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Stewiacke pronounced (Stoo-yahk) is a town in Nova Scotia, Canada, 45 minutes from Halifax. It has a population of 1,388 (1991) and is located at the confluence of the Stewiacke River and the Shubenacadie River. It is a service and support centre for local agriculture. It is famous for Mastodon Ridge, a tourist attraction based on a local discovery of Mastodon bones. The town will be celebrating its 100th birthday in 2006. Jump to: navigation, search Motto: Munit Haec et Altera Vincit (One defends and the other conquers) Other Canadian provinces and territories Capital Halifax Largest city Halifax Lieutenant Governor Myra Freeman Premier John Hamm (PC) Area 55,283 km² (12th) • Land 53,338 km² • Water 1,946 km² (3. ... Jump to: navigation, search Please read first: This article is about the Nova Scotia community. ... A Mastodon skeleton in museum in Bismarck, North Dakota. ...


Local businesses include:

  • Mastodon Ridge Shop
  • Tim Hortons
  • KFC
  • Dairy Queen
  • Petro-Canada
  • Esso
  • Simons Variety (Kwik Way)
  • Franks Pizza
  • Pharmasave
  • Foodland
  • Stewiacke Satellite and Video
  • Stewiacke Home Hardware
  • BJ Electric
  • TLC Country Kitchen
  • Nelson Bed & Breakfast

Stewiacke is known for being the half-way point between the North Pole and the equator Tim Hortons (officially written without an apostrophe) (based in Hamilton, Ontario) is the largest coffee and doughnut chain in Canada and the Northeastern United States. ... Jump to: navigation, search This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Jump to: navigation, search Dairy Queen is a fast-food restaurant franchise that was founded in 1940. ... Petro-Canada is a Canadian oil and gas firm headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. ... An Esso Station in Toronto Esso is an international trade name used by ExxonMobil and its related companies. ...


External links

  • Town of Stewiacke

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Nova Scotia: Definition and Much More from Answers.com (4647 words)
Nova Scotia was granted a supreme court in 1754 with the appointment of Jonathan Belcher and a Legislative Assembly in 1758.
Nova Scotia was the first colony in British North America and in the British Empire to achieve responsible government in January-February 1848 and become self-governing through the efforts of Joseph Howe.
Nova Scotia is the seventh most populated province in Canada with an estimated 936,988 residents as of January 1, 2006.
Town of Stewiacke (206 words)
Stewiacke is a potential hub area for industrial and residential growth rated the fastest growing municipality per capita in the province.
Stewiacke located in the center of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada at the entrance to the beautiful Stewiacke valley where Indian trails crossed both the Stewiacke and Shubenacadie Rivers.
The Stewiacke River is unique in that it has been one of the three top salmon producing rivers in the province for several years.
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