Blasts from NL’s past
Quotes of the week from September, 2006 Independent newspapers:
“Because of all I’ve discovered, the people I’ve met, and what I see every day in the arts, economy and life here, I know Newfoundland and Labrador is about to enter a phase of bright horizons.”
— Reporter Clare-Marie Gosse says good-bye.
“One of the things, looking back now, five years later, is the threat of this happening again is still there.”
— Gander Mayor Claude Elliot, on the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
“We (should) just change the name baby seal to ice rats. People don’t want to club baby seals, but everybody wants to put down ice rats.”
— Marh Critch, Independent guest columnist.
“Everybody else ended up at the end of a rope, or drowned, or with their big rusty blade in their back. Peter Easton died … with his pot of gold.”
— Author Jason Crummey.
“I know how well I am doing against my competitors every day of the week. I look at the paper and I will see someone resting comfortably at a competitor’s and can gage every week if we are doing well.”
— Geoff Carnell of Carnell’s Funeral Homes.