More facts One of the four Atlantic provinces on the east coast of Canada is the second smallest province made up of the mainland and Cape Breton Island also includes over 3800 coastal islands the capital city and largest city is Halifax-372,858 (2006 census canada figures)Halifax is an international seaport and transportation center. Flower-the may flower, tree red spruce, bird –osprey “Nova Scotia” means “NEW SCOTLAND” In Latin. Motto: “One defends and the other conquers”
history Date of entry into confederation July 1st 1867. British and the French fought over the area. Cape Breton island and the area now known as New Brunswick. After the seven year war, Nova Scotia included saint John’s island (as prince Edward island was then known), Cape Breton island and the area now know as New Brunswick.
More history The Vikings first visited around the year 990 explorer John Cabot came to Nova Scotia in 1497.micmac lived there. They hunted, fished, gathered plants and berries. French settlers arrived in 1605. A French settlement named Port Royal was built in 1605. The area was turned over to the British after war French colonists were forced to leave some went back to France while other went to the U.S later settlers came from England, Germany, Scotland. In 1783 the United Empire Loyalists came from the united states.
Fun or interesting things Top Ten Things to Do in Nova Scotia Upper Clements Park Kejimkujik National Park & National Historic Site Fisheries Museum of the Atlantic Mahone Bay Classic Boat Festival Ross Farm Museum Discovery Centre Halifax International Busker Festival Shubenacadie Provincial Wildlife Park Fundy Geological Museum Cape Breton Whale Watching
Pictures of nova Scotia MARION BRIDGE CROSSES THE MIRA RIVER.THE CURRENT CONCRETEHIGHWAY BRIDGE WAS CONSTRUCTED1982.
The people There are 938,310 people living in Nova Scotia.(2008) Many people live in or close to Halifax. Most of the communities are along the coast. First people were the Micmacs (Mi’ Kmaq Indians). People came from Briton, western Europe, and southern Europe. Over eighty percent are of British ancestry, eighteen percent are of French ancestry other groups include German, Dutch, Poles, Ukrainian, Chinese, Scandinavian and native people. N.S has Canada’s oldest African-Canadian community.
NOVA SCOTIA The province I am researching is Nova Scotia. It is an important part of Canada because. It is one of the eastern most provinces it’s an island. The capital is Halifax and the population (2006) is 934,400. there are many interesting details about Nova Scotia and it can be a fun place to visit or live but I would just visit because I like it better in Kitkatla.