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Popular Goose at Public Gardens will be Missed


(Tuesday, August 4,2009) Halifax Public Gardens staff and visitors are saddened by the loss of a popular goose, fondly named Mother or Momma Goose, who passed away on Monday, August 3rd. Mother Goose was dropped off at the Public Gardens over 20 years ago and has been a fixture there ever since.

Mother Goose has been confused upon occassion with Gracie the Public Gardens Duck which is a fictional character in a book by Judith Neyrick by the same name. Mother Goose was certainly very real and brought a great deal of pleasure to all who came in contact with her as she was both friendly and gentle.

Although she will no longer be roaming the grounds of the Public Gardens, staff and visitors will carry fond memories of this long time resident.



Deborah Story
HRM Corporate Communications





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