Despite its many virtues, with an aging population, a growing deficit, and limited immigration, it would be hard for anyone to govern Newfoundland and Labrador.
While many of the buildings have been repurposed at the former American military base in Stephenville, Nfld., there are still rusting hangars and street signs with American state names that make it look like an abandoned movie set. Photograph courtesy of Andrew Caddell
CORNER BROOK, N.L.—Politics is a hard business anywhere, but in Newfoundland and Labrador, it is a blood sport. And in a tough economy, it gets even harder.
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