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Nova Scotia

(Encyclopedia) Nova Scotia n?v? sk?sh? [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?

Nova Scotia Map

Nova Scotia Profile: History Government Economy Population Note: Nova Scotia, together with New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, form Canada's Maritime Provinces?

Lawrence, Charles

(Encyclopedia) Lawrence, Charles, 1709?60, governor of Nova Scotia, b. England. A soldier, he accompanied his regiment to Nova Scotia in 1747 and later became lieutenant governor (1754?56) and?

Atlantic Provinces

(Encyclopedia) Atlantic Provinces, term used since 1949 to designate the Canadian provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island.

Canada Day

(Encyclopedia) Canada Day, formerly Dominion Day, Canadian national holiday, celebrated July 1. It is the anniversary of the uniting in 1867 of Upper and Lower Canada, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia?

Maritime Provinces

(Encyclopedia) Maritime Provinces or Maritimes, Canada, term applied to Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island, which before the formation of the Canadian confederation (1867) were?


(Encyclopedia) Canso k?ns?, town (1991 pop. 1,228), S central N.S., Canada, on the Atlantic Ocean, near Cape Canso, the easternmost point of Nova Scotia peninsula proper. The harbor was much used by?


(Encyclopedia) Annapolis, river, c.75 mi (120 km) long, rising in W Nova Scotia, Canada, and flowing SW past Annapolis Royal to Annapolis Basin, an arm of the Bay of Fundy. The entrance to the basin?

United Empire Loyalists

(Encyclopedia) United Empire Loyalists, in Canadian history, name applied to those settlers who, loyal to the British cause in the American Revolution, migrated from the Thirteen Colonies to Canada.?

Tupper, Sir Charles

(Encyclopedia) Tupper, Sir Charles, 1821?1915, Canadian statesman, b. Nova Scotia. A doctor, he sat (1855?67) in the provincial legislature, became (1864) premier of Nova Scotia, and was a leader in?