Pictou County, Nova Scotia

What is Pictou County, Nova Scotia known for?


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of him can be found hanging in the Administration building. Life and career Burney was born in Fort William, Ontario (now known as Thunder Bay) to George William Burney (1886–1951) of Westville (Westville, Nova Scotia), Nova Scotia (Pictou County, Nova Scotia), and Annie Mary MacKay (1906–1995), who was born in Durban, South Africa (Durban) but grew up on the Isle of Lewis (Lewis) in the Scottish Hebrides (Hebrides). Burney, Derek. ''Getting It Done


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Tiger and the Uncrowned World Champion.


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infrastructure and carry out community strategic planning. The Pictou County Chamber of Commerce is a business advocacy group that speaks as a united voice on behalf of the business community. Transport Two highways designated as part of the national Trans-Canada Highway system provide the only controlled-access roads in the county. They are Highway 104 (Nova Scotia Highway 104), which traverses the county from west to east, and Highway 106 (Nova Scotia Highway 106) the short north

. Access Routes Highways and numbered routes that run through the county, including external routes that start or finish at the county limits: Atlantic Canada Back Road Atlas ISBN 978-1-55368-618-7 Pages 53-54, 69-71 **

in the Legislative Council of Nova Scotia from 1858 to 1867. Following Confederation, he was appointed by royal proclamation to the newly formed Canadian Senate on 23 October 1867. A Conservative (Conservative Party of Canada (historical)), he represented the Senate district of Nova Scotia until his death. He was the father of Nova Scotia premier Simon Hugh Holmes. thumb 200px left Highway 106 terminus at ferry in Caribou. (Image:NSHighway106AtCaribou.jpg)'''Highway 106''' is a short


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256 ** Media Pictou County is served by the daily newspaper ''The News'' (The News (New Glasgow)) and the weekly newspaper ''The Advocate''. The only locally based radio station is CKEC-FM, but stations in other counties and Prince Edward Island also provide coverage. A monthly sports and recreation paper

was a provincial Crown corporation at the time. '''Plymouth''' is a small Canadian (Canada) rural community in Pictou County (Pictou County, Nova Scotia), Nova Scotia located approximately 3 km south of the town of New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia). It stretches along Route 348 (Nova Scotia Route 348) situated on the east bank of the East River of Pictou, opposite the town of Stellarton (Stellarton, Nova Scotia). Details Born in Albion Mines (now called Stellarton, Nova


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and Trenton (Trenton, Nova Scotia) each have their own town councils. The Municipality of Pictou County serves the remaining rural areas, including Pictou Island. Amalgamation of these six municipal units is occasionally considered.


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20.8% - French (French Canadian) 7,480 16.3% - German (Canadians of German ethnicity) 3,115 6.8% - North American Indian (First Nations) 1,585 3.5% - Dutch (Netherlands) (Canadians of Dutch descent) 1,555 3.4% Politics Pictou County is wholly within the federal electoral district of Central Nova. The county has been represented federally (Parliament of Canada) by Conservative (Conservative Party of Canada) MPs since 1957

, with the exception of 1993-1997 when a Liberal (Liberal Party of Canada) MP was elected. Pictou County is divided into three provincial electoral districts, namely Pictou Centre, Pictou East and Pictou West. All three are currently held by PC (Progressive Conservative Association of Nova Scotia) MLAs in the Nova Scotia Legislature (Nova Scotia House of Assembly). The towns of New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia), Stellarton, Pictou, Westville, Nova Scotia Westville

in 1973 *Peter MacKay, federal Conservative (Conservative Party of Canada) politician, currently serves as Minister of Justice. *Thomas McCulloch, educator *Charlie Parker (Charlie Parker (Nova Scotia politician)), politician, NDP MLA for Pictou West, Minister of Natural Resources and Minister of Energy in the Executive Council of Nova Scotia. http: nslegislature.ca index.php people members Charlie_Parker1 *Frank H. Sobey, businessman and entrepreneur


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, with the exception of 1993-1997 when a Liberal (Liberal Party of Canada) MP was elected. Pictou County is divided into three provincial electoral districts, namely Pictou Centre, Pictou East and Pictou West. All three are currently held by PC (Progressive Conservative Association of Nova Scotia) MLAs in the Nova Scotia Legislature (Nova Scotia House of Assembly). The towns of New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia), Stellarton, Pictou, Westville, Nova Scotia Westville


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County . Prince Edward Island's only significant population centres are in Charlottetown and Summerside (Summerside, Prince Edward Island). During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, just the opposite was the case with little to no population concentration in major industrial centres as the predominantly rural resource-dependent Maritime economy continued on the same path as it had since European settlement on the region's shores. Despite the region's absence of economic growth


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infrastructure and carry out community strategic planning. The Pictou County Chamber of Commerce is a business advocacy group that speaks as a united voice on behalf of the business community. Transport Two highways designated as part of the national Trans-Canada Highway system provide the only controlled-access roads in the county. They are Highway 104 (Nova Scotia Highway 104), which traverses the county from west to east, and Highway 106 (Nova Scotia Highway 106) the short north


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is distributed monthly through the mail at no charge. www.sports-report.ca Culture There are two performance spaces in the county, the ''DeCoste Centre'' in Pictou and ''Glasgow Square'' in New Glasgow. ''Read By The Sea'' is an annual one day literary festival held in River John. The Hector Festival in Pictou each summer is a celebration of the county's Scottish heritage. ''New Glasgow's Art at Night'' is an annual one night art event in downtown New Glasgow. Many of the towns and villages host

Pictou County, Nova Scotia

'''Pictou County''' is a county in the Canadian (Canada) province (province (Canada)) of Nova Scotia. It was established in 1835, and was formerly a part of Halifax County (Halifax County, Nova Scotia) from 1759 to 1835. It had a population of 45,643 people in 2011, which represents a decline of 1.9 percent from 2006. Furthermore, its 2011 population is only 91.93% of the census population in 1991. It is the sixth most populous county in Nova Scotia.

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