December 7, 2022

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Morton Garson
History, Biography, Show Business, Video

Morton Garson

Morton Garson (1924–2008) was born in Saint John. He was a composer, arranger, songwriter, and pioneer of electronic music. He is best known for his albums in the 1960s and 1970s that were among the first to feature Moog synthesizers. According…

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Rug Hooking
History, Video

Rug Hooking

Although it is difficult to determine exactly when rug hooking began, we know that its origins are North American. Several clues lead us to believe that it first started in the mid-19th century. For example, rugs are most often hooked…

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The Paris Crew
History, Sports, Video

The Paris Crew

The “Paris Crew” of Saint John is known as Canada’s First World Champions. They won at the International Rowing Regatta in Paris in 1867 — only days after Confederation. These so-called underdogs beat out famed crews from Germany, France and…

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