NLFL Pre-budget Submission for Building a Stronger Economy

Through our engagement with our members and their families, and ordinary citizens (your constituents) over the past year, it is clear that people want to see a budget with a long-term vision that puts Newfoundlanders and Labradorians first, a jobs-for-all budget, that narrows the income and gender gap we are experiencing, and sustains our communities [...]

By |2017-10-18T11:36:34+00:00February 21st, 2017|

NLFL Brief to Advanced Education and Skills – Immigration Strategy Consultation

The NLFL has long advocated for an innovative and progressive immigration strategy for our province that enhances community sustainability, supports labour markets and population growth. Part of building such a strategy involves a solid working relationship with the federal government, one that allows Newfoundland and Labrador to work collaboratively with federal departments and officials to [...]

By |2017-12-05T18:19:35+00:00September 30th, 2016|

NLFL Submission to Climate Change Consultations for Newfoundland and Labrador

Climate change impacts are already being felt across Canada. Newfoundland and Labrador is projected to experience increases in temperatures, higher sea levels and increases in extreme weather. The only way toward a global solution is for individual jurisdictions to all play a part, including Newfoundland and Labrador. Climate change and how we collectively address it [...]

By |2017-10-18T11:27:48+00:00September 22nd, 2016|

NLFL Submission to HUMA Committee’s Study of the Employment Insurance Program

Newfoundland and Labrador (NL), like most of Atlantic Canada and those workers who are employed in seasonal industries, rely greatly on the economic stability provided by the EI system.  In addition, due to the current recession and the austerity budget brought down by the provincial Liberal government, Newfoundland and Labrador’s reliance on EI is even [...]

By |2017-10-18T11:29:15+00:00May 19th, 2016|

NLFL Presents To The Fracking Review Panel In Corner Brook

The NLFL has several concerns about the impact of fracking in the province.  With an issue of this magnitude, with so many documented environmental concerns and positions, any panel tasked with listening to what the people of the Province have to say needs to come from an area of knowledge, expertise and experience in areas [...]

By |2017-10-18T11:37:58+00:00October 22nd, 2015|

Great Expectations Opportunities and Challenges for Young Workers in Newfoundland and Labrador

In Newfoundland and Labrador’s current economic climate, both employers and potential workers are concerned about prospects for youth employment. While the province’s economic performance has been steadily improving over the past several years, youth unemployment and subsequent outmigration remains a significant issue. This report draws on the experience and insights of youth and employers, and [...]

By |2018-01-25T14:57:22+00:00January 25th, 2015|
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