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  Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia is one of Canada's Atlantic provinces and consists largely of a peninsula that is 360 miles (580 kilometers) in length.
Nova Scotia lies in the northern temperate zone and, although it is almost surrounded by water, the climate is classified modified continental rather than maritime.
Nova Scotia itself annually releases about 430,000 tons of nitrogen dioxide and carbon monoxide (gases that cause smog), 248,000 tons of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide (gases that produce acid rain), and the equivalent of 4.7 million tons of carbon dioxide.
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  Nova Scotia House of Assembly - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Nova Scotia House of Assembly is the legislative branch of the provincial government of Nova Scotia, Canada.
The building was also the original home to the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia, and the location of the "Freedom of the Press" trial of Joseph Howe.
At that time, a Member of the House, Lawrence O'Connor Doyle, went on a rampage, knocking the heads off with his cane upon hearing that a dispute between the United States and New Brunswick had been ruled in favour of the Americans.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Nova_Scotia_House_of_Assembly   (244 words)

  
 Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia is one of Canada's Atlantic provinces and consists largely of a peninsula that is 360 miles (580 kilometers) in length.
Nova Scotia lies in the northern temperate zone and, although it is almost surrounded by water, the climate is classified modified continental rather than maritime.
Nova Scotia itself annually releases about 430,000 tons of nitrogen dioxide and carbon monoxide (gases that cause smog), 248,000 tons of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide (gases that produce acid rain), and the equivalent of 4.7 million tons of carbon dioxide.
nationsencyclopedia.com /canada/Alberta-to-Nova-Scotia/Nova-Scotia.html   (5997 words)

  
 Nova Scotia - Information at Halfvalue.com
Nova Scotia was one of the founding four provinces to join Confederation with Canada in 1867, along with New Brunswick, Quebec and Ontario.
Nova Scotia was granted a supreme court in 1754 with the appointment of Jonathan Belcher and a Legislative Assembly in 1758.
Nova Scotia was the first colony in British North America and in the British Empire to achieve responsible government in January-February 1848 and become self-governing through the efforts of Joseph Howe.
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 Canada, New Brunswick Broadcasting Co. v. Nova Scotia
The Speaker of the House of Assembly ruled against the media's demands because he was of the view that they would interfere with the decorum and efficacious proceedings of the House.
The legislative assembly, with its concomitant privileges, was part of the colony's constitution, and in the case of the pre-existing provinces, like Nova Scotia, was continued by the Constitution Act, 1867.
The privileges of the members of the legislative assembly are subject to legislation by the province as part of the constitution of the province.
www.hrcr.org /safrica/expression/broadcasting_nova_scotia.html   (2900 words)

  
 Province House (Nova Scotia) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The legislative chamber of the province of Nova Scotia
Province House is where the Nova Scotia Legislature, known as the Nova Scotia House of Assembly, has met every year since 1819.
In 1848, Province House witnessed the first form of responsible government in the British Empire outside the United Kingdom.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Province_House_(Nova_Scotia)   (186 words)

  
 TripWiser: List of Things to Do in Nova Scotia: Canada, Trips Nova Scotia: Canada, Attractions Nova Scotia: Canada: ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
In 1867 Nova Scotia was one of the founding provinces of the Canadian Confederation, along with New Brunswick, and the Province of Canada (which became the separate provinces of Quebec and Ontario).
Nova Scotia was briefly colonized by Scottish settlers in 1620, though by 1624 the Scottish settlers had been removed by treaty and the area was turned over to the French until the mid-1700s.
Nova Scotia lies in the northern temperate zone and, although the province is almost surrounded by water, the climate is continental rather than maritime.
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 Nova Scotia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Nova Scotia (Latin for New Scotland ; “Alba Nuadh” in Scottish Gaelic French la Nouvelle-Écosse) is a Canadian province on the North Atlantic coast.
The native population of the province are known as the Mi'kmaq.
Nova Scotia was one of the four provinces of Confederation along with New Brunswick Quebec and Ontario.
www.freeglossary.com /Nova_Scotia   (975 words)

  
 Supreme Court of Canada - Decisions - New Brunswick Broadcasting Co. v. Nova Scotia (Speaker of the House of Assembly)
The legislative assembly, with its concomitant privileges, was part of the colony's constitution, and in the case of the pre‑existing provinces, like Nova Scotia, was continued by the Constitution Act, 1867.
It is clear from the evidence that the House of Assembly in the exercise of its parliamentary privileges has prohibited the use of television, with the exception of the recently installed electronic Hansard, in the House of Assembly.
Televising the proceedings of the House of Assembly from the galleries of the House is clearly an activity of expression, of the reception and communication of information which one might reasonably expect to come within the scope of the function of the press and other media, including the television media.
scc.lexum.umontreal.ca /en/1993/1993rcs1-319/1993rcs1-319.html   (10397 words)

  
 999 Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia is the second smallest province in Canada, with an area of only 55,284 km², but its population of 937,889http://gov.ns.ca/finance/statistics/agency/index.asp 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.
Nova Scotia is the seventh most populated province in Canada with an estimated 937,889 residents as of July 1, 2005.
www.999novascotia.com   (1577 words)

  
 Immigration to Canada: Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia's economy is traditionally largely resource-based, but has in recent decades, become more diverse; and with a burgeoning economy and a relaxed lifestyle it is an ideal destination for Canadian Immigration.
Nova Scotia is facing a number of demographic and economic challenges—slow population growth, an aging population, low birthrate, out-migration of our young people, urbanization, low immigration numbers—all of which may lead to labour shortages, slowing demand for goods and services, and increasing fiscal pressures in the years to come.
Theatre Novas Scotia supports an organized schedule of theatrical events throughout the season and is a non-profit organization committed to encouraging and supporting all aspects of live theatre in the province.
www.akcanada.com /lic_novascotia.cfm   (1384 words)

  
 Parliamentary Privilege - First Report
Memorandum by the House of Assembly of Nova Scotia
As a result of this authority therefore, and since the privileges of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly are the same as those of the Canadian House of Commons, the privileges of a member of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly would constitute an absolute bar to an action for defamation.
The privileges of the Nova Scotia House of Assembly are defined in the provisions of the Constitution Act 1867 and the Parliament of Canada Act mentioned earlier and in Sections 26, 27 and 28 of the House of Assembly Act.
www.parliament.the-stationery-office.co.uk /pa/jt199899/jtselect/jtpriv/43/43ap35.htm   (1968 words)

  
 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on Nova Scotia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Halifax is a Canadian city, the provincial capital and largest population centre in Nova Scotia, and the economic centre of the Atlantic Provinces.
Nova Scotia is the seventh most populated province in Canada with an estimated 938,116 residents as of October 1, 2005.
Of the 4.6% of Nova Scotia residents who had immigrated to Canada, 45% per cent of immigrants were from Asia; 29.3% were from Europe (excluding the United Kingdom); 21.9%, the Middle East; 11.8%, the United States; and 6.8%, the United Kingdom.
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/nova_scotia   (2521 words)

  
 ipedia.com: Nova Scotia Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Nova Scotia has an area of 55,500 km² and a population of about 940,000 (Nova Scotians).
The native population of the province are collectively known as the Mi'kmaq.
Nova Scotia was one of the four original provinces of Confederation, along with New Brunswick, Quebec, and Ontario.
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 Nova Scotia (Canada)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The authority for the armorial banner of Nova Scotia rests squarely with the grant of arms in 1625, but an armorial banner is not a provincial flag.
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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 The Nova Scotia Business Journal: Daily Business Buzz | Political Maneuvers: ACOA Digby wharf study says profits ...
SCH is responsible for 949 fishing harbours in Canada, 187 in Nova Scotia.
And in Nova Scotia 164 of those harbours are managed, operated and leased from the federal government by “harbour authorities” which the report defines as “non-profit, locally controlled organizations with strong ties to the local community and fishing industry.”
The Nova Scotia Business Journal is committed to encouraging intelligent discourse among our readers and to creating a forum where diverse views and opinions on a wide range of topics can be aired.
novascotiabusinessjournal.com /index.cfm?sid=26846&sc=107   (1039 words)

  
 2006 Nova Scotia General Election | Mapleleafweb.com
Nova Scotia is divided into different electoral constituencies or ridings, each of which is represented in the provincial legislature, called the Nova Scotia House of Assembly.
To vote in the Nova Scotia provincial election, a person must be: 1) a Canadian citizen, 2) 18 years of age older on election day, and 3) have resided in Nova Scotia for six months or more before the date the election was called.
The Party is descended from the pre-Confederation Reformers in Nova Scotia who fought for democratic reform in the colony and the introduction of responsible government.
www.mapleleafweb.com /features/2006-nova-scotia-general-election   (3413 words)

  
 The Hon. Murray Scott, MLA | Key Responsibilities
MLA's (Member of the Legislative Assembly) are elected by residents over the age of 18 in a given constituency to represent their individual and community issues and interests in the Nova Scotia government.
The Speaker is the presiding Officer of the House of the Assembly.
He presides over Assembly proceedings maintaining order, regulating debate in accordance with the rules and practices of the House, and ensures that all viewpoints have the opportunity of a hearing.
users.eastlink.ca /~murrayscottmla/Pages/key.html   (378 words)

  
 Nova Scotia Election Watch - The Last Election   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The last general provincial election in Nova Scotia was July 27, 1999.
The majority of MLAs elected were members of the Progressive Conservative Party, and they became the governing party.
The standings for the political parties in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly as of April 30, 2002 were:
www.cfib.ca /legis/novascot/2003_election/issue_5.html   (57 words)

  
 Historical Biographies, Nova Scotia: Charles Inglis (1734-1816).
With his headquarters at Halifax, Inglis worked tirelessly for the Anglican church and established in these early times of settlement, churches throughout Nova Scotia, and, was to be credited with being the founder of the oldest overseas English University and boys' residential school.
The general management of the Academy was to be overseen by a committee consisting of the Lieutenant-Governor (Parr), the Bishop (Inglis), the President of the Council and the Speaker of the House of Assembly.
One of these sects, presbyterian and evangelical, that was making significant inroads at this time in Nova Scotia was that known as the "New Lights." The New Lights prescribed to novel doctrines laying claim to superior enlightenment; hence by antithesis, Anglicans were old lights.
www.blupete.com /Hist/BiosNS/1800-67/Inglis.htm   (2070 words)

  
 Newfoundland & Labrador
Geographically, the province consists of the island of Newfoundland and the mainland Labrador, on Canada's Atlantic coast.
Since 1964 the province has referred to itself at a provincial level as "Newfoundland and Labrador", but federally the name "Newfoundland" was used to assuage a dispute with Quebec over a portion of Labrador.
In October 2001, a constitutional amendment was passed by the Senate, the House of Commons and the House of Assembly changing the official name to "Newfoundland and Labrador".
www.novascotiatravel.ca /tour_nfl.html   (125 words)

  
 News
Nova Scotia New Democrats are fuming that they may lose a hotly contested riding because of a "spoiler" candidate -- a convicted drug trafficker who is running in the riding of Halifax Citadel from a New Brunswick prison.
Nova Scotia election rules do not prohibit candidates from running from behind bars, nor do they require that candidates live in their riding or even the province.
Roderick MacArthur, chief clerk of Nova Scotia's House of Assembly, said Patriquen is believed to be the first person to exercise his right to run for office from prison.
www.hemp.net /news/?article=1059321743   (833 words)

  
 Elections Canada | Federal Representation 2004 - Nova Scotia
The revised provincial electoral boundaries for the Nova Scotia House of Assembly were contained in Bill No. 142, which received Royal Assent on November 28, 2002.
With the inclusion of a portion of Guysborough County in the revised electoral district of Cape Breton—Canso, the "ripple effect" of that change necessitated a revision to the current electoral district of Pictou—Antigonish—Guysborough.
As the 2001 census demonstrates, Halifax County continues to be the area with the most significant population increase in Nova Scotia.
www.elections.ca /scripts/fedrep/novascotia/report/revised_e.htm   (2149 words)

  
 Nova Scotia Legislation
nder the Canadian constitution, the power to enact laws for the Province of Nova Scotia is divided between the federal Parliament of Canada (the Queen, the Senate and the House of Commons) and the provincial Legislature of Nova Scotia (the Lieutenant Governor and the House of Assembly).
The preparation and publication of bills and statutes of the House of Assembly are the responsibility of the Office of the Legislative Counsel.
The law of Nova Scotia also includes the common law and some English or British statutes.
www.gov.ns.ca /legislature/legc/legn.htm   (214 words)

  
 Sea Scotia Vacation Rentals Travel News Archive - February 2006
Public input was sought as part of a review of the province's existing 26 sanctuaries and wildlife management areas to help determine which areas should be maintained, have boundary changes, be reviewed or eliminated.
That's the idea behind a new educational outreach program being launched by the Department of Education, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia and the Canada Council Art Bank.
Nova Scotia House Of Assembly Speaker Murray Scott and Opposition Leader Darrell Dexter are among members of the Canada-U.S. delegation who are in Washington today, Feb. 1, to voice concerns over the U.S. proposal that would require travellers to carry the passport-type ID cards when they cross the Canada-U.S. border.
www.seascotia.com /travel-news/archive/february-2006.htm   (1231 words)

  
 CBC Television | Joseph Howe | Timeline
Elected to the Nova Scotia House of Assembly.
He refuses to hold an election or referendum on the issue, aware of the large number of Nova Scotians who are opposed to it.
Sir John A. MacDonald travels to Nova Scotia to negotiate better terms for the province in Confederation.
www.cbc.ca /ns/features/joseph_howe/timeline.html   (501 words)

  
 NOVA SCOTIA - TAKE BACK YOUR GOVERNMENT!
Nova Scotia is another good example ~ almost 12 Billion dollars in debt ~ 68,000,000 of that debt was added by John Hamm's "government" in a TORY attempt to retain its position of power by convincing voters what great guys TORIES are because they gave you a cheque for $155.
The 80-page decision was delivered Monday on the province's dispute with Scotia Learning, a private development company that built 13 schools around Nova Scotia.
A bunch of monkeys in a zoo who pass legislation with a level of intellect that equals their collective decorum in the Nova Scotia House of Assembly.
www.geocities.com /politicalrevolt/commentary.html   (1731 words)

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