today, Labrador MP, Yvonne Jones, is delighted to reiterate April 7th's…
April 15, 2024
Our North, Strong and Free: A renewed Vision for Canada’s Defense
April 15th, 2024 News Release From: The Office of Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador   Today, Labrador MP, Yvonne Jones, expresses pride in…
February 26, 2024
Canada and Iron Ore Company of Canada invest in climate action projects for Decarbonization of Iron/Steelmaking Process by Reducing Fuel Consumption and Improving Fuel Efficiency
From: Environment and Climate Change Canada  News release  February 26, 2024– Labrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador    Canadians are calling for ambitious climate action that…
February 22, 2024
MP for Labrador celebrates community infrastructure investment with opening Little Tree Family Centre 
From: The Office of Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador  News Release  February 21, 2024 – Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador  Infrastructure is…
December 15, 2023
Canada announces funding for two organizations in Newfoundland and Labrador supporting Indigenous women and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people
From: Women and Gender Equality Canada News release December 15, 2023 – Conception Bay South, Newfoundland and Labrador — Women and Gender Equality Canada The National…
November 10, 2023
Remembrance Day 2023
A message from the Honourable Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Northern Affairs and to the Minister…
October 25, 2023
So. 31 - Louis Riel Day on the Hill 2023
Today in the House of Commons I made a statement to honour Louis Riel - watch the statement here. Mr. Speaker, It is a privilege…
October 19, 2023
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Today I delivered a statement in the House of Commons in regard to Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Watch the statement here.
October 16, 2023
Tacora files for CCAA protection- MP Jones Optimistic the Company Can Come Out Stronger After Financial Restructuring
Tacora files for CCAA protection- MP Jones Optimistic the Company Can Come Out Stronger After Financial Restructuring  October 16, 2023 News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE…
October 6, 2023
Government of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador invest in social enterprise to promote greening and diversity
NEWS RELEASE Government of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador invest in social enterprise to promote greening and diversity   Federal and provincial funding helps Broadening Horizons…
September 30, 2023
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 2023
A message from Yvonne Jones, member of Parliament for Labrador on the third National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: First and foremost, we must honor…
September 28, 2023
MP for Labrador Yvonne Jones So.31 for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation - September 28 2023
Watch: MP for Labrador Yvonne Jones So.31 for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation - September 28 2023 Mr. Speaker, September 30th is National Day…
August 15, 2023
Government of Canada invests an additional $10.3 million to bring high-speed Internet access to more than 1,000 Indigenous homes
From: Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada News release Rural communities to benefit from increased connectivity to high-speed Internet August 15, 2023 – Nain, Newfoundland and Labrador…
July 19, 2023
Federal and Provincial Governments Officially Open New Affordable Homes in Happy Valley-Goose Bay
July 11, 2023 The Honourable Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity and…
July 19, 2023
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA ANNOUNCES RAPID HOUSING INITIATIVE FUNDING FOR HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY
HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, NL, July 11, 2023 /CNW/ - Today, Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Housing and Diversity…
June 14, 2023
Member of Parliament for Labrador Presents Search and Rescue Petition
News Release  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Member of Parliament for Labrador Presents Search and Rescue Petition  June 14, 2023              …
June 14, 2023
Government of Canada to help advance work on breast cancer screening
News release Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care updating 2018 breast cancer screening guideline June 14, 2023 | Ottawa, ON | Health Canada Breast…
November 10, 2022
Message from Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador
News Release For Immediate Release Message from Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador November 10, 2022 Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador Dear Constituents,…
June 28, 2022
Rediscover Main Streets initiative invests in Labrador West Community Gardens Inc. for a Market and to host a farmers’ market in Labrador West
June 23, 2022 NEWS RELEASE Rediscover Main Streets initiative invests in Labrador West Community Gardens Inc. for a Market and to host a farmers’ market…
June 28, 2022
Investment in technology upgrades at Tacora Resources Inc. supports mining industry - Government of Canada investment supports clean, inclusive recovery and long-term economic growth  
June 22, 2022   NEWS RELEASE Investment in technology upgrades at Tacora Resources Inc. supports mining industry Government of Canada investment supports clean, inclusive recovery…
June 2, 2022
Federal and Provincial Social Housing Investments Continue for Labrador
May 13, 2022  Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador — Everyone deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. On May 13th, the Governments…
June 2, 2022
Labrador will benefit from improved tourism offerings to help the tourism sector recover and attract visitors in the region The Government of Canada continues to support the tourism sector for a strong recovery and future growth.
April 29, 2022 · Red Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador · Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)   Canada has much to offer the world as travel safely…
June 2, 2022
Government Accepts Agency's Recommendation on Bay du Nord Development Project, Subject to the Strongest Environmental GHG Condition Ever
April 6, 2022 — Ottawa — Impact Assessment Agency of Canada Now more than ever, Canadians expect the Government of Canada to take action and promote innovative…
June 2, 2022
Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Announce Intent to Expand the Mandate of Offshore Energy Regime to Support the Transition to a Clean Economy and Create Sustainable Jobs
April 5, 2022                           St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador           …
June 2, 2022
Provincial and Federal Governments Invest in Pre-Feasibility Study for an All-Season Road into Northern Labrador
March 7, 2022 Transportation and Infrastructure Provincial and Federal Governments Invest in Pre-Feasibility Study for an All-Season Road into Northern Labrador On March 7th, the…
May 19, 2022
Statement from the Office of Yvonne Jones on the comments made on CBC Labrador by MHA Lela Evans regarding residential schools in Labrador
News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA, THURSDAY MAY 19, 2022 – Member of Parliament for Labrador, Yvonne Jones made the following statement. “I am very…
May 18, 2022
Statement from the Office of Yvonne Jones on the death of Jim Lyall, Nunatsiavut's first elected president
May 13, 2022 Jim Lyall committed his life to advancing the people and independence of Nunatsivuit. From his time of working towards recognition of Inuit…
May 17, 2022
Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Invest in Recreation, Green, Rural and Public Transit Infrastructure
St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, February 28, 2022—Public infrastructure helps communities stay strong and healthy. Investments in modern and efficient community infrastructure create jobs, grow…
February 22, 2022
Newfoundlanders and Labradorians to benefit from historic $136 million plan to connect all remaining rural households in the province to high-speed Internet
Newfoundlanders and Labradorians to benefit from historic $136 million plan to connect all remaining rural households in the province to high-speed Internet Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador working together…
February 18, 2022
$2 MILLION FOR REPAIRS AND UPGRADES TO 18 NL HOUSING UNITS IN LABRADOR WEST
  Following yesterday's exciting announcement of $300,000 for affordable housing projects in Happy Valley Goose Bay, I joined provincial Minister Responsible for Labrador Affairs, Lisa…
February 16, 2022
$300,000 for More Rental Housing in Newfoundland and Labrador
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, February 16, 2022 Everyone deserves a safe place to call home. Today, the Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and…
February 3, 2022
Government of Canada invests over $929,000 to bring high-speed Internet to more than 500 households in Newfoundland and Labrador
News Release For Immediate Release Government of Canada invests over $929,000 to bring high-speed Internet to more than 500 households in Newfoundland and Labrador Residents…
January 19, 2022
Statement on the Death of Edward Roberts
I am saddened to hear of the passing of Edward “Ed” Roberts. I acknowledge his outstanding contributions and celebrate his loyal and dedicated service to…
December 22, 2021
Holiday Message 2021 from MP Yvonne Jones
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December 4, 2021
FEDERAL AND PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENTS INVEST $250,000 TO SUPPORT VULNERABLE POPULATIONS IN HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY
IATE RELEASE DEC. 4, 2021 FEDERAL AND PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENTS INVEST $250,000 TO SUPPORT VULNERABLE POPULATIONS IN HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY Every Canadian deserves a safe place…
December 3, 2021
MP YVONNE JONES HIGHLIGHTS CLEAN ENERGY PROJECT FOR SOUTH COAST COMMUNITIES IN MARY’S HARBOUR 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  DECEMBER 3, 2021  MP YVONNE JONES HIGHLIGHTS CLEAN ENERGY PROJECT FOR SOUTH COAST COMMUNITIES IN MARY’S HARBOUR    To generate electricity, many…
September 30, 2021
Statement from the Office of Yvonne Jones on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
News Release For Immediate Release Statement from the Office of Yvonne Jones on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation September 30, 2021                                                          …
August 13, 2021
Federal Government Invests in Labrador fisheries
News Release For Immediate Release Federal Government Invests in Labrador fisheries  August 13, 2021                       The fishery sector is a significant economic driver creating…
August 13, 2021
Targeted infrastructure investments planned for Inuit Nunangat
News release August, 13, 2021 — Iqaluit, Nunavut — Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada The Government of Canada recognizes the need to address social…
August 13, 2021
Federal Government Invests close to $1 million to St. Lewis Multi-Purpose Centre Project
News Release For Immediate Release Federal Government Invests $1 million to St. Lewis Multi-Purpose Centre Project August 13, 2021                       For any community, having…
August 13, 2021
MP Jones Highlights Federal Support for Innu First Nation Projects
News Release For Immediate Release MP Jones Highlights Federal Support for Innu First Nation Projects August 13, 2021                       From economic sustainability to cultural…
August 13, 2021
The Government of Canada invests in the fishing harbour of Cartwright
News Release For Immediate Release The Government of Canada invests in the fishing harbour of Cartwright August 13, 2021             …
August 13, 2021
The Government of Canada invests in the fishing harbours of L’Anse au Clair, Pinware and Charlottetown
News Release For Immediate Release The Government of Canada invests in the fishing harbours of L’Anse au Clair, Pinware and Charlottetown August 13, 2021   …
August 13, 2021
MP Jones To Highlight Federal Funding for Labrador Straits
News Release For Immediate Release MP Jones To Highlight Federal Funding for Labrador Straits  August 13, 2021                       Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for…
August 12, 2021
MP Jones to Highlight Federal Funding in Labrador West
News Release For Immediate Release MP Jones to Highlight Federal Funding in Labrador West August 12, 2021                                   …
August 12, 2021
MP Jones Highlights Federal Funding for Northern Labrador Communities
News Release For Immediate Release MP Jones Highlights Federal Funding for Northern Labrador Communities  August 13, 2021                       Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for…
August 12, 2021
Government of Canada investing in safety at Churchill Falls Airport
News Release For Immediate Release Government of Canada investing in safety at Churchill Falls Airport August 12, 2021   Churchill Falls, NL   Transport Canada From traveling…
August 10, 2021
Goose Bay Airport Corporation is receiving $1.7 million from the federal government to maintain regional connectivity and jobs
Goose Bay Airport Corporation is receiving $1.7 million from the federal government to maintain regional connectivity and jobs Targeted ACOA support for Labrador’s air ecosystem…
August 10, 2021
MP Yvonne Jones to Highlight Federal Funding in Happy Valley Goose Bay Tuesday
News Release For Immediate Release  MP Yvonne Jones to Highlight Federal Funding in Happy Valley Goose Bay Tuesday  August 10, 2021                                                                                               Yvonne…
August 4, 2021
L’Anse au Loup residents to benefit from improved road infrastructure
News release L’Anse au Loup, Newfoundland and Labrador, July 30, 2021—The health and well-being of Canadians are the top priorities of the governments of Canada,…
July 20, 2021
College of the North Atlantic introduces cutting-edge technology to mine new opportunities 
NEWS RELEASE  College of the North Atlantic introduces cutting-edge technology to mine new opportunities  New imaging technology supports mining industry research and growth   July 20, 2021 · Labrador City, Newfoundland…
June 18, 2021
Government’s of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador investing over $50 million in support of 26 public infrastructure projects across the province St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador
Government’s of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador investing over $50 million in support of 26 public infrastructure projects across the province St. John’s, Newfoundland and…
June 3, 2021
MP Jones Speaks to Opposition Motion: Legacy of Residential Schools
June 3, 2021
MP Yvonne Jones Statement on Take Note Debate : Remains of Children found at a residential school
May 28, 2021
Liberal Government Launches Canada Greener Homes Grant
News Release  For Immediate Release  Liberal Government Launches Canada Greener Homes Grant   MAY 27, 2021 LABRADOR, NL    Climate action starts at home. By helping…
May 26, 2021
Infrastructure Canada and Community Foundations of Canada unveils Canada Healthy Communities Initiative projects awarded first round of funding
News release For immediate release Infrastructure Canada and Community Foundations of Canada unveils Canada Healthy Communities Initiative projects awarded first round of funding Ottawa, Ontario,…
May 21, 2021
MP YVONNE JONES ANNOUCNES FUNDING FOR INDIGENOUS SPORT IN LABRADOR
MP YVONNE JONES ANNOUCNES FUNDING FOR INDIGENOUS SPORT IN LABRADOR MAY 21, 2021 HOPEDALE, NUNATSIAVUT, NL On May 20, MP Yvonne Jones announced funding for…
May 21, 2021
CANADA SUPPORTS RAPID HOUSING PROJECTS IN HOPEDALE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  MAY 20, 2021 CANADA SUPPORTS RAPID HOUSING PROJECTS IN HOPEDALE Hopedale, Nunatsiavut, NL - Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place…
May 20, 2021
MP YVONNE JONES TO HIGHLIGHT FEDERAL FUNDING ON HOPEDALE VISIT
MP YVONNE JONES TO HIGHLIGHT FEDERAL FUNDING ON HOPEDALE VISIT HOPEDALE, NUNATSIAVUT, NL – Member of Parliament for Labrador and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister…
May 19, 2021
Investing in Indigenous Clean Energy Projects in Newfoundland and Labrador
News release May 19, 2021          Nunatsiavut, Newfoundland and Labrador             Natural Resources Canada       Canada is investing in…
May 13, 2021
Canada Summer Jobs opportunities now available for young Canadians in Labrador
Canada Summer Jobs opportunities now available for young Canadians in Labrador May, 13 2021 HAPPY VALLEY GOOSE BAY, NL I Employment and Social Development Canada…
April 30, 2021
Residents in three Labrador communities to benefit from green and recreation infrastructure investments
News release For immediate release Residents in three Labrador communities to benefit from green and recreation infrastructure investments  Cartwright, Newfoundland and Labrador, April 30, 2021—…
March 16, 2021
PHASE II FUNDING RELEASED TO WOMENS SHELTERS IN LABRADOR
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 16, 2021 COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted women and girls across Canada. As gender-based violence rates rise, now more than ever it…
March 16, 2021
EMERGENCY COMMUNITY SUPPORT FUND INVESTS $260 000 TO LABRADOR COMMUNITY GROUPS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE EMERGENCY COMMUNITY SUPPORT FUND INVESTS $260 000 TO LABRADOR COMMUNITY GROUPS March 16, 2021 Throughout the pandemic, community organizations play a critical…
March 15, 2021
  Government of Canada awards Wing support services and facilities maintenance contract for 5 Wing Goose Bay  
News Release   Government of Canada awards Wing support services and facilities maintenance contract for 5 Wing Goose Bay   March 15, 2021 – Happy…
February 8, 2021
Passing of Keith Thomas Rumbolt
February 7, 2021.  It is with deep sadness and heartache that we announce the accidental death of Keith Thomas Rumbolt of Lodge Bay NL.  …
January 8, 2021
MP Jones Announces 2019 Labradorian of Distinction Medal Recipients
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  January 8, 2021 Honourable Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Northern Affairs is once…
December 17, 2020
Clean energy to strengthen the economy and communities in Newfoundland and Labrador
Clean energy to strengthen the economy and communities in Newfoundland and Labrador     December 17, 2020 Ottawa, Ontario     Investing in infrastructure and…
December 16, 2020
Government of Canada and Province of Newfoundland and Labrador invests in technology to improve quality and productivity in the province’s fish and seafood sector
News Release For Immediate Release Government of Canada and Province of Newfoundland and Labrador invests in technology to improve quality and productivity in the province’s…
November 25, 2020
Government of Canada Partnering with Indigenous Communities to Enhance Marine Safety on the Coast of Labrador
Government of Canada Partnering with Indigenous Communities to Enhance Marine Safety on the Coast of Labrador  News release November 24, 2020 Sheshatshiu and Natuashish, Newfoundland…
November 22, 2020
MP Jones Statement on the Passing of Seamus Bernard O'Regan
It is with great sadness that I offer my deepest condolences and gratitude to Minister Seamus O’Regan, his mother Mrs. Janet O’Regan and their family,…
November 21, 2020
MP Jones Statement on the Passing of William Barbour
Dear Family and Friends, I was sorry to hear of the passing of William Barbour this week. William lived a very full life that consisted…
November 12, 2020
The Government of Canada invests in Arctic sealift and re-supply operations and marks the fourth anniversary of the Oceans Protection Plan
The Government of Canada invests in Arctic sealift and re-supply operations and marks the fourth anniversary of the Oceans Protection Plan   November 12, 2020                …
November 9, 2020
Connecting all Canadians to high-speed Internet
For immediate release Connecting all Canadians to high-speed Internet November 9, 2020                         Ottawa, Ontario                     Prime Minister’s Office   As we continue to deal…
November 9, 2020
Government of Canada joins Food Banks Canada in improving food security for rural and northern communities
News release November 6, 2020 – Ottawa, Ontario – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Today the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food announced that…
November 5, 2020
Government of Canada Invests in Leading-Edge Technology to Improve On-Ice Transportation Safety and Data Collection of Sea Ice Conditions in Inuit Nunangat
Government of Canada Invests in Leading-Edge Technology to Improve On-Ice Transportation Safety and Data Collection of Sea Ice Conditions in Inuit Nunangat  News release November…
November 3, 2020
Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador invest in five road projects in Labrador
Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador invest in five road projects in Labrador News release Newfoundland and Labrador, November 3, 2020—The safety and well-being of Canadians…
October 14, 2020
Yvonne Jones announces $50 million available to organizations providing gender-based violence supports and services
Yvonne Jones announced $50 million available to organizations providing gender-based violence supports and services   October 14, 2020 – Nain, Newfoundland and Labrador – Women…
October 13, 2020
Habitat Families Celebrate New Homes in Happy Valley-Goose Bay
News Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13, 2020 Habitat Families Celebrate New Homes in Happy Valley-Goose Bay Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland & Labrador – Every…
October 5, 2020
Government of Canada expands Regional Relief and Recovery Fund to support more Atlantic Canadian businesses
NEWS RELEASE   Government of Canada expands Regional Relief and Recovery Fund to support more Atlantic Canadian businesses ACOA to deliver an additional $60 million…
September 30, 2020
Update on Enclosed Car Deck Ferries
Transport Canada Update on Enclosed Car Deck Ferries Sept. 30, 2020 The safety of all passengers on public transportation is our highest priority. In March…
September 25, 2020
LNCC PLEASED WITH FEDERAL COMMITMENTS FOR BUSINESSES, INFRASTRUCTURE, CLEAN ENERGY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SEPTEMBER 25, 2020   LNCC PLEASED WITH FEDERAL COMMITMENTS FOR BUSINESSES, INFRASTRUCTURE, CLEAN ENERGY     HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY – The Labrador…
September 24, 2020
SPEECH FROM THE THRONE TO OPEN THE SECOND SESSION OF THE FORTY-THIRD PARLIAMENT OF CANADA September 23, 2020
A STRONGER AND MORE RESILIENT CANADA HONOURABLE SENATORS, MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, Every day on our shared planet, millions face…
September 17, 2020
Prime Minister announces next steps for Safe Restart Agreement including $27.4 million for NL
Release For immediate release Prime Minister announces next steps for Safe Restart Agreement September 16, 2020                       Ottawa, Ontario                   Prime Minister’s Office As…
September 2, 2020
Congratulations to New Innu Grand Chief and Deputy Grand Chief
News Release                                                                                 For Immediate Release September 2, 2020   Yvonne Jones, member of Parliament for Labrador, offers her sincerest congratulations to the new Grand Chief Etienne…
September 2, 2020
Government of Canada recognizes the National Historic Significance of the Residential School System and Former Residential Schools
News Release For Immediate Release Government of Canada recognizes the National Historic Significance of the Residential School System and Former Residential Schools September 1, 2020…
September 2, 2020
Government of Canada launches Call for Applications to help protect at-risk communities
Government of Canada launches Call for Applications to help protect at-risk communities News Release                                                                                 For Immediate Release September 1, 2020                                      Canadians have…
August 25, 2020
Fish Harvester Benefit and Grant Program Now Open for Applications                                      
The Government of Canada Announces the Fish Harvester Benefit and Grant Program now open for applications                   …
July 30, 2020
New building for the Aboriginal Family Centre in Happy Valley-Goose Bay will benefit Indigenous communities of Labrador and local residents
News release For immediate release New building for the Aboriginal Family Centre in Happy Valley-Goose Bay will benefit Indigenous communities of Labrador and local residents…
July 28, 2020
Minister Garneau launches a new call for proposals for abandoned boats projects through Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan
News Release For Immediate Release Minister Garneau launches a new call for proposals for abandoned boats projects through Canada’s Oceans Protection Plan July 28, 2020…
July 8, 2020
HISTORIC COVID-19 PLAN PROVIDES CANADIANS WITH THE SUPPORT THEY NEED TO GET THROUGH THE ECONOMIC CRISIS
July 8, 2020 HISTORIC COVID-19 PLAN PROVIDES CANADIANS WITH THE SUPPORT THEY NEED TO GET THROUGH THE ECONOMIC CRISIS July 8, 2020 Ottawa, Ontario Department…
July 8, 2020
SENIORS IN LABRADOR WILL BENEFIT FROM GOVERNMENT OF CANADA SUPPORT FOR COMMUNITY PROJECTS
July 8, 2020 News Release For Immediate Release Seniors in Labrador will benefit from Government of Canada support for community projects July 8, 2020 Employment…
June 24, 2020
ATLANTIC CANADA OPPORTUNITIES AGENCY SUPPORTS TOURISM INDUSTRY IN LABRADOR TO HELP MAINTAIN LOCAL JOBS
NEWS RELEASE • JUNE 24, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency supports tourism industry in Labrador to help maintain local jobs Government of…
May 20, 2020
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA SUPPORTS WOMEN’S SHELTERS AND SEXUAL ASSAULT CENTRES IN LABRADOR DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
May 20, 2020 – Labrador, NL – Women and Gender Equality Canada During this critical time, the Government of Canada recognizes the immediate need to…
May 13, 2020
MP YVONNE JONES MESSAGE TO CLASS OF 2020
MAY 13, 2020 Dear Graduates, Isn’t success beautiful? All of your hard work, time, effort and determination has paid off¬ — you’ve made it to…
April 27, 2020
STATEMENT ON BLOOM LAKE OPERATIONS
MR. LAJEUNESSE April 27, 2020 Dear Mr Lajeunesse, I am extremely concerned with the ramp up of additional workers at Bloom Lake because it generates…
April 20, 2020
CONDOLENCES ON PASSING OF JIM LEARNING
April 20, 2020 Good morning Roberta, I am deeply saddened to learn of Jim’s death he will he missed by many people across Labrador. Knowing…
April 16, 2020
OFFICIAL LETTER TO PUBLIC UTILITIES BOARD
Mrs. Blunden and Members of the Public Utilities Board April 16, 2020 Dear Mrs. Blunden and members of the Public Utilities Board: I have been…
September 5, 2019
STATEMENT BY MP JONES ON INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS IN NAIN
September 5, 2019 Strategic investments in public infrastructure, including funding for upgrades to road systems play a key role in ensuring Canadians and their families…
September 5, 2019
STATEMENT BY MP JONES REGARDING INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING FOR RIGOLET
September 5, 2019 Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Hon. Lisa…
August 26, 2019
STATEMENT BY MP JONES ON ANNOUNCEMENTS IN NAIN AND HOPEDALE
August 26, 2019 On Saturday, August 24 and 25 2019, Member of Parliament for Labrador, Yvonne Jones, made a series of announcements in Nain and Hopedale Labrador. She was…
August 13, 2019
STATEMENT BY MP JONES REGARDING THE FEDERAL GAS TAX FUND TRANSFER
August 13, 2019 Yesterday, the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Hon. Francois-Philippe Champagne was in Paradise, Newfoundland and Labrador to announce that the first…
July 15, 2019
NEWS RELEASE BY MP JONES REGARDING RUNWAY REPAIRS TO 5 WING GOOSE BAY
July 15, 2019 Today in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador, Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Hon. Harjit S.…
June 24, 2019
NEWS RELEASE BY MP YVONNE JONES REGARDING THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA’S INVESTMENT IN INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES’ CLEAN ENERGY CAPACITY IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
June 24, 2019 The best ideas for clean energy in remote Indigenous communities come from the people who live there. Canada is proud to help bring these…
June 24, 2019
NEWS RELEASE BY MP JONES REGARDING THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA’S NURTURING CROSS-CULTURAL AWARENESS IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR THROUGH CANADA SERVICE CORPS PROJECT
June 24, 2019 Canada’s future prosperity depends on young Canadians getting the experience and skills they need to start their careers and succeed. That is…
June 21, 2019
STATEMENT BY MP JONES REGARDING THE INVESTITURE OF SARAH LEO AS THE HONORARY COLONEL IN THE 444 COMBAT SUPPORT SQUADRON AT 5-WING GOOSE BAY
June 21, 2019 Today, Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, is pleased to join Lt. Col. Stéphane Racle to recognize Sarah Leo’s investiture as…
June 20, 2019
STATEMENT BY MP JONES REGARDING THE FEDERAL GAS TAX REBATE
June 20, 2019 Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, is pleased to announce $1,230,000 in infrastructure funding for Labrador through changes made to the…
April 17, 2019
STATEMENT BY MP JONES REGARDING THE LABRADORIANS OF DISTINCTION 2018 AWARD CEREMONIES
April 17, 2019 The Honorable Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs & Internal…
April 12, 2019
MP YVONNE JONES HOSTING TWO INFORMATION SESSIONS FOR STAKEHOLDERS REGARDING NEW HOUSING PROGRAMS ANNOUNCED BY THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA
April 12, 2019 Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, will be holding two information sessions for stakeholders to bring awareness to new housing programs…
March 19, 2019
STATEMENT BY MP YVONNE JONES REGARDING BUDGET 2019: INVESTING IN THE MIDDLE CLASS
March 19, 2019 In Budget 2019: Investing in the Middle Class, the Government of Canada reaffirms our plan for real change through supporting the growth and…
December 31, 2018
STATEMENT ON JOINT INVESTMENT TO THE LABRADOR SOUTH FIBRE BUILD
January 3, 2018 Today, Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development,…
December 31, 2018
STATEMENT BY MP YVONNE JONES ON CHANGES TO FEDERAL INFRASTRUCTURE FUNDING TO SMALL COMMUNITIES
February 23, 2018 As your Member of Parliament, my priority is to represent your interests and advocate on your behalf. In recent months I have…
December 31, 2018
STATEMENT ON NEW FEDERAL FUNDING TO STRENGTHEN NUNATSIAVUT’S CAPACITY TO ADDRESS CLIMATE CHANGE IMPACTS
February 23, 2018 On February 19th, 2018, Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador and parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern…
December 31, 2018
STATEMENT BY MP YVONNE JONES ON BUDGET 2018
March 6, 2018 Yesterday, March 6th, 2018, Parliamentary Secretary to Crown-Indigenous Relations & Northern Affairs and Member of Parliament for Labrador, Yvonne Jones, and Joël…
December 31, 2018
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA FUNDING LABOUR FORCE TRANSITION INITIATIVES TO SUPPORT INDIGENOUS WOMEN IN LABRADOR
March 15, 2018 On March 12th, 2018 in Labrador West, MP Yvonne Jones on behalf of the Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Indigenous Services, congratulated…
December 31, 2017
PERSONS CASE AWARDS 2017 – CELEBRATING PROGRESS TOWARD GENDER EQUALITY
May 3, 2017 CANADIANS HAVE UNTIL JULY 3 TO SUBMIT NOMINATIONS FOR THE GOVERNOR GENERAL’S AWARDS IN COMMEMORATION OF THE PERSONS CASE MAY 3RD 2017 On…
December 31, 2017
MP JONES SPEAKS TO ACCOUNTABILITY AND TRANSPARENCY ON RESERVE
May 9, 2017 Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise to speak to the important question that has been raised by the member for Kamloops—Thompson—Cariboo.…
December 31, 2017
PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY JONES ANSWERS QUESTIONS ABOUT DRINKING WATER ON RESERVE
May 9, 2017 Madam Speaker, this government is probably one of the first governments to have a plan to end all long-term drinking water advisories…
December 31, 2017
YVONNE JONES SPEAKS TO BUDGET IMPLEMENTATION BILL C-44
May 10, 2017 Madame Speaker, I am very happy to represent my riding and have a voice for the people of Labrador in the House…
December 31, 2017
YVONNE JONES CELEBRATES NATIONAL SEAL DAY
May 16, 2017 MAY 16th, 2017 National Seal Products Day, Bill S-208, received Royal Assent today – marking an annual celebration on May 20th. “Inuit…
December 31, 2017
YVONNE JONES STATEMENT ON BEATRICE HUNTER
June 2, 2017 In the last few days, like many in Labrador, I have been concerned for Beatrice Hunter’s welfare.  She is a mother and…
December 31, 2017
INVESTMENTS ANNOUNCED FOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT IN LABRADOR WEST
June 10, 2017 INVESTMENTS ANNOUNCED FOR BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT IN LABRADOR WEST FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PROVIDES MORE THAN $395,000 IN FUNDING FOR TWO PROJECTS  JUNE 10, 2017…
December 31, 2017
INVESTMENTS ANNOUNCED FOR L’ASSOCIATION FRANCOPHONE DU LABRADOR
June 10, 2017 INVESTMENTS ANNOUNCED FOR L’ASSOCIATION FRANCOPHONE DU LABRADOR JUNE 10, 2017 – WABUSH, NL The Labrador Francophone Association is a non-profit organization whose…
December 31, 2017
WABUSH AIRPORT TO GET A BOOST WITH NEW WATER RESERVOIR AND BOOSTER STATION
June 10, 2017 WABUSH AIRPORT TO GET A BOOST WITH NEW WATER RESERVOIR AND BOOSTER STATION   JUNE 10, 2017  WABUSH, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR   …
December 31, 2017
CENTRAL LABRADOR BUSINESS AND TOURISM PROJECTS RECEIVE SUPPORT
June 14, 2017 Federal and provincial government contribute more than $770,000 towards Happy Valley-Goose Bay initiatives  June 13, 2017 – Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL –…
December 31, 2017
STATEMENT BY MP JONES ON THE LABRADOR ABORIGINAL TRAINING PARTNERSHIP
June 26, 2018 On June 26th, 2018 Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment Workforce…
December 31, 2017
STATEMENT BY MP JONES ON GREAT NORTH DATA
June 26, 2018 Yesterday, MP Yvonne Jones visited the Great North Data (GND) Centre in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, one of two data centres the company…
December 31, 2017
STATEMENT BY MP JONES ON IMPROVEMENTS TO THE CANADA CHILD BENEFIT
July 4, 2018 Helping hard-working families provide the best start in life for their children is a top priority for the Government of Canada. That’s…
December 31, 2017
STATEMENT BY MP JONES ON ROUTE 510 ACCIDENT
August 7, 2018 Labrador is a land in great mourning following an accident that has taken the lives of four residents traveling on the Trans…
December 31, 2017
STATEMENT BY MP YVONNE JONES ON HER NEW ROLE AS PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY TO THE MINISTER OF INTERGOVERNMENTAL AND NORTHERN AFFAIRS AND INTERNAL TRADE
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 31st, 2018 MP Yvonne Jones Looking forward to her new appointment as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern…
December 31, 2017
PRESS RELEASE REGARDING MP JONES’ ANNOUNCEMENT ON NOVEMBER 14TH, 2018 IN HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY
November, 14th, 2018 Today, Yvonne Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Intergovernmental and Northern Affairs and Internal Trade, and Member of Parliament for Labrador,…
December 31, 2017
CANADA AND NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR PARTNER TO IMPROVE TRANS LABRADOR HIGHWAY
June 14, 2017 June 14, 2017, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador The Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament…
December 31, 2017
CURRENT PUBLIC CONSULTATION: TAX PLANNING USING PRIVATE CORPORATIONS
August 25, 2017 As committed in Budget 2017, this paper provides details about tax planning strategies involving the use of private corporations and sets out…
December 31, 2017
GOVERNMENTS OF CANADA/ NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR INVESTING IN LABRADOR COMMUNITIES
September 1, 2017 News Release Mary’s Harbour- August 31st 2017 Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, is pleased to announce federal Small Communities Fund money…
December 31, 2017
TRANS LABRADOR HIGHWAY – A DREAM COME TRUE
October 2, 2017 It was a Cold February day in 1996 when I set out on that first Campaign in Southern Labrador looking to be…
December 31, 2017
GOVERNMENTS OF CANADA/ NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR INVESTING IN HAPPY VALLEY GOOSE BAY WATER AND WASTEWATER SYSTEMS
October 6, 2017 Happy Valley – Goose Bay October 6th 2017 Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, is pleased to announce federal Small Communities Fund…
December 31, 2017
INFRASTRUCTURE UPGRADES TO IMPROVE SAFETY AND ACCESSIBILITY ON THE TRANS-LABRADOR HIGHWAY
October 10, 2017 NEWS RELEASE Forteau, Newfoundland and Labrador, October, 10, 2017—Modern and efficient roadways are crucial to encouraging and supporting economic activity, facilitating trade,…
December 31, 2017
PRESS RELEASE ON THE PASSING OF MAYOR JOHN HICKEY
December 16, 2017 Labrador is a land in mourning. We have lost a great leader, friend, and advocate. I am deeply saddened by Mayor John…
December 31, 2017
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA ANNOUNCES SUPPORT TO HELP REDUCE HIV IN LABRADOR
March 15, 2018 HIV/AIDS remains a persistent health issue in Canada and around the world. In Canada, an estimated 65,000 people are living with HIV…
December 31, 2017
STATEMENT BY MP YVONNE JONES ON THE LOW CARBON ECONOMY CHALLENGE
March 19, 2018 On March 14th, 2018, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, launched the over-$500-million Low Carbon Economy Challenge in Vancouver,…
December 31, 2017
GATEWAY LABRADOR: AT THE HEART OF CELEBRATIONS FOR THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF CONFEDERATION IN 2017
November 19, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday November 19th, 2016 Labrador Communities: At the Heart of Celebrations for the 150th Anniversary of Confederation in 2017 Saturday…
December 31, 2017
YVONNE JONES SPEAKS ABOUT WABUSH UNFUNDED PENSION LIABILITY
November 23, 2016 Member of Parliament for Labrador Yvonne Jones speaks in a private member statement on the impact of Cliffs Natural Resources closing of…
December 31, 2017
FEDERAL AND PROVINCIAL INVESTMENTS SUPPORT COASTAL LABRADOR COMMUNITIES
January 18, 2017 FUNDING TO SUPPORT UPGRADES TO TOURISM PLAN AND RECREATIONAL FACILITIES JANUARY 16, 2017 – RED BAY (NL) – ATLANTIC CANADA OPPORTUNITIES AGENCY…
December 31, 2017
LABRADORIANS OF DISTINCTION LAUNCHED FOR CANADA 150
February 3, 2017 In celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday we will be celebrating 150 Labradorians of Distinction past and present, recognizing their contribution to the cultural,…
December 31, 2017
YVONNE JONES ON NUNANGAT DECLARATION TO CREATE THE INUIT-CROWN PARTNERSHIP
February 16, 2017 I was proud to be in Iqaluit yesterday with the Prime Minister, Ministers of our government and Inuit leaders as we signed…
December 31, 2017
YVONNE JONES MAKES STATEMENT HONOURING CORPORAL CURTIS BARRETT IN HOUSE OF COMMONS
February 24, 2017 It is an honour to acknowledge Corporal Curtis Barrett, who is joining us in the gallery on Parliament Hill today. In October…
December 31, 2017
YVONNE JONES, MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR LABRADOR, CALLS ON CONSERVATIVE SENATOR LYNN BEYAK TO RESIGN
March 10, 2017 YVONNE JONES, MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR LABRADOR, CALLS ON CONSERVATIVE SENATOR LYNN BEYAK TO RESIGN HER SEAT ON THE SENATE’S ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS…
December 31, 2017
LABRADOR MP YVONNE JONES HONOURS PASSING OF BILL ROMPKEY
March 23, 2017 Mr. Speaker, it is with deep sadness that I rise in the House today to honour a dear friend, a former member…
December 31, 2017
MP YVONNE JONES ON THE PASSING OF THE HONOURABLE WILLIAM “BILL” ROMPKEY
March 23, 2017 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2017 A Statement by MP Yvonne Jones on the Passing of the Honourable William “Bill” Rompkey Yvonne…
December 31, 2017
YVONNE JONES SPEAKS TO NATIONAL SEAL PRODUCTS DAY BILL S-208
May 10, 2017 ‘ Madam Speaker, I am happy to rise today and support a bill that has been put forward in the House of…
December 31, 2017
STATEMENT ON WORLD TB DAY AND COMMITMENT TO ADDRESS INCIDENCE OF TB ACROSS INUIT NUNANGAT
March 28, 2018 Last Friday, March 23rd, 2018, to mark World TB Day, the Minister of Indigenous Services, Jane Philpott, and the President of Inuit…
December 31, 2017
PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT RELEASES UPDATED PRE-FEASIBILITY STUDY ON FIXED LINK
April 16, 2018 On April 11th, 2018, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador released the updated pre-feasibility study for a fixed link between Labrador and…
December 31, 2017
STATEMENT ON CANADA SUMMER JOBS 2018 BY MP YVONNE JONES
June 11, 2018 The Government of Canada understands that the future of our economy depends on the success of our younger generations. This is why…
December 31, 2017
STATEMENT BY MP JONES ON THE VOISEY’S BAY UNDERGROUND MINE
June 12, 2018 History was made in Labrador once again on June 11th as Vale announced they would move forward with the construction of the Voisey’s…
December 31, 2017
STATEMENT BY MP YVONNE JONES ON THE USA IMMIGRATION POLICY REGARDING THE DETENTION AND SEPARATION OF CHILDREN
June 20, 2018 I, as I believe most Canadians, am deeply troubled by the images that we’ve seen coming out of the USA. The images…
December 31, 2017
STATEMENT BY MP YVONNE JONES REGARDING JOINT FEDERAL & PROVINCIAL FUNDING TO WIDEN AND PAVE THE TRANS LABRADOR HIGHWAY
June 26, 2018 On June 25th 2018, Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities,…
December 31, 2016
PRESS RELEASE – 2016 CANADA SUMMER JOBS PROGRAM DELIVERING RECORD NUMBER OF POSITIONS
June 13, 2016 For Immediate Release 2016 Canada Summer Jobs program delivering record number of positions June 13th, 2016               On the job work experience is…
December 31, 2016
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL GRADUATES FROM LABRADOR!
June 13, 2016 For Immediate Release Congratulations to all graduates from Labrador June 13th, 2016 Over the past several weeks, nearly 60 students from Labrador attended…
December 31, 2016
YVONNE SPEAKS TO THE FEDERAL BUDGET 2016
June 13, 2016     00:00   10:06     June 8th 2016 – Yvonne Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous and Northern…
December 31, 2016
YVONNE JONES ON SUPREME COURT DECISION ON METIS AND NON-STATUS INDIANS
June 17, 2016     00:00   04:14     YVONNE JONES, PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY TO THE MINISTER OF INDIGENOUS AND NORTHERN AFFAIRS CANADA RESPONDS TO…
December 31, 2016
PRESS RELEASE – BROAD SUPPORT FOR BROADBAND IN NORTHERN LABRADOR
June 17, 2016 SIX ABORIGINAL COMMUNITIES TO SEE ENHANCEMENTS TO EXISTING INTERNET SERVICES JUNE 17, 2016 – HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY, NL – ATLANTIC CANADA OPPORTUNITIES…
December 31, 2016
NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DAY MESSAGE
June 21, 2016     00:00   01:25     YVONNE JONES MESSAGE FOR NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DAY AND THE INDIGENOUS BOOK CLUB PICK!  
December 31, 2016
GOVERNMENT FUNDING PAVES THE WAY FOR BETTER MOBILITY AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN LABRADOR
June 27, 2016 MARY’S HARBOUR, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR,– JUNE 27, 2016  The governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador announced more than $63 million in joint funding to pave another 160 kilometres of the Trans-Labrador Highway’s…
December 31, 2016
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA ANNOUNCES INVESTMENT IN DEFENCE INFRASTRUCTURE AT 5 WING GOOSE BAY
June 28, 2016 JUNE 28, 2016 – GOOSE BAY, N.L. – NATIONAL DEFENCE / CANADIAN ARMED FORCES As part of the Government’s commitment to ensure…
December 31, 2016
THE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA INVESTING IN LABRADOR WATER AND WASTE WATER TREATMENT
July 7, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GOVERNMENT OF CANADA INVESTING IN LABRADOR WATER AND WASTE WATER TREATMENT JULY 7TH, 2016 Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament…
December 31, 2016
YVONNE JONES ON SHRIMP LIFO JULY 7TH 2016
July 8, 2016     00:00   00:48       Member of Parliament for Labrador, Yvonne Jones, comments on the pending decisions and Ministerial…
December 31, 2016
YVONNE JONES SPEAKS TO DEFENCE, INFRASTRUCTURE, INVESTMENTS IN LABRADOR
July 8, 2016     00:00   07:32       Member of Parliament for Labrador discusses Memorial day – Canada day and the Minister…
December 31, 2016
GOVERNMENTS OF CANADA/ NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR INVESTING IN MARY’S HARBOUR AND LODGE BAY WATER SYSTEMS
July 13, 2016 News Release Governments of Canada/ Newfoundland and Labrador investing in Mary’s Harbour and Lodge Bay Mary’s Harbour – July 13th, 2016 Yvonne…
December 31, 2016
GOVERNMENTS OF CANADA/ NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR INVESTING IN ST. LEWIS, PORT HOPE SIMPSON, AND CHARLOTTETOWN WATER SYSTEMS
July 14, 2016 News Release Governments of Canada/ Newfoundland and Labrador investing in St. Lewis, Port Hope Simpson, and Charlottetown Port Hope Simpson- July 14th,…
December 31, 2016
GOVERNMENTS OF CANADA AND NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR INVESTING IN RED BAY ROADS
August 16, 2016 News Release For immediate release Governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador investing in municipal road work Tuesday, August 16th 2016 – Corner…
December 31, 2016
GOVERNMENT OF CANADA INVESTS IN INFRASTRUCTURE AT WABUSH AIRPORT
August 18, 2016 NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release Government of Canada invests in Infrastructure at Wabush Airport, Newfoundland and Labrador August 18, 2016            Labrador…
December 31, 2016
FUNDING ANNOUNCED FOR EIGHT COMMUNITY AND BUSINESS INITIATIVES IN WABUSH AND LABRADOR CITY
August 18, 2016 NEWS RELEASE SUPPORT ANNOUNCED FOR PROJECTS IN LABRADOR WEST FUNDING ANNOUNCED FOR EIGHT COMMUNITY AND BUSINESS INITIATIVES IN WABUSH AND LABRADOR CITY…
December 31, 2016
MUSKRAT FALLS AGREEMENT REACHED BETWEEN INDIGENOUS LEADERS AND PROVINCE
October 27, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 26, 2016   Since the Nunatsiavut Government’s commissioned research was released last spring, Labradorians have been deeply concerned…
December 31, 2016
YVONNE JONES PLEASED TO SUPPORT NATIONAL SEAL DAY
October 28, 2016     00:00   10:10     Thursday October 27th, Yvonne Jones, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs…
December 31, 2016
YVONNE JONES SPEAKS TO FIRST NATION CHILD CARE DEBATE OCTOBER 27TH, 2016
November 2, 2016 On October 27th, I was pleased to represent the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs and the government of Canada and participate…
December 31, 2016
YVONNE JONES OFFERS CONGRATULATIONS TO INCOMING MUSHUAU INNU BAND COUNCIL AND CHIEF
November 24, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 21ST 2016 Member of Parliament for Labrador, Yvonne Jones offers congratulations to incoming Mushuau Innu Band Council and Chief…
December 31, 2016
ADDRESSING URGENT HOUSING NEEDS IN NORTHERN AND INUIT COMMUNITIES
November 25, 2016 NEWS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Addressing Urgent Housing Needs in Northern and Inuit Communities November 25, 2016 Housing is a fundamental need and…
December 31, 2016
CANADA SUMMER JOBS 2017 NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FROM EMPLOYERS
December 8, 2016 INVESTING IN YOUNG CANADIANS CANADA SUMMER JOBS 2017 NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FROM EMPLOYERS December 8th, 2016 – Ottawa – To get a greater…
December 12, 2016
THE GOVERNMENTS OF CANADA AND NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR INVESTING IN LABRADOR CITY WATER AND WASTE WATER TREATMENT
July 12, 2016 News Release – THE GOVERNMENTS OF CANADA AND NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR INVESTING IN LABRADOR CITY WATER AND WASTE WATER TREATMENT  Labrador City…
December 31, 2015
LETTER ON THE MUNICIPAL LOCKOUT IN HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY
February 7, 2015 February 5th, 2015 Dear Mayor Snook, Councillors, CUPE President Glenn Pittman, and locked-out workers in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, The lockout of Municipal…
December 31, 2015
STATEMENT OF THE DEATH OF BENJAMIN POWELL
February 7, 2015 February 7th, 2015 Benjamin Powell, known to all far and wide as Uncle Ben, has passed on; we acknowledge his contributions and…
December 31, 2015
RE: THE STRAIT OF BELLE ISLE CROSSING
February 18, 2015 Hello Everyone, First, let me say I am sorry people were left stranded for so long on the Strait of Belle Isle…
December 31, 2015
MP YVONNE JONES MEETS IN ST. JOHN’S WITH PROVINCIAL CABINET MINSTERS, NALCOR OFFICIALS AND MUSKRAT FALLS UNIONS
April 14, 2015 Member of Parliament for Labrador Yvonne Jones will be in St John’s today and tomorrow meeting with provincial cabinet Ministers, Nalcor officials,…
December 31, 2015
LABRADOR MP CALLS FOR ACTION BY THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT TOWARDS ILLEGAL CARIBOU HUNTING
April 21, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 21st, 2015 Labrador MP Calls For Action By The Provincial Government Towards Illegal Caribou Hunting Yvonne Jones, Member…
December 31, 2015
MP YVONNE JONES LAUNCHES LABRADORIANS OF DISTINCTION AWARD
May 1, 2015 Today I was pleased to launch an exciting program of recognition called the Labradorians of Distinction. This program will honour the men…
December 31, 2015
MP JONES TABLES MOTION ON FIXED LINK FEASIBILITY STUDY
June 18, 2015 For Immediate Release June 18th, 2015 MP Jones Tables Motion Calling for Fixed Link Study Yvonne Jones, MP for Labrador For decades…
December 31, 2015
STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF RUTH FLOWERS
November 18, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18th, 2015 Statement on the Passing of Ruth Flowers Please accept my deepest sympathy as Nunatsiavut says goodbye…
December 31, 2015
YVONNE JONES – ANSWERS QUESTIONS ON THE IMPACT OF SUPREME COURT DANIELS CASE
June 3, 2016 Yvonne Jones- Parliamentary Secretary to Indigenous and Northern Affairs answers questions on the impact of the Daniels Case and the path forward…
December 31, 2015
YVONNE JONES – FEDERAL BUDGET AND BENEFITS TO LABRADOR, NORTHERN AND INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES
June 3, 2016 March 14th, 2016 – Parliamentary Secretary for Indigenous and Northern Affairs rises to speak on the federal budget and the measures the…
December 31, 2015
YVONNE JONES – CAINS QUEST AND LABRADOR WINTER GAMES
June 3, 2016 Yvonne stands to recognize volunteer week and the Labrador Winter Games and Cains Quest
December 31, 2015
YVONNE JONES – SPEAKS ON EMERGENCY DEBATE ON SITUATION IN INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES
June 3, 2016 March 12th, 2016 – Parliamentary Secretary to Indigenous and Northern Affairs rises to speak in the emergency debate on suicide in indigenous,…
December 31, 2015
YVONNE JONES – UNITED NATIONS DECLARATION OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
June 3, 2016   Yvonne Jones – Parliamentary Secretary to Indigenous and Northern Affairs – answers question in Question period on Tuesday May 10th on…
December 31, 2015
YVONNE SPEAKS TO GOVERNMENT POSITION ON RESIDENTIAL SCHOOLS IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
June 3, 2016   Yvonne Jones – Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous Northern Affairs Canada answers a question on the federal governments position…
December 31, 2015
YVONNE MEMBER STATEMENT ON WABUSH CCAA
June 3, 2016 Yvonne Jones rises to address the economic situation, pension fund, and the impact the CCAA has had on Wabush  
December 31, 2015
YVONNE JONES – SEAL DAY STATEMENT
June 3, 2016     00:00   01:09 Member of Parliament for Labrador Yvonne Jones makes a members statement in support of Seal day, and…
December 31, 2015
SMALL COMMUNITIES FUND SUPPORT ANNOUNCED FOR L’ANSE AU LOUP
June 3, 2016 For Immediate Release Small Communities Fund Support Announced for L’Anse au Loup Friday, May 20, 2016 – Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament…
December 31, 2015
SUICIDE RATES IN LABRADOR INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES
June 3, 2016 For Immediate Release Suicide Rates in Labrador Indigenous communities Indigenous communities in Labrador for many years have been battling against the tide…
December 31, 2015
NORTHERN LABRADOR BENEFITS FROM THE FEDERAL BUDGET
June 3, 2016  
December 31, 2015
NORTHERN SHRIMP HOUSEHOLDER
June 3, 2016  
December 31, 2015
YVONNE CALLS VOCM ON SUICIDE REPORT AND WABUSH MINES
June 3, 2016   00:00   06:39   Member of Parliament for Labrador call in show discussion on Friday May 20th, 2016 regarding the recent…
December 31, 2015
YVONNE JONES – VOCM CALL ON WABUSH SITUATION AND LABRADOR INFRASTRUCTURE
June 3, 2016     00:00   17:18     Member of Parliament for Labrador calls Paddy Daly in February 2016 on Wabush mines, Labrador…
December 31, 2015
YVONNE JONES SPEAKS TO MINISTERIAL ADVISORY PANEL ON NORTHERN SHRIMP
June 3, 2016 Good morning, Mr. Chair, panelists and interested stakeholders. Thank you for the opportunity to present to you today. I was hoping to…
December 31, 2015
YVONNE’S PRESENTATION ON NORTHERN SHRIMP ALLOCATIONS
June 3, 2016     00:00   15:01     Yvonne Jones’ presentation to the Ministerial Advisory Panel on Northern Shrimp – Yvonne presented in…
December 31, 2015
PRESS RELEASE – 2016 CANADA SUMMER JOBS PROGRAM DELIVERING RECORD NUMBER OF POSITIONS
June 13, 2016 For Immediate Release 2016 Canada Summer Jobs program delivering record number of positions   June 13th, 2016               On the job work experience…
December 31, 2015
TWO LABRADORIANS GIVEN DECORATIONS FOR BRAVERY
October 31, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OCTOBER 31ST, 2016 I am very proud of two Labradorians that were honoured on October 28th for their selfless acts…
December 31, 2015
YVONNE JONES, MP FOR LABRADOR PRESENTS PETITION ON CCAA AND PENSIONS
November 1, 2016 I was more than happy to present a petition initiated by Rita Pynn from Wabush, that I sponsored to the House of Commons…
December 31, 2015
YVONNE JONES – PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY TO INAC ANSWERS QUESTION ON INDIGENOUS STUDENT SUPPORT
November 2, 2016 I was happy to answer questions regarding the government of Canada’s support for Indigenous students and the value of learning success to…
July 8, 2015
YVONNE JONES, MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR LABRADOR OFFERS CONDOLENCES TO THE WOODWARD FAMILY
March 16, 2015 A large player in Labrador’s success has passed away. Melvin Woodward was a household name in Labrador; a legend to many people.…
December 31, 2014
SERIOUS CONCERNS SURROUNDING STRAIT OF BELLE ISLE FERRY SERVICE
January 7, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 7th, 2014   MP for Labrador Yvonne Jones Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, is very troubled…
December 31, 2014
NOTE ON THE PASSING OF MR. BLAIR GILLIS
January 8, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 8th, 2014   MP for Labrador Yvonne Jones Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador offered these words…
December 31, 2014
STATEMENT ON KAMI IRON ORE PROJECT
January 10, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 10th, 2014 MP for Labrador Yvonne Jones Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador was pleased to see…
December 31, 2014
SERCO LAYOFFS AND CONTRACT EXTENSION
January 15, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 15th, 2014 MP for Labrador Yvonne Jones Reports of layoffs today by Department of National Defence contractor Serco…
December 31, 2014
RISING COST OF FOOD IN THE NORTH A BIG PROBLEM – OP-ED
January 27, 2014 Rising cost of food in the North a big problem By LIBERAL MP YVONNE JONES | Published: Monday, 01/27/2014 12:00 am EST…
December 31, 2014
NEW DEVELOPMENTS WITH WABUSH MINES
February 11, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11th, 2014 MP for Labrador Yvonne Jones There have been major developments with regards to the status of…
December 31, 2014
THIRD TRANSMISSION LINE
February 13, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 13th, 2014 MP for Labrador Yvonne Jones The initiative by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador to construct…
December 31, 2014
LABRADOR WEST MEETINGS THIS WEEK
February 18, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 17th, 2014 MP for Labrador Yvonne Jones Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador will be in Labrador…
December 31, 2014
SHRIMP QUOTAS – AREA 5 AND 6
April 4, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25th, 2014 MP for Labrador Yvonne Jones Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, is speaking out regarding…
December 31, 2014
LABRADOR FLAG CELEBRATION
April 4, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 31th, 2014   MP for Labrador Yvonne Jones Today, March 31st, 2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the Labrador…
December 31, 2014
HUMBER VALLEY PAVING CONTRACT
May 6, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1st, 2014 MP for Labrador Yvonne Jones Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, is not pleased that…
December 31, 2014
RAYTHEON NORTH WARNING SYSTEM CONTRACT
June 17, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 17th, 2014 MP for Labrador Yvonne Jones Yvonne Jones, Liberal critic for Northern Development, and Member of Parliament…
December 31, 2014
NUTRITION NORTH OP-ED JUNE 2014
October 3, 2014 It was heartening to watch and listen to the protestors in Iqaluit this week, fighting to send the government a message about…
December 31, 2014
308 CONVERSATIONS PRESS RELEASE
October 3, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 22nd, 2014 MP for Labrador Yvonne Jones Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, is hosting community meetings…
December 31, 2014
OFFSHORE TAX EVASION OP-ED SEPTEMBER 2014
October 3, 2014 It has been disconcerting to hear news of the Harper government’s changes to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Particularly troubling is the…
December 31, 2014
HUMBER VALLEY PAVING AUDIT PRESS RELEASE
October 3, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 29th, 2014 New Developments of Humber Valley Paving Contract and Auditor General Review Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament…
December 31, 2014
MP JONES CALLS ON FEDERAL MINISTER FOR FISHERIES AND OCEANS TO CEASE SEINE FISHING OFF THE COAST OF LABRADOR
July 10, 2015 For Immediate Release July 10th, 2015 MP for Labrador Yvonne Jones Yesterday I called on the federal Minister for Fisheries and Oceans…
December 31, 2014
STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF MR. EDWARD HEARN
July 27, 2015 On behalf of the people of Labrador, it is with sadness I mark the passing of Mr. Edward Hearn. Mr. Hearn was…
December 31, 2014
STATEMENT ON THE PASSING OF DEE WELLS
November 17, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 17th, 2015 Statement on the Passing of Dee Wells It is with great sadness that I offer my…
December 31, 2013
THE VOICES OF LABRADORIANS HEARD LOUD AND CLEAR BY SERCO AND DND
August 23, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2013 MP for Labrador Yvonne Jones The Voices of Labradorians Heard Loud and Clear by Serco and…
December 31, 2013
MP FOR LABRADOR BECOMES LIBERAL NL CAUCUS CHAIR
August 28, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2013 MP for Labrador Yvonne Jones Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador has been elected Chair…
December 31, 2013
MP HOLDS FORUMS TO LISTEN TO THE NEEDS OF LABRADORIANS
September 11, 2013 MP for Labrador, Yvonne Jones, announced today a series of forums, to hear first-hand the many issues that are affecting Labradorians. Ms.…
December 31, 2013
FEDERAL MINISTER OF TRANSPORT FAILS TO DELIVER IN LABRADOR WEST
September 12, 2013 The federal Minister for Transport, Ms. Lisa Raitt, was in Wabush this past week touring the airport infrastructure. In a news release,…
December 31, 2013
FORUM HIGHLIGHTS SERIOUS AFFORDABLE AND AVAILABLE HOUSING GAPS IN HAPPY VALLEY-GOOSE BAY
September 13, 2013 A homelessness and housing forum hosted by MP Yvonne Jones in conjunction with the Homeless Housing Coalition, was held in Happy Valley-Goose…
December 31, 2013
MP WELCOMES INUIT TAPIRIIT KANATAMI AND INUIT CIRCUMPOLAR COUNCIL – CANADA TO LABRADOR
September 16, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 16, 2013 MP Yvonne Jones today welcomed Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) board of directors and Inuit Circumpolar Council…
December 31, 2013
MP GRANTED INTERVENOR STATUS FOR UPCOMING PUBLIC HEARINGS ON PROPOSED HYDRO RATE INCREASES IN LABRADOR
September 17, 2013 Yvonne Jones, MP for Labrador officially announced today that she has obtained intervenor status for the upcoming Newfoundland and Labrador Board of…
December 31, 2013
PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT OFF THE RAILS IN LABRADOR
October 15, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 15, 2013 MP Yvonne Jones believes the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is letting opportunities slip through its…
December 31, 2013
CELEBRATING CO-OP WEEK, A VITAL CONTRIBUTION TO LABRADOR’S ECONOMY
October 17, 2013 Yvonne Jones, Member of Parliament for Labrador, is reminding everyone that October 13-19 has been designated Co-op week in Canada. Co-ops play…
December 31, 2013
MP LAUNCHES LABRADOR-WIDE PETITION ON PROPOSED HYDRO ELECTRICITY RATES
November 8, 2013 MP Yvonne Jones announced today a Labrador-wide petition, calling on the PUB disallow Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro (Hydro) to raise electricity rates…
December 8, 2013
PREMIER DUNDERDALE OUT OF TOUCH WITH THE PEOPLE OF LABRADOR
July 24, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 24, 2013 MP for Labrador Yvonne Jones Premier Dunderdale Out of Touch with the People of Labrador The…
December 8, 2013
OPEN LETTER TO PREMIER DUNDERDALE ON ROAD CONDITIONS IN LABRADOR
August 16, 2013 TO: Premier Dunderdale CC: Minister Davis CC: Minister McGrath CC: Towns and Communities of Labrador Dear Premier, I am writing with regard…
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