Nova Scotia is a province of southeastern Canada consisting of the Nova Scotia Peninsula and Cape Breton Island. It covers an area of 55,491 square kilometers and has a population of about 920,000. It is the landing point of the early European immigrants to Canada and one of the focal points for the interests of the British and French colonists in history. The main language of the province is English. The economy is mainly fishing, mining (coal, gypsum) and wood processing, as well as shipbuilding, ship repair, pulp, paper, tires, fish processing, etc.
The living environment
Nova Scotia is located in the North temperate zone, and although the province is almost surrounded by water, its climate is continental rather than maritime. But continental climate extremes are also tempered by the ocean. Due to its offshore environment, Nova Scotia has a warm, wet and rainy climate, with 140 frost-free Days per year, among the warmest provinces in Canada. Nova Scotia has a pleasant four seasons and is the warmest province in Canada, with warm winters and cool summers compared to the rest of Canada. The climate is similar to That of New York, Boston and Dalian, China. Nova Scotia has been named one of the best places to live in the world by many geographic magazines around the world.
Nova Scotia has more than 450 public primary and secondary schools offering grades 1-12. Nova Scotia Community College (Nova Scotia Community College) has 13 campuses located throughout Nova Scotia, providing vocational training and skills education. There are 11 universities in the province, among which the more famous universities are Dalhousie University, St. Mary's University and so on, which ranked 7th in the Medical Doctoral category of Canadian Universities in 2013. There are also more than 90 private colleges and universities