Order of Nova Scotia

Recieving the Order of Nova Scotia medallion from Lt. Governor Myra Freeman, October 2, 2002. The Order is the Province’s highest award - for “outstanding contributions and for bringing honour and prestige to Nova Scotia.”


Signing the Membership Register of the Order Of Nova Scotia

Order of Nova Scotia Medallion

Nova Scotia's highest award for personal achievment

Part of the Nova Scotia government press release announcing the award:

He is a passionate writer who gives a voice to his people by revealing a past that the standard histories have chosen to ignore. He is a business manager, consultant, counsellor, historian, author, journalist, reviewer, lecturer, social commentator, and justice of the peace. A former executive director of the Confederacy of Mainland Micmacs, he is a member of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission’s Mi’kmaw Advisory Committee and of the Advisory Council for Dalhousie University’s Law Program for Indigenous Blacks and Mi’kmaq, and of the Nova Scotia Police Commission. He has been recognized by the Universite Sainte-Anne with an honourary Doctor of Letters Degree and by the City of Halifax with a millennium award. By bringing new understanding and perspective to the past, he seeks to teach all people what damage racism can do.

Click to read a Halifax Herald column I wrote about the Order - October 2, 2003:


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