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Getting to the Core of the Matter: A historical materialist study of the apple industry in Nova Scotia, 1605-1980
The story of the apple in Nova Scotia between 1605 and 1980 shows how agriculture shapes our world, and our relationship to that world. This paper reviews the failure of the apple industry, and provides insights on how to ...
Young Agrarian Culture in Nova Scotia: The Initial and Ongoing Motivations for Young Farmers from Non-Agricultural Backgrounds
For Nova Scotia, a province historically characterized by rural communities and family farms, the overhaul of Canadian agriculture to an industrial production model has had major ramifications. Farmers are an aging and ...
"Every kid from Brazil is not a soccer star": Exploring race as a factor for service provision for immigrants in Truro, Nova Scotia
This study reviews the literature on systemic racism in Canada, how it is perpetuated through white privilege and how it influences national immigration policy. Using a qualitative exploratory approach, this study then ...
How Deep is the Pit? Economic Externalities, Cultural Sustainability and the Environment in Contemporary Nova Scotian Mining Fiction
Mining has been a central industry in Pictou County and Cape Breton in Nova Scotia for hundreds of years, but though it has economic benefits, it also has significant social and environmental damages. These negative ...
New to Farming: Exploring the motivations and experiences of small-scale farmers in Nova Scotia
The romanticism of rural landscapes was an essential aspect of the 1960s and 1970s back-to-the-land movement. Urbanites flocked to rural spaces as an escape from the plight of humanity in cities. In the contemporary ...
CONNECTING PLACES: A PRAGMATIC APPROACH TO RAPID TRANSIT FOR THE HALIFAX REGION
Connecting Places: A Pragmatic Approach to Rapid Transit for the Halifax Region explores the potential for the development of a simple, cost-effective rapid transit system for the Halifax Region, specifically for parts ...