By 1968 the town, with a population of nearly 8500, was the largest in Labrador. Constructed by IOC, by 1960 it had an airstrip, a hospital and numerous churches and schools. Because Labrador City's economic fortunes are tied to those of world markets for iron ore, employment has fluctuated accordingly.
Author JANET E.M. PITT AND ROBERT D. PITT
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