February 2014

Cape Breton University Art Gallery Strikes Gold

Cape Breton University Art Gallery is pleased to announce the arrival of Gold: A Nova Scotia Treasure.  The exhibition tells the little known 150 year old story of Nova Scotia and its relationship with gold.   “This exhibition is a great opportunity for audiences to learn about a really special piece of the social, environmental and More »

Viola Desmond’s Legacy Lives On

When Viola Desmond refused to give up her seat in a racially segregated theatre in 1946, she likely had no idea the legacy she would leave. Now Dr. Graham Reynolds, the Viola Desmond Chair in Social Justice at Cape Breton University (CBU), and Viola’s youngest sister, Wanda Robson will host a special assembly addressing racial More »

Purdy Crawford Honoured by Canada’s Public Policy Forum

At the Canada's Public Policy Forum’s annual  Atlantic Dinner & Awards, held on  February 13, 2014, at Pier 21 in Halifax, Purdy Crawford, Counsel, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, was honoured for his inspirational work in improving government, business and civil society in Canada. Mr. Crawford is the namesake of the Purdy Crawford Chair in More »