Halifax is the capital of Nova Scotia. The Mi'kmaq were the natives living in Nova Scotia before the arrival of European settlers mostly Scottish. Many place names in Nova Scotia come from the Mi'kmaq language, just as every other name in all provinces of Canada, names come from native language.
The fishing industry is very important in Nova Scotia and it contributes to the province's economy.
The province's official animal named in 1995 is a dog. The Duck Tolling Retriever. The dogs are fast, smart and help hunters catch their prey.
Blueberries and Christmas trees are sold through out the world from Nova Scotia. Gypsum is most produced in this province, it is used to make chalk, toothpaste and plasterboard.
The book has many pictures and describes all sites and symbols of Nova Scotia.