1929 : SMUGGLING CONTINUES

SMUGGLING CONTINUES

The report of the attorney-general said that liquor smuggling from the high seas and across the Canadian border continued during the past year and that the ocean smugglers had discarded the use of large boats for speedier motor boats. It asserted that St. Pierre-Miquelon, French possession, in the mouth of the St. Lawrence River, had been the chief base for the illegal liquor supply of those engaged in -smuggling into the United States.
Almost every phase of the prohibition enforcement work increased during 1928. Criminal prohibition prosecutions instituted during the year totaled 56,786, the number of cases terminated …

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1908 : CANADA AND THE MIQUELON ISLANDS.

20 novembre 1908.
CANADA AND THE MIQUELON ISLANDS.

Two disturbances on the Miquelon Islands which culminated in the hoisting of the American flag by some of the angry inhabitants, have a very direct interest for the people of Canada. These islands are geographically a part of Newfoundland, and, lying as they do just off the mouth of Fortune Bay, could be made to command Canada’s eastern doorway via the St. Lawrence. If they are to pass out of the control of France, Canada or Newfoundland, which will eventually become a part of the Dominion, ought to succeed to the control …

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