Na Gàidheil agus an Ainmean-Àite an Albainn Nuaidh

I recently stumbled upon this wonderful resource for Gàidhlig toponyms in Nova Scotia, Na Gàidheil Agus an Ainmean-Àite an Albainn Nuaidh (The Gaels and Their Place Names in Nova Scotia), a project of the Gaelic Affairs office of the Province of Nova Scotia.

Arms of the Province of Nova Scotia

The coat of arms of the province of Nova Scotia is the oldest provincial achievement of arms in Canada, and the oldest British coat of arms outside Great Britain.  It was granted in 1625 by King Charles I for the first Scottish colony on the Canadian mainland.  The arms were also borne by the Baronets of Nova Scotia, a chivalric order. The Duke of […]