Tourism is a big part of Newfoundland and Labrador's story. Dive into the history of tourism campaigns for the past half of a century as we look at a fascinating piece of marketing propaganda from the Archives collection.
In this episode, host Jamie Fitzpatrick is joined by local carpenter, Chris Hogan, and Master Builder, Jerome Canning, as they discuss the story of The Rodney, small wooden boats that have been built and used in Newfoundland and Labrador for generations.
In this episode Lisa Gushue, a retired journalist/newscaster/art lover, and Art Gallery registrar, Chris Batten, speak with Jamie about Helen Parsons Shepherd, one of the first professional artists in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Image credit: Helen Parsons Shepherd. Sunday Morning (1962). Oil on Canvas. Collection of Memorial University of Newfoundland.