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MS Saint Laurent in Halifax
Queen Mary 2 in Halifax
On July 10, 2015, Cunard Line’s Queen Mary 2 called at Halifax on the occasion of the 175th anniversary of the first scheduled transatlantic crossing by steamship. The founder of the Cunard Line, Samuel Cunard, was born and raised in Halifax.
Road Scholar Talks
War of 1812 Exhibit Army Museum Halifax Citadel
Remarks by Brigadier-General Thurrott, Commander Land Force Atlantic Area, and William H. Syll, Acting Principal Officer at the U.S. Consulate in Halifax, on the occasion of the War of 1812 exhibit opening at the Halifax Citadel Army Museum, 8 June 2012.
Submariner Ken Cox gives a tour of decommissioned Oberon class submarines OJIBWA and OLYMPUS in Halifax. For three decades, these imposing vessels played a key role in Canada’s Cold War fleet. They were replaced by the currently serving Victoria class submarines in 1998. Part 1 of 3
Battle of the Atlantic Sunday 2010
The first Sunday in May is Battle of the Atlantic Sunday in Canada. Every year, HMCS Sackville leaves her berth in Halifax harbour for a committal service. The ashes of naval veterans are “committed to the deep” in a moving ceremony attended by family members.