If you want to understand the provincial government’s mining policy, look no further than Joe Smallwood and a speech he gave to the local chapter of what was then the Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy in 1979.
At the start of the speech, Smallwood quotes from his 1931 book, The New Newfoundland. Newfoundland . . . → Read More: The Sir Robert Bond Papers: The Enduring Principle of Newfoundland Mining Development Policy #nlpoli