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  Nova Scotia travel guide - Wikitravel
Nova Scotia [1] is one of the Atlantic Provinces of Canada.
Nova Scotia has strong Scottish roots, but for a population of about a million it is remarkably diverse: with Mikmaq peoples, fl Nova Scotians, French Acadians, Annapolis Valley farmers, lobster fishermen, and Haligonians all forming distinctive groups.
Nova Scotia is best known for "Alexander Keith's India Pale Ale," known locally simply as "Keith's" [10]: Natives tend to get a kick out of outsiders trying it.
wikitravel.org /en/Nova_Scotia   (1593 words)

  
 Nova Scotia, Canada  -  Travel Photos by Galen R Frysinger, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
Nova Scotia is one of the Maritime provinces, along with Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick; it is also one of the Atlantic provinces (the Maritimes plus Newfoundland).
Nova Scotia was known to the French as Acadia, possibly after the Mi'kmaq word meaning "plenty." The 19th-century American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow immortalized the land in his poem Evangeline, which, in a mixture of fact and fancy, concerns itself with the life of the Acadians, who were forced to flee Acadia by the British.
Nova Scotia is about 560 km (about 350 mi) long, averages 110 km (70 mi) in width, and has an area of 55,490 sq km (21,425 sq mi), including 2,650 sq km (1,023 sq mi) of inland water.
www.galenfrysinger.com /nova_scotia.htm   (974 words)

  
  Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia juts out into the North Atlantic, some say like a giant lobster-shaped pier; others call it the wharf of North America.
Once regarded as the boondocks, Nova Scotia is seen increasingly as a place where the good life can be lived even with a per capita income that is below the national average.
Nova Scotians generally insist that material development does no harm to the pleasant living they now enjoy.
www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com /index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0005831   (259 words)

  
  Nova Scotia - MSN Encarta
Nova Scotia, province of eastern Canada, consisting of a peninsula on the Canadian mainland, Cape Breton Island, and numerous smaller islands.
Nova Scotia is one of the Maritime provinces of Canada, along with Prince Edward Island and New Brunswick; it is also one of the Atlantic provinces (the Maritimes plus Newfoundland and Labrador).
Nova Scotia’s rugged Atlantic coast in the south is deeply indented with many coves and harbors, and numerous small islands dot the shoreline.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761556745/Nova_Scotia.html   (1138 words)

  
 Environment Canada - Atlantic Climate Centre - The Climate of Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia's north coast is exposed to Gulf waters which, in late August, have a maximum surface temperature of 18C.
Nova Scotia is wettest over the highlands of Cape Breton Island, where over 1600 mm of precipitation fall in an average year.
Nova Scotia's most persistent spell of fog occurred during Canada's centennial in 1967 at Yarmouth, when over the 92 days of summer, 85 had an occurrence of 1 or more hours with fog.
atlantic-web1.ns.ec.gc.ca /climatecentre/default.asp?lang=En&n=61405176-1   (2022 words)

  
 Canadian Immigration Information - Nova Scotia
Recently, the Nova Scotia economy has successfully diversified, and with retraining many of those who had lost their jobs with the decline of the fisheries have found new jobs in Nova Scotia’s growth industries.
Nova Scotia is known for having a friendly and welcoming culture that is a fusion of the many cultural communities that call the province their home.
Nova Scotia helps to attract skilled immigrants who wish to settle in the province by speeding up their applications through the Nova Scotia Nominee Program.
www.canadavisa.com /about-nova-scotia.html   (1826 words)

  
 Nova Scotia - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
The native tribe of Nova Scotia is known as the Mic Mac, and the countless years of their hard work and in depth culture have been honored by the immigrant settlers by erecting a mall in their honor.
Nova Scotia is Canada's hotbed of ethno-religious violence, due to the never ending struggle between the mainland and the breakaway fundamentalist of Cape Breton Island.
Nova Scotia is the most populated province in Canadia with an estimated 1,000,000 residents as of October 1, 2005.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/Nova_Scotia   (1464 words)

  
 Nova Scotia and Atlantic Canada - Information
Nova Scotia is the second smallest province in Canada, with an area of only 55,284 km², but its population of 937,889[1] Nova Scotians (or, less formally, Bluenosers) makes it the seventh most populous province.
Nova Scotia was one of the founding four provinces to join Confederation with Canada in 1867.
Halifax, Nova Scotia, located on the eastern coast of Canada, has one of the most moving and intimate connections with the Titanic disaster, playing a key role during the tragedy's aftermath and becoming the final resting place of many of her unclaimed victims.
www.novascotiatravel.ca /info.html   (494 words)

  
 Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia is a province in Eastern Canada.
Halifax, the capital and chief port of Nova Scotia, is situated on a small peninsula in Halifax Harbor.
Nova Scotia was originally settled by the French in 1605 and was called Arcadia.
members.bellatlantic.net /~vze2rdt7/NS/novascotia.html   (3269 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia in 1901 was 459,572, of whom 129,578 were returned as Catholics.
Nova Scotia it was determined to establish a permanent settlement on the shores of
Nova Scotia had representative government as early as 1758, the executive was not in any way responsible to the people; affairs were so administered for about seventy years.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/11135a.htm   (2141 words)

  
 Nova Scotia Vacation - Nova Scotia Cottage Rental - Nova Scotia Vacation Rentals
Nova Scotia is renowned for its intense coast.
Nova Scotia is becoming more and more a trendy travel destination and the more popular it becomes the more the world is learning about its culture and its history.
Nova Scotia Vacation Rentals are the way to go for folks who like to venture from the beaten path yet still want to be comfortable, happy and well taken care of.
www.seascotia.com   (3480 words)

  
 Nova Scotia Nominee Program | Nova Scotia - Come to life
In Nova Scotia, new arrivals often become lifelong residents, contributing to the businesses they work for and economic development in the province.
The program is managed by the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration in partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the federal department responsible for immigration.
Individuals nominated by Nova Scotia, together with their spouse/partner and dependent children, are eligible to apply for a permanent resident visa from Citizenship and Immigration Canada visa under the federal Economic Class known as the Provincial Nominee Class.
www.novascotialife.com /node/151   (671 words)

  
 Hunting New England Shipwrecks
Nova Scotia is surrounded by a treacherous coast, and over the years, storms, fog and uncharted reefs have claimed a heavy toll of ships in the area.
Nova Scotia has a number of dive shops and dive charter services, but in the opinion of our editors, the most comprehensive services are offered by Divequest and Saint Paul Island Trading Company.
The Nova Scotia mainland is the busiest part of the province, and most of its cities and towns are close to the ocean and have a distinct nautical character.
www.wreckhunter.net /novascotia.htm   (807 words)

  
 Nova Scotia
Even without reading the Charter, the vacuity of the assertion that Nova Scotia's flag was authorized in 1621 should have been evident from the fact that the Charter predates the grant of arms, upon which the flag is based.
Nova Scotia has never actually authorized a provincial flag, preferring to pretend that a grant of arms creates a flag available to the public.
Further, in both Great Britain and Nova Scotia, the public usurpation of their flags is largely a product of the twentieth century, and in each case a tradition was then invented to give it the respectability afforded by a feigned patina of antiquity.
fraser.cc /FlagsCan/Provinces/NS.html   (3862 words)

  
 Wines of Canada Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia, a Peninsula on Canada's East Coast bordered by the Atlantic Ocean and the Bay of Fundy.
Nova Scotia boasts 22 grape growers and 400 acres of grapes The first varieties to show promise in Nova Scotia were French hybrids: Marechal Foch, DeChaunac, Castel 19637, Baco Noir, Leon Millot, and Seyval Blanc.
Nova Scotia's largest city is Halifax with 117,381 habitants followed by Dartmouth (66,722) and Bedford (14,950).
www.winesofcanada.com /scotia.html   (2079 words)

  
 Nova Scotia Office of Immigration > Nova Scotia Nominee Program
In Nova Scotia, new arrivals often become lifelong residents, contributing to the businesses they work for and economic development in the province.
The program is managed by the Nova Scotia Office of Immigration in partnership with Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the federal department responsible for immigration.
Individuals nominated by Nova Scotia, together with their spouse/partner and dependent children, are eligible to apply for a permanent resident visa from Citizenship and Immigration Canada visa under the federal Economic Class known as the Provincial Nominee Class.
www.novascotiaimmigration.com /en-page1040.aspx   (623 words)

  
 Nova Scotia Travel - Atlantic Canada
Nova Scotia invites you to discover a place like no other, where the scenic beauty, rich heritage and vibrant culture offer you a truly unique vacation experience.
Nova Scotia is encircled by 11 scenic travelways around the provinces.
A traditional favorite is the Nova Scotia International Tattoo where a cast of thousands captures the spirit of our rich military past through a symphony of music and color.
www.novascotiatravel.ca   (351 words)

  
 Canadian Genealogy and History Links - Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia Vital Statistics Responsible for registration of vital events of birth, death, and marriage which occur in NS.
Metis Genealogy The genealogy of the Metis and Acadian of Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia Genealogy Network Association Formed to provide access to genealogical resources pertaining to Nova Scotia and support the efforts of the local and county historical societies in the province.
www.islandnet.com /~jveinot/cghl/nova-scotia.html   (2494 words)

  
 Home Page
Nova Scotia can and will be a successful economic and political entity -- but only when it leaves Canada and joins the United States.
Nova Scotia will be able to have ELECTED representation in the U.S. Senate and House.
Nova Scotia is directed by politicians with Ontario's interests at heart.
www.nova.scotia.statehood.20fr.com   (186 words)

  
 About Nova Scotia
It is our pleasure to introduce you to Nova Scotia, where our scenic beauty, rich heritage and vibrant culture offer you a truly unique vacation experience.
Nova Scotia is divided into seven regions that lead you around the province.
Another traditional favourite is the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo where a cast of thousands captures the spirit of our rich military past through a symphony of music and color.
novascotia.com /en/home/aboutnovascotia/default.aspx   (227 words)

  
 The RVers Instant, Real Guide to Nova Scotia
Not everyone will find Nova Scotia to their liking; if, for example, your ideal vacation is two weeks at Disneyland/world, LasVegas, or New York City, you may find that Nova Scotia is not hyper enough for your tastes.
Nov Scotia is primarily rural and relatively small in size, measuring 350 miles by roughly 65 miles, and having a population of approximately 910,000.
Also, Nova Scotia is surrounded by ocean water that provides natural cooling in the summer and moderates the temperature the rest of the year.
www.geocities.com /cornwaab/rv_ns.html   (2078 words)

  
 Halifax man who escaped Nova Scotia jail guards caught in Ontario
A Halifax man on the lam from Nova Scotia justice for two months was arrested on the weekend at a motel in Ontario's Niagara Region.
Jermaine Carvery, 30, jumped out of a transport van April 3 on his way from jail in Dartmouth to a medical appointment at the Centennial Building in Halifax.
Nova Scotia aboriginal people will be listening closely to a formal apology expected to be delivered this week by Prime Minister Stephen Harper to all former students who were abused at Indian residential schools.
www.cbc.ca /canada/nova-scotia/story/2008/06/09/inmate-caught.html?ref=rss   (744 words)

  
 Nova Scotia, Canada Vacation Rentals, Apartments, House Rentals, Condos
Nova Scotia is a wonderland of natural beauty, featuring long stretches of beach, hidden coves and pristine national parks.
The southern coast of Nova Scotia is sprinkled with picturesque fishing villages.
Nova Scotia is home to some of the most amazing tidal phenomena in the world.
www.homeaway.com /Canada-vacation-rentals/Nova-Scotia-vacation-rentals.htm   (489 words)

  
 Clean Nova Scotia
As environmental issues continue to be at the forefront of our collective consciousness, in 2008 Clean Nova Scotia is celebrating 20 years of educating and inspiring Nova Scotians about the environment, a milestone reached by few non-profit organizations.
Currently, Clean Nova Scotia administers 24 programs all designed to make Nova Scotians aware of their environmental responsibility, including several high profile programs such as Ship to Shore, the Environmental Home Assessment Program and the Great Nova Scotia Pick-Me-Up, a program that involves up to 25,000 Nova Scotians every year.
As concerns about our environment continue to be on the minds of Nova Scotians, Clean Nova Scotia is positing itself to deal with these concerns by branching out into new fields and preparing for the future.
www.clean.ns.ca   (321 words)

  
 Nova Scotia Travel Guide, Travel Information Guide
Nova Scotia is also awash with French and English settlers but it is perhaps the Scottish influence that really sticks in your mind as you wander over conifer-covered highland and stumble across a kilt-clad man playing the bagpipes.
Nova Scotia seems to precariously hang off the mainland by a narrow isthmus.
The residents of Nova Scotia are justly proud of their miles upon miles of beautiful, sandy coast and many lakes and rivers.
www.worldtravelguide.net /country/209/country_guide/North-America/Nova-Scotia.html   (257 words)

  
 Nova Scotia Cottage Rentals Nova Scotia Rentals NS GreatRentals.com
Rent a Nova Scotia vacation rental and you’ll be ideally situated to enjoy this scenic maritime province in eastern Canada, boasting nearly 5,000 miles of coastline.
Nova Scotia vacation rentals are located in a four-season vacation paradise, with water sports and excellent golfing in the warmer months, fabulous autumn color, and winter sports such as downhill and cross-country skiing and snowmobiling.
Twice a day in Truro, guests of Nova Scotia vacation rentals can witness a tidal bore, which is caused by the incoming tide flowing swiftly into the mouth of the Salmon River, giving the illusion that the river is flowing backward.
www.greatrentals.com /Canada/novascotia.html   (546 words)

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