The Planter Studies Centre of Acadia University invites proposals for its fifth conference on the New England Planters, colonists who migrated from New England to Nova Scotia between 1759 and 1774. The conference will be held at Acadia University from June 17-20, 2010, marking the 250th anniversary of the Planters’ arrival in Nova Scotia. It will feature a lecture by Dr.
The New Brunswick and Atlantic Studies Research and Development Centre just released their latest publication, Exploring the Dimensions of Self-Sufficiency for New Brunswick. This work, edited by Michael Boudreau, Peter G. Toner, and Tony Tremblay, explores the nature of self-sufficiency and its impact upon the province and its citizens from historical and contemporary perspectives.