Monthly Archive: July 2009

Mentioned in despatches

Steven Proctor, business editor of the Halifax Chronicle-Herald, has reviewed my new book, calling it “straightforward [and] easy-to-read.” The review also noted: “The book is notable because it actually broke some news, an unusual circumstance for a biography.” Halifax, of course was for decades home to Maritime Life, bought by John Hancock in 1969. Hancock was in turn acquired by Manulife in 2004. Proctor’s office is in what is still called the Maritime Life building. Here’s a link to the full review.

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