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ISBN: 9781459503281-19

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Pier 21 — Boat Days, 1954–55 77

From: A Halifax Boyhood


Looks at a typical day there when there was a influx of immigrants due to a boat landing while working for the Department of Citzenship and Immigration in the catering department



Malcolm MacLeod

MALCOLM MACLEOD grew up in Halifax, attended Dalhousie University and the University of Toronto, and taught school for several years before returning to university for his doctorate in history at the University of Ottawa. He held academic appointments at Nova Scotia Teachers College in Truro and then at Memorial University in Newfoundland. He has published widely on Canadian history and now lives in Truro

William D. Naftel

WILLIAM D. NAFTEL was a historian and regional manager with Parks Canada for thirty years in Ottawa and Nova Scotia. He is the award winning author of Prince Edward's Legacy, Wartime Halifax, and Halifax at War. He lives in Halifax.