Halifax Explosion

Christmas In Boston

A century after the Halifax explosion, grim reminders can still be found in trees

The entire core of one tree trunk was a column of metal shards. ’It dawned on me, ‘wow, man, this is from the Halifax Explosion,’ ’ says one arborist.

The Halifax explosion: How newspapers covered the tragedy in 1917

In the aftermath of a disaster that killed thousands and injured thousands more, newspapers from Toronto to Hawaii and France to Australia scrambled to update readers
1917 Ship Explosion-Halifax Harbour (CP)

In 2017, Halifax marks 100 years since its greatest disaster

On the 100th anniversary of the Halifax Explosion, the city will uncover and recount stories lost in the disaster’s aftermath
Jackie Robinson

The top 10 Heritage Minutes

Our favourite Canadian history shorts from the Halifax Explosion to ’I smell burnt toast’