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The Halifax Explosion
Multi-media Features

The Halifax Explosion

Story by Sharon Adams Design by Julia Paddick After two consecutive awards at the 2016 and 2017 Canadian Online Publishing Awards, Legion Magazine proudly presents our latest interactive website: The Halifax Explosion. To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion this December, the site combines historical images, an interactive map, captivating storytelling, animated graphics and other compelling elements to engage readers in this extraordinary event in Canadian history.
Cold Comfort
Multi-media Features

Cold Comfort

Legion Magazine is proud to announce that our web-exclusive experience Cold Comfort has won the 2017 Canadian Online Publishing Award for Best Interactive Website! Seventy-five years ago, two U.S. ships ran aground in a storm and were pounded apart on the rocky shores of Newfoundland’s Burin Peninsula on a winter night. Sailors struggled to leave their sinking vessels while local people risked their own lives to save them.    
Blood in the mud
Multi-media Features

Blood in the mud

It is not easy to connect with the experiences of Canadian soldiers in the First World War. Now, one hundred years in our past, it has slipped beyond living memory. But we think we have found a way to bring you back, to connect with the epic story of the Somme. And we want you to come and see it. This is your invitation to visit Legion Magazine’s new bilingual web experience Blood in the Mud. Our new interactive site examines the role of the Newfoundland Regiment and the Canadian Expeditionary Force in the monumental battle that took place on both sides of the Somme River in France, from July 1 to Nov. 18, 1916. The assault at Beaumont-Hamel on July 1 saw the Newfoundlanders all but wiped out in only 30 minutes. The Battle of the Somme continued for more than four months and more than 1...