This careful political economic and historical analysis shows that Canada's Maritime provinces prospered before Confederation, although that prosperity was not shared among Maritimers
Macdonald spoke in the Confederation debates about sectional differences, noting that Maritimers
, Lower Canadiens, loyalists, and Anglophones in Canada West were distinct, and that the Anglophones in Quebec were assured of representation through the retention of the electoral boundaries of Canada East for the appointed upper chamber.
More than half of British Columbians were British-born when the First World War began; fewer than seven percent of Maritimers
were and their largest concentration was in Cape Breton's mining centres (Canada 1915,22).
In general, Canadians and Maritimers
shared in the wider Imperial enthusiasm for the war.
She is a regular on CBC's Maritime Noon radio, entertaining idiosyncratic questions from science-curious Maritimers
Sacred Fire is a coalition of Mi'kmaq, Maliseet, Passamaquoddy, Acadian and other Maritimers
organizing against shale gas exploration.
For a taste of his collaborative work, check out his fiddle playing with fellow maritimers
The Trews in Highway of Heroes, a tribute to Canada's fallen soldiers.
Their faith in their compatriots was rewarded, albeit usually by expatriate fellow Maritimers
Educating the next generation of maritimers
is a priority for all seafaring countries and in Bahrain we are working to educate the next generation - men and women," she added.
Accordingly, while 64% of Canadians binge drink at least once a year, 73% of Maritimers
do so--a significantly greater proportion than everywhere else in Canada except Alberta (64%) and Saskatchewan (64%).
And, like many Maritimers
, we both wound up working someplace else, far from our homes, which leads to my second connection.
Acadians may have had closer contacts with the Mi'kmaq than did most anglophone Maritimers
and Newfoundlanders, but there remained a vast distance between the two communities, one that could only be bridged with acts of kindness and fraternity, on rare occasions when people managed to overcome their traditional suspicion.