StFX University and the No. 9 Stationary Hospital 1915   Story by John Boileau appeared in The Chronicle Herald, Nov. 16, 2015, p. D3.  No credits are given for the photos.   Other photos of No. 9 Stationary Hospital are available through the Antigonish Heritage Museum, and others have been restored for the Peace Banner of Imagine Antigonish Rev. Dr. Hugh P. MacPherson, […]

Tompkinsville plays Antigonish, April 30, 2015

  Lindsay Kyte’s magnificent play Tompkinsville came to Antigonish on April 30, 2015 and played to a receptive audience, clearly proud of our town and university’s role in Tompkinsville as part of the Antigonish Movement. An additional part of the auditorium had to be opened up.  Standing ovation! These photos of Fr. Jimmy and Tompkinsville reveal […]

Photographs of Strong Women

  What do photographs of women, taken by women, look like? In honor of International Women’s Day, March 8,  seven female National Geographic photographers shared an image they took that revealed a woman’s experience. In a world where gender equality is still elusive, these photographs tell stories of hope, bravery, hardship, and survival.   Philomene, […]

Canadian photographic artist Geneviève Cadieux Exhibition at Mount St. Vincent Art Gallery 21 March to 17 May 2015 Here you may see the best portrait that, later, I was able to make of him. Passages to Abstraction. Geneviève Cadieux Geneviève Cadieux, Ravissement 1985 (detail) black and white stereoscopic photograph (© Geneviève Cadieux) 21 Mar 2015 – 17 May 2015 Organized and circulated by the Musée d’art de Joliette with financial support from […]

Under the Dome:

A man and his dog, both wearing masks, walk along a small alley on a hazy day in Beijing. China’s capital raised its four-tiered alert system to “orange” for the first time on February 20, 2015. (REUTERS/Legal Evening/Liu Chang) Chai Jing, the filmmaker of Under the Dome, is interviewed on CBC Radio’s The […]

Gender Failure: Panel and Movie at StFX, January 15, 2015

  Gender Failure has a long history in Antigonish.  Click on the Gender collection in Imagine Antigonish’s Photo Gallery, especially these links:  

The Book of Negroes makes TV debut Wednesday, January 7, 2015 on CBC TV The miniseries The Book of Negroes, based on the acclaimed novel by Lawrence Hill, and filmed in Nova Scotia, traces the journey of Aminata Diallo, who is taken by slave traders from West Africa to the U.S., her life through the American Revolution, escape to Canada (Nova Scotia near Shelbourne) and her ultimate freedom in […]

Genealogist Stephen White to talk about Pomquet’s Founding Families, January 11, 2:00 p.m.

Well known genealogist Stephen White Author of“Dictionnaire des familles Acadiennes“ will speak on the founding families in Pomquet with emphasis on the founding women and  using mitrochondrial DNA testing to establish maternal lines going back to the first women in Acadie                                   Àt la SASC Pomquet (next to the Glebe House) 1154  Monks Head […]