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Nova Scotia: Province of Canada
Nova Scotia is a province in eastern Canada. With a population of 923,598 as of 2016, it is the most populous of Canada's four Atlantic provinces. It is the country's second-most densely populated province and second-smallest province by area, both after neighbouring Prince Edward Island. Its area of 55,284 square kilometres (21,345 sq mi) includes Cape Breton Island and 3,800 other coastal islands. The peninsula that makes up Nova Scotia's mainland is connected to the rest of North America by the Isthmus of Chignecto, on which the province's land border with New Brunswick is located. The province borders the Bay of Fundy to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the south and east, and is separated from Prince Edward Island and the island of Newfoundland by the Northumberland and Cabot straits, respectively.

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Nova Scotia gunman killed 9 of his 22 victims by setting fire to their houses, police say

Nine of the 22 victims killed in Canada's Nova Scotia province earlier this month in a weekend shooting rampage died in house fires set by the gunman, Canadian police told reporters on Tuesday.
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Canadian police on Thursday worked to piece together the timeline of a shooting spree that started in a rural hamlet in the Atlantic province of Nova Scotia and ended 13 hours later when the gunman,..
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Beautiful, bright pink sunset spotted in Nova Scotia, Canada.
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Queen Elizabeth sends condolences to Canada after Nova Scotia shooting

Queen Elizabeth on Tuesday sent her condolences to the families of those who lost their lives in the after the "appalling" mass shooting in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.
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At least 16 people are dead in Canada shooting rampage that spanned 12 hours. Here's what we know.

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Gunman kills at least 16 in Nova Scotia in Canada's worst mass shooting

A gunman who at one point masqueraded as a policeman killed at least 16 people in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia during a 12-hour rampage, authorities said on Sunday, in what was the country's..
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Canada gunman kills more than 10 in country's worst act of mass murder in 30 years

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Gunman in Canada kills more than 10 people in rampage: police

A gunman in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia killed more than 10 people, including at least one police officer, during a 12-hour rampage, authorities said on Sunday.
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Multiple people dead after 'senseless' Canadian shootings -media outlets

A man in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia shot and killed multiple people, including at least one police officer, during a 12-hour rampage, two domestic media outlets reported on Sunday.
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Canada police arrest suspected gunman, say there have been several victims

Police in the Atlantic Canadian province of Nova Scotia on Sunday arrested a 51-year-old gunman who they said was suspected of shootings that had resulted in several victims.
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One of the world's most endangered whales spotted with calf off Georgia coast

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Navy secretary denies threatening to resign over Trump's intervention in Eddie Gallagher case

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How the Trudeau campaign scrambled to sidestep political disaster

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Dorian leaves behind destruction and many without homes

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Dorian still slamming Canada with hurricane-force winds

Dorian could bring "dangerous surge impacts" to the Gulf of St. Lawarence, southwest Newfoundland and eastern Nova Scotia, according to the National Hurricane Center
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500,000 lose power as unrelenting Dorian marches into Canada

The storm made landfall for at least the fifth time on Saturday in Nova Scotia, the latest as a post-tropical cyclone still hurling 100 mph winds.
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A crane collapsed onto buildings in Nova Scotia because of high winds from Dorian

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Dorian hits Canada's Atlantic coast, knocks out power, downs a crane

Dorian slammed into Canada's Atlantic coast on Saturday, knocking down trees, cutting power, and blowing over a large construction crane in downtown Halifax, the capital of the province of Nova Scotia.
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Dorian, now headed toward New England, left 70K homeless in Bahamas, U.N. says

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