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Origins of the Migratory Fishery
How the migratory fishery came to be in Newfoundland and Labrador, lasting for more than three centuries before giving way to a resident industry.
From 1816 to the Present
The fishery remained the mainstay of the St. Pierre and Miquelon economy during the 19th century.
The English Period (1714-1764)
Two surveys of the south coast of Newfoundland were conducted between 1714 and 1716 to encourage English expansion into the region.
The Placentia Economy, 1662-1713
A look at the the economy of Placentia, when it was a French colony in NL from 1662 to 1713.
Every fishing property usually included a planter's house, a store with goods and supplies, and cabins for fishing equipment and the crews.
Initial Impact of the Revolution on Newfoundland
The quarrel between Great Britain and its North American colonies had been brewing for some time, but no one expected a revolt to break out in 1775.
Long Term Impact of the Revolution
It would be misleading to assume that the revolution had no ill-effect on the fisheries.
The Revolution as Opportunity
Many thought the Revolution to be an opportunity to eliminate American competition in the supply trade, even though many residents suffered hardships.
St. John's in the 18th Century
An account of the community of St. John's during the 18th century.
18th Century Towns: Trepassey, Trinity, and St. John's
The establishment of three 18th century Newfoundland towns, Trepassey, Trinity, and St. John's.
The Aftermath of War
War-time prosperity ended when peacetime conditions, including competition from other North Atlantic fisheries, resumed.
[Captain] William Holman; 17 September, 1696
An account of Captain William Holman's charge in defending the Harbour of Ferryland against the French on August 1, 1694, dated September 17, 1696.
One of the more bizarre aspects of the Smallwood government's early attempts at economic diversification was the involvement of Alfred Valdmanis.
Great Depression - Impacts on the Working Class
The Great Depression was a time of widespread poverty and suffering in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Events Leading up to the Great Depression
Factors that caused the eventual Great depression that began in the fall of 1929 and did not end until World War II.
Economic Changes, 1730-1815
The cod fishery continued to dominate the Newfoundland and Labrador economy during the period of naval government despite dramatic changes.
Economic Changes, 1815-1832
The reform era was a time of economic hardship. The end of the Napoleonic Wars plunged the colony into an economic depression lasting for years.
Canada and the Newfoundland Crisis, 1929-1934
The Great Depression hit Newfoundland hard. Its exposed, fragile economy contracted as export prices fell.
Timeline of Industrial Development: The Smallwood Years, 1949-1972: Provincial Government: Newfoundland and Labrador Heritage
Businesses Under Premier Joesph Smallwood's Economic Development Plan for Newfoundland and Labrador
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.
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