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It was described as "a sound for God to make, not man." The explosion that rocked Halifax on Dec. 6, 1917, killing 2,000 people, was the largest man-made blast prior to the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. One hundred years later, journalist and author Ken Cuthbertson recounts what led to the tragedy in his book, ,The Halifax Explosion: Canada's Worst Disaster., The Agenda welcomes Cuthbertson to discuss the disaster's legacy.
Eliminating Land Mines; The Halifax Explosion at 100
The Pioneering Spirit is a behemoth of the shipping world. Weighing over 900,000 tons at maximum draft, at 124 meters wide and up to 477 meters long with equipment deployed, this steel giant is the biggest vessel on the planet.
A mind-altering odyssey about one man's quest to prove a growing imbalance in our brains, and help us understand how this makes us increasingly unable to grapple with critical economic, environmental and social issues.