No Safe Harbor

A plane crash off Canada rekindles several air-safety controversies

Peggy's Cove was born of a shipwreck. Legend has it that the tiny hamlet on the coast of Nova Scotia was named for a woman pulled back from death at sea by a local sailor. The only survivor of a doomed ship, she was nursed back to health by her rescuer. They fell in love and married. Such romances and heartening miracles are woven into the visions of the village. At St. John's Anglican Church, two paintings that frame the altar serve as fonts of meditation: in one, a fisherman clinging to a tattered sail searches for a lighthouse amid a...

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