Jim was appointed town crier of the town of New Glasgow, Nova
Scotia in 1992 and has been a member of the Nova Scotia Guild of
Town Criers since 1993. He has served as the organisation's
President, Secretary and Treasurer.
Over the past 18 years he has attended competitions in Nova
Scotia, Ontario, British Columbia, Bermuda and the United
These competitions ranged from the 1997 World Championship in
Sidney, British Columbia, the North American Championship in
Hamilton, Ontario, in 1995 and Pennsylvania, USA in 1994 to the
2009 Bermuda International Town Crier Challenge and the 2009
Middleton, Nova Scotia Heart of the Valley International Town Crier
Challenge. In these competitions he has placed as high as 5th in
North America, 15th in the world, 1st in Nova Scotia and most
recently 2nd in Middleton, Nova Scotia.
Jim is looking forward to achieving one of his goals of having
the opportunity to cry in England.
Tel: 01244 402042