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Aug 21 , 2017

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Halloween mask murder of boxer Donny Downey

by Bev Keddy
Halloween mask murder of boxer Donny Downey

Halifax had a curious tradition in the 1980s and into the 1990s. The Saturday night closest to Halloween was called Mardi Gras. Folks would dress as their favourite monster or alien or mother-in-law and roam around the city, oftentimes with flasks of liquid courage to bolster their fun.

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