Former and merged community names include: · Little Glace Bay · Baie de Glace
The local economy centered on coal mining until the late 20th century.
Received national attention for a 1979 mine explosion, which killed 10 miners.
Historic sites and museums: Cape Breton Miners' Museum, Glace Bay Heritage Museum
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