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  • The nature of Newfoundland and Labrador's economy limited direct interaction between Aboriginal groups and Europeans for much of the 17th and 18th centuries.
  • Extracts from Sir Robert Bond's Speech 22 April, 1904 from the <em>Evening Telegram</em>.
  • On April 8, 1904, four agreements were concluded in London, which established the Anglo-French Entente, or <em>entente cordiale</em>.
  • Much of our knowledge of daily life in outport Newfoundland in the late 18th and early 19th century comes from the pens of visitors. They were typically missionaries, explorers, naturalists, and geologists whose work brought them to outlying communities not often visited by outsiders or even the local government.
  • A look at the ways in which the Conservation Laboratory in Ferryland catalogues its artifacts
  • A list of some Ferryland residents from 1597 to the 19th century whose surnames begin with the letters E-H.
  • During the 1980s, a dispute developed between Canada and France over the definition of the maritime boundary between their respective territories in the region.
  • The story of the tragic 1903 Hubbard Expedition into the Labrador interior, and an overview of the career of Dillon Wallace.
  • In 1913, the Karluk departed Canada for the western Arctic. The ship sank amid unpredictable Arctic flows, leaving the crew stranded on the ice.
  • The Matthew was the ship in which John Cabot sailed from Bristol to North America in 1497.
  • Between 1898 and 1909, Newfoundland and Labrador ice captain Bob Bartlett and American explorer Robert Peary made three separate attempts to reach the North Pole.
  • The fishery remained the mainstay of the St. Pierre and Miquelon economy during the 19th century.
  • Considerable uncertainty surrounds our understanding of daily life in Newfoundland during the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
  • The election of 1908 resulted in the two parties winning the same number of seats, and produced Newfoundland and Labrador's most famous constitutional crisis
  • The Spanish flu did not originate in Newfoundland and Labrador, but the ports, shipping schedules, and global trade relations made it vulnerable.
  • The Spanish flu of 1918-19 killed between 20 and 40 million people worldwide. It is one of the largest outbreaks of disease in recorded history.
  • When Newfoundland and Labrador joined Canada in 1949, the governments made no special provisions for the new province's Aboriginal groups.
  • Many Aboriginal people in the province and country see self-government as a way to preserve their culture and attain greater control over their lives.
  • How the Commission of Government affected agriculture in Newfoundland and Labrador
  • A portrait of the life of Albert Boyle Butt (1904-1989), organizer, politician and ardent supporter of responsible government.

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