Wreck Cove, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia: Breton Books 13 : 27—40. The famous murder of by strike breakers, and the seizing of the power plant by striking miners led to a major union sentiment that persists to this day in some circles. Archived from on 18 May 2012. From 1939 on attempts were made to strengthen its position in the public school system in Nova Scotia, but funding, official commitment and the availability of teachers continued to be a problem. Toronto: University of Toronto Press. Large marine vessels may also enter Bras d'Or Lake through the Great Bras d'Or channel, and small craft can use the Little Bras d'Or channel or. Some of the first British-sanctioned settlers on the island following the were Irish, although upon settlement they merged with local French communities to form a culture rich in music and tradition.
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The colony of Cape Breton Island had its capital at on its namesake harbour fronting on and the. Other revitalization activities include adult education, community cultural events and publishing. Sydney, Nova Scotia: Cape Breton University Press. Cape Breton Island is joined to the mainland by the , which was completed in 1955, enabling direct road and rail traffic to and from the island, but requiring to pass through the at the eastern end of the. Ottawa: Queen's Printer for Canada. In recent years, the Island's residents have tried to diversify the area economy by investing in tourism developments, , and small businesses, as well as manufacturing ventures in fields such as auto parts, pharmaceuticals, and window glazings.
National Climate Data and Information Archive. Halifax, Nova Scotia: Nimbus Publishing. National Climate Data and Information Archive. From 1799 to 1807, the military commandant was , brother of. At one time, Glace Bay was known as the largest town in Nova Scotia, based on population.
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By the 1950s the number of speakers was less than 7,000. These settlements lasted only one generation, until left in 1659. In Cape Breton it was still a majority language, but the proportion was falling. The travel guide has rated Cape Breton Island as one of the world's best island destinations. Our dating service is safe, secure and completely confidential.
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Sydney, Nova Scotia: Cape Breton Regional Municipality. The Strait of Canso is completely navigable to vessels, and Port Hawkesbury is open to the deepest-draught vessels on the world's oceans. Children were no longer being raised with Gaelic. Cape Bretoniana: an annotated bibliography. Considerable snowfall occurs in winter, especially in the highlands. Ottawa: Dominion Bureau of Statistics General Statistics Branch. Timothy Hierlihy and his Times: The story of the Founder of Antigonish, N.
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