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By: Yvonne Fox In September, 1952, workers started blasting into the face of Cape Porcupine. The following was written by Mrs. Joseph (Marjorie) Power of Auld’s Cove on January 21,...
By: Yvonne Fox The Official Project Commencement Ceremony marking the start of construction on the Canso Causeway was held on September 16, 1952. This was after many, many years of...
By: Yvonne Fox Why are museums an important asset to communities you ask? Thank goodness we had the foresight years ago to have columns from the Victoria Inverness Bulletin typed...
By: Yvonne Fox How many of us do you think would be living here 65 years later had the Canso Causeway and Canal not been constructed? Here at the Strait...
By: Yvonne Fox The lobbying for a permanent crossing at the Strait of Canso in 1883 and 1902 was motivated largely by a concern for the coal and steel industries which were located...
By: Yvonne Fox “First Canso petitioner sees dream come true – sought signatures in 1883” This was the headline for an article in The Halifax Herald’s August 11, 1955 newspaper.


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