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A Short History of Cape Breton Annexation (Part II)

A Short History of Cape Breton Annexation (Part II)

January 17, 2018 at 12:47 pm

Editor’s Note: In light of Senator Dan Christmas’ recent speech re-opening the issue of Cape Breton provincehood, Spectator contributor Kenzie MacNeil re-offers material originally published in The Cape Bretoner in 1993 on the Annexation of 1820. You can read Part I here.   “[T]he annexation was not legal according to BritishRead More

Old Sydney Society: The Complex History of Cricket in Cape Breton

Old Sydney Society: The Complex History of Cricket in Cape Breton

November 23, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Dr John Reid will speak at the next meeting of the Old Sydney Society on 23 November 2017, 7:30 PM at the Old Bank Building, 175 Charlotte St., Sydney. The title of the talk is: “The Grand Old Game: The Complex History of Cricket in Cape Breton, to 1914.” ​ThisRead More

Canada 365 cover, HarperCollinsCanada

Canada 365: Learn Something Canadian Every Day

January 18, 2017 at 1:10 pm

If you weren’t fortunate enough over the holidays to receive a copy of Canada 365 – Every Day Tells A Story, you should know that it was published to mark the 150th anniversary of our country which, of course, we celebrate this year, 2017. On 1 July 1867, the ProvinceRead More