Landmarks Across Nova Scotia To Be Lit Up With Blue For Virtual Vigil – You Can Participate Too

Nova Scotia has experienced more than its fair share of tragedy. To remember the first responders, military members and community citizens we have lost this year, Operation Bluenose will happen over three nights.

From July 24 – 26, communities across the province will participate by lighting landmarks in their cities and towns with blue from dusk until 11PM. This coincides with the first sailing weekend of Bluenose II.

Landmarks that will be illuminated blue include:

Lunenburg – Bluenose II, (July 24 only)
Peggy’s Cove – Lighthouse
Truro – Town Hall, library, police station.
New Glasgow – Glasgow Square, fire hall, Carmichael Park (tentative) Town Hall (tentative)
Bible Hill – Village Office
Municipality of Colchester – Portapique church memorial, Five Island’s lighthouse, Fundy Discovery Center (Truro), Geopark Interpretive Centre, World War II Tower (Economy)
Halifax – City Hall, Halifax Convention Center, Nova Centre, Government House, Citadel Hill National Historic Site, CN Halifax, Halifax Armoury, Royal Artillery Park
Greenwood – 14 Wing Greenwood

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Halifax City Hall is one of more than a dozen Nova Scotia landmarks that will be illuminated by blue light during the three-night virtual vigil from July 24-26. Coinciding with the first sailing weekend of the Bluenose II schooner, the event is designed to pay tribute to the perseverance of Nova Scotians over the past several months and honour lives lost among citizens, first responders and military personnel. . . . #operationbluenose #novascotia #novascotiastrong

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Operation Bluenose wants to be far reaching. All people, business, organizations and communities are invited to participate, however small their contribution of blue might be. Share photos of your contribution using the hashtag #OperationBluenose.

For up to date information, you can visit Operation Bluenose on Facebook.

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