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Here Was Freedom

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Newfoundland offered a true escape hatch to political freedom from the Iron Curtain.

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PEI Long View

in #82 Winter 2016/Features/History/Nonfiction by

The environment has played a central role in the history of Prince Edward Island

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Men of the Deeps is a Musical History of Coal Mining and Cape Breton

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offers much to those interested in the history of Cape Breton, coal mining, or those who are already fans of the group

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80 Years Later Nova Scotia Updates Its Cultural Identity

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the government of Nova Scotia has set out a new identity in a document called Nova Scotia’s Culture Action Plan

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Books Celebrating African Heritage

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“I live my life a person of African descent 24/7, 365.”

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Halifax Poor House Fire: A History and Critique of Societal Supports

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Laffoley states that one of his aims was to give “voice to those rendered voiceless.” He does that for the 30 residents aged 20 to 88, who died.

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Too Young to Die

in #82 Winter 2016/Features/History by

Many of Canada’s underage soldiers weren’t made aware that they could be shot, “that they could actually suffer horrifically and become victims,” Dallaire says. “That dimension was not even in the training construct at the time. You were always working at destroying the enemy and you never looked at the fact that you yourself could become a victim.”

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