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Allister MacGillivray - Order of Canada

Song for the Mira will ring out in Ottawa this weekend. The bells on Parliament Hill will play the song, in honor of composer Allister MacGillivray. He's now a member of the Order of Canada for his contribution to Cape Breton's musical heritage.

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