Peace by Chocolate

The true story of a Syrian family who lost their home and chocolate factory in the war, then rebuilt it all in rural Canada. 
Peace by Chocolate will be published by
Goose Lane Editions in October 2020.
My Books

Dan Paul: Mi'kmaq Elder. 

Cornwallis: The Violent Birth of Halifax

Redemption Songs: How Bob Marley's Nova Scotia Song Lights the Way Past Racism

Limerence: a novel

Daytrips from Halifax

The Hermit of Africville

Black Snow: a novel of the Halifax Explosion


A Nova Scotia Judge had to make a  groundbreaking decision. A young man, called X in court documents, stood convicted of the attempted murder of another teenager, Y. Should the fact that X is African Nova Scotian be a mitigating factor when she decided to sentence X as an adult, or as a youth?

This four-part series, The Colour of Justice, looks for answers:

1. The Crime

2. The Prosecution

3. The Defence

4. The Judgement

3. The 

For CBC News, 

spring 2015




© 2019 by Jon Tattrie

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