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  • Acadians
  • During the first 80 years the French and Acadians lived in Nova Scotia, nine significant military clashes took place as the English and Scottish (later British), Dutch and French fought for possession of the area. (wikipedia.org)
  • Acadians built a rough road between the two rivers just to the south of the town, a route which after British settlement became The Post Road or Highway No. 1 the main road connected western communities in Nova Scotia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Yarmouth
  • I have worked hard during the past ten years and I hope that this error in judgement will not adversely affect what has been accomplished for Yarmouth and all of Southwest Nova Scotia by working with the leaders and organizations in my community. (cbc.ca)
  • Until the 1980s, Truro also hosted a junction between the Canadian National and Canadian Pacific Railway's former Dominion Atlantic Railway line running through Windsor and down the Annapolis Valley to Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Railway
  • The Nova Scotia Railway is a historic Canadian railway. (wikipedia.org)
  • The construction of the Nova Scotia Railway by the colonial government was partly encouraged by the construction failures and ongoing delays in building the Shubenacadie Canal The success of the railway came at the expense of the canal which opened in 1861, but soon fell into disrepair from lack of use (and because the rail bridges over the canal were too low for the steamers on the canal). (wikipedia.org)
  • One noteworthy early feature of operations on the Nova Scotia Railway was the first known case of intermodal operations involving the "piggyback" transport of road vehicles on railway cars. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Halifax to Truro line remains part of CN, however the rest of the Eastern Line from Truro to Pictou was sold by CN in 1993 to the Cape Breton and Central Nova Scotia Railway as part of CN's sale of the entire Truro to Sydney line. (wikipedia.org)
  • Further rail links to Cape Breton and to the Annapolis Valley through the Dominion Atlantic Railway in 1905 increased the town's importance as a transportation hub for Nova Scotia. (wikipedia.org)
  • The railway also attracted industries such as the Truro Woolen Mills in 1870 (which later became Stanfield's) and provincial institutions like the provincial Normal School (later the Nova Scotia Teachers College) and the Nova Scotia Agricultural College. (wikipedia.org)
  • Truro is known as the Hub of Nova Scotia as it is located at the junction between the Canadian National Railway, running between Halifax and Montreal, and the Cape Breton and Central Nova Scotia Railway, running between Truro and Sydney. (wikipedia.org)
  • provincial
  • Described on the provincial vehicle licence plate as Canada's Ocean Playground, Nova Scotia is surrounded by four major bodies of water: the Gulf of Saint Lawrence to the north, the Bay of Fundy to the west, the Gulf of Maine to the southwest, and Atlantic Ocean to the east. (wikipedia.org)
  • Scotians
  • Nova Scotians exploited their timber resources and Atlantic orientation to create a trading economy based on the sailing ship. (encyclopedia.com)
  • I am truly sorry for this misstep and apologize to my constituents, all Nova Scotians, and my family for this pain and embarrassment. (cbc.ca)
  • It has been an honour to serve my community, to be a member of the Progressive Conservative Caucus and to work for the betterment of all Nova Scotians. (cbc.ca)
  • Campus
  • Post-secondary options include a campus of the Nova Scotia Community College, and The Institute of Human Services Education, as well as the Agricultural Campus of Dalhousie University in the neighboring village of Bible Hill. (wikipedia.org)
  • coastal
  • Nova Scotia is the second-smallest of Canada's ten provinces, with an area of 55,284 square kilometres (21,300 sq mi), including Cape Breton and another 3,800 coastal islands. (wikipedia.org)
  • lands
  • Archaeological Land Trust of Nova Scotia __ 'To work with landowners, heritage groups, individuals, corporations and governments to permanently and meaningfully protect lands containing significant archaeological resources in Nova Scotia. (archaeolink.com)
  • special
  • Highlights include a large exhibit on coal mining in Nova Scotia including a special display on the Westray Mine disaster which took place near the museum in 1992. (wikipedia.org)
  • include
  • They were made for certain townships in the western part of Nova Scotia between 1760 and 1860 or later, and some include records of marriages as early as 1702 and as late as 1920. (familysearch.org)
  • City
  • Debert and Belmont Paleoindian Sites __ 'The Debert archaeological site was discovered near the city of Debert in north-central NOVA SCOTIA in 1948, and excavated between 1962 and 1964. (archaeolink.com)
  • events
  • July and August experience more visitors, who are drawn to the pleasant weather and many different events, such as the Halifax International Busker Festival or the Nova Scotia International Tattoo. (smartertravel.com)
  • Nova Scotia Schooner Association Race Week has been a recent addition to the communities portfolio of events. (wikipedia.org)
  • Power
  • The town has an independent electrical utility which generates 10-15 per cent of its own needs from a hydro generator in Factorydale, purchasing the balance from Nova Scotia Power. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • Westville is the home of Alvah Mayo, seven time Nova Scotia Chess Champion, Kris MacFarlane, the drummer of Great Big Sea, George Canyon country singer, and Russell MacEwan, Lawyer, Member of Parliament and Judge. (wikipedia.org)
  • escort
  • Thunder sailed for Halifax, Nova Scotia, arriving on 30 October and joined Sydney Force, the local escort and patrol force operating out of Sydney, Nova Scotia. (wikipedia.org)
  • After one convoy run through heavy weather from Tompkinsville to Halifax, Nova Scotia, she was largely employed in repeated convoy escort voyages between New York and Norfolk until 22 September 1918 when she departed Tompkinsville with a 19-ship convoy bound for Ponta Delgada, Azores. (wikipedia.org)
  • back
  • The ship then bounced around among local forces, joining the Halifax Local Defence Force and then the Shelburne Force operating out of Shelburne, Nova Scotia, then back to Halifax Local Defence Force and finally Sydney Force. (wikipedia.org)