Atlantic Book Awards, Literary

Aftershock: The Halifax Explosion and the Persecution of Pilot Francis Mackey

When: Sun., April 24, 2 p.m. 2016

Author Janet Maybee wants her twice Atlantic Book Award-nominated book Aftershock: The Halifax Explosion and the Persecution of Pilot Francis Mackey, to dispel some of the myths about the Halifax Explosion and explain how those narratives have unfairly portrayed one harbour pilot for nearly a century. Join the author and representatives from HMCS Sackville, Pier 21, Shipfax/Harbour Watcher, Maritime Museum of the Atlantic and the Atlantic Pilotage Authority for a special talk on the myths and truths of the explosion.

Price: free

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