Sydney in Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia — The Canadian Atlantic
Sir John George Bourinot
A native of Sydney, Bourinot was a journalist and legislative reporter in Halifax before joining the parliamentary staff at Ottawa in 1868. From 1880 to 1902 he served as Clerk of the House and was a recognized authority on parliamentary procedure. He was a founding member of the Royal Society of Canada and a prolific writer on historical and constitutional subjects. In 1898 he was created a K.C.M.G. He died in Ottawa.
Natif de Sydney, Bourinot fut journaliste et courriériste parlementaire à Halifax avant d’entrer, en 1868, au service du Sénat. Greffier de la Chambre des communes de 1880 à 1902, il s’y créa une réputation d’expert en procédure parlementaire. L’un des fondateurs de la Société royale du Canada, écrivain prolifique en matières historique et constitutionnelle, il fut créé chevalier commandeur de l‘Ordre de Saint-Michel et Saint-Georges en 1898. Il est décédé à Ottawa.
Erected by Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada/Commission des lieux et monuments historiques du Canada.
Marker series. Canada, Historic Sites and Monuments Board marker series.
Location. 46° 8.562′ N, 60° 11.942′ W. Marker is in Sydney, Nova Scotia, in Cape Breton Regional Municipality. Marker is on Esplanade north of York Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is the rightmost of two markers located at the end of a short walkway on the west side of Esplanade. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sydney, Nova Scotia B1P 1A1, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 13 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joseph Frederick Wallet DesBarres (here, next to this marker); J.F.W. DesBarres (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); The Development of Whitney Pier / L'essor De Whitney Pier (approx. 2.3 kilometers away); Atlantic Bulwark / Le Rempart de L'Atlantique (approx. 12.4 kilometers away).
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 1, 2020. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 44 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 24, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.