The First Rock Salt Mine in Canada

Creator(s): Malagash Salt Mine

The first salt mine in Canada was also the first salt mine in the British Commonwealth. And here is its story - that of the Malagash Salt Mine in Nova Scotia. Discover the early days of Malagash, the history of the salt mine from 1918 through 1959, and the impact of the first rock salt mine in Canada on Malagash and its surrounding communities.

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