History Happens In Halifax

Exploring Canada’s First English Town

It’s famous for one of the world’s greatest harbours — and naval disasters.

Halifax had already made global headlines in 1912 when search ships brought 209 bodies of the Titanic’s 1,517 victims to Canada’s largest maritime city. But just five years later during World War I, that historic tragedy was eclipsed by the Halifax Explosion.

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Paul King and Barbara Fulton