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Maritime Provinces

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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 most dramatic turn of events was the consecration of Maritimers to episcopal sees west of the Ottawa River.
8) While Ramsay's comparison of the construction of nation with the construction of masculinity is compelling, I believe that Shebib's film is so full of gross stereotypes and misinformation that it cannot be emblematic of any form of marginality be it exiled Maritimers and/or emasculated working class men.
More than half of British Columbians were British-born when the First World War began; fewer than seven percent of Maritimers were and their largest concentration was in Cape Breton's mining centres (Canada 1915,22).
She is a regular on CBC's Maritime Noon radio, entertaining idiosyncratic questions from science-curious Maritimers.
Sacred Fire is a coalition of Mi'kmaq, Maliseet, Passamaquoddy, Acadian and other Maritimers organizing against shale gas exploration.
For a taste of his collaborative work, check out his fiddle playing with fellow maritimers The Trews in Highway of Heroes, a tribute to Canada's fallen soldiers.
Their faith in their compatriots was rewarded, albeit usually by expatriate fellow Maritimers.
Educating the next generation of maritimers is a priority for all seafaring countries and in Bahrain we are working to educate the next generation - men and women," she added.
Accordingly, while 64% of Canadians binge drink at least once a year, 73% of Maritimers do so--a significantly greater proportion than everywhere else in Canada except Alberta (64%) and Saskatchewan (64%).
And, like many Maritimers, we both wound up working someplace else, far from our homes, which leads to my second connection.
Acadians may have had closer contacts with the Mi'kmaq than did most anglophone Maritimers and Newfoundlanders, but there remained a vast distance between the two communities, one that could only be bridged with acts of kindness and fraternity, on rare occasions when people managed to overcome their traditional suspicion.