Archive for May, 2000

  • Passage Through Pier 21

    May 1, 2000 by Laura Byrne Paquet
    Steaming into Halifax aboard the SS Stavangerfjord in January 1946 is an experience Patricia McLean will never forget. The Sudbury, Ont., resident was a 21-year-old war bride and she remembers holding her infant son in her arms while looking at the bright lights ringing the...
  • Seeds Of Settlement In Acadia

    May 1, 2000 by Valerie Wilson
    Nearly every Canadian province maintains one or more public gardens of significant repute, but only one–the Historic Gardens in Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia–invites the exploration of 400 years of agricultural history that began with the arrival of explorerSamuel de Champlain and 79 French settlers in...