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Newfoundland and Labrador Information[edit | edit source]

Newfoundland and Labrador is the most eastern province of Canada. It is made up of the island of Newfoundland and mainland Labrador. In 1854 the British government established Newfoundland's responsible government. Newfoundland remained a colony until acquiring Dominion status in 1907. A dominion constituted a self-governing state of the British Empire or British Commonwealth and the Dominion of Newfoundland was relatively autonomous from British rule. Since the early 1800s, Newfoundland and Quebec, Lower Canada had been in a border dispute over the Labrador region. In 1927, however, the British government ruled that the area known as modern day Labrador was to be considered part of the Dominion of Newfoundland. After the referendum, a seven-man delegation was picked by the British governor to negotiate Canada's offer on behalf of Newfoundland. After six of the seven-man delegation signed, the British Government passed the British North America Act, 1949 through Parliament. Newfoundland officially joined Canada at midnight, March 31, 1949.

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Bay Bulls         Link   Link
Bay Roberts         Link  Link
Bell Island         Link   Link
Bonavista         Link   Link
Botwood        Link   Link
Burin        Link   Link
Canning's Cove        Link   Link
Cape Broyle        Link Link
Carbonear         Link   Link
Cartwright         Link   Link
Channel-Port aux Basques           Link  Link
Churchill Falls        Link   Link
Conception Bay South           Link   Link
Corner Brook          Link   Link
Cupids        Link   Link 
Davis Inlet        Link   Link
Deer Lake        Link   Link
Dildo        Link   Link
Eastport        Link   Link
Elliston         Link   Link
Embree         Link
Ferryland          Link   Link
Fogo        Link   Link
Forteau         Link   Link
Fortune        Link   Link
Freshwater         Link   Link
Gander        Link   Link
Goulds        Link  Link
Grand Bank        Link  Link
Grand Falls          Link   Link
Greenspond        Link   Link
Hant's Harbour         Link  Link
Harbour Breton         Link  Link
Harbour Grace         Link  Link
High Beach        Link   Link
Holyrood         Link   Link
Hopedale        Link   Link
Labrador         Link   Link
Mud Lake         Link   Link
New Harbour         Link   Link
Norris Point         Link   Link
North River        Link   Link
North West River        Link   Link
Open Hall        Link   Link
Petty Harbour        Link   Link
Pinware         Link   Link
Placentia         Link   Link
Pool's Island           Link   Link
Port aux Basques           Link
Port de Grave           Link   Link
Portugal Cove          Link   Link
Ramea         Link   Link
Red Bay         Link   Link
Red Cliff         Link   Link
Renews         Link   Link
Rocky Harbour        Link   Link
Salmonier        Link   Link
Silver Fox Island        Link   Link
Spaniard's Bay        Link   Link
Springdale         Link   Link
St. Bernard's         Link   Link
St. Jacques           Link   Link
St. John's        Link   Link
St. Lawrence          Link   Link
St. Mary's          Link   Link
Tack's Beach        Link   Link 
Tickle Cove        Link   Link
Topsail        Link   Link
Torbay        Link   Link
Trinity (near Trinity East)        Link   Link
Twillingate         Link   Link
West St. Modeste         Link   Link

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