The newfoundland referendums of 1948 were a series of two referendums to decide the the voting for the referendums occurred on june 3 and july 22, 1948 the eventual result was for newfoundland to enter canadian confederation. 45 mins) depart the lobby of confederation bldg and include time inside the legislative chamber jun to mid-oct, tours operate on a set schedule (see website). Smallwood, who had led the campaign for confederation, became the first premier of the tenth province the decision to join canada had not been an easy one.
Newfoundland became canada's 10th province in 1949, following a century of lukewarm interest in confederation and a narrowly won.
Whereas by means of a referendum the people of newfoundland have by a majority signified their wish to enter into confederation with canada and whereas. Provinces newfoundland entered confederation: 1949 england had claimed newfoundland as a territory by the end of the 1500s fishing was the main. Don't tell the newfoundlanders: the true story of newfoundland's confederation with canada [greg malone] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying.
What factors led to other provinces joining confederation focus questions new brunswick, prince edward island and newfoundland • track the top. Before confederation with canada in 1949, newfoundland was a divided dominion as any canadian would, the people of newfoundland considered every. Bishop not happy with confederation archival moment how did newfoundland vote it was no secret that archbishop edward patrick. Newfoundlanders would have to decide their future - was it to be on their own, with britain, or in confederation with canada from june 1946.
Newfoundland was a british dominion from 1907 to 1949 the dominion, situated in newfoundland rejected confederation with canada in the 1869 general. In the years leading up to confederation, newfoundland was hurting financially one of its bigger expenses was its ferries so much so that,.
You probably know newfoundland was the last province in the confederation — but it's time you learned about joey smallwood, the man who. Joey smallwood signs the agreement admitting newfoundland to confederation in ottawa on dec 11, 1948 (cp/national archives of canada.