"A lot is known about Canada’s first historic site -- Fort Anne in Nova Scotia -- but there are also a lot of questions about what’s beneath the ground. Researchers are using ground-penetrating radar to explore what’s believed to be an Acadian burial ground."
Over the past three years, the Halifax Partnership and its private and public sector sponsors have been raising awareness of Nova Scotia’s youth retention issue and taking action to retain young talent in our city and province through the Game Changers Youth Retention Action Plan, presented by TD.
“You know, the beauty of being a chef is that you get to touch on a lot of things,” says Carlos Bonilla. “Everything that I’ve done is because I love this business. Anything that can help you grow in the business, and help you get better, is just a plus.”
Middleton is one of the oldest places in Canada – not as a community, but as a population demographic. Statistics Canada figures from 2016 put Canada’s 65-and-over population at 16.9 per cent and Nova Scotia’s at 19.9 per cent. Middleton’s seniors make up a staggering 30.9 per cent of the town’s population.
More than a century after being acquired as a national historic park in 1917, researchers travelled Hwy. 101 to the Fort Anne National Historic Site in Annapolis Royal to learn new things from the 17th and 18th centuries, thanks to their 21st-century technology and expertise. Boreas Heritage Consulting Inc., based in Halifax, and NSCC’s Applied Geomatics Research Group (AGRG) from Middleton led a graveyard investigation on Monday, Dec. 3, at the site’s Garrison Graveyard in the area known to be an Acadian cemetery.
A group of women served hot meals made of deer, bear and moose meat on Sunday to help feed the hungry and to expose people to the delicacies of wild game. A chef was aided by first-year culinary students from Nova Scotia Community College. It helped the students gain experience preparing wild game.