Ninety nine MORE Newfies

Ninety-nine MORE Newfies is a collection of first-person accounts of living with and loving Newfoundland dogs, the gentle giants of water rescue and nanny-dog fame.

Author: Pat Seawell


ISBN: 1736707302


Page: 380

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Ninety-nine MORE Newfies is a collection of first-person accounts of living with and loving Newfoundland dogs, the gentle giants of water rescue and nanny-dog fame.
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Ninety nine More Maggots Mites and Munchers

Carrot rust flies concentrate most of their root - mining efforts north of the fortieth parallel ; in the northern extremes of their range they can be found from British Columbia to Newfoundland to Europe ( whence they came originally ) ...

Author: May Berenbaum

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

ISBN: 0252063228

Category: Nature

Page: 308

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Describes the characteristics and behavior of mosquitoes, ticks, cockroaches, and other insects
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Don t Tell the Newfoundlanders

the Island but eventually to grant Canadians the prize they most wanted—a ninety-nine-year lease for a Canadian air base at Goose Bay in Labrador—a deal that was bitterly opposed in Newfoundland. Overall, the Canadian presence was felt ...

Author: Greg Malone

Publisher: Knopf Canada

ISBN: 9780307401359

Category: History

Page: 352

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The true story, drawn from official documents and hours of personal interviews, of how Newfoundland and Labrador joined Confederation and became Canada's tenth province in 1949. A rich cast of characters--hailing from Britain, America, Canada and Newfoundland--battle it out for the prize of the resource-rich, financially solvent, militarily strategic island. The twists and turns are as dramatic as any spy novel and extremely surprising, since the "official" version of Newfoundland history has held for over fifty years almost without question. Don't Tell the Newfoundlanders will change all that.
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Newfoundland and Labrador

hunting territory through the flooding of a region that was more than one-half the size of Lake Ontario. By the early 1970s, when electricity prices rose dramatically, the public learned that the ninety-nine-year contract contained no ...

Author: Sean Cadigan

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9781487516772

Category: History

Page: 384

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Published to coincide with the sixtieth anniversary of Newfoundland and Labrador joining Canada, Sean T. Cadigan has written the book that will surely become the definitive history of one of North America's most distinct and beautiful regions. The site of the first European settlement by Vikings one thousand years ago, a former colony of England, and known at various times as Terra Nova and Newfoundland until its official name change to Newfoundland and Labrador in 2001, this easternmost point of the continent has had a fascinating history in part because of its long-held position as the gateway between North America and Europe. Examining the region from prehistoric times to the present, Newfoundland and Labrador is not only a comprehensive history of the province, but an illuminating portrait of the Atlantic world and European colonisation of the Americas. Cadigan comprehensively details everything from the first European settlements, the displacement and extinction of the indigenous Beothuk by European settlers, the conflicts between settlers and imperial governance, to the Royal Newfoundland Regiment's near annihilation at the Battle of the Somme, the rise of Newfoundland nationalism, Joey Smallwood's case for confederation, and the modernization and economic disappointments instigated by joining Canada. Paying particular attention to the ways in which Newfoundland and Labrador's history has been shaped by its environment, this study considers how natural resources such as the Grand Banks, the disappearance of cod, and off-shore oil have affected the region and its inhabitants. Richly detailed, compelling, and written in an engaging and accessible style, Newfoundland and Labrador brings the rich and vibrant history of this remarkably interesting region to life.
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White Gold

... CFLCo by the Newfoundland government's Lease Act. Passed on 13 May 1961 by the Government of Newfoundland, the Lease Act contained, in a deal involving power sites on the Island of Newfoundland, a ninety-nine-year lease granting 'to ...

Author: Karl Froschauer

Publisher: UBC Press

ISBN: 9780774840668

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 336

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During the past fifty years, Canadians have seen many of their white-water rivers dammed or diverted to generate electricity primarily for industry and export. The rush to build dams increased utility debts, produced adverse consequences for the environment and local communities, and ultimately resulted in the layoff of 25,000 employees. White Gold looks at what went wrong with hydro development, with the predicted industrial transformation, with the timing and magnitude of projects, and with national and regional initiatives to link these major projects to a trans-Canada power grid.
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Newfoundland in the North Atlantic World 1929 1949

At Goose Bay Canada had the promise of a ninety - nine year lease , but a final agreement would have to be negotiated with a newly enhanced Commission of Government , which after the Anglo - American Leased Bases Agreement was more ...

Author: Peter Neary

Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

ISBN: 9780773561809

Category: History

Page: 488

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Neary draws material from both public and private sources in the United Kingdom, Canada, the United States, and Newfoundland. Following a brief summary of major developments in Newfoundland before 1929, he gives an account of the tumultuous events that led to the demise of responsible self-government and the establishment of a British-appointed Commission of Government in 1934. He details and evaluates the major policies of the commission during three distinct phases: the continuing hard times of the 1930s, the boom years of the Second World War, and the period of post-war adjustment. The reasons for constitutional change are examined and Neary explains clearly why Newfoundland became a province of Canada in 1949. Through a fine blending of domestic and international history, he reveals the intricate connections between events in Newfoundland and in the rest of the North Atlantic World, providing a balanced view which takes into account constitutional, political, economic, and social developments. He acknowledges the role of British, Canadian, and American policymakers in determining the course of events in Newfoundland and illuminates the role that Newfoundlanders themselves played at a critical time in their history.
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Inventing Atlantic Canada

... negotiated the Leased Bases Agreement: in exchange for supplying Britain with fifty aging destroyers, the United States would be entitled to lease base sites in Newfoundland, Bermuda, and the Caribbean for ninety-nine years.

Author: Corey James Arthur Slumkoski

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9781442611580

Category: History

Page: 217

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When Newfoundland entered the Canadian Confederation in 1949, it was hoped it would promote greater unity between the Maritime provinces, as Term 29 of the Newfoundland Act explicitly linked the region's economic and political fortunes. On the surface, the union seemed like an unprecedented opportunity to resurrect the regional spirit of the Maritime Rights movement of the 1920s, which advocated a cooperative approach to addressing regional underdevelopment. However, Newfoundland's arrival did little at first to bring about a comprehensive Atlantic Canadian regionalism. Inventing Atlantic Canada is the first book to analyse the reaction of the Maritime provinces to Newfoundland's entry into Confederation. Drawing on editorials,government documents, and political papers, Corey Slumkoski examines how each Maritime province used the addition of a new provincial cousin to fight underdevelopment. Slumkoski also details the rise of regional cooperation characterized by the Atlantic Revolution of the mid-1950s, when Maritime leaders began to realize that by acting in isolation their situations would only worsen.
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The Caribou Hut

The Yanks had ninety-nine years' lease on lands in Newfoundland for the establishment of naval and military bases, in consideration of ... When the native got his breath he began to examine the terms of the agreement more craftily.

Author: Margaret Duley

Publisher: DigiCat

ISBN: EAN:8596547107453

Category: History

Page: 77

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DigiCat Publishing presents to you this special edition of "The Caribou Hut" (The Story of a Newfoundland Hostel) by Margaret Duley. DigiCat Publishing considers every written word to be a legacy of humankind. Every DigiCat book has been carefully reproduced for republishing in a new modern format. The books are available in print, as well as ebooks. DigiCat hopes you will treat this work with the acknowledgment and passion it deserves as a classic of world literature.
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Ecclesiastical History of Newfoundland

The farm , ” he says , " has been rented for ninety - nine years , at a rental of £ 9 or £ 10 . ... is added to the second last stanza of the Elegy stating that " the ceremony on the day of his sailing from St. John's was most solemn .

Author: Michael Francis Howley

Publisher: Boston : Doyle and Whittle

ISBN: UOM:39015027956724

Category: Catholic Church Newfoundland and Labrador History

Page: 474

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This is the history of the Roman Catholic church in Newfoundland and Labrador to 1850, from the earliest missions to the end of Bishop Fleming's episcopate. Topics include the Presentation and Mercy sisters, education, and the persecution of the Roman Catholics in Newfoundland, as well as the role played by the church in the aftermath of the great fire of 1846.
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Twentieth century Newfoundland

Ottawa's best deal was in the 1944 lease for ninety - nine years of the property on which Goose Bay air base stood , but this required a long and bruising negotiation . Moreover , it stirred deep resentment in Newfoundland , where ...

Author: James Hiller

Publisher: Breakwater Books

ISBN: 1550810723

Category: History

Page: 388

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Twentieth Century Newfoundland: Explorations brings together ten papers by eight well-known historians of Newfoundland and Labrador. The papers address a wide variety of subject matter and open many avenues for further research. The book concludes with an extensive bibliography on the Newfoundland and Labrador in the Twentieth century. This bibliography is organized by topic and will serve the needs of the general reader and specialists alike. Twentieth Century Newfoundland: Explorations highlight the scope and complexity of present day writing about the history of Newfoundland and Labrador. James Hiller, Professor of History at Memorial University and author of a number of articles on Newfoundland in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Peter Neary, Professor of History at the University of Weste Ontario and the author of Newfoundland in the North Atlantic World, 1929-1949(1998).
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