Scapegoat has won the 2014 Dartmouth Book Award for non-fiction!

Scapegoat may be obtained online from New World Publishing,, and 49th Shelf. In Halifax, Scapegoat is available at Carrefour Atlantic at Historic Properties in Halifax and other select bookstores as well as major and independent book outlets throughout the four Atlantic Provinces.

SVP Productions ( has produced SCAPEGOAT, the extraordinary legal proceedings following the 1917 Halifax Explosion, a book by Joel Zemel and William Shakespeare's Sonnets on CD read by Walter Borden. Nell Shipman (filmmaker), James Barry (fiddle player) and Elizabeth Styring Nutt (artist) are featured along with notable jazz guitar influences past and present with some suggested listening. contains images and reading material related to the 1917 disaster, as well as the early history of the Royal Canadian Navy, the RNCC and HMC Dockyard. Featured articles are by H. B. Jefferson, Rear-Admiral Bertram Chambers, Michael Dupuis, Janet Maybee, Garry Shutlak of the N. S. Archives and links to a talk by Joel Zemel on YouTube.

Read an article by Dean Jobb in the National Post, regarding the destruction of Ground Zero
and the the loss of the harbour view from Needham Hill. Janet Kitz and Joel Zemel are interviewed.

Listen to a radio interview with Joel Zemel and Rick Howe on News 95.7. (19 June 2014)

CTV Atlantic interview with Joel Zemel.

Global TV interview with Joel Zemel.

A full page ad in the Chronicle Herald, Wednesday, 2 July 2014.
A ridiculous exercise designed to simply make gullible professionals and business people
think they were doing something for the good of the city.

An article by Kevin McCoy, President Irving Shipbuilding
"Shipyard Transformation: Generating Nova Scotia employment today."

Click here for the link to King's College Professor of Journalism, Dean Jobb's blog.

The Deconstruction of Ground Zero and Other Historic Sites (et al) (Pictorial).
Commentary is continually updated.

The 2014 Atlantic Book Awards.

Read the complete winners list of the 2014 Atlantic Book Awards.

The 2014 Atlantic Book Awards Festival poster.

The 2014 Atlantic Summer Reading Guide.

Every Canadian should feel ashamed for this:
Half of Badly Wounded Veterans Not Getting Disability Cheque - Watchdog
("More Related To This Story" links are active in PDF)

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