A Nova Scotia Indigenous community struggling with dark, foul-smelling tap water is calling on the federal government to fix a problem that has lingered for a decade. 473 more words
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Nova Scotia’s premier has cautioned against moves to erase history amid questions about a town in his province named for a contentious British general who Montreal has decided to remove from its streetscape. 195 more words
Kentville N.S. official says council never intended to name bridge after controversial figure, Cornwallis
A debate sweeping the country over the naming of monuments and places after contentious historical figures has found a new flashpoint in rural Nova Scotia. 787 more words
When Donna Morris looks at the Mi’kmaq petroglyphs at Kejimkujik National Park, she sees history. “There’s a picture of a caribou. There’s a picture of a little missionary man that goes back to the French era which would be the 1700s,” Morris, 65, explains. 190 more words
A name change to a downtown Halifax building is gaining praise from Nova Scotia’s Indigenous community.
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“It’s wonderful, in one word. The more Cornwallis names that disappear in the next few years, the better for everybody involved,” Daniel Paul, a Mi’kmaq elder and historian, said.