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  FEEFHS MAP ROOM - Background and MAP INDEX
Poland did not exist as a nation for about 126 years prior to the end of World War I. However the Austrian, German and Russian partitions of Poland are shown as parts of their respective Empires on the maps in this Map Rooom.
All of these maps show 19th century boundaries between countries and provinces (which some other maps do not).
The divisions of the Austro-Hungarian and German Empires are clearly shown, as are the Russian guberniyas.
www.feefhs.org /maps/indexmap.html   (889 words)

  News Release: Maritime Provinces Higher Education
Maritime university graduates continue to land better jobs and earn higher pay, says a new report released today, May 18, by the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission.
The Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission was established in 1974 to assist institutions and governments in enhancing a post-secondary learning environment.
The commission's 19 members are drawn from the Maritime provinces, and represent higher education institutions, provincial governments and the general public.
www.gov.ns.ca /news/details.asp?id=20060518001   (662 words)

 Maritime Web Design
Maritime Web Design.com was a business and domain name / web site that I ran for a few years while I was studying for my graduate degree.
While it was in full operation I provided professional, affordable web design services for several small businesses, organizations and individuals from throughout the Maritime Provinces.
If you are interested in my services then feel free to contact me directly for a free estimate or have any of your questions answered (as I still do web sites for others from time to time).
tmackinnon.com /webdesign   (235 words)

  Maritime Provinces
One caution is the poor road signage in the Maritime Provinces, that made it difficult to know where certain roads would be intersecting or how far it was to a particular destination along that route or even what road you were on as the signs were not suitably located.
During the trip, we traveled on four ferries; the first from Digby, NS to St. John, NB, the second from Wood Islands, PEI to Pictou, NS, and the third was an overnight ferry from North Sydney, NS to Channel-Port-aux-Basques, NL and the last being the return overnight ferry from Newfoundland to Nova Scotia.
Visiting the Maritime Provinces was an excellent trip...we saw many different places, enjoyed the hospitality of the Canadian people, but I believe the people who live in the Maritime Provinces are the friendliest and warmest that I have come to know.
www.letow.com /Maritime/Maritime_Provinces.htm   (4520 words)

  Maritime Provinces
The Maritimes constitute a cluster of peninsulas and islands which form the northeastern extension of the Appalachian highlands and are also significantly affected by the Atlantic Ocean.
It may be argued that the Maritime provinces have never fully recovered psychologically from the traumatic experience of Confederation and the sudden end in the late 19th century of the golden age of "Wooden Ships and Iron Men" (see SHIPPING HISTORY).
Maritimers tended to remain quiet until those periods of extreme economic crisis when their discontent and their suspicion of "Upper Canada" and "Upper Canadians" could be channelled into regional political protest (see REPEAL MOVEMENT).
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0005113   (1487 words)

 Maritimes Information
The Maritime provinces, also the Canadian Maritimes or simply the Maritimes, is a region of eastern Canada on the Atlantic coast, consisting of the three provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.
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.
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.
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 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Maritime provinces   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Often simply "The Maritimes", the Canadian Maritimes are a region of Canada on the southern Atlantic coast, northeast of New England and southeast of the Gaspé.
The Maritime provinces are New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.
Newfoundland and Labrador is sometimes called a Maritime province, but strictly speaking it is not.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/ma/Maritime_provinces   (102 words)

 Maritimes Maritime Provinces Holidays Tours Canadian Maritimes Atlantic Canada Travel
The coastal provinces of Atlantic Canada lie off the beaten track offering many advantages for holidaymakers seeking beautiful and unspoiled countryside away from the crowds.
Cradled on the waves of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, the Island is known for the vivid colours of its gently rolling landscape.
The areas to the west, north and east of downtown have been developed in recent decades with several residential and commercial/retail developments, although the outer regions of the city are still predominantly farmland, as is an area in the centre of the city where an Agriculture Canada crop research station is located.
www.archersdirect.co.uk /canada-maritimes.php   (2683 words)

 Cuba - Maritime Provinces of Spain   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Flag of the 1845 Maritime Province of Spain.
There were many changes in the maritime provinces until our days, due to independence of some countries and to administrative reorganization of the provinces.
The first one is the creation of a new province in Cuba, called Nuevitas around 1851.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/cu_mar.html   (118 words)

In the 1991 self-initiated countervailing duty investigation on softwood lumber from Canada, the Maritime Provinces were excluded from the investigation due to their special circumstances of being excluded from the MOU.
The Maritime Provinces have agreed to provide the Department on an annual basis with sufficient information to determine whether they are continuing to maintain their current stumpage systems.
Newfoundland was included in the Maritime Provinces exclusion under the MOU and in the 1991 countervailing duty investigation.
www.mac.doc.gov /tcc/data/commerce_html/assoc_docs/canadsoftwoodlumber/5_29_96_Joffe_to_Waddell.html   (1430 words)

 Maritime Provinces (Spain)
The maritime provinces went through many changes, but the most important Decree was the one of 1845, establishing the 36 provinces and their flags.
Many of these flags are today the actual municipal flags of the capital cities of the maritime provinces, and, of course, the origins of the local yacht clubs' burgees.
On August 5th, 1858, Motril ceases as a province, taking her ships the flag of Málaga, at the same time that Vivero is moved to Ribadeo, with the same flag and covering the same province.
flagspot.net /flags/es~prov.html   (1000 words)

 maritime - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Maritime Law, branch of law relating to commerce and navigation on the high seas and on other navigable waters.
Maritime Administration, United States government agency charged with encouraging the development and maintenance of a merchant marine sufficient to...
Primorye Territory, also Maritime Territory, administrative territory in far southeastern Russia, bordering on the Sea of Japan (East Sea) to the...
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 Canadian Maritime Provinces Bronze Coins 1861-1947
Between 1861 and 1949, when Newfoundland, the last of the independent provinces joined the Canadian Confederation, a rich series of coins was produced for use in these individual regions.
Taking its cue from the Province of Canada, in 1860 New Brunswick established a monetary system with the dollar as its unit, this dollar to be equal in value to the gold dollar of the United States of America.
The decimal coinage of this small island province is limited to a single issue of bronze cents coined in 1871.
www.coinsite.com /content/Articles/CanadaMaritimesBronze.asp   (976 words)

 2004 Maritime Provinces of Canada II Scrapbook
Scrapbook for Maritime Provinces of Canada II September 7 - 18, 2004
Maritime Provinces of Canada II, September 7 - 18, 2004, is now complete.
This smallest of Canadian Provinces boasts flowers and green hill and dales, potato fields, lobster and mussel industry and red rocks and soil especially along the northern coastline...
www.mywtours.com /mp7_sb.htm   (358 words)

 The Contribution of Presbyterianism to the Maritime Provinces of Canada. - book reviews Sociology of Religion - Find ...
The Contribution of Presbyterianism to the Maritime Provinces of Canada.
The Presbyterian church that established itself in the Maritimes, following the influx of Scottish immigrants during the eighteenth to twentieth centuries, consisted of all factions.
It must also be mentioned that, in spite of the fact that the Presbyterian church was dominated by males, the contribution of women to the church and society was not overlooked.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0SOR/is_n2_v59/ai_20913883   (820 words)

 Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission - About Us
Balcom serves on the Education and Financial Committees of the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission and has been instrumental in developing recruitment and training sessions for Race Officials throughout the Maritime Provinces.
Murphy serves on the Finance Committee of the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission and regularly attends the PEI Harness Racing Industry Association’s meetings as an Exofficio.
Shaw serves on the Education and Finance Committees of the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission and has been instrumental in developing recruitment and training sessions for Race Officials throughout the Maritime Provinces.
www.mphrc.ca /aboutus/commissioners.cfm   (414 words)

 CHAPTER M-1.3 - Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission Act
"Maritime Provinces" means the Province of New Brunswick, the Province of Nova Scotia and the Province of Prince Edward Island;
2                  The purpose of this Act is to establish a harness racing authority with jurisdiction to govern, regulate and ensure the integrity of harness racing in the Maritime Provinces.
3                  The Council shall establish, and appoint the members of, a body having unified jurisdiction throughout the Maritime Provinces to be known as the Maritime Provinces Harness Racing Commission.
www.gnb.ca /acts/acts/m-01-3.htm   (2299 words)

 Farm, Factory and Fortune: New Studies in the Economic History of the Maritime Provinces. by Robert Mackinnon   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The remaining essays in the volume address income differences between the Maritimes and central Canada in 1870 and inequities in the provision of federal relief funds during the Great Depression due to the inability of Maritime provincial governments to participate in a federal matching grant program.
But, given the importance of the sea in the economic history of Maritime Canada, it is surprising that there is little acknowledgment of the contributions of the fishery, shipbuilding, and seaborne trade and commerce to the regional economy in this collection.
The inclusion of an epilogue might have addressed these criticisms, by allowing a fuller explanation of the historiographical context of these essays than the introduction allows; this would have also provided the opportunity for a discussion of the thirteen authors' conclusions, which are sometimes less congruent than the editor implies in the introduction.
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 Atlantic Provinces travel guide - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Atlantic Provinces of Canada are on the far east coast of that country.
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.
Greyhound connects to the Atlantic Provinces, and in some cases their passes include coach services in the Maritimes.
wikitravel.org /en/Atlantic_Provinces   (1305 words)

 Lumber Producers Exempt
AMHERST, N.S.: The Maritime Lumber Bureau on behalf of lumber producers in Atlantic Canada welcomes the decision released late this afternoon, that the United States Department of Commerce (USDOC) International Trade Administration has amended its countervailing duty investigation to exclude the Maritime Provinces.
Throughout much of the history of this dispute, the Maritime Provinces have been exempt from the various actions taken, including the 1986 Memorandum of Understanding on Softwood Lumber, the interim measures taken pursuant to Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974, the 1991 countervailing duty investigation, and the recently expired Softwood Lumber Agreement.
This is very positive news for the 160 sawmill members of the Maritime Lumber Bureau and the tens of thousands of people in small communities throughout the Atlantic region whose livelihoods depend on the lumber business.
www.jdirving.com /Index.asp?Site_Id=1&Page_Id=370   (767 words)

 CHAPTER M-2.5 - Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission Act
"Provinces" means the Province of New Brunswick, the Province of Nova Scotia and the Province of Prince Edward Island; (« Provinces »)
2(1)             The body established by the Council and known as the Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission is continued.
21(2)          The Maritime Provinces Higher Education Commission Act, chapter M-2 of the Revised Statutes, 1973, is repealed.
www.gnb.ca /0062/acts/acts/m-02-5.htm   (1983 words)

 Maritime Provinces Bibliography
Bogaard, Paul A. “The Presbyterian Contribution to Higher Education: Teaching Science in Maritime Universities.” in The Contribution of Presbyterianism to the Maritime Provinces of Canada.
“The Maritime Provinces: New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.”
Ganong, W.F. “A Monograph of the Evolution of the Cartography of the Province of New Brunswick.” Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada 3, section 2 (1897): 313-427.
www.hbic.library.utoronto.ca /fconfmaritbib_en.htm   (5153 words)

 Maritime Provinces Online Encyclopedia Article About Maritime Provinces   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Maritime Provinces Online Encyclopedia Article About Maritime Provinces
The provinces in mainland Canada which border the Atlantic coast and the Gulf of St Lawrence: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.
Taken together with Newfoundland, they are described as the Atlantic Provinces.
encyclopedia.jrank.org /Cambridge/entries/085/Maritime-Provinces.html   (86 words)

 Amazon.ca: Lonely Planet Canada's Maritime Provinces: Books: David Stanley   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Canada's Maritime Provinces is a simple, easy-reference guide to touring Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island.
Canada's Maritime Provinces is a "must-have" for anyone planning to see the sights on or near Canada's windswept and beautiful coast.
As someone who actually resides in the Maritimes, I find it intruiging to read others' impressions of our area--usually in the form of a guide book.
www.amazon.ca /Lonely-Planet-Canadas-Maritime-Provinces/dp/1740590236   (731 words)

 Amazon.com: Lonely Planet Canada's Maritime Provinces: Books: David Stanley   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Maritime Provinces Off the Beaten Path, 5th (Off the Beaten Path Series) by Trudy Fong
The term 'Maritime provinces' refers collection to three of Canada's four east coast provinces-New Brunswick.
Newfoundland and Labrador are not usually included in the area known as the "Maritime provinces".
www.amazon.com /Lonely-Planet-Canadas-Maritime-Provinces/dp/1740590236   (1444 words)

 Amazon.com: In Armageddon's Shadow: The Civil War and Canada's Maritime Provinces: Books: Greg Marquis   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It specifically deals with the Maritime provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, which during this period had unique social and economic ties to the United States, in particular the New England states.
Armageddon's Shadow: The Civil War And Canada's Maritime Provinces is an outstanding contribution to the history of the American Civil War and shows how the American conflict affected Canadian maritime politics, economics, and communities.
In general, the Maritime provinces of Canada aren't the first place one thinks of when discussing the U.S. Civil War.
www.amazon.com /Armageddons-Shadow-Canadas-Maritime-Provinces/dp/0773517928   (1098 words)

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