Essays Tagged: "Newfoundland"

The Aboriginal People of New Foundland

The Beothuk people of Newfoundland were not the very first inhabitants of theisland. Thousands of years before their arriv ... arrival there existed an ancient race, named theMaritime Archaic Indians who lived on the shores of Newfoundland. (Red Ochre Indians,Marshall, 4.)Burial plots and polished stone tools are occasionally ... ell the historians who these peoplereally were. Some speculate that they traveled from 'Labrador to Newfoundland acrossthe strait of Belle Isle, which at one time was only 12 miles wide. By about 200 ...

(4 pages) 51 0 4.6 Feb/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

A essay on the novel Death on the Ice by Cassie Brown. Called Adversity on the Human Spirit, about the struggle that the crew of the Newfoundland seal ship had to endure during their tragedy.

been in a conflict. In the novel Death on The Ice by Cassie Brown we are shown how the crew of the Newfoundland survived in great hardship. The examples I will be showing you are of Jesse Collins wit ... Collins was referred to as the "Indomitable Jesse Collins". On the first night that the men of the Newfoundland were stuck on the ice the men were tired and hungry from their march from the Newfoundl ...

(4 pages) 46 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"The Black Labrador Retriever" by Josh Abney

understand the origin of the Black Labrador Retriever, it almost requires a study of the history of Newfoundland. Whalers and fisherman knew this so called "Newfoundland" as early as the fifteen centu ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.4 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Bid Depositoy of Newfoundland

Bid DepositoryThe Newfoundland and Labrador bid depository is in place to improve tendering practices in the construct ... r all contractors and is in the best interest of owners, architects, engineers, and contractors.The Newfoundland and Labrador Construction Association which manage the bid depository have offices in S ... l.The Joint Advisory Council consists between one to three members from the following associations:*Newfoundland Association of Architects*Associations of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of ...

(2 pages) 48 0 2.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Newfoundland's entry into Canada in 1949.

Throughout Newfoundland's independent history, the former dominion has struggled for its existence. After World ... nt history, the former dominion has struggled for its existence. After World War Two, the people of Newfoundland had to decide how to govern themselves. This hesitant decision made by a slim victory c ... govern themselves. This hesitant decision made by a slim victory concerned not only those living in Newfoundland, but also Canada and Britain. The purpose of this essay is to explain the nature of the ...

(6 pages) 53 0 3.8 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

The collapse of the East Coast fishery in Canada.

nada.By: Seth GiddensIn 1992, the devastating collapse of the fishing industry on the East Coast of Newfoundland, Nova Scotia forced the Canadian government to take drastic measures and close the fish ...

(4 pages) 60 0 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Journal Entries for the play, "Of the Fields, Lately" by David French.

Of the Fields, Lately portrays an average working class family living in the cold, isolated area of Newfoundland. Written by David French, The Mercer Family struggles with themselves in their close-kn ... the relationships of the play.The characters in the play resemble the ideal characteristics of the Newfoundland land and cultural customs. Newfoundland is a distant province in the Eastern Coast of C ...

(8 pages) 42 1 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Newfoundland Telephone Company Ltd. & The Message Relay Service

Newfoundland Telephone Company Ltd.&The Message Relay ServiceCASE STUDY (SWOT ANALYSIS)The Newfo ... ephone services in all geographical areas of the province.Prior to 1989 NewTel was regulated by the Newfoundland Public Utilities Commissions (NPUC), and since by the CRTC. Due to revenue shortfalls N ... market research and uphold their existing values to commitment and quality.It is critical that the Newfoundland Telephone Company continue to monitor the economy and have contingency and scenario pla ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

2 examples of letters for business purposes. 1 letter and 1 memo...by MUNDEAZY

147 Ruby LineSt. John's, Newfoundland A1G1P9Peter FahlkWebmasterMicroBeer On-Line22050 Ontario StreetLennoxville QC J1M1Z7Dea ...

(1 pages) 84 0 3.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

"Cultural identity is shaped by the values, way of life and the aspirations of the community that they live in." Discuss this statement, with close reference to 'The Shipping News' by E Annie Proulx.

ulx, provides an outstanding analysis of the way that cultural identity is shaped by such elements. Newfoundland residents are represented as individuals whose lives are very much shaped by their isol ... ulx, provides an outstanding analysis of the way that cultural identity is shaped by such elements. Newfoundland residents are represented as individuals whose lives are very much shaped by their isol ...

(5 pages) 38 0 1.0 May/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"A Winter's Tale"

bruary 22, 1918 in spite of the fact that a storm was raging outside the snug harbor of St. John's, Newfoundland. The ship had 138 people on board including 78 passengers. Of these passengers nine wer ... It was also used as a sealing vessel. In 1914 the Florizel transported 500 volunteers of the First Newfoundland Regiment (The Blue Puttees) to the front in heavy seas, and headwinds. The Florizel was ...

(3 pages) 19 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What are some of the likely environmental impacts of a 'free market' economic system?

k in 2000 at 78.6 million and fell to 72.5 million in 2003. Stocks of Cod have already collapsed in Newfoundland and are near collapse in the North Sea. The reason for this over fishing is supply and ...

(5 pages) 56 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Christopher Columbus's First Voyage To America

the world. Adventurers from Norway, Iceland, and Greenland had almost certainly settled briefly in Newfoundland and may have landed elsewhere on the coast of North America (Christopher Columbus ). Th ...

(2 pages) 31 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

American Studies

sailed from Iceland toward Greenland. Due to fog and wind they missed Greenland. Instead landed in Newfoundland.Christopher Columbus was not expecting to sight land when he did. When he landed he did ...

(1 pages) 7 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Water Debate

water, mostly on the bulk exporting issue. As of 1971(Macleans, May 1999), Lake Gisborne(located in Newfoundland) was named a battleground by an admirer, Jerry White and the Federal Government of Cana ...

(4 pages) 15 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > Canadian History

Edgar Allen Poe

d founded and named Greenland. Eric's son, Leif Ericson, sailed from Greenland and founded Vinland (Newfoundland). The Vikings were ruthless warriors and raiders. The most weapons most used wer ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Survival: Based on the Random Passage by Bernice Morgan

ps and settling. It is about a group of people who unknowingly headed to an almost deserted part of Newfoundland, and a group of people who went there looking for change. When the people had settled o ...

(4 pages) 2616 0 5.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Dying and surviving in virgini

here lives in the early years were notably unsuccessful.In 1584, the English settlers landed on the Newfoundland called Roanoke which was originally inhabited by the Carolina Algonquian Indians. Durin ...

(3 pages) 445 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Central Dairies

Central Dairies Central Dairies is a Newfoundland based company in the dairy industry, and is a division of Farmers, which has its headqu ... d also in Labrador. As an organization, Central Dairies employs approximately 125 people throughout Newfoundland, while corporately (including Farmers) they employ roughly 600 people. The interview fo ... location in Donovans Industrial Park, Mount Pearl. There are currently two IT personnel located in Newfoundland, and eight IT staff in Nova Scotia at the corporate level. Central Dairies has r ...

(2 pages) 357 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Electronic Monitoring

d disadvantages. Electronic Monitoring started in 1987. British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Ontario and Newfoundland are the only provinces in Canada that use electronic monitoring (EM), because they were ...

(1 pages) 37 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science