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Some of the reasons for strongly advocating the inclusion of Newfoundland in the Dominion of Canada, thus "rounding off Confederation." This union not a new idea. Advocation by Lord Durham. Provision made in the British North America Act for the inclusion of Newfoundland in the Canadian Confederation. Regret that the negotiations of 1895 ended in failure. Newfoundland, holding the key to the control of the navigation of the St. Lawrence, that magnificent highway to the centre of this continent which is of supreme, paramount importance to Canada. The boundaries of that part of Labrador which belongs to Newfoundland. A review of the history and treaties which affect Newfoundland and Labrador, and the French shore. The French ownership of the islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon. The Monroe Doctrine and how it affects this issue.