In 1806 he assisted in the establishment of Le Canadien, a journal intended to broadcast his party's platform among the province's intelligentsia; in 1810 he and other staff of Le Canadien were arrested, on order of Governor Sir James CRAIG, as a result of comments published in the paper, and imprisoned. He was later released without being brought to trial, and his appointment to the bench in 1812 was widely seen as an atonement by the administration for his arrest. He remained on the bench, with some interruptions due to ill health, until his death.
Author STANLEY GORDON
Shawnadithit grew anxious waiting for her uncle, Longnon, to return to camp at the junction of Badger Brook and the Exploits River, deep in the wilds of Newfoundland...