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September 17, 1999

September 17, 1999

The Supreme Court of Canada affirmed in the Donald Marshall case a 5–2 decision regarding treaty rights to hunt, fish and gather in pursuit of a moderate livelihood, stemming from the treaties of 1760–1761 that were signed by the Mi’kmaq, Malisset, Passamaquoddy and the British Crown. The Supreme Court did not define how these rights were to be implemented, but instead encouraged the parties to negotiate a resolution in a...
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Binding: Hardback, 192 pages
Publication Date: 13th October 2017
ISBN: 9781459504806 Price: $34.95
Format: 10in x 8in; 300+ colour images
400 Years in 365 Days gives readers a fun, trivia-filled record which reflects the communities and peoples of Nova Scotia spanning the past 400+ years. Illustrating the entries are 300+ visuals including full colour paintings, drawings, photos, and archival objects. This informative and entertaining volume is a great reference book and a great gift for anyone interested in Nova Scotias colourful past and lively present

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LEO J. DEVEAU is an independent librarian-researcher-writer focused on Nova Scotia. On the 150th anniversary of Confederation Leo decided to update, revise and extend Shirley Elliott’s 1979 Nova Scotia Book of Days, resulting in his book 400 Years in 365 Days.