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Race across Labrador
On June 27, 1905, two teams of explorers set off on a race across Labrador’s interior.
June 10, 2011
The Log Driver’s Waltz
For he goes birling down a-down the white water / That’s where the log driver learns to step lightly
May 27, 2011
Merchant mariners: the captains courageous of WWII
Merchant mariners faced constant threat from enemy submarines, destroyers and aircraft during the Second World War.
May 13, 2011
A right worth fighting for
How nice it would be if we always voted as though it’s a right worth fighting for.
April 29, 2011
Captain Bob Bartlett of Brigus skippered some of the most famous – and dangerous – expeditions ever made to the Arctic. This month is the…
April 15, 2011
1914 Sealing Disaster
On this day in 1914, a tragedy was unfolding on the North Atlantic ice floes.
April 1, 2011
1929 Tsunami on the Burin Peninsula
Although not as devastating as the one that struck Japan last week, a tsunami once hit Newfoundland’s south coast
March 18, 2011
A press for change: early newspapers in N.L.
In what is quite possibly the province’s newest newspaper, it makes sense to look back at the earliest mass media in Newfoundland and Labrador.
March 4, 2011