CANADA: In from the Sea

A brighter era is opening for Newfoundland, the oldest English-speaking possession in North America.*After nearly four backward centuries as an isolated British colony, the rugged North Atlantic island —the tenth and youngest Canadian province—is becoming industrialized. Its 361,000 hardy inhabitants, who once looked to the sea for a scant livelihood as cod fishermen, are turning inland to their mineral-rich mountains, their forests and power-packed waterfalls. With these resources, Newfoundland has launched a development program to balance its lopsided maritime economy, and change the sparse existence of its people for a fuller...

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