Description : Turning a critical eye to the health care system in Nova Scotia, Katherine Fierlbeck outlines the frameworks structuring provincial health care, while providing a detailed assessment of Nova Scotia's health financing, physical infrastructure, and service provision.
Description : "The auhtor's pedagogical intention is wrapped in a lively family story. As the engagingly curious young heroine, Grace Severn, learns of the particular history, geography, and botany of the colony, she and her reader alike gain an awareness of and sympathy for its diverse population, including Mi'kmaq peoples, Acadian settlers, and African-American slaves and Loyalists, and the role in the settlement of Nova Scotia."--Gail Edwards and Judith Saltman, Picturing Canada, p. 21.
Description : This third volume of Essays in the History of Canadian Law presents thoroughly researched, original essays in Nova Scotian legal history. An introduction by the editors is followed by ten essays grouped into four main areas of study. The first is the legal system as a whole: essays in this section discuss the juridical failure of the Annapolis regime, present a collective biography of the province's superior court judiciary to 1900, and examine the property rights of married women in the nineteenth century. The second section deals with criminal law, exploring vagrancy laws in Halifax in the late nineteenth century, aspects of prisons and punishments before 1880, and female petty crime in Halifax. The third section, on family law, examines the issues of divorce from 1750 to 1890 and child custody from 1866 to 1910. Finally, two essays relate to law and the economy: one examines the Mines Arbitration Act of 1888; the other considers the question of private property and public resources in the context of the administrative control of water in Nova Scotia.
Description : Cape Breton Island and the Bay of Fundy, Cartier and Champlain, miners and fishermen, fiddles and lobsters, the Great Upheaval and the Halifax Explosion: learn all about Nova Scotia! This book introduces this eastern province's special landmarks, events, culture, geography, and cities to young readers.
Description : The history of Nova Scotia is an amazing story of a land & people shaped by the waves, tides, winds, & wonder of the North Atlantic. The first people arrived after the retreat of the glaciers, & over thousands of years the highly civilized Mi'kmaq culture evolved. The arrival of European settlers disrupted their life. Then came the power struggle between France; as England emerged the Victor, the Acadians were driven from the land they loved. The sailors & shipbuilders led the province into a flourishing trade. During WW1, it was again thrust into military activity. At the end of the 20th century, it is unclear whether the way of life along this coast will survive.
Description : This is the third of a three-volume series that discusses, in great depth, the history of Nova Scotia, including its history as Acadie, the first visit of Frenchman DeMonts, the province's early fishing and trading economy and much more. This volume begins in the year 1782 with the arrival of the governor, John Parr, and continues through the political state of the province in 1826.