Here are some websites, blogs, and articles that I have come across the past week that were of interest to me, and I thought you might be interested in them, too –
Cemeteries webproxy.edmonton.ca/external/cemeteries/default.aspx There are over 60,000 people interred in Edmonton Municipal Cemeteries which can be searched online. It has the name of the cemetery, the burial date and the lot, plot and block of the plot.
Rice Genealogy www.ricegenealogy.com This appears to be a new site, but it does give the names of some of the churches in Annapolis County, Nova Scotia.
This old house www.theguardian.pe.ca/Arts/Entertainment/2012-11-17/article-3122265This-old-house/1 The Guardian, a newspaper in Price Edward Island, has a story about Tony Gallant, a photographer from Brockton in West Prince, Prince Edward Island, who is taking pictures of abandoned houses, outbuildings and other structures on the Island. He is putting them on his Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Abandoned-Properties-on-PEI/351704324856663
Canadian Motorcycle Hall of Fame http://motorcyclehalloffame.ca If you know that your relative is/was involved with motorcycles, here is a site which you can check through the Hall of Fame for the years 2006 up to 2010 to see a picture of each member of the Hall of Fame, and a biography.
Jordan tree on its way to Boston for Christmas www.thecoastguard.ca/News/2012-11-13/article-3119643/Cutting-of-the-Boston-Christmas-tree-in-Jordon/1 This year , Nova Scotia has chosen a tree from a village close to Shelburne (my home town) to send to Boston as the provinces Christmas Tree reports the local newspaper - The Shelburne County Coast Guard.
Vandalizing war memorials won’t be tolerated: Feds www.ottawasun.com/2012/11/13/vandalizing-war-memorials-wont-be-tolerated-feds-2 The Ottawa Sun is reporting that the government is about to toughen the laws which guards against defacing war memorials and cenotaphs in Canada.
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