Marineland’s first beluga dies

From the Toronto Sun: One of the first beluga whales to call Marineland home has died. Beyli died in August from what Marineland says was natural causes due to old age. In a statement, Marineland said the whale was close to 40-years-old and “was in excellent health until his passing.”

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“Disney-style amusement parks open in Canada” – June 25, 1979

The other day I came across a Google News archived/scanned story from the Star-Phoenix out of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. It was from 1979, when Maple Leaf Village was opening. The move to large amusement parks took visible form in the last week when Maple Leaf Village – Canada’s newest – opened in Niagara Falls, Ont., better…

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