Nova Scotia ~ Islands, Water, Adventure and Hardship : Student - Province Highlights
Nova Scotia is one of Canada's three Maritime Provinces, and one of the four provinces that form Atlantic Canada. Its provincial capital is Halifax. Nova Scotia is the second-smallest of Canada's ten provinces, with an area of 55,284 square kilometres. It includes Cape Breton and another 3,800 coastal islands.
As of 2016, the population was 923,598. Nova Scotia is Canada's second-most-densely populated province with 17.4 inhabitants per square kilometre.
The province's mainland is the Nova Scotia peninsula surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, including numerous bays and estuaries.
Enjoy a visual journey around Cape Breton Island
Rick Mercer visits the Fortress of Louisbourg
Rick Mercer Visits Sable Island
Death of a Community on Cape Breton Island
Rick Visits the CFB Base in Halifax