Newfoundland and Labrador

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Newfoundland and Labrador is the easternmost province of Canada.wikipedia
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St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Newfoundland and Labrador's capital and largest city, St. John's, is Canada's 20th-largest census metropolitan area and is home to almost 40 per cent of the province's population. St. John's represents the east coast, Gander the interior of the island, Corner Brook the west coast of the island and Wabush the interior of Labrador.
St. John's is the capital and largest city of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Newfoundland English

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The province is Canada's most linguistically homogeneous, with 97.0% of residents reporting English (Newfoundland English) as their mother tongue in the 2016 census.
Newfoundland English is a name for several accents and dialects of Atlantic Canadian English found in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Inuktitut

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In Labrador, the indigenous languages Innu-aimun and Inuktitut are also spoken.
It is spoken in all areas north of the tree line, including parts of the provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec, to some extent in northeastern Manitoba as well as the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.

Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Court of Appeal)

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St. John's is the seat of government, home to the House of Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador and to the highest court in the jurisdiction, the Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal.
The Court of Appeal of Newfoundland and Labrador is at the top of the hierarchy of courts for the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Newfoundland Colony

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A former colony and then dominion of the United Kingdom, Newfoundland gave up its independence in 1933, following significant economic distress caused by the Great Depression and the aftermath of Newfoundland's participation in World War I.
Newfoundland Colony was an English and later British colony established in 1610 on the island of the same name off the Atlantic coast of Canada, in what is now the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Quebec

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Labrador is roughly triangular shape: the western part of its border with Quebec is the drainage divide of the Labrador Peninsula.
It is bordered to the west by the province of Ontario and the bodies of water James Bay and Hudson Bay; to the north by Hudson Strait and Ungava Bay; to the east by the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the province of Newfoundland and Labrador; and to the south by the province of New Brunswick and the US states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, and New York.

Nunavut

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Labrador's extreme northern tip, at 60°22′N, shares a short border with Nunavut.
The creation of Nunavut resulted in the first major change to Canada's political map since incorporating the province of Newfoundland in 1949.

Gros Morne National Park

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Gros Morne National Park has a reputation as an outstanding example of tectonics at work, and as such has been designated a World Heritage Site.
Gros Morne National Park is a world heritage site located on the west coast of Newfoundland.

Canada

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Newfoundland and Labrador is the easternmost province of Canada.
In about 1000 AD, the Norse built a small encampment that only lasted a few years at L'Anse aux Meadows on the northern tip of Newfoundland.

Gander, Newfoundland and Labrador

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St. John's represents the east coast, Gander the interior of the island, Corner Brook the west coast of the island and Wabush the interior of Labrador.
Gander is a town located in the northeastern part of the island of Newfoundland in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, approximately 40 km south of Gander Bay, 100 km south of Twillingate and 90 km east of Grand Falls-Windsor.

Grand Falls-Windsor

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Grand Falls-Windsor is a town located in the central region of the island of Newfoundland in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, with a population of 14,171 at the 2016 census.

Atlantic Canada

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Situated in the country's Atlantic region, it is composed of the insular region of Newfoundland and the continental region of Labrador to the northwest, with a combined area of 405212 km2.
Atlantic Canada, also called the Atlantic provinces, is the region of Canada comprising the four provinces located on the Atlantic coast, excluding Quebec: the three Maritime provinces – New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island – and the easternmost province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Stephenville, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Fine arts education programs were established at post-secondary institutions such as Sir Wilfred Grenfell College in Corner Brook, the Western Community College (now College of the North Atlantic) in Stephenville, and the Anna Templeton Centre in St. John's.
Stephenville (Canada 2016 Census population 6,623 ) is a town in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada on the west coast of the island of Newfoundland.

Dominion of Newfoundland

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A former colony and then dominion of the United Kingdom, Newfoundland gave up its independence in 1933, following significant economic distress caused by the Great Depression and the aftermath of Newfoundland's participation in World War I.
In 1980, the province of Newfoundland re-adopted the song as a provincial anthem, making Newfoundland and Labrador the only province in Canada to adopt a provincial anthem.

Corner Brook

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St. John's represents the east coast, Gander the interior of the island, Corner Brook the west coast of the island and Wabush the interior of Labrador. Fine arts education programs were established at post-secondary institutions such as Sir Wilfred Grenfell College in Corner Brook, the Western Community College (now College of the North Atlantic) in Stephenville, and the Anna Templeton Centre in St. John's.
Corner Brook (2016 population: 19,806 CA 31,917) is a city located on the west coast of the island of Newfoundland in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

Labrador City

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Mines in Labrador, the iron ore mine at Wabush/Labrador City, and the nickel mine in Voisey's Bay produced a total of $3.3 billion worth of ore in 2010.
Labrador City is a town in western Labrador (part of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador), near the Quebec border with a population of 7,220 as of 2016.

Strait of Belle Isle

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The Strait of Belle Isle separates the province into two geographical parts: Labrador, which is a large area of mainland Canada, and Newfoundland, an island in the Atlantic Ocean.
The Strait of Belle Isle (Détroit de Belle Isle ) is a waterway in eastern Canada that separates the Labrador Peninsula from the island of Newfoundland, in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Nain, Newfoundland and Labrador

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Several smaller ferries connect numerous other coastal towns and offshore island communities around the island of Newfoundland and up the Labrador coast as far north as Nain.
Nain or Naina (Inuit: Nunajnguk) is the northernmost permanent settlement in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador, within the Nunatsiavut region of Inuit Nunangat, located about 370 km by air from Happy Valley-Goose Bay.

Beothuk language

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Historically, Newfoundland was also home to unique varieties of French and Irish, as well as the extinct Beothuk language.
The Beothuk language ( or ), also called Beothukan, was spoken by the indigenous Beothuk people of Newfoundland.

Labrador Peninsula

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Labrador is roughly triangular shape: the western part of its border with Quebec is the drainage divide of the Labrador Peninsula.
The peninsula includes the region of Labrador, which is part of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the regions of Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean, Côte-Nord, and Nord-du-Québec, which are in the province of Quebec.

Canadian Confederation

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It became the tenth province to enter the Canadian Confederation on 31 March 1949, as "Newfoundland".
The Society of Merchant Venturers of Bristol began to settle Newfoundland and Labrador at Cuper's Cove as far back as 1610, and Newfoundland had also been the subject of a French colonial enterprise.

Provinces and territories of Canada

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Newfoundland and Labrador is the easternmost province of Canada.

Amendments to the Constitution of Canada

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On 6 December 2001, an amendment was made to the Constitution of Canada to change the province's name to Newfoundland and Labrador.
Seven of the eleven amendments passed so far have been of this nature, four being passed by and for Newfoundland and Labrador, one for New Brunswick, one for Prince Edward Island, and one for Quebec.

Miꞌkmaq

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The Mi'kmaq of southern Newfoundland spent most of their time on the shores harvesting seafood; during the winter they would move inland to the woods to hunt.
In 2011, the Government of Canada announced recognition to a group in Newfoundland and Labrador called the Qalipu First Nation.

Maine

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They engaged in long-distance trade, using as currency white chert, a rock quarried from northern Labrador to Maine.
About 200 years earlier, from the settlements in Iceland and Greenland, Norwegians had first identified America and attempted to settle areas such as Newfoundland, but failed to establish a permanent settlement there.