Halifax’s Own Royal: Prince Edward, Duke of Kent

By Kristine Leger, Staff Member, Halifax Central Library | Have you ever wondered why there are so many pubs, streets, and even a province in Canada called “Prince-Edward”-something or “Duke of Kent- something”? Most of them are named in tribute to a well-known resident of Halifax, Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (1767-1820). Edward was the first member of the British royal family to live in North America for an extended time...
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Review: Cinder

By Teen Blogger, Malk | This is not the fairytale you remember. But it's one you won't forget. Everyone knows the story of Cinderella. At this point, I have read so many versions of it that I had a tough time just picking up the book the first time I saw it. Yet, the further I read, the more I was delighted. This book was...
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Happy Canada Day, Eh?

Our beautiful country spans from coast to coast to coast, and there is much to celebrate on July 1. We’re the proud home of the double-double, loonies, toonies, and the delightful culinary concoction we call poutine. Our languages have developed alongside our unique history and reflect the many diverse groups who call Canada home...
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