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|Fathers of Confederation-1 The Fathers of Confederation at the
Quebec Conference, October, 1864, who drafted the basic plan for the federal union of Canada.
The original of this famous painting by Robert Harris was destroyed in the 1916 Parliament
|Fathers of Confederation-2 The Fathers of Confederation at the
London Conference, 1866. Six delegates from Canada and four each from Nova Scotia and New
Brunswick drafted a final version of the Quebec plan.
|Confederation Medal-1 The obverse, showing Queen Victoria's
head, of the Confederation Medal, struck by the Canadian government in 1867.
|Confederation Medal-2 The reverse of the 1867 Confederation
Medal, with an allegory showing Britain giving the charter of Confederation to Ontario (with
sicle), Quebec (with paddle), Nova Scotia (with mining spade) and New Brunswick (with timber
|Joey Smallwood Newfoundland's Premier-to-be, Joseph
Smallwood, signing the Confederation with Canada document, December 1948. He held office as
Liberal premier until 1977.
|Newfoundland Welcome Canadian Prime Minister, Louis St.
Laurent, reading the address of welcome at the main doorway to Parliament, to celebrate
Newfoundland's entry into Canada, April, 1949.
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