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August 22, 1962

August 22, 1962

The Halifax Advisory Committee on Human Rights was formed “. . . at the invitation of several residents of Africville, to advise in matters related to an anticipated clearance of the Africville land area for industrial use.” — Chairman H.A.J. Wedderburn, writing in a letter to His Worship the Mayor and Aldermen, City of Halifax. Later the committee would be called the Nova Scotia Humans Rights Federation.
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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.