In the Same Boat?

In the Same Boat?

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Will the family farm suffer the same fate as the Atlantic fishery?

Irelands Eye, Newfoundland • Ghost Towns of Canada

Ireland's Eye, Newfoundland • Ghost Towns of Canada

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This episode of Ghost Towns of Canada explores Ireland's Eye, Newfoundland. Once an outport along the eastern sea board of Canada, Ireland's Eye could not survive the shifts accompanied Newfoundland's entry into Confederation and was emptied during the 1960s.

The Last Chinese Laundry: The Chinese in Newfoundland

The Last Chinese Laundry: The Chinese in Newfoundland

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The Last Chinese Laundry relates the story of the Chinese in Newfoundland since their first arrival in 1895. Forced to leave their wives and children behind in China, the men endured both loneliness and prejudice as they toiled for a meagre living in the hand laundries of St. John's.

Making the Most of Things: Elizabeth Gale, Furniture Maker

Making the Most of Things: Elizabeth Gale, Furniture Maker

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Portrait of Elizabeth Gale, an 81-year-old furniture maker. While raising a family in an isolated Newfoundland outport, she began making the furniture she needed. With just a few tools: an axe, pocket knife and saw, she made washstands, bureaus, couches, barrel chars, picture frames and other items.

Michael Crummey • The Writing Life

Michael Crummey • The Writing Life

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This episode of The Writing Life profiles Michael Crummey, a Newfoundland writer.

Spirit Wind

Spirit Wind

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Mi'kmaq people from the Miawpukek First Nation build a 26-foot birch bark canoe and cross the Cabot Strait from Newfoundland to Nova Scotia in a journey that connects them to ancient rites, territories and traditions.