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Private Assietou Diaw of Base Administration addresses the crowd during a Black History Month presentation at the Nelles Block Dining Room, Feb. 22. Photo: Peter Mallett/Lookout

Base Administration celebrates Black History Month

Peter Mallett, Staff Writer  —  Approximately 150 military members and civilian Base Administration (BAdm) employees gathered at the Nelles Block dining hall on the afternoon of Feb. 22 for a celebration of Black History Month led by the unit’s Commanding Officer. In his opening remarks, Commander (Cdr) Nicolas Bruzzone encouraged all in attendance to understand we are […]

Dr. Clement Ligoure

Dr. Clement Ligoure, Nova Scotia’s first Black doctor

Rene Gannon and Ashley Evans — Over 100 years since the Halifax Explosion, we are still learning about the people who made an indelible difference to those affected by the tragedy. One of those people is Dr. Clement Ligoure, a Queen’s University School of Medicine graduate and Halifax’s first Black doctor. After the explosion, he treated hundreds of […]