Museum hosts Izzard exhibit

BARNEY’S RIVER — A soldier who spent part of his life in Pictou County was honoured for his contribution to the Allied cause during the Second World War. Private William Lyall Izzard was 21 when he was killed while serving as a member of the North Nova Scotia Highlanders on June 7, 1944, the day...

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Lessons in liberation

Hundreds of graves lined neatly in rows, shining and carefully decorated with flowers. It can be hard to describe the impact of some experiences in words but that is what two local teachers will be doing this coming year and likely for quite some time as they relay the powerful experiences they had while guests...

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Dream come true

Emerson Dempster visited a lot of cemeteries while on his “dream trip” to France, Belgium and the Netherlands, but only one of them contained a grave he had been looking forward to visiting for more than 10 years. The New Glasgow resident recently returned from an 11-day tour that visited locations related to the first...

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