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Bruce MacNab

Bruce MacNab is the author of the award-winning biography The Metamorphosis: the apprenticeship of Harry Houdini. Raised in Dartmouth, he attended NSCAD and the Nova Scotia Institute of Technology. He now lives alongside Nova Scotia’s Cobequid Mountains

Recent Work by Bruce

<b>Remember This?</b> Bullet Catching on Barrington Street <b>(5 photos)</b>

Remember This? Bullet Catching on Barrington Street (5 photos)

Halifax no stranger to this death-dealing gun stunt
<b>Remember this?</b> Goalie legend Terry Sawchuk played at Halifax Forum 65 years ago today <b>(4 photos)</b>

Remember this? Goalie legend Terry Sawchuk played at Halifax Forum 65 years ago today (4 photos)

16-year-old Fairview boy Jim Beckman scored go ahead goal for Boston Bruins
Remember this? Impostor onboard Bluenose II <b>(5 photos)</b>

Remember this? Impostor onboard Bluenose II (5 photos)

In a 2005 interview at Keith Hall, the late Bruce Oland told me why his father commissioned the building of Bluenose II
All trails lead to Country Harbour <b>(6 photos)</b>

All trails lead to Country Harbour (6 photos)

Travel Tails: Smitty barks at a seal, follows the footsteps of Black Loyalists
Thousands evacuated from the ‘Other Halifax Explosion’ 75 years ago today <b>(7 photos)</b>

Thousands evacuated from the ‘Other Halifax Explosion’ 75 years ago today (7 photos)

Women’s Army Corps, Woodlawn Dairy, Red Cross rallied for thousands of evacuees at Eastern Passage barracks
<b>Remember This?</b> Mysterious Anna Eva Fay brought her supernatural skills to Halifax <b>(6 photos)</b>

Remember This? Mysterious Anna Eva Fay brought her supernatural skills to Halifax (6 photos)

World’s foremost Medium revealed the ‘truth’ of Oak Island treasure 125 years ago
D-Day ship turned New London ferry sailed in WW2 convoy from Halifax <b>(8 photos)</b>

D-Day ship turned New London ferry sailed in WW2 convoy from Halifax (8 photos)

Travel Tails: Smitty sails on a historic ship and meets a friendly chef
<b> Remember This? </b> : April Wine fans trashed the Dartmouth III ferry <b>(4 photos)</b>

Remember This? : April Wine fans trashed the Dartmouth III ferry (4 photos)

Dartmouth ferry riot was 40 years ago today
Gravesend Bay, Brooklyn NY : Where the Halifax Explosion was loaded and primed <b>(video)</b>

Gravesend Bay, Brooklyn NY : Where the Halifax Explosion was loaded and primed (video)

Just before midnight on December 2, 1917, the overloaded Mont Blanc limped out of Gravesend Bay on course to join a convoy in Halifax
<b>VIDEO:</b> A freshly-carved hockey stick, polished and signed by former NHLer Jordin Tootoo

VIDEO: A freshly-carved hockey stick, polished and signed by former NHLer Jordin Tootoo

Broken glass and stingray skin was used historically to sand and polish wood
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