Alden Nowlan

Born in Windsor, Nova Scotia, journalist, novelist, playwright, and—above all—poet, Alden A. Nowlan (25 January 1933 – 27 June 1983) was one of Canada’s leading literary figures. American poet... Read More

Winnifred Blair

Miss Canada was a beauty pageant for young women in Canada. It was founded in Hamilton in 1945. Winnifred Blair of Saint John, was proclaimed the first Miss Canada on 11 February 1923 at an earlier, u... Read More

Susan Butler

Daughter of Cecilia Marie Mills of Tracadie and Charles Michael Butler, Susan Butler was brought up in rural Miramichi on the Chaplin Island Road. “A friend of the family had visited a place called ... Read More

Molly Kool

Myrtle Kool, known to everyone as Molly Kool, was born in Alma in 1916, to a Dutch sea captain, Paul Kool, and his wife. Her father built and operated a scow the “Jean K.”, named after Mol... Read More

Edith Butler

(Marie Nicole) Edith Butler, Singer-songwriter was born in Paquetville, near Caraquet on July 27th 1942. She began singing in cafés in Moncton while studying. Between 1962 and 1967 she performed... Read More

Robb Wells

Robb Wells was born in Moncton in 1971. His Dad worked as a civilian officer in charge of the RCMP Forensic Crime Lab. Robb moved to Dartmouth when he was eight years old and went to school with Mike ... Read More

Wendy Nielsen

Wendy Louise Nielsen, ONB, soprano, teacher was born in Harvey. An acclaimed opera, concert and recital singer, Wendy has sung major roles at the Metropolitan Opera and performed across Europe and Nor... Read More