Students from New Glasgow Academy in grades 5 to 8 marched from their school through the downtown area and past the Roseland Theatre, where Viola Desmond took a stand against racial segregation. Monday was Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and the students spent the day honouring him and learning about civil rights.
Dave Duggan in 15 degree weather on Christmas Day 2015 hitting his Pro balls down towards Stellarton. He says that," one of his Abercrombie co-members, Wayne Atkinson, is supposed to hit them back but they never seem to make it.
Central Nova MP and former defence minister Peter MacKay was on hand to present Gordon MacDougall (centre) with the Congessional Gold Medal, awarded by the U.S. congress in recognition of the First Special Service Force. Flanking the honouree are Vernon Doucette, left, and Herb Peppard. All three men were part of the First Special Forces, seeing action in the Second World War.