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October 15, 1971
October 15, 2004

October 15, 1971

Michelin Tire opened its plant in Bridgewater. Construction on this plant, and one at Granton in Pictou County, had begun in 1970. A third plant in Waterville, King’s County, would be announced in 1979. The initial investment was valued at over $100 million, with Michelin providing $35 million, and Nova Scotia Industrial Estates providing $50 million, plus various provincial and federal government grants. The federal government also waived duties for...
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October 15, 2004

Shirley Burnham Elliott died in Kentville (born 1916). She was a librarian and writer on Nova Scotian history (author of the Nova Scotia Book of Days, 1979), a community volunteer and mentor. She was Nova Scotia’s legislative librarian from 1954 to 1982, was awarded honorary degrees by Acadia and Dalhousie Universities and was a recipient of the Order of Nova Scotia (2003). (Photo: Shirley Burnham Elliott. Courtesy of the N.S....
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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.