Goodbye, Uncle Max
Author, broadcaster, actor and magician Bruce Armstrong died in Halifax on January 22. Armstrong edited The Encyclopedia of Suspensions and Levitations, and wrote Sanctuary: Halifaxâ€™s Parks & Public Gardens 1996 and Touchstones: Encounters With the Spirit of Nova Scotia. He won the Evelyn Richardson Award in 1982 for Sable Island. He was widely known for his role in the late 1960s as Uncle Max on the CBC TV kidsâ€™ series Max Museum.