Elise Doane poses with her new agave plant at the greenhouses near the Public Gardens.

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Mary Nkrumah dishes out some African food.

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Firefighter and member of the Halifax Fire Historical Society Jeff Brown standing next to The Queen.

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A university student works at the Central Library.

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