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Remembering Judy Lynn Ford & the Power of Student Action
On October 17th, 1980, Judy Lynn Ford was struck and killed by a truck while crossing Prince Philip Parkway. It sparked a week-long student insurrection.
October 15, 2019
# Newfoundland history
Expect No Favours: William Coaker and the Newfoundland Disaster (Pt. 1)
2014 marks the centenary of the Great War. In Newfoundland and Labrador it also marks the centenary of the founding of the International Grenfell Association…
John R Matchim
March 30, 2014
Power and Dissent
Newfoundland revolution, then and now
Lessons from a history of social unrest in Newfoundland
March 6, 2014
Turning the Tide
The state of democracy in NL
The province’s democratic tradition has fault lines and is once again under threat
September 29, 2013
A tale of nautical history from Ed Roberts
November 22, 2011
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