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Bearing Witness: Journalists, Record Keepers and the 1917 Halifax Explosion by Michael Dupuis

December 6, 2017, signals the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion, Canada’s worst Maritime tragedy┬áto date. In mere seconds, a large portion of Halifax’s North End and waterfront were obliterated when the damaged munitions ship Mont Blanc exploded, killing 2,000 people and injuring thousands more.… Continue reading