On this day: Canso Causeway Opened

Wednesday, 13th August 2014 by

On August 13, 1955, the Canso Causeway was officially opened with a ceremony involving parades and speeches, meaning that the island of Cape Breton was connected to mainland Canada, so technically no longer an island. (Rail and road traffic had already been using the 1.3km causeway for a couple of months before the official opening.)

Canso Causeway