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1894 Bank Crash
On 10 December 1894, two of Newfoundland and Labrador's three banks closed their doors and never opened them again.
19th Century Cod Fisheries
The salt-cod fishery was a mainstay of Newfoundland and Labrador's economy throughout the 19th century.
20th-Century Fisheries and Settlement Patterns
The industrialization of Newfoundland and Labrador's fisheries during the late 20th century changed the way people in the province worked and lived.
The 20th Century Seal Fishery
In the years before 1914 generally rising prices (including prices for seal products) helped make the Newfoundland economy comparatively buoyant.
Agriculture in Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland and Labrador's climate and soil have not been conducive to agriculture, but outport isolation and poor fishery incomes have made farming crucial.
Although it is often described in different terms, the expedition that led to the discovery of Newfoundland was primarily an economic enterprise.
Fisheries and the Environment
Decades of overfishing in Newfoundland and Labrador during the 1990s caused the northern cod stocks to collapse and resulted in a moratorium
Lifestyle of Fishers, 1600-1900
European fishers had been working off Newfoundland and Labrador's coasts for about 100 years by the turn of the 17th century.
Problems in the Fishery
The rise of the industrial, frozen fish sector did not solve all the problems of the fishery, as many had hoped.
Impacts of New Harvesting Technology on NL Fishery
As fishing technology became more complex and efficient during the 20th century, it changed Newfoundland and Labrador's fishing industry
19th Century Trade
Throughout the nineteenth century, Newfoundland and Labrador's economy centred on its ability to export goods to foreign buyers.
It became advantageous for Great Britain to have a fishery based in Newfoundland as conditions of market and competition changed.
Growth of the Frozen Fish Industry in Newfoundland
In 1939, Newfoundland produced 1.5 million pounds of frozen groundfish. With the outbreak of World War II, however, the industry took off.
Industrialization in the Fishery, 1940-1969
The years between 1940 and 1969 saw dramatic changes in the Newfoundland fishery.
Government Involvement in the Fishery, 1940 - 1970
Almost from the beginning of the rise of the frozen fish industry in the early 1940s, the government began to offer assistance.
Labour Organization and Unions
Until well into the 20th century, Newfoundland's primary economic activity was in the fisheries.
Work and Labour
Most accounts of work and labour are incomplete, since most historical records do not recognize work outside the exchanges of the market.
Economic Impacts of the Cod Moratorium
The fishery closure ended almost 500 years of fishing activity in Newfoundland and Labrador, where it put about 30,000 people out of work.
Cod Moratorium in Newfoundland and Labrador
Newfoundland and Labrador's historic cod fisheries attracted fishing fleets for five centuries before being shut down indefinitely.
Napoleonic Wars and the Economy
The Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815) were a time of social upheaval in Europe, but brought economic prosperity to Newfoundland and Labrador.
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