H is for Halifax ~ 2018 #AtoZ Challenge


H is for Halifax

2018 #AtoZ Challenge

We’re back in Canada today visiting the city of Halifax, located in the eastern province of Nova Scotia.

H is for Halifax
By Thorfinn Stainforth (Own work) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html), CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/) or CC BY-SA 2.0 ca (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/ca/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons

The Pier 21 museum tells the story of immigration to Canada, including the Home Children in the 1860s-1930s, and more recent newcomers to Canada.

In 2003 Hurricane Juan caused a great deal of destruction in the city when he made landfall.

But before that, the Halifax explosion in 1917 decimated the city.

H is for Halifax
By Wallace R. MacAskill [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons