Stealing Obituaries to Make Money

A few days ago, one of the Facebook genealogy groups I follow had a notice regarding Afterlife, a site that posts obituaries. The site claims to be “Canada’s largest database of deceased people.” Visitors can light a candle in someone’s memory or purchase flowers. The problem is, they are not a funeral home. They’re just a…

Westville Miners’ Memorial

In the summer of 2009, I visited Westville and photographed the Westville Miners’ Memorial. The main memorial sits on a grassy site surrounded by four additional memorials containing the names of miners killed in mine accidents. Below are the pictures I took that day. A letters and numbers were difficult to read from the pictures.…