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Will Government Cuts Force The Sale Of Historical Artifacts?

Last week, archaeologists from across Canada met in Montreal at a national conference. The talk at the event was dominated by federal budget cuts, particularly to Parks Canada and national museums. It emerged from that conversation that there may be a serious plan to sell some of Canada’s historical artifacts, and permanently store others. And that may include artifacts related to Labrador. Peter Pope was there at the conference. He’s an archaeology professor at Memorial University. He joins us by phone.

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