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  Maritimes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Maritime trading patterns shifted considerably from mainly trading with New England, Britain, and the Caribbean, to being focused on commerce with the Canadian interior, enforced by the federal government's tariff policies.
The French colony of New France was the objective and the present-day Maritime provinces saw conflict beginning in 1755 with the British capture of French forces at Fort Beausejour and Fort Gaspereau, guarding the Isthmus of Chignecto.
British settlement of the Maritimes, as the colonies of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island came to be known, accelerated throughout the late 18th century and into the 19th century with significant immigration to the region as a result of Scottish migrants displaced by the Highland Clearances and Irish escaping the potato famine.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_Maritimes   (5359 words)

  
 Canada - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Canadian citizenship was first distinguished from British in 1947; judicial appeals to the British Judicial Committee of the Privy Council ended in 1949.
To the north of this region is the broad Canadian Shield, an area of rock scoured clean by the last ice age, thinly soiled, rich in minerals, and dotted with lakes and rivers—over 60% of the world's lakes are in Canada.
The Canadian Maritimes protrude eastward from the southern coasts of Quebec.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canada   (5446 words)

  
 Why I'm ashamed to be Canadian : IMC Maritimes
That is why I am ashamed to be Canadian, our silent complicity makes me want to vomit, and it is time for that silence to be broken.
Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere.
Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by the Imc Maritimes.
maritimes.indymedia.org /mail.php?id=129   (712 words)

  
 Canadian Music and the World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Canadian Maritimes is another geographic region of Canada with a unique musical culture.
Especially associated with this area are "kitchen parties." Members of the family (which are usually quite large in number) as well as neighbors and friends gather in the kitchen of a particular home, and bring their instruments with them.
The most popular band to emerge from the Maritimes is arguable the defunct Rankins, formerly known as the Rankin Family.
www.insideworldmusic.com /library/bl1015c.htm   (369 words)

  
 Imc Maritimes
IMC Maritimes is on the air, posting news and points of view from around Eastern Canada, that you won't find anywhere else.
It also follows the continuing role of the Canadian government in its open support of the brutal human rights abuses which continue to be committed by the Haitian Police Force against poor Haitian civilians and Lavalas grassroots activists.
Organizers of the event, the Halifax Peace Coalition, called for a withdrawel of Canadian forces from Afghanistan and Haiti, the granting of refugee status for US war resisters, and a public declaration of the illegality of the Iraq war by the Canadian public.
maritimes.indymedia.org   (7234 words)

  
 Business Wire: Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline L.L.C. annou... @ HighBeam Research
In the filing, Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline is requesting authorization to construct a segment of Phase II to Yarmouth, Maine, by November 1998.
Additionally, approximately 154 miles of lateral pipelines, constructed to provide service to 11 major paper-related industrial facilities in Maine as well as an electric generating facility, are included in the Phase II application.
In October 1996, a Canadian limited partnership -- Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline, L.P. -- will be seeking National Energy Board approval to build the 345-mile Canadian segment of the Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline which runs between Country Harbour, Nova Scotia, and the U.S./Canadian border where it will interconnect with the Phase II U.S. facilities.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?docid=1G1:18700786&refid=ink_tptd_g1   (738 words)

  
 Canadian Maritimes and coastal New England tours from tauck.com
Canadian Maritimes and coastal New England tours from tauck.com
The delightful Canadian Maritime provinces are intimately explored in this two-week sojourn.
Back on land, the afternoon is at your leisure; be sure to visit the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic; Pier 21, which is Canada’s historic immigration port; or the Public Gardens, beautifully landscaped with flowers and trees from around the world.
www.tauck.com /docs/cm_f.htm   (1121 words)

  
 Canadian Maritimes - Fall Color & Culinary Cruise | Canada | St. John's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
You will be joined on board by Canadian Chef and TV personality, Michael Smith, who will treat you to cooking demonstrations and lectures.
There will be two shore excursions each day, which will include gathering of local morsels such as chanterelles mushrooms and wild berries to be featured in the evening meal.
The Iles de la Madeleine represent a unique, largely French-speaking enclave in the Canadian cultural landscape.
www.infohub.com /TRAVEL/SIT/sit_pages/10434.html   (736 words)

  
 DED in the Canadian Maritimes
A proposal has also been accepted to commission a series of sculptures to be created from diseased elms.
Some Maritimes communities, such as Fredericton, N.B., have been very successful at maintaining their canopies of majestic elms.
Residents of the Maritimes would be unwise to write off Dutch elm disease as a disease of the past or of the West.
www.elmcare.com /features/feb-feature1.htm   (352 words)

  
 The Canadian Maritimes --- A Few Trucking Incidents by William Weatherstone
The East coast portion was from Ontario to the Maritime Provinces on the Atlantic coast.
The first thing he did was to change the name, and presented new colours for the company.
Notorious blizzards in the winter, horrendous floods in the spring, but as always, the Maritimers were a people who took everything in stride and never left you stuck.
www.hankstruckpictures.com /cdn_maritimes.htm   (1789 words)

  
 Canadian Maritimes
A trip to the Maritime Provinces can give you a real appreciation for the good roads and campgrounds that we take for granted here in the U.S. But don't let this article discourage you from visiting the Maritimes, you would be cheating yourself out of a wonderful trip!
The road conditions in the Maritimes aren't something the tourist bureaus brag much about, and for good reason.
The Trans-Canadian Highway is generally good, but if you venture beyond this highway in the Maritimes, you are likely in for a rough ride.
www.rvhometown.com /HTML/Articles/Canadian_Maritimes.htm   (1272 words)

  
 Canadian Maritimes: History & Genealogy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Nowhere is this more evident than the Planter/Loyalist split in the Maritimes.
What was resolved in 7 years of war in America took Canada a 100 years of bitter political and religious infighting to sort out.
This is a history that shaped Canada and should be taught in Canadian high schools.
www.kymlicka.ca /stephen/sjkmari.htm   (107 words)

  
 (Maritime Index)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Report on a ride from Asheville NC to and through the Canadian Maritimes and back.
I did this tour in order to ride in Nova Scotia, but I ended up riding in all the Canadian Maritime provinces and in Quebec.
In the maritime provinces I rode almost entirely on the scenic routes while in the US I tended to ride more direct routes.
www.cs.unca.edu /~boyd/touring/tour97/Maritime.html   (813 words)

  
 50 Places @ nationalgeographic.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Join writer Harry Bruce as he explores the Canadian Maritimes in the October 1999 issue of TRAVELER.
Take a virtual tour of the Maritime Provinces, and browse the “provincial travel planner” for suggestions about what to do and see.
Find tips about exploring charming villages and towns and attending events and festivals on the historical trails of Cape Breton Island.
www.nationalgeographic.com /traveler/canadianmaritimes.html   (181 words)

  
 Camping World Open Roads Forum: RVing in Canada and Alaska: Canadian maritimes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Both my wife and I are orignally from the Maritimes.
Come on up to the Maritimes and have a great visit with all of us and dont miss out on New Brunswick we have some great places to discover and some realy wonderful people for you to meet.
However you travel enjoy your trip to the Maritimes hope we see you on the road.
campingworld.com /forums/index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/13892298.cfm   (656 words)

  
 canadian-weather.ca - canadian weather discussion forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Canadian Weather Community Forums latest news: Upcoming changes
A forum where Canadian Weather will make announcements regarding both the site and forum.
For all your pre-sales, support and general queries regarding the Canadian Weather store.
www.canadian-weather.ca /board   (386 words)

  
 The WoodenBoat School - Brooklin, Maine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Steve then joined the staff at the Maine Maritime Museum’s Apprenticeshop in Bath, Maine, where for the next few years he captained the museum’s schooner VERNON LANGILLE and was responsible for the museum’s sail training program.
When asked what a maritime carver is doing so far from the water, Lou has been known to respond that with global warming, he’s just waiting for the coast to come to him.
Ted is an active volunteer for the Canadian Canoe Museum where he has assisted in relocating the small-craft collection to Peterborough; developing a woodworking shop; and providing graphics and historical input for displays.
www.thewoodenboatschool.com /facultystaff.html   (11794 words)

  
 Nova Scotia Tours visits Canadian Maritimes, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Welcome to Canada’s Atlantic Coast and the Canadian Maritimes, a land known for its friendly, fun-loving people.
Your journey includes visits to all three provinces of the Canadian Maritimes: Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick.
We checked out the tours to the Maritimes and found Caravan not only less in money, but much more in content and thoroughly enjoyable.
www.caravantours.com /nova-scotia-tours.html   (2896 words)

  
 RV.Net Open Roads Forum: RVing in Canada and Alaska: Canadian maritimes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I have two MS Word files about things to do in the Maritimes for RVers.
My e-mail is fcrvca@yahoo.ca If you send me your e-mail I will forward the two files if you are interested.
From here you can head north on Hyw 11 to some wonderful atlantic seaside villages and attractions or head southward to Sussex and Saint John and cross back to Maine at Calais.
www.rv.net /forum/Index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/13892298.cfm   (657 words)

  
 Cialis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
GDP :-P) of the shown there, so the ranking is wrong.
The Canadian Constitution is cialis "similar in Principle to that of the United Kingdom" (preamble of the Constitution Act 1867).
March 18: The Playstation Portable cialis to be released in Europe and North America.
cialis.tabrays.com   (791 words)

  
 Woodalls Open Roads Forum: Dinghy Towing: Trip to Canadian Maritimes, need input.
Woodalls Open Roads Forum: Dinghy Towing: Trip to Canadian Maritimes, need input.
Plan to travel from Ft Lauderdale, FL to explore Canadian Maritimes.Nova Scotia, PE Island etc.
A couple of notes: 1) The campground on the east side of the park is Broad Cove instead of Broad Creek; 2) On the east side at the Celtic Lodge, there is a hike, the Middle Head Trail that I highly recommend.
www.woodalls.com /cforum/Index.cfm/fuseaction/thread/tid/14858681.cfm   (1031 words)

  
 Find in a Library: The backyard wilderness : from the Canadian Maritimes to the Florida Keys
The backyard wilderness : from the Canadian Maritimes to the Florida Keys
To find a library, type in a postal code, state, province, or country.
WorldCat is provided by OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. on behalf of its member libraries.
www.worldcatlibraries.org /wcpa/ow/5a711ad841c042ee.html   (57 words)

  
 Northeastern Motorcycle Tours   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
I have seen the Canadian and American Rockies, the Andes, the Alps and the Highlands of Scotland, but for simple beauty, Cape Breton out rivals them all."
The Cabot Trail Tour can be combined with a tours of New England and/or other parts of the Canadian Maritimes on the following two and three-week tours:
Any reproduction or use of material which appears on this web site without the explicit permission of Northeastern Motorcycle Tours is strictly prohibited.
www.motorcycletours.com /mctours/cabot.htm   (1108 words)

  
 Explore the Canadian Maritimes with INTERHOSTEL   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
erhaps no other part of North America is as unique as the Canadian Maritime Provinces.
The journey of exploration in the Canadian Maritimes begins and ends in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the largest city in Atlantic Canada.
Get an orientation, dine at the hotel, then hear a lecture introducing you to the Canadian Maritimes.
www.learn.unh.edu /interhostel/Sp03NovaScotia2.html   (665 words)

  
 Canadian Genealogy Chat Center -- Genealogy
These free indexes are for those researching their Canadian ancestry.
Read about the history and heritage of the Canadian.
These reference materials cover the Canadian and are available for free on the internet.
www.genealogyforum.org /resources/canada/canadianchat.html   (263 words)

  
 canadian-weather.ca - canadian weather forecasts and discussion forums   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
canadian-weather.ca - canadian weather forecasts and discussion forums
Which Canadian team has the best chance of bringing home the Stanley Cup?
Changes to the site will be made in the coming weeks, in advance of winter.
www.canadian-weather.ca   (174 words)

  
 BAR: Canadian Maritimes Region
In December 2003, Brigade units in the Canadian Provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island were grouped into an non chartered Canadian Maritimes Region.
Coordination and queries regarding programs, events and matters in the Canadian Maritimes Region
To reduce the amount of spam the BAR email addresses receive, we are using a new system called mailblocks to screen email.
www.brigade.org /CMR.html   (289 words)

  
 Canadian Maritimes Vacation -- Aug 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Click on Number or Line to See Pictures from that Day.
When the big moon shines in the Maritimes, on the old Atlantic Shore,
Fall in love and take your own trip to the Maritimes
www.travelin-tigers.com /ztravel/cantrip.htm   (96 words)

  
 Garmin: Offshore Cartography G-Charts: Canadian Maritimes - Large Charts   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Garmin: Offshore Cartography G-Charts: Canadian Maritimes - Large Charts
Offshore G-Chart® - Canadian Maritimes - Large Charts
Garmin® Offshore G-Charts in the Canadian Maritimes - Large Charts Region:
www.garmin.com /cartography/offshore/CANMART.html   (169 words)

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