French census records dated 1686 list well established farms utilizing dyked marshlands.During Queen Anne's War, in response to the Wabanaki Confederacy of Acadia military campaign against the New England frontier and the Canadian Raid on Deerfield, Massachusetts, Benjamin Church led the Raid on Pisiquid (1704) and burned the village to the ground.Read more The College’s Council recently endorsed the 2017 Canadian Guideline for Opioids for Chronic Non-Cancer Pain as evidence of best practice.Among the many recommendations, the guidelines identify that opioids are not a first line choice for chronic non-cancer pain.The story of Black Nova Scotians is a rich tapestry.It’s a story of many diverse groups – Loyalists, Maroons, Caribbeans, Refugees and others – sewn together through a common African ancestry and the search for a better life in Nova Scotia.
The purpose of the review was to ensure that the admissions process bolstered the Faculty of Medicine’s commitment to service, excellence and broad considerations of diversity.
In the years that followed, Black settlers from both French and English backgrounds settled in towns like Annapolis Royal.
Others were also transported to Louisbourg to work as slaves.
Many African Nova Scotians made a home in the community of Africville, on the edge of the Halifax Harbour.
The thriving community stood for over a century, until it was displaced to make room for Halifax’s industrial expansion in the 1960s.