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Honouring Davis Day | Miners Memorial Day

Honouring Davis Day | Miners Memorial Day

In Nova Scotia June 11th commemorates Davis Day, also known as Miners Memorial Day. On June 11th, 1925, during a strike against the British Empire Steel Corporation in a plea for better working conditions and fair wages for the province's miners, William Davis was shot dead by company police in New Waterford, Cape Breton. As a way to commemorate his sacrifice, this day was named Davis Day and miners in Nova Scotia vowed to never work on June 11th again. In Nova Scotia today, many families have deep connections to the mining industry through parents and grandparents. Many of these workers were Gaels, known to have worked in the mines from their inception until their closing, resulting in unique songs and stories in the local Gaelic tradition. Bradan Press would like to acknowledge the...

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Gaelic Month 2021 News & Events

Gaelic Month 2021 News & Events

Happy Gaelic Month from Bradan Press! Mìos nan Gàidheal sona dhuibh bho Chlò a’ Bhradain! We are excited to announce the following Bradan Press news, events, and opportunities for Gaelic Month 2021.

Mòran Taing do ar Luchd-taice! | Many Thanks to Our Supporters!

Mòran Taing do ar Luchd-taice! | Many Thanks to Our Supporters!

We have seen many kind words popping up online regarding the books that we have published here at Bradan Press. We appreciate these posts so very much, and it brings us immense joy to see so many people reading and enjoying our books. Here are just some of the posts that we have seen recently. We would like to give a big thanks to all of you for the support that you have shown us!

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