Politics

Nova Scotia’s Province House celebrates its 200 birthday

A look-back at 200 years of history in Nova Scotia

Built in 1819, Province House stands on the site of the first governor’s home and is the oldest legislative building in Canada.

Since then, the site has seen some of Nova Scotia’s most historic bills, important political history and juicy scandals.

To celebrate the building’s history, we’ve put together a list of highs and lows from the last two centuries.

Jump to: 1850s

Jump to: 1900s

Jump to: 1950s

Jump to: 2000s

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1850s

 

 

 

 

1900s

 

 

1950s

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2000s

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Source references:

  1. Nova Scotia Archives
  2. Nova Scotia Legislature
  3. Nova Scotia Courts
  4. The Canadian Dictionary of Biography
  5. Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission
  6. The Canadian Encyclopedia
  7. CBC
  8. The Globe and Mail
  9. Yahoo
  10. CBC
  11. Global News
  12. Revolvy
  13. New York Times
  14. Halifax Public Libraries
  15. Shunpiking
  16. Issuu
  17. CBC
  18. Perennia
  19. The Globe and Mail
  20. CBC
  21. CTV News
  22. The Coast
  23. Global News
  24. Time Toast
  25. CBC
  26. Kristen Thompson