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The CBC Halifax Explosion Site


Our Partners

The CBC gratefully acknowledges the many individuals and organizations who lent their time and expertise to partner with us in the creation of this web site. We thank them for their patience and guidance. Special thanks to our Content Committee members who gave so freely of their time and knowledge.

CBC would also like to acknowledge the survivors and their families who lived through so much and share their stories so freely.

Content Committee Members

Janet Kitz, Author, Shattered City. The Halifax Explosion and The Road to Recovery

Alan Ruffman, Co-editor, Ground Zero: A Reassessment of the 1917 Explosion in Halifax Harbour

Lois Yorke, Manager, Public and Support Services, Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management

Dan Conlin, Curator of Marine History, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Anita Price, Curator, Dartmouth Heritage Museum

John Griffith Armstrong, Author, The Halifax Explosion and the Royal Canadian Navy: Inquiry and Intrigue


Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
Lynn-Marie Richard, Assistant Curator/Acting, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management (NSARM)
W. Brian Spiers, Provincial Archivist NSARM
Garry Shutlak, Senior Archivist, Reference Services NSARM

Subscribers to National Archival Listserv (ARCAN-L)

The Library and Archives of Canada
Micheal Eamon

Dartmouth Heritage Museum

Laura Jantek and her team at the Halifax Public Libraries

City of Toronto Archives
Lawrence E.A. Lee, City of Toronto Archives

The Scotiabank Group Archives,1608,CID843_LIDen,00.html

Marilyn Gurney, Director, Maritime Command Museum

Johanna Smith, Council of Nova Scotia Archives

Jim Simpson

Pier 21

Charles Burchell, The Book Room Limited

Mary Jo Anderson, Frog Hollow Books

Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association

Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia

Gordon Fader, Marine Geologist Geological Survey of Canada (Atlantic)
Geological Survey of Canada (Atlantic)

Canadian Institute of Planners

The Canadian Red Cross, Atlantic Region

Canadian National Institute for the Blind

Halifax Regional Municipality Recreation, Tourism & Culture

Owen McCarron

Don Snider

Halifax Regional Fire Department

Capt Robert CP Power

Barry Manuel, Coordinator Emergency Measures for Halifax Regional Municipality

Dr. Ron Stewart, Dalhousie University Medical School

Dr. TJ Murray, Dalhousie University Medical School

Yarmouth County Museum Archives, Stuart McLean, archivist

Yarmouth County Museum Archives, Eric Ruff, curator

Christine Lovelace, University Archivist, Mount Saint Vincent University Archives

The Mi'kmaq Resource Centre at University College of Cape Breton

Transport Canada

Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron

The Salvation Army

Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia

Canadian War Museum

Janet Bridges Cauffiel

Marjorie Lismer Bridges

Dalhousie University Art Gallery

NSCAD University

Peter Dykhuis

Garry Neill Kennedy

Alan Syliboy

Renée Pye, Salter Street Films

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