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  • n  a peninsula in eastern Canada between the Bay of Fundy and the Saint Lawrence River
  • n  the Canadian province in the Maritimes consisting of the Nova Scotia peninsula and Cape Breton Island; French settlers who called the area Acadia were exiled to Louisiana by the British in the 1750s and their descendants are know as Cajuns
News & Articles

  • Port Bickerton Lighthouse Ownership Transferred to Community
    PORT BICKERTON, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - June 15, 2013) - The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, on behalf of the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, joined with local officials Saturday to officially transfer ownership of the Port Bickerton lighthouse to the Municipality of the District of St. Mary's.
    June 15, 2013 - Marketwire
  • CUPE slams job cuts at Chignecto-Central Regional School Board
    TRURO, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - June 14, 2013) - The union representing more than 500 school board workers with the Chignecto Central Regional School Board says the elimination of frontline positions will have a direct impact on classrooms and students.
    June 14, 2013 - Marketwire
  • Firing of entire healthcare 'Superboard' in Alberta a red flag for Nova Scotia
    TRURO, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwired - June 12, 2013) - Today's news out of Alberta that the health minister there has fired the entire Board of Alberta Health Services should serve as a wakeup call for those who are pushing the idea of a so-called 'superboard' here in Nova Scotia.
    June 12, 2013 - Marketwire

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