In our ongoing effort of digging up lost slices of lost Atlantic Canadiana, we’ve been previewing some of our favourite photo finds on our Instagram feed.
We dove into the archives for some in-depth press coverage from 1917 of Newfoundland’s first Memorial Day ceremony, just one year after 700+ young Newfoundlanders were decimated in the Battle of Beaumont-Hamel.
After a monumental misstep, the former pioneer of social media has erased 12 years of archived media, including over 50 million songs.
Four former Island Girls look back on their experiences in the Newfoundland Buy&Sell.
Step back 35 years and take a stroll down Water Street in St. John’s with 100 found photos from 1984 in the latest edition of the Secret East archival series.
There will be a notable absence of a powerful voice in the Newfoundland music community from here on out. After a brave battle with leukemia, Chuck Lewis of the Masterless Men has passed away this weekend at the age of 44.
A cannabis physician originally from St. John’s just debated the medicinal benefits of weed with a former New York Time’s reporter on one of the biggest podcasts in the world.
From icebergs, chicken strips and hummus, to garbage juice, cat litter and chops of cocaine, the cartographic shape of Newfoundland haunts our everyday life. @TheShapeofNewfoundland is finally tracking the phenomenon on Instagram.
The question is, what urban legends might we create next to distract us from our own accountability in a city which loves to talk about issues of parking, but remains silent on those larger issues of poverty in our own community?