Atlantic Provinces

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Atlantic Provinces,

term used since 1949 to designate the Canadian provinces of Newfoundland and LabradorNewfoundland and Labrador
, province (2001 pop. 512,930), 156,185 sq mi (404,519 sq km), E Canada. The province consists of the island of Newfoundland and adjacent islands (2001 pop.
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, Nova ScotiaNova Scotia
[Lat.,=new Scotland], province (2001 pop. 908,007), 21,425 sq mi (55,491 sq km), E Canada. Geography

One of the Maritime Provinces, Nova Scotia comprises a mainland peninsula and, across the Canso Strait, the adjacent Cape Breton Island.
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, New BrunswickNew Brunswick,
province (2001 pop. 729,498), 28,345 sq mi (73,433 sq km), including 519 sq mi (1,345 sq km) of water surface, E Canada. Geography

One of the Maritime Provinces, New Brunswick is bounded on the N by Chaleur Bay and Quebec prov.
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, and Prince Edward IslandPrince Edward Island,
province (2001 pop. 135,294), 2,184 sq mi (5,657 sq km), E Canada, off N.B. and N.S. Geography

One of the Maritime Provinces, Prince Edward Island lies in the Gulf of St.
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Cement demand this year will be weakest in the Atlantic provinces, where a 6.5% decline is anticipated, followed by the Prairies with a 1.2% decline.
By integrating Peinture Laurentide's current architectural coatings activities in the city of Quebec and Canada's Atlantic provinces, this transaction makes General Paint a nationwide Canadian paint manufacturer.
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