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Shvoong Home>Books>Children & Youth>Canadian Sites and Symbols New Brunswick Review

Canadian Sites and Symbols New Brunswick

Book Review   by:Innereye     Original Author: Megan Lappi
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Fredericton which is the capital city of New Brunswick was named after the second son of King George III. New Brunswick is the only province that has two official languages in Canada : English and French.

A bit of history... In 1784, it was after the royal house of Brunswick-Luneberg, family of King George I that this province was named New Brunswick. Many Americans who joined the American Revolution established themselves in New Brunswick. The people that spoke French, the Acadians, lived in the north and in the east of New Brunswick.

Many animals live in New Brunswick such as the flying squirrels, black bears, moose and wildcats. The official bird of the province is the black-capped chickadee. A little more than fifteen species of whales live off the coasts of this province. Salmon fishing is world famous in Miramichi river.

The purple violet is the official flower of New Brunswick, Illinois, New Jersey and Rhode Island.

This book provides much more information about the crops, industries, soils and minerals found in New Brunswick.
Published: November 06, 2010   
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