Do you recommend any books or movies about this city/country for those who are interested in learning more?
Authors: Alistar MacLeod: No Great Mischeif Bernice Morgan: Random Passage Ami MacKay: The Birth House Michael Crummey: Sweetland, The Innocents Steven Laffoley: Mean Streets, A Halifax Christmas Carol Donna Morrissey: Kit's Law, Sylvanus Now Emma Fitzgerald: Hand-Drawn Halifax L.M. Montgomery: Anne of Green Gables Broadway show: "Come From Away" Documentary: "You Are Here" - Sep 2020
Shattered City - a made-for-TV type movie documenting the horrific 1917 Halifax Explosion when two WW I munitions ships collided in Halifax Harbor, producing the largest man-made explosion until Hiroshima. Thousands died, and even more injured and/or blinded. The city of Boston sent up a relief train, and in gratitude the province of Nova Scotia has been providing the annual Christmas tree to the Boston Commons every year since the 70s. - May 2018