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130 Canadian archaeological sites threatened by erosion

130 archaeological sites in Newfoundland and Labrador are in danger due to coastal erosion. About 20 to 30 centimetres of the shore has disappeared in the last few years, and the erosion has archeologist Laurie McLean concerned. "By the time I get back here next year, this is not going to be

Bones of Basque whalers found in Labrador

The 400-year-old remains of Basque whalers have been found in Labrador. They were uncovered in a cemetery in the coastal Labrador community where whale oil was produced from the mid to late 1500s. Right and bowhead whales, which at that time were common in the area, drew Basque whalers there. Archaeologist Jim Tuck