Wikipedia:WikiProject Newfoundland and Labrador

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This WikiProject is for those Wikipedians who wish to further the extent of information on Newfoundland and Labrador related subjects on Wikipedia, including those related to St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. Please add your name to the list below if you would like to join this project, and feel free to clean up this page, as it is only a very preliminary outline.


New members[edit]

To join WikiProject Newfoundland and Labrador, edit this section and add the Wikitext #{{subst:me}} with your areas of interest. Members should also place member identification on their user page.

Former members[edit]

  1. ¢hocolatier - give 'er! 23:50, 29 November 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  2. Lexicon 16:56, 9 June 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  3. quidividi 04:21, 2 June 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  4. HJKeats 17:21, 9 June 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  5. Rodney Boyd 18:06, 9 June 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  6. Zippo 18:10, 9 June 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  7. Jeremiad 18:59, 9 June 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  8. AshleyMorton 16:34, 11 June 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  9. Crabbyass 15:02, 14 June 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  10. EternalEx 19:14, 27 June 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  11. Terryrandell 13:42, 17 July 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  12. Iainsona 14:22, 10 August 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  13. Cillas001 00:09, 29 August 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  14. shorlin 17:24, 24 October 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  15. Dheffern 17:13, 23 February 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  16. Vulcan's Forge 02:19 5 June 2007 (UTC)
  17. ~NeonFire372~ 16:57, 9 November 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  18. Arrowhead2006 (talk) 02:47, 23 November 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  19. Qyd 17:42, 2 December 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  20. sirkevinalot 16:26, 16 January 2008 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  21. Buffhistorian (talk) 01:11, 5 February 2008 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  22. Mdavidbaird 17:44, 14 March 2008 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  23. Reggie Perrin (talk) 16:40, 9 May 2008 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  24. HistoryBuff2 17:44, 2 July 2008 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  25. McBeardy (talk) 13:59, 23 September 2008 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  26. Keserman (talk) 21:31, 14 July 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  27. Thegoosler (talk) 19:23, 20 December 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  28. Overlasting Peace (hit me up) 01:53, 9 November 2014 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  29. Mícheál 19:32, 11 June 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  30. Tybalt1212 18:57, 29 August 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  31. ChrisReid 17:13, 7 March 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  32. MattyK14 11:12 July 13 2007 (UTC)
  33. Rwoodford (talk) 15:45, 3 August 2010 (NST)
  34. shhewitt 00:35, 2 November 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

St. John's members[edit]

Members who had signed up to WikiProject St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador pre-merger.

  1. Newfoundlander&Labradorian (talk) (I am interested in working on most anything related to St. John's and Newfoundland and Labrador) 22:45, 28 August 2011 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  2. Moxy (talk) Portal issues 04:55, 29 August 2011 (UTC)Reply[reply]
  3. Argolin (talk) Canadian music, Categorisation and most importantly "Discussion/Talk page" bannering with {{WikiProject Canada}} stjohns=yes Argolin (talk) 05:44, 7 February 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Member identification[edit]

Members of WikiProject Newfoundland and Labrador should place one of the following lines of Wikitext on their user page to add it to Category:WikiProject Newfoundland and Labrador participants.

Wikitext userbox where used
[[Category:WikiProject Newfoundland and Labrador participants]] none linked pages
{{Template:User WP Newfoundland and Labrador}} linked pages
{{Template:User WP Newfoundland and Labrador|invite}} linked pages

For other Newfoundland and Labrador user templates see Category:Newfoundland and Labrador user templates.

Pages we need[edit]

  • All census-defined areas:
  • NL corporations
  • Newfoundland Military History
    • 166 [Newfoundland] Field Artillery Regiement (WW2)
    • 59 [Newfoundland] Heavy Artillery Regiment (WW2)
    • 125 [Newfoundland] Air Force Squadron
  • St. John's recreational areas
    • Ayre Athletic Grounds
    • GlenDenning Golf Club
    • Wishingwell Park

Current focus project[edit]

The Newfoundland Resettlement program was probably one of the most controversial programs ever undertaken in Newfoundland which has touched the lives of many people. Those memories are still very fresh for many people. Let's say we work together to create an article that will rise to feature article status.

Here are some resource areas for reference.

Pages that need work[edit]

Pages that need the hand of an expert[edit]

Project tags[edit]

{{WikiProject Canada|class=|importance=|nl=yes}} can be used to tag the talk pages of Newfoundland and Labrador articles that are part of this project, producing:

WikiProject iconCanada: Newfoundland & Labrador NA‑class
WikiProject iconThis article is within the scope of WikiProject Canada, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of Canada on Wikipedia. If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks.
NAThis article has been rated as NA-class on Wikipedia's content assessment scale.
Taskforce icon
This page is supported by WikiProject Newfoundland and Labrador.

{{nlfocus}} is for the article chosen as the improvement drive collaboration, giving:


  • {{Infobox settlement}} — All settlements in Newfoundland and Labrador should use {{Infobox settlement}}. This infobox provides a consistent look between the various types settlements in Newfoundland and Labrador like St. John's and to settlements in the other parts of Canada like Saskatoon, Toronto, Montreal, , and Edmonton. The default "settlement_type" is city, but it can be changed to reflect any type of settlement, like counties, towns, villages, etc. {{Infobox settlement}} also has a super imposable dot map feature that allows a map to be used with any settlement in Newfoundland and Labrador.
  • {{nlfocus}} — to tag the improvement drive article
  • {{Newfoundland-stub}} - for stubs on Newfoundland and Labrador (other than geography stubs)
  • {{Newfoundland-geo-stub}} — for stubs on places and geography


{{User WP Newfoundland and Labrador}}
This user comes from Newfoundland & Labrador.
{{User Newfoundland & Labrador}}
This user is interested in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
{{User interest Newfoundland and Labrador}}
This user comes from St. John's.
{{User St. John's}}


The following sources are available from subscription databanks for the time periods indicated. The specific material may be in citation, abstract, or full text format. To obtain information, send me an e-mail indicating the address to send to, as well as the specific subject of interest or the titles and dates of interest, and I will forward what I find. John Carter (talk) 20:00, 13 February 2011 (UTC)Reply[reply]

  • Acadiana, Inc. (1985)
  • Acadiensis (2000-on)
  • Arts Atlantic (1989-2004)
  • Atlantic Advocate (1988-1992)
  • Atlantic Books Today (2000-on)
  • Atlantic Business (1985-1989)
  • Atlantic Business Magazine (2000-2001)
  • Atlantic Geology (2000-on)
  • Atlantic Insight (1988-1989)
  • Atlantic Provinces Book Review (1982-1992)
  • Atlantic Report (2000-on)

Other resources[edit]

NL-related lists[edit]

NL-related categories[edit]

Related projects[edit]

WikiProject Canada



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