New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

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index.php?id 207&option com_content&task view The Town of New Glasgow, Nova Scotia - Hockey Day in New Glasgow Hockey Day in New Glasgow The New Glasgow segments featured hometown NHL player Jon Sim and the town's annual Westside winter carnival. New Glasgow is the home of the annual Johnny Miles running event weekend, named after the two time Boston Marathon winner. It is the second largest running event in Atlantic Canada, behind only Halifax's Blue Nose Marathon. Notable residents birth_place New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia), NS (Nova Scotia), CAN (Canada) height_ft 5 DATE OF BIRTH September 29, 1977 PLACE OF BIRTH New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia), NS (Nova Scotia), CAN (Canada) DATE OF DEATH The league got their second national Championship when the '''Halifax Oland Exports''' won the 2002 Royal Bank Cup on home ice. One year later, after financial trouble with Oland Brewery, the franchise's name was changed to Halifax Team Pepsi. In the spring of 2004, the Weeks Hockey Organization bought the club, moved it to New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia) and renamed it the Pictou County Weeks Crushers. On that same day Halifax got a new team as they were granted an expansion franchise, the Halifax Wolverines (Bridgewater Lumberjacks). On November 8, 1946, Viola Desmond refused to sit in the balcony designated exclusively for blacks in the Roseland Theatre in New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia) but, instead, she took her seat on the ground floor where only white people were allowed to sit. After being forcibly removed from the theatre and arrested, Desmond was eventually found guilty of not paying the one-cent difference in tax on the balcony ticket from the main floor theatre ticket. She was fine (fine (penalty))d $20 ($251.30 in 2010 http: www.bankofcanada.ca en rates inflation_calc.html ) and court costs ($6). She paid the fine but decided to fight the charge (criminal charge) in court. MacLeod studied political science at St. Francis Xavier University. Prior to her election, MacLeod was a federal Conservative aide on Parliament Hill and a political commentator. Her family ties to politics include Donald MacLeod, a former Cabinet Minister under Robert Stanfield in Nova Scotia, and Donald Cameron (Donald William Cameron), a former Premier of Nova Scotia. Her father, Danny MacLeod, served three decades as a municipal councillor in New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia), Nova Scotia until his death on August 29, 2007.


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) 429 (3,222 of 5,008) The towns of New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia), Stellarton (Stellarton, Nova Scotia), Pictou (Pictou, Nova Scotia), Westville (Westville, Nova Scotia) 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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and residential development was spurred by the construction of Highway 104 (Nova Scotia Highway 104). Municipal amalgamation Talk of amalgamating the 6 municipal units in Pictou County has increased in recent years. Among the reasons for this, small towns adjacent to New Glasgow are having a hard time coping financially on their own due to the declining economy. Also, Pictou County has the most politicians per capita in Canada.


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Jennifer Vardy Little, “Setting the Record Straight”, ‘ ‘The News’ ‘ New Glasgow, April 14, 2010 The award winning New Glasgow Jubilee features popular local and national musical acts. It has become the town's most successful event since its inception in 1995. The Race on the River features teams representing local companies and organizations paddling along the East River to raise money for local charities. New Glasgow's oldest summer mainstay, The Festival of the Tartans, has been scaled back over the years. There is no longer a parade. The festival is a celebration of the town's Scottish roots. Sports New Glasgow's John Brother MacDonald Stadium (formerly New Glasgow Stadium) used to be home to the Pictou County Crushers of the Maritime Junior Hockey League and the Weeks Major Midgets of the Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League. The team now plays at the Pictou County Wellness Center. The Crushers were based in Halifax (Halifax Regional Municipality) and known as Team Pepsi until 2004 when the Weeks Hockey Organization bought the club and moved it to New Glasgow. After struggling to attract fans in Halifax's crowded hockey market, the team is now one of the league's top draws. New Glasgow hosted the 2005 MJAHL All Star game and the 2006 MJAHL Entry Draft. It was announced on December 29, 2006, that New Glasgow would host the 2008 Fred Page Cup, where the Crushers defeated the defending FCP winners from Pembroke, Ontario in the championship game. The town hosted the Telus Cup (then Air Canada Cup), in 1997 and the 2001 World Under 17 Hockey Championships (co-hosted with Truro (Truro, Nova Scotia)). In 2007, New Glasgow hosted its first Major Junior hockey game (St. John's Fog Devils vs P.E.I. Rocket). On February 9, 2008, New Glasgow was one of six communities across Canada selected to be showcased on CBC Sports' day-long ''Hockey Day in Canada'' The Town of New Glasgow, Nova Scotia - Hockey Day in New Glasgow Hockey Day in New Glasgow The New Glasgow segments featured hometown NHL player Jon Sim and the town's annual Westside winter carnival. New Glasgow is the home of the annual Johnny Miles running event weekend, named after the two time Boston Marathon winner. It is the second largest running event in Atlantic Canada, behind only Halifax's Blue Nose Marathon. Notable residents birth_place New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia), NS (Nova Scotia), CAN (Canada) height_ft 5 DATE OF BIRTH September 29, 1977 PLACE OF BIRTH New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia), NS (Nova Scotia), CAN (Canada) DATE OF DEATH The league got their second national Championship when the '''Halifax Oland Exports''' won the 2002 Royal Bank Cup on home ice. One year later, after financial trouble with Oland Brewery, the franchise's name was changed to Halifax Team Pepsi. In the spring of 2004, the Weeks Hockey Organization bought the club, moved it to New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia) and renamed it the Pictou County Weeks Crushers. On that same day Halifax got a new team as they were granted an expansion franchise, the Halifax Wolverines (Bridgewater Lumberjacks). On November 8, 1946, Viola Desmond refused to sit in the balcony designated exclusively for blacks in the Roseland Theatre in New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia) but, instead, she took her seat on the ground floor where only white people were allowed to sit. After being forcibly removed from the theatre and arrested, Desmond was eventually found guilty of not paying the one-cent difference in tax on the balcony ticket from the main floor theatre ticket. She was fine (fine (penalty))d $20 ($251.30 in 2010 http: www.bankofcanada.ca en rates inflation_calc.html ) and court costs ($6). She paid the fine but decided to fight the charge (criminal charge) in court. MacLeod studied political science at St. Francis Xavier University. Prior to her election, MacLeod was a federal Conservative aide on Parliament Hill and a political commentator. Her family ties to politics include Donald MacLeod, a former Cabinet Minister under Robert Stanfield in Nova Scotia, and Donald Cameron (Donald William Cameron), a former Premier of Nova Scotia. Her father, Danny MacLeod, served three decades as a municipal councillor in New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia), Nova Scotia until his death on August 29, 2007.


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of Nova Scotia . * Kris MacFarlane, the drummer for Canadian folk-rock band Great Big Sea. * Peter MacKay, federal Conservative politician, currently serves as Minister of Justice and Attorney General * Jillian MacLaughlin (List of Big Brother 1 HouseGuests (Canada)#Jillian), winner of season 1 of ''Big Brother Canada''. * Bill McEwan, President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of Sobeys Inc. * Jon Sim, professional ice hockey player with the Bridgeport


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studied political science at St. Francis Xavier University. Prior to her election, MacLeod was a federal Conservative aide on Parliament Hill and a political commentator. Her family ties to politics include Donald MacLeod, a former Cabinet Minister under Robert Stanfield in Nova Scotia, and Donald Cameron (Donald William Cameron), a former Premier of Nova Scotia. Her father, Danny MacLeod, served three decades as a municipal councillor in New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia), Nova Scotia until his death on August 29, 2007.


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) 429 (3,222 of 5,008) The towns of New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia), Stellarton (Stellarton, Nova Scotia), Pictou (Pictou, Nova Scotia), Westville (Westville, Nova Scotia) 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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J. Massey Rhind, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia Museums in New Glasgow include the Carmichael Stewart House Heritage Museum, local Military Museum, and local Sports Hall of Fame. Glasgow Square Theatre, located on the downtown riverfront, is a 285 seat auditorium that hosts year-round concerts, plays, and other community functions. The theatre can be transformed into an outdoor amphitheatre, one of the few theatres in Canada (if not the only) that can do that. During the summer it hosts celebrations for Canada Day on June 30, the New Glasgow Riverfront Jubilee during the first weekend in August, and the Race on the River Dragon Boat Festival in mid-August. The Roseland Cabaret nightclub operates in the former Roseland film theatre (Roseland Theatre (Nova Scotia)) in downtown New Glasgow, one of the oldest film theatres in Nova Scotia and site of a famous 1946 civil rights case. Jennifer Vardy Little, “Setting the Record Straight”, ‘ ‘The News’ ‘ New Glasgow, April 14, 2010 The award winning New Glasgow Jubilee features popular local and national musical acts. It has become the town's most successful event since its inception in 1995. The Race on the River features teams representing local companies and organizations paddling along the East River to raise money for local charities. New Glasgow's oldest summer mainstay, The Festival of the Tartans, has been scaled back over the years. There is no longer a parade. The festival is a celebration of the town's Scottish roots. Sports New Glasgow's John Brother MacDonald Stadium (formerly New Glasgow Stadium) used to be home to the Pictou County Crushers of the Maritime Junior Hockey League and the Weeks Major Midgets of the Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League. The team now plays at the Pictou County Wellness Center. The Crushers were based in Halifax (Halifax Regional Municipality) and known as Team Pepsi until 2004 when the Weeks Hockey Organization bought the club and moved it to New Glasgow. After struggling to attract fans in Halifax's crowded hockey market, the team is now one of the league's top draws. New Glasgow hosted the 2005 MJAHL All Star game and the 2006 MJAHL Entry Draft. It was announced on December 29, 2006, that New Glasgow would host the 2008 Fred Page Cup, where the Crushers defeated the defending FCP winners from Pembroke, Ontario in the championship game. The town hosted the Telus Cup (then Air Canada Cup), in 1997 and the 2001 World Under 17 Hockey Championships (co-hosted with Truro (Truro, Nova Scotia)). In 2007, New Glasgow hosted its first Major Junior hockey game (St. John's Fog Devils vs P.E.I. Rocket). On February 9, 2008, New Glasgow was one of six communities across Canada selected to be showcased on CBC Sports' day-long ''Hockey Day in Canada'' The Town of New Glasgow, Nova Scotia - Hockey Day in New Glasgow Hockey Day in New Glasgow The New Glasgow segments featured hometown NHL player Jon Sim and the town's annual Westside winter carnival. New Glasgow is the home of the annual Johnny Miles running event weekend, named after the two time Boston Marathon winner. It is the second largest running event in Atlantic Canada, behind only Halifax's Blue Nose Marathon. Notable residents birth_place New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia), NS (Nova Scotia), CAN (Canada) height_ft 5 DATE OF BIRTH September 29, 1977 PLACE OF BIRTH New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia), NS (Nova Scotia), CAN (Canada) DATE OF DEATH The league got their second national Championship when the '''Halifax Oland Exports''' won the 2002 Royal Bank Cup on home ice. One year later, after financial trouble with Oland Brewery, the franchise's name was changed to Halifax Team Pepsi. In the spring of 2004, the Weeks Hockey Organization bought the club, moved it to New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia) and renamed it the Pictou County Weeks Crushers. On that same day Halifax got a new team as they were granted an expansion franchise, the Halifax Wolverines (Bridgewater Lumberjacks). On November 8, 1946, Viola Desmond refused to sit in the balcony designated exclusively for blacks in the Roseland Theatre in New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia) but, instead, she took her seat on the ground floor where only white people were allowed to sit. After being forcibly removed from the theatre and arrested, Desmond was eventually found guilty of not paying the one-cent difference in tax on the balcony ticket from the main floor theatre ticket. She was fine (fine (penalty))d $20 ($251.30 in 2010 http: www.bankofcanada.ca en rates inflation_calc.html ) and court costs ($6). She paid the fine but decided to fight the charge (criminal charge) in court. MacLeod studied political science at St. Francis Xavier University. Prior to her election, MacLeod was a federal Conservative aide on Parliament Hill and a political commentator. Her family ties to politics include Donald MacLeod, a former Cabinet Minister under Robert Stanfield in Nova Scotia, and Donald Cameron (Donald William Cameron), a former Premier of Nova Scotia. Her father, Danny MacLeod, served three decades as a municipal councillor in New Glasgow (New Glasgow, Nova Scotia), Nova Scotia until his death on August 29, 2007.

New Glasgow, Nova Scotia

'''New Glasgow''', is a town (General Service Area) in Pictou County (Pictou County, Nova Scotia), in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada. It is situated on the banks of the East River of Pictou, which flows into Pictou Harbour, a sub-basin of the Northumberland Strait.

The town's population was 9,562 in the 2011 census. New Glasgow is at the centre of the province's fourth largest urban area; the population of the New Glasgow census agglomeration in the 2011 census was 35,809, ranking 77th largest in the country. The New Glasgow census agglomeration includes the smaller adjacent towns of Stellarton, Westville (Westville, Nova Scotia), and Trenton (Trenton, Nova Scotia) as well as adjacent rural areas of the county. "New Glasgow" Census subdivisions

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