1903 : Christian Brothers Driven From St Pierre Arrive in Halifax.

23 juillet 1903 : Closed the schools – Toronto Star
Christian Brothers Driven From St Pierre Arrive in Halifax.
Halifax, N.S., July 23. – Fifteen Christian Brothers from St. Pierre, Miquelon, who were obliged to close their schools and leave the islands as a result of the French law of associations, arrived at Sydney yesterday. The brothers were bound for Montreal and New york. Three weeks ago the Governor of the islands received a despatch from the Home Office instructing him to close the schools on the island.…

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1874 : A Review of Public Events at Home and Abroad for the year (Niobe)

Annual Register : A Review of Public Events at Home and Abroad for the year 1874

The Niobe left Halifax for St Pierre, intending to communicate with the French naval officer at that place before proceeding on a fishing cruise. A thick fog was experienced the whole pas sage and the consequence was she was unable to reach St Pierre Roads. On May 20 she came to anchor on the west side the Sandy Neck joining the Great and Little Miquelon Islands; but finding the anchorage not a desirable one, and from the state of the weather thinking it possible, …

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