New Designations Announced

On Friday, October 18, 2013 five new designations were announced at Black Duck Brook on the Port-au-Port Peninsula:

  • Émile Benoît, person of provincial significance
  • Root Cellars, distinctive cultural tradition & practice
  • Introduction of Moose to the Island of Newfoundland, event of provincial significance
  • Establishment of Formal Schooling in Newfoundland and Labrador, as exemplified by the school in Bonavista founded in 1727, an event of provincial significance
  • Resettlement of Bar Haven (an addition to the existing designation "Resettlement under the Smallwood Administration", an event of provincial significance)

    Designation "e-plaques" will be added to the commemorations website shortly.


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