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Matching Articles"Commission Of Government" (Total 20)
Although it is often described in different terms, the expedition that led to the discovery of Newfoundland was primarily an economic enterprise.
Agriculture and the Commission of Government
How the Commission of Government affected agriculture in Newfoundland and Labrador
The Newfoundland Royal Commission, 1933 (The Amulree Commission)
Fearing negative impacts on stock markets, Canada and Britain agreed to help Newfoundland meet debt payments pending the report of a royal commission of inquiry.
Amulree Report Project - Introduction
This article discusses how the heritage website obtained a PDF copy of the 1933 report as well as a link to the report itself.
British Policy and Newfoundland, 1942-1946
About the termination of the Commission of Government after World War II, and what government should replace it.
Impacts of the Collapse of Responsible Government
Replacing responsible government with the Commission of Government had consequences for Newfoundland and Labrador society, economy and politics.
Collapse of Responsible Government, 1929-1934
In 1933 the Newfoundland legislature voted itself temporarily out of existence, ending 79 years of responsible government.
The Commission of Government, 1934-1949
In 1934 the Commission of Government was sworn in, ending responsible government, and beginning a new chapter in Newfoundland's constitutional history.
Commission Governors, 1934-1948
During the Commission of government was administered by unelected commissioners appointed by the British government.
The Commission and the Fishery
How the Commission of Government affected the Newfoundland and Labrador fishery.
Economic Impacts of WW II
Although at the root of widespread suffering, the Second World War also initiated a time of great economic prosperity in Newfoundland and Labrador.
The Commission of Government and Education
When the Commission of Government took office in 1934, Newfoundland and Labrador's education system was in desperate need of improvement.
Fishery Modernization - The Early Days
The saltfish industry in Newfoundland, as a cyclical extractive industry dependent on an open-access resource, went through multiple periods of boom and bust.
Government Response to the Great Depression
The outbreak of the Great Depression in the fall of 1929 caused much economic hardship in Newfoundland and Labrador.
History of the Vote
Today, Canadian citizens aged 18 and older have the right to vote in federal, provincial, and municipal elections. This is known as universal suffrage.
Social Changes under the Commission of Government
One of the Commission of Government's major goals while in office was to improve social services in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Health Care under the Commission of Government
One of the Commission of Government's chief ambitions upon taking office was to improve health care in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Cottage Hospitals and Health Care in Newfoundland
Cottage hospitals and health care during the commission of Government in Newfoundland which lasted from 1934-1949.
Religious and Economic Influence on Education
Public education in Newfoundland and Labrador, since its beginnings in the early 19th century, has largely been shaped by religion and the economy.
Eastport Peninsula: Sandringham
Sandringham was one of eight land settlements created by the Commission of Government in Newfoundland to promote agriculture
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