• Rise And Fall Of Prohibition In Canada
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    Rise and Fall of Prohibition in Canada " Though all the winds of doctrine were let loose to play upon the earth, so Truth be in the field, we do injuriously by licensing and prohibiting to misdoubt her strength. Let her and Falsehood grapple; who ever knew Truth put to the worse, in free and open encounter." - Areopagitica Canadian Temperance groups began to rally for prohibitionduring the 1840's and 1850's. It was not until after World War began in 1914, that the temperance groups's support for...
  • Nova Scotia Province Halifax Breton
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    Nova Scotia Nova Scotia, one of the three Maritime and one of the four Atlantic provinces of Canada, bordered on the north by the Bay of Fundy, the province of New Brunswick, Northumberland Strait, and the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and on the east, south, and west by the Atlantic Ocean. Nova Scotia consists primarily of a mainland section, linked to New Brunswick by the Isthmus of Chignecto, and Cape Breton Island, separated from the mainland by the Strait of Canso. On July 1, 1867, Nova Scotia bec...
  • Quebec And Canada Nova Scotia
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    The Quebec Act of 1774 Administration of the conquered province by a governor and an appointed council was established by royal proclamation. In 1774 the English Parliament passed the Quebec Act. This was the first important milestone in the constitutional history of British Canada. Under its terms the boundaries of Quebec were extended as far as the Ohio River valley. The Roman Catholic church was recognized by the Quebec Act, and its right to collect tithes was confirmed. Also of enduring imp...
  • Nova Scotia Kmaq Made Wallis
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    Mi " kmaq was the spelling of a tribe of Indians that had first contact with European explorers in the sixteenth and seventeenth century. Through the years, the name has been changed to what we know today as Mic Mac. The word Mi " kmaq derives from the word nik mak, which means "my kin-friends" or allies. The rich and descriptive Mi " kmaq language was a member of the Algonkin family. Although every Mi " kmaq can understand each other, the dialect varies between bands. For example, the Mi " kmaq...
  • Forestry Management Nova Scotia
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    Forestry Management in Nova Scotia The Canadian forest sector has been a strong and vital element of national and regional well being. Through the management, harvesting, processing and marketing of timber resources, Canada has developed a reputation of being one of the largest timber resources in the forest industry. However, to maintain this reputation and economic well being there are several issues to address in order to protect and sustain this renewable resource. This paper will focus on t...
  • Black Arrival In Canada
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    The arrival of blacks in Canada is a very interesting topic. In 1606 Mattie u Da Costa, a translator for a European ship named Jonas was first black man that was recorded in Canada's history (he was from Portugal). His job was to translate the language of the "MicMac" Indians during trade on the Pierre de Gua expedition. Later in 1628, a British ship went up the St. Lawrence River to arrive at New France. In its cargo was a single Madagascan Black child. This child, who was six years old at the...
  • Nova Scotia Halifax British War
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    The Micmac First Nation called it Chebucto. Rudyard Kipling dubbed it 'Warden of the Honour of the North'. In 1993 Harper's Bazaar described it as 'the very anatomy of a hip city', and in 1917 over 2, 000 people called it a final resting place. This is Halifax, Nova Scotia the Mi " km aq ranged over most of the Maritimes and Quebec's Gaspe Peninsula, speaking the Algonquin tongue The aboriginal people of the Maritimes wintered on the Fundy side of the province, hunting deer and moose on expertly...
  • Canadian Confederation Nova Scotia
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    In the year of 1867 the nation we know as Canada came into being. The Confederation in this year only came about after things had been overcome. Many political and economic pressures were exerted on the colonies and a federal union of the colonies seemed to be the most practical method of dealing with these pressures and conflicts. While Confederation was a solution to many of the problems, it was not a popular one for all the colonies involved. In the Maritime colonies views differed widely on ...
  • Environment Report Tidal Power In The Bay Of Fundy
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    Environment Report: Tidal Power In The Bay of Fundy Prepared for Bill AndrsonProfessor at St. Lawrence College for Environmental Science. By November 22, 1996 INTRODUCTION The Bay of Fundy, which is found off the shores of Nova Scotia, has the highest tides in the world. Extraordinary tides occur when the tidal wave length is two to four times the length of the Bay. By virtue of blind luck or physics, the tide is amplified into a standing wave, like water sloshing in a bathtub. For a breaking w...
  • Black Studies Nova Scotia
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    African's past can be dated back to millions and millions of years. People from every continent is a descendant of the African origin. This essay will explain African's isolation to the rest of the world and some of the famous contributions and some of Africa's contributions to our world. Researchers have found that African people were the home of the first human beings. They have found fossils and archaeological findings that support thus evidence and by genetic research. These findings date ba...
  • Basketball In Ns Nova Scotia
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    Basketball was first introduced to Nova Scotia as early as 1895 but in the past thirty years the popularity of the sport has really taken off. The high concentration of universities in the province, the tradition and esteem of the high school programs, and the continued support from a large and knowledgeable basketball community have made the game a staple of Nova Scotia life, culminating with the capital city of Halifax becoming known as the basketball capital of Canada. When you talk about bas...
  • Nova Scotia British America North
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    Historic Culture For hundreds, perhaps thousands of years, the native Mi " kma qs hunted and fished the bountiful lands and waters of present-day Nova Scotia. Soon after John Cabot's exploration of North America in 1497, European fishermen sailed to the shores of the new land, eager to take advantage of the seemingly endless cod stocks. In 1605, the French established the first permanent European settlement in what is now Canada. They named their small settlement Port Royal, and named the vast l...
  • Growth Of Cruise Ship Industry
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    Introduction In 1977, a television production company, Aaron Spelling Productions, had an idea that a luxury cruise ship would be an ideal setting for a television series. The idea became a reality and "The "Love Boat" was born. The series continued in production for over ten years and is still in syndication all over the world. (web lbp 2. htm. ) "The Love Boat" popularized the idea of cruising. Before the series aired cruises were thought to be only for the rich and famous. Now the industry w...
  • Slavery In Nova Scotia
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    The Fugitive's Address to the North Star Thou serious star in Northern Night! Thou steady lamp of sacred light! Look kindly on a hapless wight- A sable refugee. A Saviour star be thou to me, Lead me to a country free, To frozen climes I'll follow thee, Thou star of liberty. Light to the place of freedom's birth, An unpaid tiller of the earth, Where sacred is the home and hearth, Of men in liberty. McCarthur, Alexander. Voice of the Fugitive. 15 January 1852 (Walker, 1) In the days of the Americ...
  • Starting A Business People Plan Money
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    Introduction More and more people are beginning to open their minds to new business ventures. It seems like it is becoming the popular move. By opening a business there could be huge profit to be made, depending on the market. On the other hand, there are risks and losses that may occur as well. It is said that there are two reasons why people start a business. The first reason is because they have inspiration for what they believe would be a great idea and the second is from desperation. Peopl...
  • Early History And French British Rivalry
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    Prior to the arrival of Europeans in Canada, the area was inhabited by various peoples who came from Asia via the Bering Strait more than 10, 000 years ago. The Vikings landed in Canada c. AD 1000. Their arrival is described in Icelandic sagas and confirmed by archaeological discoveries in Newfoundland. John Cabot, sailing under English auspices, touched the east coast in 1497. In 1534, the Frenchman Jacques Cartier planted a cross on the Gasp'e Peninsula. These and many other voyages to the Ca...
  • Acadian Paper Nova Scotia
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    Subsequent to my previous paper on Irish history, military heritage and culture I have been left with the impression that the British were and remain a very dominant force in both Europe and Canada. Indeed, when I first came to Nova Scotia in September I was fascinated by what I perceived as a homogeneous Anglo-Saxons population in contrast to the diversity I left in Toronto. Based on the information I have learned in class about different dynamics of cultural oppression and the sense I have tha...
  • Nova Scotia Hurricane Atlantic Esa
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    The Ariane-5 rocket carrying the SMART-1 Moon exploration probe and two commercial satellites was set to blast off from the European Space Agency (ESA) launch center at Kourou, in French Guiana on the northeast coast of South America, between 8: 02 p. m. and 8: 21 p. m. (9: 02 p. m. EDT and 9: 21 p. m. ). Described by ESA as an important instrument "to unravelling some of the secrets of our neighboring world," SMART-1 will begin a 15-month journey to reach lunar orbit and search for signs of wa...