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RAY GUY, deceased. 1939 – 2013

Newfoundland author and journalist Ray Guy photographed by Greg Locke for Macleans magazine. © 1993 Ray Guy has gone to That Far Greater Bay. The news that, at age 74, he passed on last night came as a shock around here. Not that it was unexpected; we knew Ray had been very sick with cancer, but more the realisation that we had lost one of […]

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The Last Harvest – End of the Newfoundland Cod Fishery

Gerald Cooper, in Trinity Bay, on his last day of fishing in 1992 when the Canadian government banned cod fishing in Newfoundland and Labrador. Photo by Greg Locke © 1992 Copyright.   It’s a cold, foggy day in the fishing village of Petty Harbour, Newfoundland. It’s just 20 kilometres south of downtown St. John’s, but it feels much farther. There is not much activity or […]

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