Canada: NEWFOUNDLAND: The Road Back

From the days when their forebears followed John Cabot to carve a rocky cornerstone for Britain's overseas empire, Newfoundlanders have been a hardy, God-fearing, independent people. Their neighbors in the Dominion of Canada have long reserved a place for them as the tenth and easternmost province, but the islanders have always elected to go their own way.

That way has often been hard and rocky, beset by depressions and a virtual government dictatorship. But last week Newfoundlanders once again were promised a chance to vote on their future.

Heart's Content. The Newfoundlanders have...

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