Harry Bruce was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2011 Atlantic Journalism Awards. His family roots in Nova Scotia stretch back to the late eighteenth century. He began his journalism career in 1955 in Ottawa, later working for Maclean’s, Saturday Night, the Canadian, and the Star Weekly. Moving to Nova Scotia in 1971, he wrote for national and regional newspapers and magazines. He was the founding editor of Atlantic Insight magazine in April 1979. He authored over sixteen books, winning numerous awards. Author Silver Donald Cameron wrote of Harry, “He’s been a self-sustaining professional journalist for more than half a century, an inspiration to all those who aspire to support themselves by their skill and intelligence.” (Photo: © Perry Jackson).