What is Marion Bridge?

Marion Bridge is a 2002 Canadian drama film directed by Wiebke von Carolsfeld. The film won the award for Best Canadian First Feature Film at the 2002 Toronto International Film Festival. Based on a dramatic play by Daniel MacIvor, the film is noted as Elliot Page’s first performance in a feature film.

Is the Mira River freshwater?

It also offers one of the best freshwater swimming opportunities in eastern Cape Breton County and access to the Mira River for boating.

How long is the Mira River?

54 km
Mira River/Length

What county is Marion Bridge in?

Cape Breton County
This Cape Breton County, Nova Scotia location article is a stub.

Who wrote Marion Bridge?

Daniel MacIvor
Marion Bridge/Screenplay

When was Marion Bridge written?

Marion Bridge (Talonbooks 1999) by Daniel MacIvor is set in the kitchen of a family home in Cape Breton.

Can you swim in the Mira River?

Mira River Provincial Park offers a picturesque water-side setting for a wide range of outdoor opportunities including walking, boating, canoeing, water skiing, fishing, and swimming.

Where is the Mira River?

Nova Scotia
The Mira River (pronounced like the woman’s name “Myra”) is a Canadian river located in eastern Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. With a meander length of approximately 55 km (34 mi), the Mira has a very slow flow rate.

Where is Cape Breton Highlands National Park located?

Cape Breton Highlands National Park
Location Ingonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
Coordinates 46°44′00″N 60°38′30″WCoordinates: 46°44′00″N 60°38′30″W
Area 949 km2 (366 sq mi)
Established 1936

What fish are in the Mira River?

The waters of the Mira River support a variety of fish species including sea trout, shad, perch, American eel, striped bass, mackerel, herring, brook trout, speckled trout, minnows and smelt. Consequently, the river is popular for fishing.

What is Cape Breton known for?

Known for: The world-renowned Cabot Trail. Dramatic coastal views, highland scenery and Bras d’Or Lake.

What is Cape Breton Highlands National Park known for?

Cape Breton Highlands National Park was the first national park designated in Atlantic Canada. Renowned for its hiking trails, the park is home to a diverse mix of boreal and temperate species not found elsewhere in Canada.

What are the bridges that cross the Mira River?

The Mira River is presently crossed by three road bridges, Victoria Bridge, carrying Grand Mira South Road, Marion Bridge carrying Nova Scotia Route 327, and Albert Bridge, carrying Nova Scotia Trunk 22, each bridge in their respective namesake communities. Over the years there have been several other bridges, conveying road or rail.

When was the Mira Gut bridge torn down?

A resident of Mira Gut, N.S., says she was surprised to learn through social media about the plan to replace a Cape Breton bridge that was torn down in 2017. On Tuesday, she saw blueprints posted by a community member that were obtained through Access Nova Scotia.

Is the Mira Gut Bridge in Cape Breton closed?

Mira Gut is home to one of Cape Breton’s most-used beaches. Until recent years, jumping off the bridge into the river was a rite of passage for many teenagers. The bridge was declared unsafe this summer by the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal and has been closed even to foot traffic.

When is the Mira Gala at Marion Bridge?

Marion Bridge plays host to the Mira Gala, an annual festival which is held every summer in late June/early July and lasts approximately 1 to 2 weeks.