Profile of John Crosbie

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  • The trouble with Syria

    As she also noted, it was a Balkan conflict that sparked the First World War.The danger, according to Mac­Millan, is that the Syrians will be ...

  • A must-read for all of us

    This marvellous book is by John McQuarrie, the principal photographer and designer, who had local contributors assisting him as historians, ...

  • Fogo Island’s remarkable metamorphosis

    Second of a two-part series The emergence of a revival on Fogo Island is wonderful to observe. My wife, Jane, and I have experienced it for five ...

  • Fogo Island: a story of survival

    First in a two-part seriesOn Aug. 12, Jane and I drove from Eastport to Fogo Island. To get there, you go to Gander and then drive to Gander Bay, ...

  • Festival showcases our rich culture

    The 2013 Winterset in Summer Literary Festival, held for the 12th year on the Eastport Peninsula, began as a commemoration of the late Sandra ...

  • Justice system under pressure

    Second in a two-part series When I joined the bar of Newfoundland in 1957, there were only three trial court judges hearing all civil and ...

  • Law school not our top priority

    First in a two-part series Memorial University has started a public consultation on the feasibility of a law school, which has caused me ...

  • Festival 500 deserves everyone’s support

    Part 2 of a two-part column While I am no music expert, I certainly recognize that our Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra has improved steadily ...

  • An event like no other

    My topic this week will be music, in particular, as produced so expertly and enthusiastically by those who prepare for and present Festival ...

  • Machine guns vs. gallant men

    Last in a three-part series On July 1, 1916, our English friend, Arthur Wakefield, was working at the 29th casualty clearing station. He walked ...