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  Atlantic Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Atlantic Canada, also known as the Atlantic provinces, is the name given to the four Canadian provinces located on Canada's Atlantic coast.
The population of the Atlantic provinces was 2.3 million in 2004.
He believed it would be presumptuous for Newfoundland to assume that it could include itself within the existing term "Maritime provinces", used to describe the cultural similarities between Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and New Brunswick.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Atlantic_Canada   (190 words)

  
 Agriculture in Atlantic Canada
The number of census farms in Atlantic Canada declined sharply between 1996 and 2001, continuing a long-term trend.
The average farm in Atlantic Canada was 287 acres in 2001, up from 256 acres in 1996 and 233 acres in 1981.
In 2000 in Atlantic Canada, the ratio of operating expenses to gross farm receipts was 0.85:1; in other words, 85 cents of operating expenses were spent for every dollar received in gross farm receipts.
www.statcan.ca /english/agcensus2001/first/regions/farmat.htm   (2860 words)

  
 Atlantic Canada Cruise Association | Home
When you cruise in Atlantic Canada, you'll quickly notice that a shade of blue in the sea and sky that doesn't exist anywhere else.
This is Atlantic Canada - the last, undiscovered cruise destination in North America.
Canada's smallest province is very large in beauty.
www.atlanticcanadacruise.com   (243 words)

  
 Genome Canada - Media   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
We are particularly pleased that this project brings together Atlantic scientists from both the public and the private sectors in the framework of a major international collaboration to work on a common challenge.
Genome Canada has established five Genome Centres across the country (Atlantic, Québec, Ontario, Prairies and British Columbia) and has as a main objective to ensure that Canada becomes a world leader in genomics and proteomics research.
Genome Atlantic is dedicated to the promotion of fundamental and applied research in genomics and proteomics for the furtherance of scientific understanding and the development of the knowledge-based economy in Atlantic Canada.
www.genomecanada.ca /GCmedia/communiquesPresse/indexDetails.asp?id=323&l=e   (966 words)

  
 Atlantic Provinces - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Atlantic Provinces of Canada are on the far east coast of that country.
While Atlantic Canada has been mostly a rural place steeped in natural resource economies, it also has a number of historic cities that are becoming extremely important to the cultural life of the region.
While the people of the Atlantic Provinces predominantly speak English and French, it is worth noting that there are regional dialects of these languages that can throw off the average Central Canadian tourist, not to mention those from abroad.
wikitravel.org /en/Atlantic_Provinces   (1384 words)

  
 Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers - Atlantic Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Petroleum Research Atlantic Canada (PRAC) has released a study on the socio-economic benefits of the industry to Newfoundland and Labrador.
The Atlantic Energy Roundtable (AER) has been committed to the sustainable development of Atlantic Canada’s offshore oil and gas sector, maximizing its contribution to the economic and social well-being of the region and improving the regulatory regime.
Operators offshore Atlantic Canada adhere to strict environment, health and safety rules, administered by the Offshore Petroleum Boards in  Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia.
www.capp.ca /?V_DOC_ID=653   (601 words)

  
 The Collapse of the Resource Base
Europeans settled in what is now Atlantic Canada because of the abundant cod and other groundfish, which afforded them simultaneously an assured food supply and a profitable export.
In the other Atlantic provinces, where the fishery is more diverse and relies more on shellfish and aquaculture, groundfish makes up about 30 percent of the catch during an average year.
Most of the Atlantic industry is made up of people working in small boats and small plants, and living in small and often very isolated communities.
www.cdli.ca /cod/collapse.htm   (2315 words)

  
 Environment Canada Atlantic Region: Welcome
For this reason the Government of Canada, Canadians and the global community are working together to share information and ideas to meet this challenge.
Canada is often called a "water-rich" nation, as we are the stewards of 9% of the world's renewable fresh water supply, and we have the longest oceans coastline of any country.
The Meteorological Service of Canada provides weather forecasts and warnings of severe weather events and hazardous air quality, monitors atmospheric conditions and the quantity of water in Canadian lakes and rivers, forecasts ice and wave conditions on navigable oceans and inland waters, and monitors and predicts the state of the climate.
www.ns.ec.gc.ca /index_e.html   (322 words)

  
 GPI Atlantic - A Genuine Progress Index (GPI) to Measure Sustainability
About Us GPI Atlantic is a non-profit research organization, founded in 1997, committed to the development of the Genuine Progress Index (GPI) - a new measure of sustainability, wellbeing and quality of life consisting of 22 social, economic and environmental components.
GPI Atlantic is a pioneer and leader in quality of life research and is not affiliated with any political party or interest group.
GPI Atlantic's core mission is the development of a demonstration index consisting of these 22 components and focusing on the province of Nova Scotia.
www.gpiatlantic.org   (1000 words)

  
 Atlantic Challenge Canada
Atlantic Challenge Canada is part of an international experiential education organization involving youth in many nations.
Atlantic Challenge Canada uses Hahn’s philosophy, the sea and 38’ replica 18th century French longboats for its experiential learning programs offered from Discovery Harbour in Penetanguishene, Ontario in addition to throughout Ontario and t
Atlantic Challenge Canada is a not-for-profit Canadian charity registered under the name The Historic Marine Association of Canada.
www.atlanticchallenge.ca   (190 words)

  
 Atlantic Canada WebCams
This is the most beautiful harbour in all of eastern canada.
Located on the most eastern part of Canada, Newfoundland is a beautiful province.
Canada is a beautiful country, made up of 10 provinces and 3 territories: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, Yukon Territory, Northwest Territory, and Nunavit.
readthetruth.com /atlantic-webcams.htm   (149 words)

  
 Canada Quest Atlantic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Canada's Atlantic Coast enjoys four distinct seasons: spring, summer, autumn and winter.
Weather conditions vary across Canada's Atlantic Coast, but here is a general tabulation of normal conditions during each season.
Although American currency is accepted many places in Atlantic Canada, visitors are encouraged to exchange their funds (or traveller's cheques) for Canadian dollars, or make purchases with credit cards.
www.canadaquest.org /pages/region/atlantic.htm   (519 words)

  
 Atlantic Canada Conservation Data Centre - Striped Bass   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Four of these were in Atlantic Canada, with documented spawning activity on the Northwest Miramichi and Saint John rivers in New Brunswick and on the Shubenacadie and Annapolis Rivers in Nova Scotia.
There are currently only two sites in Atlantic Canada where Striped Bass reproduce, the Northwest Miramichi River estuary (this is the Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence stock) and the Shubenacadie-Stewiacke River estuary (this is the Inner Bay of Fundy stock).
Status of Striped Bass (Morone saxatilis) in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in 1996 and revised estimates of spawner abundance for 1994 and 1995.
www.accdc.com /products/profiles/stripedbass.php   (1506 words)

  
 Resorts Atlantic Canada Meetings - Atlantic Canada Meeting and incentive destinations. Resorts Atlantic Canada Atlantic ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The partners of Resorts Atlantic, a marketing group comprised of ten Atlantic Canadian resorts, wish to announce that the joint operations of the group have ceased, effective March 31, 2005.
The goal of the group was to increase awareness of the rugged beauty and outstanding facilities available in Canada’s Atlantic Provinces.
Resorts Atlantic has attended many national events targeting the meeting planner, and has successfully brought the knowledge of this region to a new customer base.
www.resortsatlantic.com   (138 words)

  
 CTV.ca | ATV
CTV Atlantic's popularity is also due to its unflagging commitment to the community.
CTV Atlantic contributes funding, resources and time to a large number of community and regional charitable organizations, particularly those supporting children.
Of its most important commitments, CTV Atlantic is very proud to produce and broadcast the Annual Christmas Daddies Telethon, which annually raises over $700,000 to assist local children and the annual IWK Telethon for Children - Atlantic Canada's largest fundraiser in support of the regional children's hospital.
www.ctv.ca /servlet/ArticleNews/show/CTVShows/1065812845544_61211386   (269 words)

  
 Atlantic Canada World Trade Centre
Doing business beyond Atlantic Canada is one of the greatest challenges your company will face.
Whether you are a roll-up-your sleeves entrepreneur or a diversified company with a payroll in the millions - importing or exporting products and services can be some of the most rewarding and exciting projects you will undertake.
From April 24 - 28, 2006 the WTCAC will be leading a delegation of Atlantic Canadian companies in the Agriculture, A...
www.acwtc.com   (249 words)

  
 Atlantic Canada - Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland
The mightily Atlantic has long battered the many villages reliant on the sea.
The many faces of Nova Scotia are visited on this year's exciting Nova Scotia Bicycle Tour - its Atlantic Ocean coastline, its forested interior, the lush Annapolis Valley, and the shores of the famed Bay of Fundy.
Atlantic Canada Cycling Event Calendar Tours and races going on in Nova Scotia and Atlantic Canada are at the: Atlantic Canada Cycling Calendar
www.atl-canadacycling.com /novascotia   (544 words)

  
 Atlantic Canada's Microbreweries - Food Reference Beverage Facts
Nova Scotia’s Moosehead Breweries is the largest independent brewery and used to export more to the U S A than other provinces in Canada, due to strict regulations in each jurisdiction.
As of yet, the management does not have plans to distribute to the rest of the country, or export to the U S A. Canada has approximately 140 craft breweries (54 microbreweries, 73 brewpubs and 13 regional specialty breweries of which a dozen are located in the Maritime provinces.
Lone Star Café and Brewery in Charlottetown, P E I, is the only brewery in the province, the smallest of all in Canada.
www.foodreference.com /html/artatlanticcanadamicrobrewerie.html   (1062 words)

  
 Atlantic Orient Canada Inc - Wind Energy Solutions
Since 1995, our engineering team in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia has been committed to the highest quality manufacturing, installation and service of the AOC 15/50.
Our past projects include installations in Canada, U.S.A, Morocco, Russia, England, Scotland, Ireland and India.
We are constantly striving to improve our products and work is under-way on the next generation industrial sized wind turbine.
www.atlanticorientcanada.ca   (153 words)

  
 FSBO Real Estate Listings throughout New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland & Labrador.
Our comprehensive list of easily viewable property listings throughout the Atlantic Provinces, is poised to be the #1 source for on-line home and property information.
The calls that we got were from people who were truly interested in our home because they could see what it looked like inside and out from the web site.
My only regret is that we didn't sign up sooner, it would have saved alot of hard work from showing our home to all those people who were not really interested in the first place.
www.atlanticcanadarealty.com   (289 words)

  
 Atlantic Canada Cycling - Bicycle Tours in Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland
Atlantic Canada Cycling - Bicycle Tours in Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland
Atlantic Canada Cycling, Atlantic Canada Bicycle Rally, and Cabot Trail Bicycle Tour logos are service marks of Atlantic Canada Cycling.
Unless expressly permitted, the material obtained from or through the Atlantic Canada Cycling Information Site may not be reproduced, stored in an electronic retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means physical, electronic or otherwise.
www.atl-canadacycling.com   (212 words)

  
 ATLANTIC CANADA WEBRING
Welcome to the Atlantic Canada Webring, the webring for all Atlantic Canadian websites whether at home or away.
This webring is for all Atlantic Canadian websites, whether home or away.
The ring is open to all web sites in all four provinces that make up Atlantic Canada as well as other websites with Atlantic Canadian content.
www.geocities.com /Heartland/Valley/4966   (363 words)

  
 Petroleum Research Atlantic Canada
PRAC is an organization that fosters petroleum-related research and development in Atlantic Canada.
Finn will be responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction to PRAC and its petroleum research and development activities in the Atlantic Region.
Petroleum Research Atlantic Canada (PRAC) has released a new study documenting how the oil and gas industry is transforming the economy of Newfoundland and Labrador.
www.pr-ac.ca   (361 words)

  
 Atlantic Canada at All Info About   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Make yourself at home and let me show you some of the wonders of Atlantic Canada.
Maud Lewis was afflicted with rheumatoid arthritis from an early age, and never studied art, but still produced vivid scenes of the world around her.
Please contact me if you have any comments or suggestions about my site, or if there is anything specific about Atlantic Canada you would like to see.
atlanticcanada.allinfoabout.com   (315 words)

  
 Canadian Adventure Vacation, Walking Tour Canada, Nova Scotia, Ireland
We have adventure vacation packages and holiday tours that explore all of Atlantic Canada and parts of Ireland: Nova Scotia tours; Newfoundland tours; New Brunswick tours; Prince Edward Island tours, and Northern Ireland tours.
Our adventure vacations come in two types: Walking Tours for those who lead an active lifestyle, and for those who like their adventure at a slightly more relaxed pace, we have combination Nature, History, and Sightseeing Tours.
An incredible Atlantic Canadian adventure vacation and one of our most spectacular tours with breathtaking coastal views and exciting wildlife.
www.atlanticcanadasafaris.com   (381 words)

  
 Sierra Club of Canada - Atlantic Canada Chapter
The Sierra Club was founded in 1892 by John Muir to protect the wilderness of the Sierra Nevada.
Over the past century, it has grown to encompass a range of environmental issues from climate change to the protection of species diversity.
The Atlantic Canada Chapter was formed in 2000, and aims to enjoy and protect the wild spaces of our region while teaching others to use our ecosystems responsibly.
www.sierraclub.ca /atlantic   (119 words)

  
 Atlantic Canada Getaways   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
ackages are special opportunities that we offer you to experience all that Atlantic Canada and our participating inns and BandBs have to offer the discerning traveller.
Plan your honeymoon, a romantic Atlantic Canada getaway, historical tour or a golfing experience with your innkeeper.
Select Atlantic Canada Inns is designed and maintained by
www.selectinns.ca /packages.php   (373 words)

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