A Stronger Economic Foundation

This section outlines the actions our Government will take to build a stronger economic foundation.

  • Accelerate the Growth of High Performing Businesses

    On-going
  • Attract and Retain More Immigrants

    On-going
  • Build a Renewable Future

    On-going
  • Create the Post-Secondary Landscape of the Future

    On-going
  • Diversify the Forestry Sector

    On-going
  • Double Oil and Gas Production in Newfoundland and Labrador

    On-going
  • Double Provincial Food Self-Sufficiency by 2022

    Significant Progress
  • Double Tourist Spending in Our Province

    Significant Progress
  • Enhance Access to Crown Lands

    On-going
  • Enhance Human Resources Planning to Support Sector Diversification

    Significant Progress
  • Ensure the Province’s Tax System is Competitive and Fair

    On-going
  • Explore Opportunities to Introduce International Entrepreneur and International Graduate Entrepreneur Categories to the Provincial Nominee Program

    Completed
  • Grow the Potential of our Mineral Resources

    On-going
  • Help Women Advance in Leadership Roles

    Progress
  • Identify Market Access and Value-Added Opportunities for Fish and Seafood

    On-going
  • Implement a Provincial Tourism Product Development Plan

    Significant Progress
  • Implement a Renewed Approach to the Co-operative Sector

    Completed
  • Implement an Enhanced Loan Program for Youth Entrepreneurs

    Completed
  • Implement Regional Innovation Systems Pilot Projects

    Implemented
  • Improve Adult Literacy

    On-going
  • Improve the Sense of Arrival for Travelers to Newfoundland and Labrador

    Significant Progress
  • Improve Wage Subsidy Supports

    On-going
  • Incorporate Women’s Employment Plans in Our Government’s Infrastructure Strategy

    Implemented
  • Increase Activity in the Mining Sector through Targeted Promotion and Core Digitization

    On-going
  • Increase Revenue to the Province Through International Education

    Significant Progress
  • Increase the Number of Social Enterprises in Newfoundland and Labrador

    Completed
  • Increase the Number of Vendors Completing Government IT Work

    Implemented
  • Modernize Procurement

    Significant Progress
  • Pilot an Initiative to Recycle/Repurpose Non-Renewable Resources for Quarry (Mine) Applications

    On-going
  • Place Private Sector Job Growth at the Centre of All Government Decisions

    On-going
  • Plan for Our Human Resource Needs

    On-going
  • Position Newfoundland and Labrador Globally as a Preferred Location for Oil and Gas Development

    Significant Progress
  • Position Our Artists for Success

    On-going
  • Recognize the Important Role of the Community Sector

    On-going
  • Release a Business Innovation Agenda

    Completed
  • Review Municipal and Environmental Permitting Processes

    Completed
  • Review the Environmental Assessment Process

    On-going
  • Revitalize the Approach to Supporting Culture

    Progress
  • Spur New Business Ideas Through Innovation Challenges

    On-going
  • Strategically Attract Investment in Priority Sectors

    On-going
  • Streamline Business and Innovation Supports

    On-going
  • Strengthen Apprenticeship Training Through More Flexible Delivery Models

    Significant Progress
  • Support Growth in the Technology Sector

    On-going
  • Support Growth of the Aquaculture Industry to 50,000 MT Annually for Salmon and 10,750 MT Annually for Mussels

    Significant Progress
  • Support Women in the Development of Knowledge-Based Firms in the Fields of Science, Technology and Engineering

    Significant Progress
  • Take a Longer-Term Approach to Infrastructure Development

    On-going
  • Test New Approaches for Meeting Labour Market Demands

    Completed
  • Transition to Groundfish

    Significant Progress
  • Unlock the Potential of Data

    On-going