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  Nova Scotia (Canada)
The N.S. flag is a reverse of the Saint Andrew's Cross of Scotland, with the royal badge of Scotland in the centre.
Nova Scotia's flag was granted in 1625 by King James I, (James VI of Scotland) to Sir William Alexander, a Scottish noble and explorer for the establishment of a Colony in what was then French Acadia.
Nova Scotia was one of the four founding provinces and the thistle and salmon arms granted on 26 May 1868 were approved for use on the Union Jack of the Lieutenant-Governor afloat in 1870.
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  Nova Scotia - LoveToKnow 1911   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
NOVA SCOTIA, a province of the Dominion of Canada, lying between 43° 25' and 47° N. and 59° 40' and 66° 25' W., and composed of the peninsula proper and the adjoining island of Cape Breton, which is separated from the mainland by the Strait of Canso.
Nova Scotia is naturally a sea-going province, and till about 1881 had the largest tonnage, in proportion to population, in the world.
Nova Scotia may well have been the Markland of early Norse and Icelandic voyages, and Cape Breton was visited by the Cabots in 1497-1498, but not till 1604 was any attempt at permanent colonization made by Europeans.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Nova_Scotia   (2613 words)

 Lunenburg Nova Scotia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia (municipal district) - Lunenburg is a municipal district in western Nova Scotia, Canada on the Atlantic Ocean in Lunenburg County.
Lunenburg, Nova Scotia Lunenburg is a town in southern Nova Scotia, Canada, at 44.37° North 64.32° West approximately 90 kilometres southwest of the Atlantic coast.
Lunenburg Nova Scotia - Lunenburg Nova Scotia Lunenburg, Nova Scotia (municipal district) - Lunenburg is a municipal district in western Nova Scotia, Canada on the Atlantic Ocean in Lunenburg County.
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 Lunenburg, Nova Scotia (town) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lunenburg NS Lunenburg is a small town on the South Shore of Nova Scotia, Canada at 44.37° North 64.32° West approximately 90 kilometres southwest of the provincial capital Halifax on the Atlantic coast.
The town of Lunenburg is not to be confused with the Municipal District of Lunenburg.
Lunenburg is the birthplace of the world famous schooner Bluenose and her daughter Bluenose II which remains an important tourist attraction in the town, her home port. /wiki/index.php/Lunenburg,_Nova_Scotia_(town)   (318 words)

 Lunenburg, Nova Scotia (town) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lunenburg (44°22′37″N, 64°19′08″W) is a small town on the South Shore of Nova Scotia, Canada approximately 90 kilometres southwest of Halifax, on the Atlantic coast.
Lunenburg was founded in 1753 and was named in honour of the King of Great Britain and Ireland, (George II), who was also the Duke of Brunswick-Lunenburg.
The original inhabitants of Lunenburg (mostly Germans from the southern Rhineland, Swiss and French protestants from Montbeliard) came during the same wave of immigration that produced the Pennsylvania Dutch.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lunenburg,_Nova_Scotia_(town)   (527 words)

 Nova Scotia Municipal Government
It is the place where she was born nova scotia municipal government and raised, where she lived with her four late husbands, nova scotia municipal government and where she plans to live out her remaining years.
Sea of Tranquility is the lyrical nova scotia municipal government and moving story of an island struggling to survive.
Shelburne, Nova Scotia (municipal district) - Shelburne County is a county in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.
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 Lunenburg Fire
Proudly protecting the over 5600 citizens of the Unesco World Heritage Town of Lunenburg and Municipal District #1 and #2.
The 52 firefighters operate out of a state of the art station, which was opened in 1996 with the cooperation of the Town of Lunenburg, District Fire Commission, Province of Nova Scotia, and the Government of Canada.
The Department responds to over 150 calls annually, which include Fires, Motor Vehicle Collisions, Technical Rescue including Dive, Water and Ice rescue, Medical First Response, and Miscellaneous calls which range from fuel leaks to investigations.
lunenburgdist.firehallsites.com   (133 words)

 Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia
Lunenburg County is a county located on the South Shore of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, It ranges from Hubbards to the east and Vogler's Cove to the west.
Following the establishment of Queens County in 1762, Hants County in 1781, and Shelburne and Sydney Counties in 1784, the boundaries of all nine of the counties were defined by the Council of Nova Scotia.
By Chapter 52 of the Statutes of 1863 the Township of Chester in the County of Lunenburg was made a separate District for certain specified purposes.
www.parsnava.com /biography/sdmc_Lunenburg_County,_Nova_Scotia   (323 words)

 The Collections of The Nova Scotia Historical Society.
Ross and the settlement (1816) of New Ross, Lunenburg, N.S.; vol.
"Nova Scotia, A Leader in World in World-Wide Communication"; by W. Fowlie; First couple of pages deal with early communications and may be useful when dealing with the Duke of Kent and the Expulsion of the Acadians; vol.
The parentage and Progeny of David Archibald, Esquire, of Truro, Nova Scotia, by Allan E. Marble; NSHS, Journal #8 (2005); pp.
www.blupete.com /Library/History/NSHS.htm   (6668 words)

 Landfill Ban Stimulates Composting Programs In Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia’s primary industries are entrenched in natural resources — fishing, farming, mining and tourism.
Lunenburg opened a centralized composting facility in 1994 with capacity of 11,000 tons/year — the first of its kind in North America — using the Miller Composting Ebara technology.
Nova Scotia has turned the tide on the environmental disasters caused by its landfills and open burning dumps, and is poised to begin the new millennium with a new resource — organic residuals — and a new respect for its environment.
www.jgpress.com /BCArticles/2000/030053.html   (2180 words)

 wedplyfd - Information about Wedgeport & Area
Wedgeport is a pioneer Acadian village located in the Argyle Municipality, in Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia.
Prior to 1910, the community of Wedgeport in Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, was part of the Municipality of the District of Argyle.
On December 22, 1947, the Town of Wedgeport was disincorporated and rejoined the Municipality of the District of Argyle.
www.geocities.com /wedplyfd/wedgeport.htm   (782 words)

 History of Nova Scotia, 2000 November 1-12
Nova Scotia has given Boston a tree for nearly three decades in appreciation of their generosity during the disaster.
Each year Nova Scotia sends a large Christmas tree to the city of Boston which is erected at the Prudential Centre and serves as the focus of a huge ceremony and celebration.
LUNENBURG — A long-standing dispute that's caused all manner of difficulties between the Town and Municipality of Lunenburg for more than 100 years finally ended last week.
www.alts.net /ns1625/nshist70.html   (10300 words)

 Archived conservation news articles on Lunenburg
LUNENBURG -- Representatives of the construction firms that built the new library met on the building's roof Thursday, to jointly determine the cause of...
Lunenburg resident Kris Specht said that while the fight was not hers, she did not think the DTE had a place in the process.
LUNENBURG, NS - Another 50 millimetres of rain is expected to dump on parts of Nova Scotia Thursday as heavy rains and floods have already forced officials to...
conservation.mongabay.com /news/Lunenburg.htm   (11648 words)

 Nova Scotia History Index
Nova Scotia was also the first part of Canada to win responsible government (government by a cabinet answerable to, and removable by, a majority of the assembly) in January 1848...
John Allan was the eldest son of William Allan, one of the earliest settlers of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and was born in Edinburgh Castle, Scotland, Jan. 3, 1746.
The regiment was employed in garrison duty in Halifax and smaller towns along the coast of Nova Scotia for the remainder of the war.
www.alts.net /ns1625/histindx.html   (7660 words)

 Lunenburg County Nova Scotia Real Estate
The climate along the waters of the Atlantic Ocean is relatively mild in the winter and warm in the summers.
Bridgewater is the centre of commercial activity for Lunenburg County and the South Shore Regional Hospital is found in the town.
Lunenburg is a quick 92 kms or 57 miles southwest from the capital, Halifax.
www.relocate-canada.com /ns/lunenburg_cty.htm   (1177 words)

 AMANS - Association of Municipal Administrators of Nova Scotia
Municipal innovation has been formally recognized with the presentation of the first, annual Municipal InNOVAward to the Municipality of the District of Guysborough, for their Little Dover Decentralized Sewer Solution project.
The presentation was made at the recent Union of Nova Scotia Municipalities' fall conference by Premier John Hamm to Warden Lloyd Hines.
The AMA Newsletter is a means of fostering the Association's objective to encourage the interchange of ideas and experiences among members for the betterment of municipal administration in the Province of Nova Scotia.
www.amans.ca /~amans/news.htm   (1768 words)

 Filming in Lunenburg - Town of Lunenburg
The Lunenburg Town Office and local businesses have established the community as a centre of filming excellence, meeting the needs of the film, television and advertising industries.
Lunenburg is proud to be the production and filming base for the feature film, Dolores Claiborne based on the Stephen King novel and starring Christopher Plummer, Kathy Bates, and Jennifer Jason Leigh.
Lunenburg offers the film industry a visual and location versatility that includes federally designated heritage properties rich in unique architectural detail, rocky coastlines, marine settings, rich farmland, beautiful beaches and a harbour dotted with tall ships and fishing vessels.
www.town.lunenburg.ns.ca /view.php?film   (325 words)

 Chester On Destination: Nova Scotia
Chester and its surrounding district cover a vast area approximately seventy kilometres south of Halifax.
Prescott, fearing a land attack, and without the support of the militia who were away in Lunenburg, stalled for time.
He invited the American Captains for a meal and during the meal let it be known that the milita had arrived from Lunenburg and were now billeted in Houghton's Barn.
www.destination-ns.com /common/places.asp?PlaceID=1946   (1156 words)

 Halifax Nova Scotia Nearby Towns and Attractions: Lunenburg
Lunenburg is one of the coast's greatest fishing ports, and was home to the Bluenose schooner, the undefeated champion of the North Atlantic Fishing Fleet in 4 schooner races (and ended up on the Canadian dime).
Cross Island is 90 feet (27m) high and wooded, and it divides the approach to Lunenburg Bay into two channels, the northern one intricate and encumbered with shoals, while the south channel is wide and safe.
Lunenburg Elementary School (formerly the Lunenburg Academy) was constructed in 1849-95, and is one of the last remaining examples of a network of secondary schools built as part of the Nova Scotia academy system in the late 1800's.
www.foundlocally.com /halifax/Travel/Near-Lunenburg.htm   (1527 words)

 Counties and Regions (Nova Scotia - Canada)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Hants County english - Nestled in the heart of Nova Scotia on the beautiful Bay of Fundy, Hants County is the best place to visit, live, work and do business...
Municipality of the District of Lunenburg english - Info and services provided by and located in the Municipality.
Central Nova Tourist Association english - is one of seven provincially recognized tourist associations that work directly with Nova Scotia Tourism and Culture.
www.tuttinsieme.it /tutti/tut/norame/canada/novascotia/regions.htm   (645 words)

 ACOA Website - News - News Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Lunenburg residents will soon see improvements in their regional composting system with a project funded through the Canada/Nova Scotia Infrastructure Program.
Green municipal infrastructure to ensure effective wastewater management and safe drinking water is the first priority under the Program.
The federal and provincial funding under the Program is subject to the formal acceptance of the Municipality of the District of Lunenburg and its LRRCF partners, the Towns of Bridgewater, Lunenburg and Mahone Bay, which will fund the balance of the project.
www.acoa.ca /e/media/press/press.shtml?1551   (336 words)

 GeoCommunity SpatialNews
August 25, 2003 -- Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada: The Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia went live with NovaLIS’ Land Development Office™ solution for permitting, code compliance, licensing, planning, project tracking, and growth management in July.
Lunenburg is one of three Nova Scotia communities that have recently implemented Land Development Office.
The Cape Breton Regional Municipality was the first Nova Scotia community to fully implement NovaLIS’ Land Development Office solution.
spatialnews.geocomm.com /dailynews/2003/aug/26/news3.html?printcopy=1   (515 words)

 Resumé - Brian Cuthbertson
I was responsible for the drafting of the amendment to the Heritage Property Act to allow municipalities to pass heritage conservation district by-laws and for assisting municipalities in the process for establishing such districts.
Archivist for the Anglican Diocese of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.
Principal editor for the Journal of the Royal Nova Scotia Historical Society, a new publication, which is the amalgamation of the Collections of the Society and the Nova Scotia Historical Review.
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 Nova Scotia Liberal Party: Bell, Martin (Lunenburg West)
A graduate from Dalhousie University’s Municipal Governing program, Martin Bell is well versed in Nova Scotia politics.
His two terms as Municipal Councilor for the District of Lunenburg have given Martin more knowledge than any classroom can teach.
With his extensive municipal service background and time volunteering for his constituency and province, Martin is focused on engaging and encouraging participation.
www.liberal.ns.ca /campaign/Candidates/MartinBell.html   (215 words)

 Nova Scotia Municipal Government
They were: 1.The best interests of the best interests of the Union, would be a general Government, charged with the work of Joseph Conrad; and the poet Elizabeth Bishop who lived in Nova Scotia the first half of 2005.
Norman also writes about his own relationship with the Mother Country, and to the several Provinces, and secure efficiency, harmony and permanency in the working of the Union, would be a general Government, charged with the control of local matters in their respective sections.
3.In framing a Constitution for the Provinces of Nova Scotia, where he has spent a good portion of his time for 25 years.
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In the historic district of Lunenburg, across from the Fisheries Museum, or along Montague Street, on the right side of the road, next to the ‘Rum Runner Inn’.
This 1879, historic cape with its Lunenburg ‘bump’, sits in the best commercial area of the World Heritage Town of Lunenburg.
It is a rare opportunity to find a house with access to both of the most active main streets of the Old Town district of Lunenburg.
www.thinknovascotia.com /listings/details.asp?key=633   (220 words)

 Business Directory
Nova Scotia Community College - the Lunenburg Campus on-line.
The Nova Scotia Lighthouse Preservation Society - Founded in 1993 to preserve Nova Scotia's lighthouses.
Juwil By The Sea - Chester, Nova Scotia.
www.lighthouse.ns.ca /directory   (785 words)

 Fellow Eskimo Photography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
It is well known for its red houses.
Lunenburg is a small town on the South Shore of Nova Scotia, Canada at 44.37° North 64.32° West approximately 90 kilometres southwest of the provincial capital Halifax on the Atlantic coast.
Lunenburg was named in honour of the King of Great Britain and Ireland, (George II), who was also the Duke of Brunswick-Lunenburg.
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