In - Always in our hearts

  • Jennifer MacKinnon lit a candle on 03/26/2011:
    "Condolences from the daughter of Walter MacKinnon...they fought the good fight."

  • Sandra Scott lit a candle on 03/27/2011:
    "deepest sympathy. Thoughts and prayers are with the family - Sandra Scott"

  • Krista Keough lit a candle on 03/21/2011:
    "Love you Puppy, you will be missed."


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  • 1929

    Born in Sydney, Nova Scotia (September 29th, 1929)

  • 1972

    Elected to Sydney City Council (Ward 5) (October 17th, 1972)

  • 1979

    Elected to Sydney City Council (Ward 5) (October 17th, 1979)

  • 1983

    Married Clotilda Douglas (July 18th, 1983)

  • 2002

    Named "Activist of the Year" (Council of Canadians) (January 1st, 2002)

  • 2003

    Awarded "Volunteer - Outstanding Service/Contribution to the Community (Federal Government) (January 1st, 2003)

  • 2004

    The N.S. Legislative Assembly wished Dan Yakimchuk a very happy birthday, and congratulated him on his dedication and loyalty to the New Democratic Party and his community. (September 27th, 2004)

  • 2011

    In Dan's memory, on May 2, 2011, vote for your local NDP candidate. We have a top notch candidate that would make Dan proud. She is a fighter, a beliver in Cape Breton, and friend to the labour movment. On May 2nd, Vote MacLeod, NDP. (January 1st, 2011)

    Passed away on March 19, 2011, at the age of 81 (March 19th, 2011)