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Episode 22: Canada – The Halifax Explosion (Part 2)

  • 1:01:07
  • May 30, 2022
  • Explicit Content

We’re going back to 1917, when French and Norwegian vessels collided in the Halifax Harbour, leading to one of the largest accidental, non-nuclear explosions the world has ever seen.

this circa 1871photo shows members of the mi kmaq community at turtle grove
Mi’kmaq (pronounced meeg-mah) have lived in Atlantic Canada for thousands of years.
Their community in Halifax was one of several devastated by the blast.
SeavievBaptistChurchinAfricville
Seaview Baptist Church in Africville
Africville was a community of black people on the outskirts of Halifax.

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