Delegates to the convention examined Newfoundland's economy and society, and debated the merits of returning to responsible government (suspended in 1934) or joining the Canadian confederation. A number of public figures of the 1950s and 1960s came into prominence during the convention, most notably Joseph R. Smallwood, leader of the confederate group. This unique and remarkable historical document is a must for Commonwealth and Canadian specialists and research libraries.While the regulations are no longer effective, much valuable information was obtained from the registration cards for ... A few workmen have gone to Port Hope Simpson, Labrador, to take employment with the Labrador Development Company.
|Title||:||Newfoundland National Convention, 1946-1948|
|Author||:||James K. Hiller, Michael F. Harrington|
|Publisher||:||McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP - 1995-04-20|