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Parrsboro holds ceremony to honour the Queen’s long reign

About 50 people gathered at noon today in the newly-renovated Ottawa House Museum to honour the Queen as Canada’s longest-reigning monarch. The 17-minute ceremony was organized by the Monarchist League of Canada to mark the day when the Queen surpasses … Continue reading

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O’Regans honoured for contributions to Ottawa House restoration

Three generations of the O’Regan clan gathered at the Ottawa House Museum yesterday for a special ceremony honouring the family for its contributions to the restoration of the 240-year-old building. Colin Curleigh, Chair of the Parrsborough Shore Historical Society, thanked … Continue reading

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Colin Curleigh on Canadian dithering during Cuban Missile Crisis

Retired military commander Colin Curleigh says the Canadian government acted shamefully more than 50 years ago when it dithered over honouring our commitments to help defend North America. It happened in the fall of 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis … Continue reading

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Historical Society takes ownership of Ottawa House

The Parrsborough Shore Historical Society has decided to accept ownership of historic Ottawa House. Society president Colin Curleigh says 34 members attended a general meeting on Monday and after considerable discussion, members voted to accept the provincial government’s offer to … Continue reading

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