Maritime Provinces


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Maritime Provinces

or

Maritimes,

Canada, term applied to 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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, which before the formation of the Canadian confederation (1867) were politically distinct from Canada proper.
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The LRIS had a mandate to implement a comprehensive program of surveying and mapping for the three Maritime provinces, with headquarters in Fredericton and shared facilities and operations in various locations throughout the region.
In 1803 the British sent an expeditionary force from the Maritime Provinces that were under their rule to capture the kingdom of Kandy.
In the summer of 2010 a few young men from the Maritime Provinces in Russia engaged in the systematic killing of several policemen.
Education scholars, social workers, and practicing and retired teachers, all with experience in small communities, explore the role of grandparents in the education and cultural reproduction of families that have spread from their geographical origins, taking two maritime provinces of Canada as a test case.
The event brought together Castle members from across Newfoundland and the Maritime provinces for three days of buying opportunities and vendor specials.
The role of the CNS was first implemented in Canada in the 1970s (CNA, 2008) but its progression in the Maritime Provinces has been slow when compared to the rest of Canada.
He considers the reaction of the three Maritime provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island to the entry of Newfoundland and Labrador into Confederation in 1949.
"Moncton is critical to this area because it is at the geographic center of the Maritime Provinces, and is even called 'Hub City'," stated Ewout Leeuwenburg, ADS vice president of International Operations.
The oldest of these pre-confederation constitutions belong to the Maritime provinces: Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island.
The prostate cancer rate was 103/100,000 patients with mild psoriasis and 75/100,000 with moderate to severe psoriasis as opposed to 121/100,000 nationwide and 129/100,000 men in the general population of the two maritime provinces. The cumulative incidence rate for colorectal cancer followed the same pattern: lower in the psoriasis patients than in the general population.
Based in Saint John, HCIL is an insurance brokerage that operates from three sites across the Canadian Maritime provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.
Other acquisitions under Koffler's leadership included, in 1974, Lord's Supervalue Pharmacies operating stores throughout the Maritime provinces and in Ontario and, in 1986, the Super X Drugs Group operating 76 stores in Ontario.

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