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The harbourfront of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia is one of Canada’s three Maritime provinces, and one of the four provinces which form Atlantic Canada. Its provincial capital is Halifax.

Caleb Lewis – Loyalists Make the Trip

Dr. Benjamin Lewis, son of Ebenezer, was born Sept 21, 1701 at Wallingford, Connecticut. Benjamin was married twice (first wife unknown) and had a total of sixteen children. In his will dated Sept 1, 1788 he mentioned his second wife, Mary Maltbie and daughters Elizabeth, Ester, Hannah, Mary and his
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The Shag Harbour UFO

On the night of October 4, 1967, shortly after 11:00 PM, a UFO some 60 feet in diameter was seen to hover over the water near the tiny fishing village of Shag Harbour, Nova Scotia. The Shag Harbour UFO, which displayed four bright lights that flashed in sequence, tilted to
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Black Hole Harbour Treasure

If rumors, legends and gleaned bits and pieces of information have any substance in fact, then the largest hoard of pirate treasure in Nova Scotia, and perhaps the world, lies hidden somewhere at Black Hole Harbour.I have been visiting Black Hole Harbour off and on for over twenty years, first
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The U190 joins the Royal Canadian Navy

In June 1945 a U-190 surrendered at Bay Bulls, Newfoundland.  It was officially commissioned into the Royal Canadian Navy. The ship was piloted from Bay Bulls, by Royal Navy Lt. Mewburn Philip Woods (pictured below in the circle) who resides in Halifax to this date.In the summer of 1945 the first duty
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German U-190 and the HMCS Esquimalt

The U-190, launched in Germany on 3 June 1942.  It left Germany on its first working patrol on 20 February 1943, returning to its base at Lorient, France on 30 March. Thereafter it made a total of six working cruises into the Atlantic before surrendering on the last of these to
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Edward Cornwallis

In recent years Halifax’s Edward Cornwallis statue has been attacked by ninjas, doused in fake blood and given street-art gender reassignment surgery via a felt vagina (photo below).It’s a strange turn of fortunes for a man who for generations was quietly revered by many Nova Scotians as the founder of
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