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100 Things You Don’t Know About Nova Scotia


Did you know that the Halifax-Dartmouth ferry was once operated by a team of nine horses? Or that Babe Ruth used to visit Yarmouth regularly for hunting and fishing vacations? Enter journalist Sarah Sawler: your guide to discovering 100 fascinating things you don’t know about Nova Scotia – from robberies and murders to famous landmarks, events, and people.

Inspired by the success of her popular Halifax Magazine column “50 Things You Don’t Know about Halifax,” Sawler has expanded her focus to include interesting anecdotes and facts about the social, political, economic, and cultural history of the entire province. Arranged in chronological order, each “thing” is accompanied by a contextual write-up explaining its historical significance. Includes twenty-five black and white photos.

Last updated on March 31, 2023 11:45 pm


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About the Author

Sarah Sawler is a freelance writer and journalist whose work has appeared in such publications as Quill & Quire, Halifax Magazine, the Halifax Chronicle-Herald, and Atlantic Business Magazine. In 2014 she was accepted into the prestigious Humber School for Writers for a postgraduate certificate program in creative writing, having previously earned a Bachelor of Arts from Mount Saint Vincent University. She lives in Halifax with her two children and husband.

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