Cartoon of Brian Peckford, Premier of NL, 14 February, 1981

Cartoon of Brian Peckford, Premier of NL, 14 February, 1981
Although the fisheries were the economic mainstay of rural Newfoundland and Labrador, they fell under federal jurisdiction. Peckford argued the province had a historic and moral right to the fisheries and should therefore have a say in their management.

Drawing by Aislin (alias Terry Mosher). © McCord Museum. Courtesy of the McCord Museum (Accession no. M985.221.80), Montreal, QC. See http://www.mccord-museum.qc.ca/en/collection/artifacts/M985.221.80

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