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Sir Robert Bond's Speech, 22 April, 1904
Extracts from Sir Robert Bond's Speech 22 April, 1904 from the <em>Evening Telegram</em>.
Sir George Calvert and the Colony of Avalon
Information about Sir George Calvert and the establishment of the Colony of Avalon at Ferryland.
The Cupids Colony and John Guy
This article is about the establishment of the English colony of Cupids under the leadership of John Guy.
David Kirke and the Pool Plantation - History - Colony of Avalon
Overview of the presence of the Kirkes in Newfoundland, including the granting of the island and the legal battles between the Kirkes and the Calverts.
Sir David Kirke and the Newfoundland Plantation
About Sir David Kirke and how he appropriated the Ferryland plantation after George Calvert allegedly abandoned the location.
The 1908 Tie Election
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
Committed to Responsible Government
A portrait of the life of Albert Boyle Butt (1904-1989), organizer, politician and ardent supporter of responsible government.
The 1985 Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord
The 1985 Atlantic Accord is an agreement between the Newfoundland and Labrador and Ottawa concerning the management of the oil and gas reserves.
Becoming a Province
This article is about Newfoundland entering confederation and becoming a province within Canada and the public's reaction.
Bond's Political Career Winds Down
The fourth and final part of a series on the life and times of Sir Robert Bond, one of the most influential politicians in Newfoundland history.
Sir Robert Bond's Speech (extracts)
Changing Government 1971-1972
On 18 January 1972, Joseph Smallwood resigned as premier and was replaced by Frank Moores, leader of the Progressive Conservative party.
Civil governors represented the authority of the crown in Newfoundland and Labrador and upheld the colony's Constitution.
Canada and the Newfoundland Crisis, 1929-1934
The Great Depression hit Newfoundland hard. Its exposed, fragile economy contracted as export prices fell.
Archives Contain Last Will and Testament of First Speaker
An overview of the career of John Bingley Garland (1791-1875), businessman and the first speaker of the Newfoundland House of Assembly.
The Grimes Government, 2001-2003
The Grimes government was a difficult period for the provincial Liberals, marked by internal strife, declining popularity, and strong PC opposition.
John C. Doyle
Information about Smallwood's advisor, John C. Doyle, and how he affected development of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Lady Helena E. Squires (1879-1959)
Biography of Lady Helena E. Squires (1879-1959).
"The Third Mill": Labrador Linerboard Ltd., 1973-1977
Development, construction, and fate of the third linerboard mill in Newfoundland and Labrador, created in Stephenville by the Smallwood government.
The Moores Government 1972-1979
The election of a Progressive Conservative government led by Frank Moores in 1972 marked a turning point in Newfoundland and Labrador politics.
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