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  Atlantic Provinces   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
Atlantic Provinces are the four eastern provinces of Canada: Newfoundland, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, which borders on Maine and Quebec.
The Atlantic Provinces are noted for their deep-sea fisheries, good farming areas, and exceptional tourist attractions.
Mennonites in the Atlantic Provinces (MAP) was launched by Dr.
www.gameo.org /encyclopedia/contents/A85ME.html   (305 words)

 Underwater World - Trout in Canada's Atlantic Provinces
It is extensively distributed throughout the Atlantic provinces, including offshore islands, in cool, clear lakes, ponds, and streams.
In the Atlantic provinces, angled fish of greater than 4 kg are not rare and fish larger than 12 kg have been captured.
In the Atlantic provinces, it occurs in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and the Labrador portion of Newfoundland.
www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca /zone/underwater_sous-marin/trout/trout_e.htm   (2013 words)

 Atlantic Provinces travel guide - Wikitravel
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 is home to a number of historic cities that are central to the cultural life of the region.
Halifax -- the largest city in the Atlantic Provinces, a historic port city that serves as the region's economic centre on the eastern coast of Nova Scotia
wikitravel.org /en/Atlantic_Provinces   (1299 words)

 Atlantic Trucking Magazine - The Voice of Atlantic Canada's Trucking Industry
nformation available in the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association office indicates that the first magazine for the Association (then known as "The Maritime Motor Transport Association") was printed in 1951 under the name of "Maritime Truck Transport Review".
At the 1969 annual convention, the name of the Association was changed to "Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association".
For over 52 years, 'Atlantic TRUCKING' has been bringing news, current events and Association updates to members of the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association and thousands of other readers.
www.atlantictrucking.ca /history.htm   (252 words)

 The Atlantic Provinces of Canada in the Electronic Passport.
The four Atlantic Provinces are Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick,
Prince Edward Island (or PEI) is the smallest and least populated province, but it is where Canadian leaders first met in 1864 to form the dominion.
The Atlantic Provinces are much smaller and poorer than Quebec, so they would not likely form an independent nation.
www.mrdowling.com /709-atlanticprovinces.html   (247 words)

 Atlantic Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Atlantic Canada, also known as the Atlantic provinces, is the region of Canada comprising four provinces located on the Atlantic coast: the three Maritime provinces – New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island – and Newfoundland and Labrador.
The population of the Atlantic provinces was 2.3 million in 2004.
Occasionally, the Maritimes is used as a synonym for the Atlantic provinces, but this usage is considered incorrect as the former generally excludes Newfoundland and Labrador.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Atlantic_Provinces   (374 words)

 Atlantic Provinces: The Fire Inside, Site Selection Magazine, July 2003
Canada's Atlantic Provinces are driven by energy of both the human and offshore varieties
Asked to pinpoint the attractions of its Atlantic Canada site, James Brewer, Keane's vice president of global services delivery, points first to the pool of talent produced by local universities and colleges in Halifax, and the area's emphasis on technology and business.
Atlantic Canada's business case is compelling, and each East Coast province is experiencing a range of sector-specific investments that mark new-millennium economies taking shape.
www.siteselection.com /issues/2003/jul/p500   (1374 words)

 Travel to Canada--The Atlantic Provinces
The vast sea of trees that is the Canadian forest meets the Atlantic Ocean in New Brunswick.
The largest city in the province, Saint John, is the oldest incorporated town in Canada.
However, the province also has French influence, and there is still a relatively large native population.
www.vacationingincanada.com /atlantic.shtml   (508 words)

 Finance ministers say accounting error could cost Atlantic provinces
The payments are a crucial part of provincial budgets in the Atlantic provinces and the ministers fear an accounting error by Revenue Canada will mean they get less money next year.
Leblanc says his province could lose as much as $40 million, because of the tortuously complex formula Ottawa uses to calculate how much the 'have-not' provinces should get every year.
Since every province in the region gets at least a quarter of its revenues through equalization, that would be a serious pinch.
www.cbc.ca /canada/story/2002/07/15/atlantic020715.html   (1236 words)

 The Atlantic Provinces in Confederation by Sean Cadigan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-10)
This participation, Margaret Conrad suggests, was hard won by the increasing cooperation of regional leadership in the ‘Atlantic Revolution.’ Atlantic Canadian politicians successfully encouraged a legion of bureaucrats to oversee development plans, but they never succeeded in dealing with the regional imbalances worsened by consumerism.
Hiller, because his study ends with 1949, does not have to address Alexander’s analysis of the economic disaster experienced by Newfoundland as a result of Confederation: the federal government’s misapplication of an industrialization model to the fishery based on the Nova Scotian example in the 1950s.
The Atlantic Provinces in Confederation reminds Canadian historians that regional problems cannot be neglected in class, gender, and ethnic studies, and that these problems still have not been resolved.
www.utpjournals.com /product/chr/793/theatlantic.html   (1030 words)

 Atlantic Region - Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) - Publications
Chasing the Wave: An overview of the impact of demographic, economic and social trends on the future of youth in Atlantic Canada.
Environmental Scan of Sexual and Reproductive Health in the Atlantic Provinces.
Report on PPHB Atlantic's Action Plan for Addressing the Health Issues of Acadians and Francophones in Atlantic Canada.
www.phac-aspc.gc.ca /canada/regions/atlantic/documents/index.html   (1180 words)

 ADR Atlantic Alternative Dispute Resolution - arbitration and mediation Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, PEI
The ADR Atlantic Institute provides education, standards, networking and certification for Atlantic Canadian dispute resolution professionals.
The Institute works with its members, the ADR Atlantic Institute and corporate and community leaders to offer programs, courses, and seminars within Atlantic Canada and across Canada.
The ADR Atlantic Institute provides access to process guidance, ADR systems design, ADR training, preferred contract clauses, rules of procedure and a database of skilled ADR professionals for the public.
www.adratlantic.ca   (329 words)

 Canadian Genealogy and History Links - Atlantic Provinces
Atlantic Canadian Genealogy Links An extensive listing of genealogy links and resources with connections that are in Atlantic Canada.
Clan Baird Society of Atlantic Canada The Society was formed in 1983 to promote the Clan in Atlantic Canada and to encourage Bairds in the region to take pride in their heritage.
Genealogical Institute of the Maritimes A non-profit entity concerned with improving genealogical practice in the Maritime Provinces of Canada.
www.islandnet.com /~jveinot/cghl/atlantic-provinces.html   (932 words)

 Mapleleafweb.com: Atlantic Provinces & Canadian Federalism
At first blush, many of the issues faced by Atlantic Canada today, in the context of Canadian federalism, are the very same issues the region faced at the time of Confederation – namely, securing its economic prosperity and financial security.
Today, the provinces that make up Atlantic Canada, both separately and as a collective, share concerns over matters including regional economic disparity, fiscal challenges, federal economic development policies, transfer payments, and control over offshore energy resources.
Part One provides background information on the Atlantic provinces, while Part Two focuses on issues that dominate relations between the federal government and Atlantic Canada.
www.mapleleafweb.com /features/constitution/federalism/atlantic-canada   (206 words)

 Domestic Airfare Monitoring Study: Atlantic Provinces
Important note: This executive summary of the Domestic Airfare Monitoring Study for Canada's Atlantic provinces was prepared by an independent consulting group and does not necessarily reflect the views of the Canadian Transportation Agency.
It is not intended to cover all possible situations nor to be an exhaustive treatment of the subject.
Non-competitive routes in Atlantic Canada are the focus of the analysis in this study.
www.cta-otc.gc.ca /air-aerien/pricing/atlantic/index_e.html   (2158 words)

 Atlantic Provinces Home Garden Production of Pears
Pears have been successfully produced in the Atlantic Provinces in locations outside the Annapolis Valley.
Most soils in the Atlantic Region are acidic and need to be neutralized.
Bartlett is not considered hardy enough for planting in most of New Brunswick and the other Atlantic Provinces.
www.nsac.ns.ca /lib/apascc/acfc/acc1207.htm   (3398 words)

 Atlantic Provinces Chambers of Commerce
The Atlantic Provinces Chambers of Commerce (APCC) has a rich and varied history.
It has been championing the cause of business in Atlantic Canada for over 110 years and continues to promote and support business and economic development in Atlantic Canada.
The principal role of the Atlantic Provinces Chambers of Commerce is to be the advocate for business interests in the Atlantic region.
www.apcc.ca /english/home/index.cfm   (302 words)

 Strawberry Fertilizer Recommendations for the Atlantic Provinces
It is recommended that growers use the laboratory's interpretation of the levels of nutrients in their soil as the basis for fertilizer applications as the recommendations in this guide are given for general information only.
The Departments of Agriculture for the Atlantic Provinces and the Atlantic Provinces Agricultural Services Coordinating Committee by printing this publication do not offer any warranty or guarantee and do not assume any liability for crop loss, animal loss, health, safety or environmental hazard caused by following these recommendations.
In general, for the Atlantic region, optimum soil test levels for the principle nutrients are given below.
www.nsac.ns.ca /lib/apascc/acfc/strawfer.htm   (1388 words)

 Welcome to Apec
The Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC) is an independent think-tank dedicated to economic progress in Atlantic Canada.
Founded in 1954, APEC is an effective catalyst through which government, business, labour and other stakeholders can develop the strategies to respond to a changing world.
Copyright © 2006 - Atlantic Provinces Economic Council.
www.apec-econ.ca   (69 words)

 Atlantic Signs
Find out more about a company which prides itself on exceeding the expectations of it's clients.
Atlantic Signs provides custom manufacturing of most types of electric, neon, and non-illuminated signage including awnings.
At Atlantic Signs, we are happy to serve the needs of businesses, individuals and government agencies alike.
www.atlanticsigns.com   (124 words)

 Atlantic provinces should watch for possibly tainted spinach, CFIA warns
Atlantic provinces should watch for possibly tainted spinach, CFIA warns
OTTAWA (CP) - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency issued a warning to people in Atlantic provinces Sunday to avoid an American brand of fresh spinach that may contain salmonella bacteria.
While the CFIA acknowledged in a press release that most stores are likely no longer carrying the Queen Victoria brand of spinach, it is possible the product is still in the fridges of some homes.
www.cbc.ca /cp/health/061211/x121102A.html   (1148 words)

 Synod of the Atlantic Provinces
We hope that the information provided at this site is helpful for visitors to the Atlantic Provinces as well as to those who reside here.
Please note that applications must be received no later than December 15, 2006.
The Atlantic Ecumenical Council is pleased to announce their new website devoted to the work and witness of Ecumenism in Atlantic Canada.
www.pccatlantic.ca   (609 words)

 Atlantic Canada Travel: Tourism & Vacation Guide for Atlantic Canada
History comes alive in Atlantic Canada, an enchanting cluster of provinces that are known for their rugged coastline and distinct maritime culture.
Across the Bay of Fundy is Nova Scotia, a province filled with idyllic fishing villages, as well as Atlantic Canada's largest metropolitan area, Halifax.
Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Island in particular is known for its amazing natural beauty and captivating historical and cultural roots.
www.atlanticcanada.worldweb.com   (230 words)

 Cycling Trips and Journals - Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland, Canada - Bicycle Tours
Visit these cyclists' home pages and read of their travels in Atlantic Canada.
The symbol to the left notes the provinces in their travels.
The Atlantic Canada Cycling logo and Atlantic Canada Bicycle Rally logo are trademarks 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.atlanticcanadacycling.com /planning/journals/index.html   (128 words)

 Case Study: Atlantic Lottery Corporation
In the Atlantic Canada provinces alone, more than 3,700 retailers, from convenience stores to gas stations, rely on lottery ticket sales as a critical revenue stream.
In Atlantic Canada, provincial gaming is managed by the Atlantic Lottery Corporation (ALC).
This insight helps customers understand the amount of revenue generated by lottery sales, compare performance with other retailers across Atlantic Canada, and identify ways to grow their businesses.
www.microsoft.com /canada/casestudies/alc.mspx   (1790 words)

 Ads in Alberta urge workers to come home to Atlantic provinces
A magazine-style supplement inserted in several urban Alberta newspapers this week is aimed at homesick Atlantic Canadians who migrated to the Prairie province to find jobs.
Come Home to a Career in Atlantic Canada is aimed at luring Atlantic-born Albertans east.
"Christmas is coming, and many Atlantic Canadians living in Alberta will visit their family, and they might have an opportunity to set up meetings with potential employers, and maybe start preparing their return if they ever want to do so,"
www.cbc.ca /money/story/2006/12/06/atlantic-jobads.html   (1234 words)

 Environment Canada: Community Programs Resource Materials
It covers topics such as assessing needs, setting objectives, evaluating what was done, developing partnerships, recruiting and nurturing volunteers, and communicating the results of a project.
This document explains how the economy and environment interacts, how to address problems from an environment-economy perspective, how to determine options for dealing with problems, and how to select and implement the most appropriate solutions.
Monitoring Surface Water Quality: A Guide for Citizens, Students and Communities in Atlantic Canada.
www.ns.ec.gc.ca /community/resources.html   (795 words)

 Rambles: music from the Maritimes/Atlantic Provinces
The Atlantic Provinces -- comprising the Maritimes (Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick) and Newfoundland -- are global hotspots for Celtic and Celtic-influenced music.
These regions on Canada's eastern coast, settled primarily by immigrants from Scotland and Ireland, held tightly to their roots even as they expanded and evolved (and drew heavily on the influence of the sea for inspiration).
There are also plenty of Scottish, Irish and other Celtic fiddlers waiting to be found in our large directory of Celtic roots music, as well as Celtic musicians from across Canada and the U.S. Take time to browse!
www.rambles.net /maritimes_music.html   (589 words)

 ACP - Canadian Chapters - Atlantic Provinces Chapter
ACP - Canadian Chapters - Atlantic Provinces Chapter
Please e-mail items of interest to the Atlantic Provinces Chapter, c/o Dr. Harry W. Edstrom, Atlantic Provinces Chapter Governor, at hedstrom@mun.ca.
Nominate your heroes, mentors, and most outstanding colleagues for awards and Masterships
www.acponline.org /chapters/canada/ap/index.html   (144 words)

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