Clippers & Canals
From: Samuel Cunard
Looks at Samuel Cunard’s venture into the tea trade, the establishment of the Halifax Whaling Company, his competitor Enos Collins, his friend Joseph Howe, and the creation of canal systems and clippers
JOHN BOILEAU is a retired Canadian army colonel and author of ten books and nearly 300 articles. He is a frequent commentator on military issues for radio and television and a lecturer to service organizations and historical societies. In 2010 the Minister of National Defence appointed him Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel of the Halifax Rifles. He lives in Nova Scotia.