Cape Breton


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Cape′ Bret′on

(ˈbrɪt n, ˈbrɛt n)
n.
an island forming the NE part of Nova Scotia, in SE Canada. 42,969; 3970 sq. mi. (10,280 sq. km).
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This was a fortified city, on the island of Cape Breton, near Nova Scotia.
Comes from the in'ards of Cape Breton, he does, where the farmers speak home-made Scotch.
During four successive years of strikes, Cape Breton coal miners resisted wage reductions by the British Empire Steel Corporation (BESCO) by drawing on their shared work, ethnic and community bonds.
Cape Breton is facing a de population crisis as young people depart in search of jobs and the bright lights of the big city.
If that happens, and you decide to get the hell out of there, might I suggest moving to Cape Breton Island
Author Melin explores the transmission of step dancing traditions in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, which boasts a thriving Scottish traditional dance community.
MacKay added, "What better place than here in Cape Breton, in proximity to the fields of France and Belgium, in places where they gave their lives in service of Canada.
Since being hired by the now-defunct Cape Breton District Health Authority last December, the former Ontariobased doctor had been waiting, without pay, to be licensed by the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Nova Scotia.
As Stephen Hornsby explains, the economic history of Cape Breton up to the end of the 19th century was basically one of a long-established and largely foreign-owned and operated staple industry (fishing for cod) being replaced in later years by another staple industry, again characterized by foreign ownership and control: coal mining.
It is important to understand the hydrogeological characteristics of these approximately 1200 to 65 Ma old fault systems to aid in managing Cape Breton Island's fresh water resources.
In 2005, Cape Breton University established a Canada Research Chair in Intangible Cultural Heritage.
This lively and engaging read joins the growing list of books for young readers from Cape Breton University Press.

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