Welcome to engageNL

This online public engagement space allows you to contribute your ideas and feedback on the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s public consultations. You can see a list of all current engagement opportunities, provide input, and see updates on previous engagement activities.

engageNL is a web-based tool designed to make it easier for you to provide input on government programs and policies. This online tool is used to host information, feedback and discussions regarding initiatives that have a public engagement component.

We look forward to your participation and input.

Recent & Active Engagements

Newfoundland and Labrador Housing (NL Housing) is planning the construction of a new integrated Health, Housing, Treatment and Supportive Services Hub (the Hub) in the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

Ongoing engagement and consultation aims to provide stakeholders and the public with an update on the design and purpose of the Hub, and to offer an opportunity for the public and users of the space to help define what the community programming spaces could be used for in meeting the needs of the community.

Closing Date: May 31, 2024
The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has asked the Wilderness and Ecological Reserves Advisory Council to engage the public on ten new protected areas and make recommendations on whether to proceed with interim protections on the sites. WERAC has completed the in-person and online engagements regarding the protection of Indian Arm Brook. The council is now seeking input on the following proposed protected areas: Ripple Pond, Halls Gullies, Conne River North, and Facheaux Bay.
The Mechanics’ Lien Act (the Act) came into effect on June 18, 1970. The Act allows for the registration of a claim for lien against real property for work done or to be done, or for materials placed or provided or to be placed or provided on a particular property.

The Act has not undergone significant amendments since it was originally enacted. As other provinces and territories have amended their respective legislation in recent years and as Newfoundland and Labrador regularly reviews its legislation to ensure that the best legislation is available for residents of the province, the department is undertaking a review of the Act.

Closing Date: May 31, 2024

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is building a new school in Kenmount Terrace to support the growing number of Kindergarten to Grade 12 students living in the area. While it is anticipated that the school will encompass primary and elementary grades, the Department of Education is gathering input on the grade configuration that will best meet the needs of the area. As well, the department is seeking input on the school system planning process for the entire Prince of Wales Collegiate School System to address the needs of the growing population on the Northeast Avalon.

Closed: March 31, 2024

The Department of Environment and Climate Change (Labour Standards Division) is seeking input from Newfoundlanders and Labradorians.

Every two years, the Provincial Government is legislated to conduct a review of the current minimum wage rate, as well as the adjustment process. The decision to adjust the minimum wage impacts employees and employers. To ensure all perspectives are being heard and to help inform Government in its decision-making process, employees, employers, stakeholders, and the general public are invited to provide input into this review.

Closed: March 16, 2024

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador has decided to repeal and replace the existing Act, and is requesting public feedback to address identified gaps, strengthen language, and realign the Act with the Office of Women and Gender Equality.

Closed: March 1, 2024