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Charles Bruce

Charles Bruce (1906-1971) was born in Port Shoreham, NS. After graduation from Mount Allison University in 1927, he joined the Canadian Press in Halifax, and was a member of the Song Fisherman, a group of regional poets that included Bliss Carman, Kenneth Leslie, and Charles G.D. Roberts. He worked as a war correspondent and in 1945 was appointed general superintendent of the Canadian Press in Toronto. Bruce won the 1951 Governor General's Award for Poetry for "The Mulgrave Road