Researching the New Labrador Party
Many of our listeners out there will remember the New Labrador Party. It was formed in the 70’s as a result of frustration amoung Labradorians who wanted better representation in the House Of Assembly. Even though it was short lived it managed to send two MHA’s to St Johns…. …..and therein lies many a story. That time in our political history has caught the attention of Will Stoss. He’s had an interest in Regional polictics since high school and now, as a History major at York University in Toronto, he is writing a thesis on the subject. He wants to include the New Labrador Party in his paper and he’s hoping to get some help with his research from people in Labrador. Reporter Mike Power asked him how he became interested in the New Labrador Party….