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

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is continuing with a plan for financial improvement that ensures prudent fiscal governance and responsible debt management. Our overall vision is of a stronger, smarter, self-sufficient, sustainable Newfoundland and Labrador – while investing in cost of living supports, health, housing and well-being. We invite you to share your views in preparation for Budget 2024.

Closing date: December 15, 2023

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is working to improve adult literacy and high school equivalency programs. The Department of Education, Literacy and Institutional Services Division is engaging stakeholders to help address challenges and opportunities related to adult literacy, foundational literacy, and high-school equivalency in Newfoundland and Labrador. The Department aims to gather valuable insights, opinions, and recommendations from the community to inform the next steps for adult literacy in our province.

Closing Date: December 11, 2023

The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador is developing a new Climate Change Mitigation Action Plan (2025-2030) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and a new Climate Change Adaptation Action Plan (2025-2030) to help prepare for and reduce the impacts of climate change. The Department of Environment and Climate Change (ECC) is seeking input from partners, stakeholders, Indigenous governments and organizations, and the public on the development of these new Plans over the coming months.

Closing Date: January 7, 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 is currently engaging the public regarding the Indian Arm Brook proposed ecological reserve to hear your thoughts about the site, and what is important to you.

Closing Date: December 8, 2023

The Department of Industry, Energy and Technology wishes to thank those who participated in the engagement process on the development of a critical minerals strategy. Feedback from each portion of the engagement is presented in the What We Heard document.

Updated: What We Heard