In the 2011 nationwide census, Statistics Canada estimated the provincial population to have been 751,171, being on an area of almost 73,000 km.The majority of the population is English-speaking, but there is also a large Francophone minority (33%), chiefly of Acadian origin.
About 1750, to protect his interests in New France, Louis XV caused three forts (Fort Beauséjour, Fort Menagoueche and Fort Gaspareaux) to be built along the Isthmus of Chignecto.Jeandron says old outhouses, once they were full, were often used as dumping grounds for household garbage and waste before being covered over with soil."They didn't have curbside pickup like we do today," said Jeandron.The artifacts will be cleaned, catalogued, analyzed and dated over the next several months.
They were found at the construction site of an eight storey, 120-room hotel being built by Aquilini Properties.
This caused what is known to historians as Father Le Loutre's War.