The Second Movement

The Second Movement

A hilarious second compendium of Canadian trivia perfect for bathroom reading.
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A hilarious second compendium of Canadian trivia perfect for bathroom reading.

Do you know Canada's oldest general store is in Nova Scotia? Or that the last British soldier killed in the First World War was born here? Or that the first UFO sighting in North America was recorded on October 12, 1796 in what today is New Minas? Did you know the world's smallest operating drawbridge is located in Yarmouth County? Or that Minard's Liniment was created here in the 1860s to relieve muscle pain and stiffness, back pain and arthritis pain?

From the creation of grape nut ice cream to the birthplace of Freemasonry in Canada, to the oldest farmers' market in the country, the largest wooden church in North America and the world's largest apple, The Second Movement is the book that should be in every self-respecting Nova Scotian's outhouse.

Vernon Oickle (CA)
Vernon Oickle is an international award-winning journalist, editor and writer. He is the author of 31 books, including Red Sky at Night, Nova Scotia Outrageous Outhouse Reader, Strange Nova Scotia, Bluenosers' Book of Slang and Ghost Stories of Nova Scotia. Maritime folklore, superstitions, traditions and history are his passion. He lives in Liverpool.
Page length 224
Publication date (yyyymmmdd) 20200901
Publisher MacIntyre Purcell Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 9781772761467