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Newfoundland and Labrador’s Continuous Connection to the Canadian Navy


Atlas themes Teaching level Province/Territory

Navy Centennial

Secondary (9-12)


Newfoundland & Labrador


Students will examine the strategic role played by Newfoundland and Labrador for the Canadian Navy in the Second World War. Students will become familiar with the daily life of corvette sailors on the North Atlantic convoy routes. They will develop an appreciation of the modern Canadian Navy by studying current naval ships that have a connection to Newfoundland and Labrador. Finally, students will learn about the evolution of the Canadian Navy’s use of technology to safeguard the nation.


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