Pictou County, Nova Scotia

What is Pictou County, Nova Scotia known for?


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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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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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-south spur to the Northumberland Ferries Limited terminal at Caribou (Caribou, Nova Scotia). The Cape Breton and Central Nova Scotia Railway is a freight line connecting Truro (Truro, Nova Scotia) to Sydney (Sydney, Nova Scotia), with spurs at Stellarton and Trenton serving local industries such as Trenton Generating Station. Via Rail Canada abandoned passenger rail service in the county on January 15, 1990, following nation-wide budget cuts. Maritime Bus provide motor coach (motor bus) service to New Glasgow. Northumberland Ferries Limited operates a seasonal passenger-vehicle ferry service from Caribou, Nova Scotia to Wood Islands (Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island), Prince Edward Island. A separate passenger-only ferry service is also operated seasonally from Caribou to Pictou Island (Pictou Island (Nova Scotia)).Aerodrome is a private commercial airport owned and operated by Sobeys. 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 By now a prominent local figure, Fulton was elected to the House of Assembly (Nova Scotia Legislative Assembly) in 1799 (the 8th General Assembly of Nova Scotia). He joined Edward Mortimer (Edward Mortimer (politician)) of Pictou (Pictou County, Nova Scotia) and William Cottnam Tonge of Halifax (City of Halifax) to form a "country party" that opposed powerful Halifax merchants allied with then Lieutenant Governor, Sir John Wentworth and the Privy Council (Privy Council of the United Kingdom), who favoured development of Halifax town at the expense of rural areas and were known at the time as the "court party". The country party took three of four Halifax County seats contested, including Fulton who finished third. (At the time all candidates campaigned county-wide with the top four finishers receiving the four available seats.)


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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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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-south spur to the Northumberland Ferries Limited terminal at Caribou (Caribou, Nova Scotia). The Cape Breton and Central Nova Scotia Railway is a freight line connecting Truro (Truro, Nova Scotia) to Sydney (Sydney, Nova Scotia), with spurs at Stellarton and Trenton serving local industries such as Trenton Generating Station. Via Rail Canada abandoned passenger rail service in the county on January 15, 1990, following nation-wide budget cuts. Maritime Bus provide motor coach (motor bus) service to New Glasgow. Northumberland Ferries Limited operates a seasonal passenger-vehicle ferry service from Caribou, Nova Scotia to Wood Islands (Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island), Prince Edward Island. A separate passenger-only ferry service is also operated seasonally from Caribou to Pictou Island (Pictou Island (Nova Scotia)).Aerodrome is a private commercial airport owned and operated by Sobeys. 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 By now a prominent local figure, Fulton was elected to the House of Assembly (Nova Scotia Legislative Assembly) in 1799 (the 8th General Assembly of Nova Scotia). He joined Edward Mortimer (Edward Mortimer (politician)) of Pictou (Pictou County, Nova Scotia) and William Cottnam Tonge of Halifax (City of Halifax) to form a "country party" that opposed powerful Halifax merchants allied with then Lieutenant Governor, Sir John Wentworth and the Privy Council (Privy Council of the United Kingdom), who favoured development of Halifax town at the expense of rural areas and were known at the time as the "court party". The country party took three of four Halifax County seats contested, including Fulton who finished third. (At the time all candidates campaigned county-wide with the top four finishers receiving the four available seats.)


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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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of the storm's track into St. Margarets Bay (St. Margarets Bay, Nova Scotia) and Mahone Bay. In addition to Halifax Regional Municipality's urban core, the town of Truro (Truro, Nova Scotia) and all of rural Colchester County (Colchester County, Nova Scotia) as well as the western part of Pictou County (Pictou County, Nova Scotia) experienced property damage and power outages from falling trees; numerous barns and other agricultural buildings were damaged east of the storm's path


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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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Tiger and the Uncrowned World Champion.


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Page 3 date publisher National Hurricane Center accessdate 2009-09-14 url http: www.nhc.noaa.gov archive storm_wallets atlantic atl1991-prelim unnamed prelim03.gif By now a prominent local figure, Fulton was elected to the House of Assembly (Nova Scotia Legislative Assembly) in 1799 (the 8th General Assembly of Nova Scotia). He joined Edward Mortimer (Edward Mortimer (politician)) of Pictou (Pictou County, Nova Scotia) and William Cottnam Tonge of City of Halifax

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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