Tag Archives: Nova Scotia

Sam Langford: a Canadian Boxing Footnote (1883 -1956)

Although he possessed otherworldly talents, Nova Scotia-born boxer Sam Langford died penniless in 1956. Langford’s story is built more on rumour and legend than actual fact, because when he was active there was a concerted effort to diminish his historic career.

The Dance and Its Disappearance

On Friday of last week as you no doubt have heard, there was a bus crash that killed fifteen people. Many of them were teenagers. Hockey players on their way out of town for a road trip. The entire nation has felt this loss because so many of us have been on the same bus making the same trip to the same out of town game.