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New Brunswick Lighthouses and Colonial Spaces, 1784-1867

Zachary A. Tingley

Lighthouses, once a lifesaving beacon of hope for mariners facing the elements, are themselves now in need of rescue. In communities up and down the Atlantic coast, local communities have organized to preserve lighthouses that, while being in need of a great deal of repair because of federal neglect, remain iconic in tourism advertising and regional memory. 1,481 more words



Have you noticed that swallows, swifts, martins and whip-poor-wills are missing from our sky?

Shane Fowler · Reporter · CBC NewsMarch 14, 2018

A new recently published study looking at the diets of some bird species over the last century found drastic changes in the insects being eaten. 346 more words


Historic church steeple topples in Halifax as latest Nor'easter hits East Coast

A small steeple that’s a part of Halifax’s urban landscape toppled early Wednesday in a fierce winter storm that left thousands of Maritimers facing power outages, school closures and flight cancellations. 709 more words


Event To Honour The Life of Elmer Bagnall Muttart

March 2, 2018.  Lori (Muttart) Eggert, a relative of PEI WWII Pilot Elmer Bagnall MUTTART – whose story has been featured on this blog – is organizing an event to commemorate what would be the 100th birthday of Elmer Muttart, who died in 1941 after his plane was shot down in The Netherlands. 615 more words

Borden-Carleton Cenotaph Research

On the War Memorial Trail ….. In Cologne

February 26, 2018.  After visiting the graves of all the names listed on the Cenotaph outside the Borden-Carleton Legion who were buried or listed on monuments in France, Belgium, and The Netherlands, we had one visit and one country left for this trip… to the Cologne Southern Cemetery, located in the Südfriedhof Cemetery in Cologne, Germany, and the grave of WWI soldier Lt. 1,035 more words

Borden-Carleton Cenotaph Research