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CTV News Dec 6
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Matt Vaughan Dec 6
100 years ago today, my grandfather's siblings took him out of his crib against their mother's wishes. After the Explosion, they saw the crib was filled with shattered glass. I'm glad my family is here today.
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Darren Fisher Dec 6
An honour to meet Mrs. Graham today. She's the oldest living survivor of the . She was 5 when her Dad who was working on the waterfront, rushed home to take she and her brother to safety! They were unscathed.
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Trevor © Dec 7
A friend of mine, who’s 96 yrs young btw, spoke about his experience & connection to the His grandmother’s roof was ripped apart & a slab of steel was found inside their home (fr the Mont-Blanc). She lived in Windmill Rd, Drth NS. Photo: his grandmother & sister
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CBC Morning Live Dec 6
A tragedy cemented in Canadian history. Today marks the 100th anniversary of the , and this morning the city is standing together to remember one of the country's deadliest disasters
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CBC News: The National Dec 6
Check out our 360° interactive experience capturing the events leading up to the — and what happened right after.
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The Mount (MSVU) Dec 6
This day marks the anniversary of two tragedies: the 100 years ago, & the École Polytechnique massacre 28 years ago. Please keep the victims of both of these tragic events in your thoughts.
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Michael de Adder Jan 30
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Nakeah Young Dec 6
Our wonderful class spent sometime doing some deeper learning, building, creating and working together to honor the 100th anniversary of the Halifax explosion
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Meanwhile in Canada Dec 6
On Dec. 6, 1917 at 9:04 a.m., a ship in the Halifax harbour exploded with the force of one fifth of the power of the atomic bomb that would destroy Hiroshima at the end of the Second World War.
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Downtown Halifax Dec 6
Did you know the new clock at City Hall has two faces? One that shows the correct time, and another that will remain at four minutes and 35 seconds after nine o'clock. That's the exact time of the Halifax Explosion 🕰
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Garreth MacDonald Dec 6
My great-grandfather used to work in Halifax. He was there on December 6, 1917. In the aftermath of the , he heard crying from the rubble. He was able to dig a baby boy out and carry him to a hospital. He always wondered what happened to that boy. I do, too.
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Cory McGraw Dec 6
The Citadel Hill cannon is fired shortly after 9:04 a.m. to mark the exact time of the Halifax Explosion.
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Stephen McNeil Dec 6
100 years ago, the left our province’s capital city in ruins and devastated so many families. We remember those lost, those who came to the aid of the injured and homeless, and those who helped rebuild.
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Paige Dec 6
Piece of family history - my Great-Granfather, King McNab, had a general store at the corner of Almond & Windsor when the explosion occurred. This pass allowed him to pass from Armdale, through the barricades & access the quarantined zone his store was in.
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Katie Ingram Dec 7
At Scotia Square till 2pm for my last signing before Saturday's launch! Come say hi!
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Canadian Forces Dec 6
Major greening and infrastructure upgrades begin at the Halifax North Park Armoury to preserve this heritage site.
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Lisa LaFlamme Dec 6
Shoes found in the debris of - can't help but think of 9/11 when I saw shoes abandoned on Wall St.
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Meghan Gray Dec 5
December 6 marks 100 years since the , when a blast 1/5 the power of Hiroshima lay waste to my hometown. I discuss our new video (and apologize to the citizens of Dartmouth) here
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LibraryArchiveCanada Dec 6
See video footage from 1919-1920 of the relief work after the 1917 . Visit our latest to read about the disaster and its aftermath, with an overview of the documents we have on the subject!
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