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.
"More of the traditional Cape Breton stuff is really what I love, plus all the folk songs, so it's an interesting mix."
Comprising Darren McMullen (guitar, mandolin, mandola, banjo, bouzouki, whistles, flute, vocals), Rachel Davis (fiddle, viola, vocals), Jason Roach (piano) and Chrissy Crowley (fiddle), the four players of Coig grew up and played together in Cape Breton before they considered being in a band.The result is a magic and creative combination of musical influences and harmonious sounds.
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Fiddling was originally brought to Cape Breton in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries by Scottish immigrants.
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.
Sandra Barr, Professor of Geology at Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, commented in the Cape Breton Post (October 15, 2014): "It's a unique package of rocks in Nova Scotia.
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.
Further research has provided more detail on the mechanics of the merchant credit system as it operated in the fisheries in Newfoundland and the Gaspe, (5) but very little work has been done on the activity of merchant firms in the fishery in Cape Breton during the 19th century.

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