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September 24, 1974

September 24, 1974

The weekly tabloid the Bedford-Sackville News began publishing. It expanded to six days a week in 1979. By 1981 it was renamed the Daily News, gaining a reputation for hard-hitting provincial news stories. The paper was bought out in 1985 and the original publishers began Frank magazine in 1987, focused on gossip and the private lives of the well-heeled and famous in the Maritime Provinces. In March 2001, they began...
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Binding: Hardback, 192 pages
Publication Date: 13th October 2017
ISBN: 9781459504806 Price: $34.95
Format: 10in x 8in; 300+ colour images
400 Years in 365 Days gives readers a fun, trivia-filled record which reflects the communities and peoples of Nova Scotia spanning the past 400+ years. Illustrating the entries are 300+ visuals including full colour paintings, drawings, photos, and archival objects. This informative and entertaining volume is a great reference book and a great gift for anyone interested in Nova Scotias colourful past and lively present

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LEO J. DEVEAU is an independent librarian-researcher-writer focused on Nova Scotia. On the 150th anniversary of Confederation Leo decided to update, revise and extend Shirley Elliott’s 1979 Nova Scotia Book of Days, resulting in his book 400 Years in 365 Days.