Welcome From Arnold’s Cove

For much of its history, Arnold’s Cove was a small fishing community in Placentia Bay but in the 1960s it became one of the primary “growth centres” under the resettlement program. In the late 1960s and early 1970s, its population doubled as 139 families – a total of 620 people – moved there from Tack’s […]

Read more

Mayor’s Welcome

Greetings and welcome to Arnold’s Cove Stories of Resettlement 2016! As co chairs of the Arnold’s Cove Resettlement Commemoration Committee we are pleased to invite you to participate in a yearlong event which will reflect where we have come in the 50 years since so many island communities were resettled to the mainland of this […]

Read more

COMMITTEE

Greetings and welcome to Arnold’s Cove Stories of Resettlement 2016! As co chairs of the Arnold’s Cove Resettlement Commemoration Committee we are pleased to invite you to participate in a yearlong event which will reflect where we have come in the 50 years since so many island communities were resettled to the mainland of this […]

Read more

Party with Shanneyganock

During the resettlement years, there was a cultural renaissance in the province as the Smallwood industrialization and relocation programs were being implemented. There was a sense that the outports and rural way of life were starting to be lost and as a result, there was a swell of literature, visual art and music that came […]

Read more