Antigonish, Nova Scotia

What is Antigonish, Nova Scotia known for?


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Scotia Truro - New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia) - Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia) - Port Hawkesbury (Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia) - St. Peter's (St. Peter's, Nova Scotia) - Sydney (Sydney, Nova Scotia) - Glace Bay (Glace Bay, Nova Scotia) *20px (File:Nova Scotia 5.svg) Trunk 5 (Nova Scotia Trunk 5) -- Millville Boularderie (Millville Boularderie, Nova Scotia) - Boularderie East (Boularderie East, Nova Scotia) *22px (Image:NSRoute336.PNG) Nova Scotia Route 336

Route 336 : Upper Musquodoboit (Upper Musquodoboit, Nova Scotia) - Dean (Dean, Nova Scotia) - Newton Mills (Newton Mills, Nova Scotia) - Eastville (Eastville, Nova Scotia) - Springside (Springside, Nova Scotia) *22px (Image:NSRoute337.PNG) Route 337 (Nova Scotia Route 337): Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia) - Morristown (Morristown, Antigonish County, Nova Scotia) - Cape George (Cape George, Nova Scotia) - Georgeville (Georgeville, Nova Scotia) - Malignant Cove, Nova


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, Nova Scotia Sydney , Nova Scotia, Gallivan began his broadcast career at a local radio (Independent Local Radio) station in Antigonish, Nova Scotia while attending St. Francis Xavier University. Whiles at St. Francis Xavier, he was once room mates with Hollywood film director, Daniel Petrie. He taught high school algebra and Latin in Antigonish following graduation and took a stint in the Canadian Army before returning to continue his broadcasting career. Nova


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founded the Nova Scotia Gaelic College at St Ann's (St. Ann's, Nova Scotia) in 1939. St Francis Xavier University (St. Francis Xavier University) in Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia) has a Celtic Studies department with Gaelic-speaking faculty members, and is the only such university department outside Scotland to offer four full years of Scottish Gaelic instruction. The Atlantic Gaelic Academy in Nova Scotia

offers a four year program as well. Eòin Baoideach of Antigonish published the monthly Gaelic magazine ''An Cuairtear Òg Gaelach'' ("The Gaelic Tourist") around 1851. The world's longest-running Gaelic periodical ''Mac Talla'' (Echo), was printed by Eòin G. MacFhionghain for eleven years between 1892 and 1904, in Sydney (Sydney, Nova Scotia). Eòin and Seòras MacShuail, believed to be the only Black people black


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offers a four year program as well. Eòin Baoideach of Antigonish published the monthly Gaelic magazine ''An Cuairtear Òg Gaelach'' ("The Gaelic Tourist") around 1851. The world's longest-running Gaelic periodical ''Mac Talla'' (Echo), was printed by Eòin G. MacFhionghain for eleven years between 1892 and 1904, in Sydney (Sydney, Nova Scotia). Eòin and Seòras MacShuail, believed to be the only Black people black


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University in Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia), Nova Scotia. He began graduate studies (Master's degree) at Queen's University in Kingston (Kingston, Ontario), Ontario, but after working for a stint with Allan MacEachen he took MacEachen's advice that most politicians are lawyers and enrolled in law school at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton (Fredericton, New Brunswick). After he obtained a law degree, he moved to Chatham, New Brunswick, and began

, Nova Scotia Sydney , Nova Scotia, Gallivan began his broadcast career at a local radio (Independent Local Radio) station in Antigonish, Nova Scotia while attending St. Francis Xavier University. Whiles at St. Francis Xavier, he was once room mates with Hollywood film director, Daniel Petrie. He taught high school algebra and Latin in Antigonish following graduation and took a stint in the Canadian Army before returning to continue his broadcasting career. Nova


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Scotia Malignant Cove *22px (Image:NSRoute340.PNG) Route 340 (Nova Scotia Route 340): Hebron (Hebron, Nova Scotia) - Deerfield (Deerfield, Nova Scotia) - Weaver Settlement (Weaver Settlement, Nova Scotia) - Carleton (Carleton, Nova Scotia) - Richfield (Richfield, Nova Scotia) - Pleasant Valley (Pleasant Valley, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia) - Forest Glen (Forest Glen, Nova Scotia) - Corberrie (Corberrie, Nova Scotia) - Weymouth (Weymouth, Nova Scotia) * Sunrise Trail


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founded the Nova Scotia Gaelic College at St Ann's (St. Ann's, Nova Scotia) in 1939. St Francis Xavier University (St. Francis Xavier University) in Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia) has a Celtic Studies department with Gaelic-speaking faculty members, and is the only such university department outside Scotland to offer four full years of Scottish Gaelic instruction. The Atlantic Gaelic Academy in Nova Scotia

offers a four year program as well. Eòin Baoideach of Antigonish published the monthly Gaelic magazine ''An Cuairtear Òg Gaelach'' ("The Gaelic Tourist") around 1851. The world's longest-running Gaelic periodical ''Mac Talla'' (Echo), was printed by Eòin G. MacFhionghain for eleven years between 1892 and 1904, in Sydney (Sydney, Nova Scotia). Eòin and Seòras MacShuail, believed to be the only Black people black


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. Antigonish County is also home to Pomquet Village (Pomquet), a small Acadian village dating back to 1774. Early life McKenna was born in Apohaqui (Apohaqui, New Brunswick), New Brunswick, Canada. He was raised in the home of his grandparents, who lived adjacent to his parents, because his large family could not be wholly housed in his parents' home. After completing high school in Sussex, New Brunswick, he completed a bachelor's degree at Saint Francis Xavier University in Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia), Nova Scotia. He began graduate studies (Master's degree) at Queen's University in Kingston (Kingston, Ontario), Ontario, but after working for a stint with Allan MacEachen he took MacEachen's advice that most politicians are lawyers and enrolled in law school at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton (Fredericton, New Brunswick). After he obtained a law degree, he moved to Chatham, New Brunswick, and began the practice of law. He became famous and something of a folk hero, particularly among Acadians, as the defence lawyer in the high-profile murder case of famous New Brunswick boxing champion, Yvon Durelle, in what was a widely publicized case. Kentville until 1997-8 was one of seven Nova Scotia towns (along with Riverport (Riverport, Nova Scotia), Berwick (Berwick, Nova Scotia), Canso (Canso, Nova Scotia), Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia), Lunenburg (Lunenburg, Nova Scotia) and Mahone Bay (Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia)) to own its own electricity distribution utility within town limits - the '''Kentville Electric Commission'''. When the other six joined into the Municipal Electric Utilities of Nova Scotia in January 1998,Kentville instead sold its utility to Nova Scotia Power , a privately owned generator and distributor whose service area covered the rest of the province. Biography John Lent was born on July 8, 1948, in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. The Writers Union of Canada, member page for John Lent He is the son of Harry and Adrienne (Brown) Lent and is one of seven siblings (Susan, Michael, Harry, Francis, Timothy, Mary-Lou). Lent married the painter Jude Clarke in 1981. Educated at the University of Alberta, B.A. (with honors), 1969, M.A., 1971, where he was a student of Sheila Watson (Sheila Watson (writer)), Lent pursued doctoral studies at York University, 1971-75, including field work in British Columbia, on Malcolm Lowry and Spatial Form. * Glace Bay (Glace Bay, Nova Scotia) has the Savoy Theatre, a cultural centre for Cape Breton Island. * Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia) has Festival Antigonish Summer Theatre, and Theatre Antigonish Antigonish. *x20px (File:Nova Scotia 103.svg) Highway 103 (Nova Scotia Highway 103) -- Highway 102 interchange at Halifax (Halifax Urban Area) - Bridgewater (Bridgewater, Nova Scotia) - Barrington Passage (Barrington, Nova Scotia) - Yarmouth (Yarmouth, Nova Scotia) *x20px (File:TCH 104.svg)x20px (File:Nova Scotia 104.svg) Highway 104 (Nova Scotia Highway 104) - Trans-Canada Highway -- New Brunswick border - Amherst (Amherst, Nova Scotia) - Truro (Truro, Nova Scotia) - New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia) - Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia) - Canso Causeway - St. Peters (St. Peters, Nova Scotia) (TCH designation only between NB (New Brunswick) border and Canso Causeway) *x20px (File:TCH 105.svg) Highway 105 (Nova Scotia Highway 105) - Trans-Canada Highway -- Canso Causeway - Baddeck (Baddeck, Nova Scotia) - Marine Atlantic ferry terminal at North Sydney (North Sydney, Nova Scotia) (to Newfoundland (Newfoundland and Labrador)) *20px (File:Nova Scotia 3.svg) Trunk 3 (Nova Scotia Trunk 3) -- Halifax (Halifax Urban Area) - Upper Tantallon (Upper Tantallon, Nova Scotia) - Chester (Chester, Nova Scotia) - Lunenburg (Lunenburg, Nova Scotia) - Bridgewater (Bridgewater, Nova Scotia)-Liverpool (Liverpool, Nova Scotia) - Shelburne (Shelburne, Nova Scotia) - Barrington Passage (Barrington, Nova Scotia) - Yarmouth (Yarmouth, Nova Scotia) *20px (File:Nova Scotia 4.svg) Trunk 4 (Nova Scotia Trunk 4) -- Wentworth (Wentworth, Nova Scotia) - Truro (Truro, Nova Scotia) - New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia) - Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia) - Port Hawkesbury (Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia) - St. Peter's (St. Peter's, Nova Scotia) - Sydney (Sydney, Nova Scotia) - Glace Bay (Glace Bay, Nova Scotia) *20px (File:Nova Scotia 5.svg) Trunk 5 (Nova Scotia Trunk 5) -- Millville Boularderie (Millville Boularderie, Nova Scotia) - Boularderie East (Boularderie East, Nova Scotia) *22px (Image:NSRoute336.PNG) Route 336 (Nova Scotia Route 336): Upper Musquodoboit (Upper Musquodoboit, Nova Scotia) - Dean (Dean, Nova Scotia) - Newton Mills (Newton Mills, Nova Scotia) - Eastville (Eastville, Nova Scotia) - Springside (Springside, Nova Scotia) *22px (Image:NSRoute337.PNG) Route 337 (Nova Scotia Route 337): Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia) - Morristown (Morristown, Antigonish County, Nova Scotia) - Cape George (Cape George, Nova Scotia) - Georgeville (Georgeville, Nova Scotia) - Malignant Cove (Malignant Cove, Nova Scotia) *22px (Image:NSRoute340.PNG) Route 340 (Nova Scotia Route 340): Hebron (Hebron, Nova Scotia) - Deerfield (Deerfield, Nova Scotia) - Weaver Settlement (Weaver Settlement, Nova Scotia) - Carleton (Carleton, Nova Scotia) - Richfield (Richfield, Nova Scotia) - Pleasant Valley (Pleasant Valley, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia) - Forest Glen (Forest Glen, Nova Scotia) - Corberrie (Corberrie, Nova Scotia) - Weymouth (Weymouth, Nova Scotia) *Sunrise Trail -- Amherst (Amherst, Nova Scotia) - Tidnish Bridge (Tidnish Bridge, Nova Scotia) - Tidnish (Tidnish, Nova Scotia) - Lorneville (Lorneville, Nova Scotia) - Port Howe (Port Howe, Nova Scotia) - Pugwash (Pugwash, Nova Scotia) - Wallace (Wallace, Nova Scotia) - Malagash (Malagash, Nova Scotia) - Tatamagouche (Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia) - Pictou (Pictou, Nova Scotia) - River John (River John, Nova Scotia) - Westville (Westville, Nova Scotia) - New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia) - Northumberland Ferries (Northumberland Ferries Limited) - Caribou (Caribou, Nova Scotia) - Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia) - Doctors Brook (Doctors Brook, Nova Scotia) - Lower Barney's River (Lower Barney's River, Nova Scotia) - Morristown (Morristown, Nova Scotia) - Cape George (Cape George, Nova Scotia) - Georgeville (Georgeville, Nova Scotia) - Malignant Cove (Malignant Cove, Nova Scotia) - Tracadie (Tracadie, Nova Scotia) - Havre Boucher (Havre Boucher, Nova Scotia) - Auld's Cove (Auld's Cove, Nova Scotia) - Canso Causeway Early life Hiram Blanchard was born in West River, Nova Scotia on January 17, 1820 to father Jonathan Blanchard and mother Sarah Goggins. Hiram attended the same school as his brother, Jotham Blanchard, Pictou Academy. After graduating, Blanchard began studying law at Guysborough, Nova Scotia with future Nova Scotia House of Assembly member William Frederick DesBarres and was admitted to the bar as an attorney (Attorney at law) at age 21 in November 1841. Marrying Eliza Cantrell in 1842, he was admitted to the bar as a barrister in April 1843. Shortly after his admission to the bar, Blanchard opened up a law office in the small seaside village of Port Hood, Nova Scotia, practising in the law courts of Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia) and Guysborough (Guysborough, Nova Scotia). In a short time, Blanchard gained a reputation amongst those in the legal profession for his skill in examining witnesses and clear presentation of facts. Hiram Blanchard - Dictionary of Canadian Biography (accessed 2010-01-09). - St. Francis Xavier University X-Women (St. Francis Xavier X-Women women's ice hockey) Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia) NS (Nova Scotia) 1853 Charles V. Keating Centre 1,500 - '''St. Francis Xavier University''' is a primarily undergraduate university located in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. The university brings together 5,000 students from across Canada and around the world in arts, science, business and information systems. demo-cd Antigonish (Antigonish County, Nova Scotia) Guysborough (Guysborough County, Nova Scotia) Halifax (Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia) Pictou (Pictou County, Nova Scotia) demo-csd Halifax (Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia), New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia), Stellarton (Stellarton, Nova Scotia), Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia), Pictou (Pictou, Nova Scotia), Westville (Westville, Nova Scotia), Trenton (Trenton, Nova Scotia), St. Mary's (St. Mary's, Nova Scotia) - Antigonish (St. Martha's Regional Hospital) Heliport (List of heliports in Canada#6) CDY5 Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia), Nova Scotia - Career Although he continued to play nights at square dances across Nova Scotia, MacMaster began a career as a station agent and telegrapher for the Canadian National Railway to support himself and his family. In 1943, he made his first radio broadcast from the town of Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia), Nova Scotia in 1948. In the 1970s, he played regularly on Canadian television; CBC Television's ''Ceilidh'' show. After his retirement from the railroad in 1988, he went on to play full-time as a professional musician, gaining an international reputation. He was one of the first Cape Breton fiddlers to be asked to teach in Scotland. Awards MacMaster was awarded an honorary doctorate from St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia) in 1995, and in 2000 he was awarded the Order of Canada for his contributions to Canadian culture. ''The Canadian Encyclopedia'' states that the citation for the Order of Canada read "as ambassador of Canadian music and a mentor to many, he is leading a Gaelic renaissance in Canada and abroad." He has appeared through Nova Scotia, Canada, the US and the UK for dances, in concert and in festivals such as the Atlantic Fiddlers' Festival, Cape Breton Fiddlers' Festival, Celtic Colours International Festival, Nova Scotia Highland Village Day, Cape Breton Fiddlers' Festival, the Nova Scotia international tattoo, and the Celtic Sundance Festival, Utah. He has performed He also received the Order of Nova Scotia in 2003 for outstanding achievement benefiting the province and its residents. In October 2006, he was awarded an honorary doctorate from Cape Breton University in a special ceremony held in Judique. Country Harbour has few significant employment opportunities aside from the traditional primary resource industries. Many residents tend to commute to Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia) or even as far as New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia), Port Hawkesbury (Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia) and Halifax for employment, however the majority of the community is retirees. Personal life Smith was born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, and grew up in Thorburn (Thorburn, Nova Scotia). He earned a degree in English from St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. He played hockey for the Pictou County Weeks of the Nova Scotia Midget AAA Hockey League when he was in high school. For a short time in 2006, he was engaged to actress Nichole Hiltz. MacNeil was born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. She worked her way from small town private radio stations to the position of senior anchor with CBC Television. She deals extensively in international affairs, having covered many of the biggest stories of the last decade. MacNeil primarily has made her mark as an interviewer, noted for being an exceptional listener who can capture the essence of her guest, whether they like it or not. "It's about being present with people", she told an interviewer this year. "You can't walk into an interview with anyone's questions but your own. We absolutely cannot accept the status quo of tough sounding questions, with clever evasive answers and say that's ok. It's not ok. I'm incredibly curious about most other people. When a question occurs to me I'll ask it. if someone is evasive, I'll usually call them on it.." MacNeil previously cohosted with Evan Solomon of ''CBC News: Sunday'', a two-hour long weekly magazine program focusing on politics, ethics and spirituality. As of September 2004, MacNeil and Evan Solomon co-hosted ''CBC News: Sunday Night'', an hour-long prime time news broadcast on CBC Television, as well as on CBC Newsworld, Canada's 24-hour (24-hour news cycle) cable news television channel. The programs were cancelled in June 2009. "Major changes ahead at CBC News". ''The Globe and Mail'', June 19, 2009 CBC News Sunday has won several Gemini Awards. Scott was raised in Liverpool (Liverpool, Nova Scotia), Nova Scotia, and attended a number of higher-learning institutions, including St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia), Nova Scotia, Carleton University in Ottawa (Ottawa, Ontario), Ontario, the University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba. He worked as a financial-government analyst, and at one stage worked for the Auditor General of Canada. Scott also held membership in a number of environmentally-oriented groups, including the ''Naturalists Society'' and the ''Solar Energy Society of Canada''. Early life and career Born in Sydney (Sydney, Nova Scotia), Nova Scotia, Gallivan began his broadcast career at a local radio (Independent Local Radio) station in Antigonish, Nova Scotia while attending St. Francis Xavier University. Whiles at St. Francis Xavier, he was once room mates with Hollywood film director, Daniel Petrie. He taught high school algebra and Latin in Antigonish following graduation and took a stint in the Canadian Army before returning to continue his broadcasting career. Nova Scotia *Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia): Derived from the Mi'kmaq (Mi'kmaq language) word ''nalegitkoonechk'', meaning "where branches are torn off". *Baddeck (Baddeck, Nova Scotia) '''The StFX Student Union''', known as ''The U'', represents the students at St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. It is a student run organization, it represents over 4000 students and it provides many services and activities. ''The U'' sits as a voting member on the federal lobbying group CASA (Canadian Alliance of Student Associations) and provincial lobbying group ANSSA (Alliance of Nova Scotia Student Associations). "Rethinking Development: Local Pathways to Global Wellbeing," the ''Second International Conference on Gross National Happiness'' was held in Antigonish, Nova Scotia June 20–24, 2005, co-hosted by Genuine Progress Index Atlantic (proceedings online); the Coady International Institute; Shambhala; the Centre for Bhutan Studies; the Province of Nova Scotia; the Gorsebrook Research Institute at Saint Mary's University; and the University of New Brunswick. The son of Allan McDonald and Christina Cameron, he was educated at Saint Francis Xavier University and called to the Nova Scotia bar in 1855. McDonald married Sarah Smith in 1856. He practiced law in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. McDonald represented Antigonish County in the Legislative Assembly of Nova Scotia from 1859 to 1863. In 1872, he was named Queen's Counsel. Lamb attended Edmonton County Grammar School, and later Lamb joined the oil industry, which resulted in him working in Libya and Canada, where he attended St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. This developed his amateur interest in acting into a professional level, performing at Canada's Stratford Festival (Stratford Shakespeare Festival) in 1975–76.


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, Nova Scotia Halifax , New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia), Stellarton (Stellarton, Nova Scotia), Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia), Pictou (Pictou, Nova Scotia), Westville (Westville, Nova Scotia), Trenton (Trenton, Nova Scotia), St. Mary's (St. Mary's, Nova Scotia) - Antigonish (St. Martha's Regional Hospital) Heliport (List of heliports in Canada#6) CDY5 Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia), Nova Scotia - Career Although he continued to play

nights at square dances across Nova Scotia, MacMaster began a career as a station agent and telegrapher for the Canadian National Railway to support himself and his family. In 1943, he made his first radio broadcast from the town of Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia), Nova Scotia in 1948. In the 1970s, he played regularly on Canadian television; CBC Television's ''Ceilidh'' show. After his retirement from the railroad

in Antigonish (Antigonish, Nova Scotia), Nova Scotia, Carleton University in Ottawa (Ottawa, Ontario), Ontario, the University of Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba. He worked as a financial-government analyst, and at one stage worked for the Auditor General of Canada. Scott also held membership in a number of environmentally-oriented groups, including the ''Naturalists Society'' and the ''Solar Energy Society of Canada''. Early life and career Born in Sydney

Antigonish, Nova Scotia

'''Antigonish''' ; "The Big Town" is a Canadian (Canada) town in Antigonish County, Nova Scotia. The town is home to St. Francis Xavier University and the oldest continuous Highland games outside of Scotland. It is approximately one hundred miles (161 km) northeast of Halifax (Halifax, Nova Scotia).

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