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Cape Breton Island

Cape Breton Island (- formerly Île Royale, Scottish Gaelic: Ceap Breatainn or Eilean Cheap Bhreatainn, Míkmaq: Únamakika, simply: Cape Breton) is an island on the Atlantic coast of North America. The name most likely corresponds to the word Breton, the French adjective referring to the Atlantic province of Brittany. Cape Breton Island is part of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada. The island accounts for 18.7% of the total area of Nova Scotia....

Cape Breton University

Cape Breton University (CBU), formerly known as the "University College of Cape Breton" (UCCB), is a Canadian university in Nova Scotia's Cape Breton Regional Municipality. Located near Sydney, CBU is the only post-secondary degree-granting institution on Cape Breton Island. The university is enabled by the Cape Breton University Act passed by the Nova Scotia House of Assembly. Prior to this, CBU was enabled by the University College of Cape Breton Act (amended). The University College of Cape Breton's Coat of Arms were registered with the Canadian Heraldic Authority on May 27, 1995....

Cape Breton Regional Municipality

Cape Breton Regional Municipality often shortened to simply CBRM, is a regional municipality in Nova Scotia's Cape Breton County. According to the 2011 Census of Canada, the population within the Cape Breton Regional Municipality is 97,398. Its population makes it the second largest municipality in the province. In 1995, the government of Nova Scotia sought to reduce the number of incorporated towns and cities in the province through amalgamation....

Cape Breton Highlands

The Cape Breton Highlands, commonly called the Highlands, refer to a highland or mountainous plateau of ancient rock across the northern part of Cape Breton Island in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. Considered an extension of the Appalachian mountain chain, the Highlands comprise the northern portions of Inverness and Victoria counties. The Highlands are surrounded by water with the Atlantic Ocean on the east, the Cabot Strait to the north and east, the Gulf of St. Lawrence on the north and west, and Bras d'Or Lake to the south....

Cape Breton and Central Nova Scotia Railway

The Cape Breton and Central Nova Scotia Railway is a short line railway operating in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. CBNS operates of main line and associated spurs between Truro in the central part of the province to Sydney on Cape Breton Island. The rail lines operated by CBNS were previously owned by the Canadian National Railway. CBNS began operations in 1994 after the rail lines was purchased in October 1993 by the holding company RailTex....

LeBreton Flats

LeBreton Flats (also spelled Lebreton Flats) is a neighbourhood in Somerset Ward in central Ottawa, Canada. It lies to the west of Centretown neighbourhood, and to the north of Centretown West with "Nanny Goat Hill" as the dividing line. The Ottawa River forms the northern limit. The neighbourhood is being re-developed, and had a population of 373 (2011 Census), up from 57 in 2006, and 50 in 2001 Early historyLand swindle LeBreton Flats was named after Captain John LeBreton, one of Nepean Township's first settlers and a hero of the War of 1812....

Lebreton Station

Lebreton Station is a stop on the transitway in Ottawa. It is located in the Lebreton Flats area, near the intersection of Wellington Street and Booth Street. The Chaudières Bridge crosses the Ottawa River just north of this location, and the Canadian War Museum is in walking distance. It is often frequented by those continuing to Downtown Gatineau, including the Terrasses de la Chaudière government office complex. Before its cancellation on December 14, 2006, the O-Train, with the extension of the North-South LRT lane, would have served this station heading towards downtown....

Breton Sound

Breton Sound is a sound of the Gulf of Mexico and a part of the coastline of the U.S. state of Louisiana. It lies off the southeast coast of the state and is partially enclosed by the Breton Islands. Two ships in the United States Navy have been named the USS Breton after this area. On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina crossed the sound before making its third landfall near Pearlington, Mississippi....

Harbour Breton

Harbour Breton is a small fishing community on the Connaigre Peninsula in Fortune Bay, on the south coast of the island of Newfoundland in Canada. It is the largest center on the Connaigre Peninsula and was long considered the unofficial capital of Fortune Bay. Many residents resettled from Sagona Island, Jersey Harbour, Little Bay West, Miller's Passage, Red Cove, and Grole. Industrial history Harbour Breton is known for its rich fishing history. The first major company to take up post in Hr. Breton was Newman & Co....

Breton Education Centre

Breton Education Centre, or BEC, is a co-ed high school students in Grades 7-12 in New Waterford, Nova Scotia. It is part of the Cape Breton – Victoria Regional School Board. Academics English Department ENG12 (Academic), ECM12 English Communication 12 (Graduate), Applied Broadcast Journalism 12, ENG11 English 11 (Academic, ECM11 English Communication 11 (Graduate), ENG10 English 10 (Academic) Fine Arts Department Art Gr. 12 (Academic), Art Gr. 11 (Academic), Art Gr....

CAP Society of Cape Breton County: The CAP Society of Cape Breton County is a non-profit organization that functions as a regional working group of Community Access Program (CAP) sites committed to the social, economic, and cultural en...

Caledonia, Cape Breton: Caledonia is a community that is part of the former town of Glace Bay in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality....

Barrachois, Cape Breton County: Barrachois is a community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality on Cape Breton Island....

Mill Creek, Cape Breton: Mill Creek is a community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality on Cape Breton Island....

Breton Cove, Nova Scotia: Breton Cove is a small community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in Victoria County on Cape Breton Island....

Centreville, Cape Breton: Centreville is a subdivision in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality on Cape Breton Island....

Cape Breton Highlands Education Centre: Cape Breton Highlands Educations Centre and Academy (CBHEC/A) is a school located in Terre Noire, Nova Scotia, Canada, in the Cape Breton Highlands in Inverness County. It is a part of the Strait Regi...

Skyline Trail (Cape Breton Highlands National Park): The Skyline Trail is a seven-kilometre, looping, hiking trail in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. It lies on the western side of the Cabot Trail, near French Mountain's summit. The trail is we...

Loch Lomond (Cape Breton): Loch Lomond is a lake of Richmond County, in north-eastern Nova Scotia, Canada....

Breton Cove Pond: Breton Cove Pond is a lake of Victoria County, in north-eastern Nova Scotia, Canada....

Goose Lake (Cape Breton): Goose Lake (Cape Breton) is a lake of Cape Breton Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, Canada....

Sant'Ivo dei Bretoni: The Church of Saint Ivo of the Bretons is a Roman Catholic church dedicated to Saint Ivo of Kermartin, patron of Brittany. It is one of the national churches in Rome dedicated to France (Brittany). ...

Villers–Bretonneux Australian National Memorial: The Villers–Bretonneux Australian National Memorial is a World War I memorial, located near the commune of Villers-Bretonneux, in the Somme département of France. The memorial lists 10,773 names of...

Gare de Villers-Bretonneux: The Gare de Villers-Bretonneux (Villers-Bretonneux station) is a railway station located in the commune of Villers-Bretonneux in the Somme department, France. The station is served by TER Picardie tr...

Cape Breton (Nova Scotia): This article is about the headland. For other uses, see Cape Breton (disambiguation). Cape Breton is a headland located at the eastern extremity of Cape Breton Island in the Canadian province of Nova...

Breton Island (Antarctica): Breton Island is a small rocky island lying southwest of Empereur Island. It was charted in 1950 by the French Antarctic Expedition and named by them for their largely Breton crew....

Breton Island (Louisiana): Breton Island is an island (or group of islands) in the of the Gulf of Mexico near the mouth of the Mississippi River and part of Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana. It is part of the Breton National Wildl...

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