By: Russell Bowers
A small coastal town in British Columbia suffered a powerful loss when The Titanic sank to the bottom of the sea, taking hopes and dreams with it
If anyone from this province happened to find themselves in the coastal city of Prince Rupert in British Columbia, they
Column from our March 6-12, 2022 issue
it was a scene oft repeated on wharfs in St. John’s harbour. A ship docks and hearses from local funeral parlours roll up to offload a tragic cargo.
So it was last week when recovered bodies from the sunken Spanish trawler Villa de
I sat down to the computer a few days ago to write something meaningful about Valentine’s Day, but I became distracted for a particularly good reason so I gave up.
I knew something of the tradition of St. Valentine’s Day, but the words would not come easily. It’s because thoughts
2022 marks the 40th anniversary of the Ocean Ranger sinking, a span of time that had only deepened the sense of loss, felt by all. I revisit the words I wrote some time ago about covering the tragedy, slightly edited to reflect the passage of time. (NTV’s Glen Carter)