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Encyclopedia > Marystown, Newfoundland and Labrador

A canadian town in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador with a population of only 7000. Situated 306 km from the province's capital, St. John's it is on the Burin penninsula. Marystown economy is largely based on shipbuilding. The town experienced a population increase of 295% in just over a decade [1]  (http://www.townofmarystown.ca/economic_development.htm). The two major industries in Marystown are the shipyard and the fishplant. Motto: Quaerite Primum Regnum Dei (Seek ye first the kingdom of God) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital St. ... Saint John may refer to: Several Saints: John the Apostle, to whom the Gospel of John is attributed John the Evangelist, traditionally identified with the apostle, and to whom the books 1 John, 2 John, 3 John, and Revelation are attributed Saint John the Baptist John Chrysostom, Archbishop of Constantinople...


  • Town of Marystown (http://www.townofmarystown.ca/)
  • Map  (http://www.townofmarystown.ca/mapofmarystown.htm)

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Newfoundland had lost about one-quarter of its young men in WWI and it has been suggested that this loss of so many men, proportionally speaking, in the prime of their lives contributed to the economic collapse that was to ultimately influence confederation with Canada.
Newfoundland and Labrador is the youngest province in Canada, having enjoyed the status of a country until 1949.
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