Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Nova Scotia Arranges Annual Gift for the City of Boston: A Big Christmas Tree

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Nova Scotia Arranges Annual Gift for the City of Boston: A Big Christmas Tree

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N.S. to send Christmas tree to Boston

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HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government has released details about its annual gift to the city of Boston in recognition of its support in the aftermath of the Halifax Explosion, almost 100 years ago.

As usual, the province will send a large Christmas tree -- this time a 16-metre white spruce from Cape Breton.

A special tree-cutting ceremony will be held Nov. 15 near the home of Bob and Marion Campbell in Blues Mills, which is in Inverness County.

After the ceremony, the tree will be trucked to Halifax for another celebration at city hall on Nov. 17, and then shipped to Boston, 1,100 kilometres away.

Boston sent medical personnel and supplies to Halifax after the city's north end and parts of Dartmouth were devastated by an explosion caused by the collision of two ships on Dec. …

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