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  • proper noun plural a region in Atlantic Canada, including Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island


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  • Population in Maritimes (50% French-speaking) will be divided culturally and politically.

    the goodbye continues

  • I can tell you, Rob, even as someone having grown up in Maritimes resenting my cousins here, it's getting to be a little bit much.


  • The third obstacle to successful trade between New England and the Maritimes is merely a problem of attitudes.

    Big Fish from Little Ponds: Can Canada's Regional Companies Succeed in the Global Economy?

  • The diversification of the economy of say, the Prairies or the Maritimes is hindered by yet another factor.

    Some Regional Problems of Canada

  • I made up my mind at once that, come what might, I would, in Toronto, justify Dosco as an asset of Canada and myself as something more than a sort of topflight mendicant seeking alms for the Maritimes from the taxpayer's bounty.

    The Sun Rises in the East

  • The great rock land of Northern Ontario, and the distance and the geographical barriers which separate the Maritimes from the rest of Canada?

    The Challenge We Face

  • It is the third in the series "Studies in Chinese Maritimes Development" following "China's Future Nuclear Submarine Force" and "China Energy Strategy: The Impact on Beijing's Maritime Policies."

    China Defense Blog

  • At the dawn of confederation the Maritimes were the industrial heartland of the nascent land.

    Making Canada Better

  • The coal deposits of the Maritimes are also at a formidable distance from these major power-using areas.

    Putting The Atom To Work

  • At the time of Confederation, the Maritimes were the fourth largest trading area in the world and they owned more than one-seventh as much shipping as Great Britain.

    Parva Sub Ingenti (Small Under the Great)


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