Thorburn is a community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in Pictou County.
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Nova Scotia is one of Canada's three Maritime Provinces, and one of the four provinces that form Atlantic Canada. Its provincial capital is Halifax. Nova Scotia is the second-smallest of Canada's ten provinces, with an area of 55,284 square kilometres (21,300 sq mi), including Cape Breton and another 3,800 coastal islands. As of 2016, the population was 923,598. Nova Scotia is Canada's second-most-densely populated province, after Prince Edward Island, with 17.4 inhabitants per square kilometre (45/sq mi).
This small rural Nova Scotia town has a hair salon, sports arena, a school (Thorburn Consolidated School), a few churches and a fire hall. It is home to several farms and is also the hometown of actor Mike Smith, who plays the character Bubbles on the Canadian television show Trailer Park Boys as well as Aaron Cameron of the City TV series Seed (TV series) Coordinates:. The community is about 10 minutes from the town of New Glasgow, Nova Scotia.
Michael Smith is a Canadian actor, comedian and musician born in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, and raised in Thorburn. He is best known for his portrayal of "Bubbles" and co-writer of the ongoing cult classic television program, films and stage production Trailer Park Boys. He was also the guitarist for the Canadian rock band Sandbox. Smith earned a degree in English from St. Francis Xavier University in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. For a short time in 2006, he was engaged to actress Nichole Hiltz.
Trailer Park Boys is a Canadian mockumentary television series created and directed by Mike Clattenburg. The show focuses on the misadventures of a group of trailer park residents, some of whom are ex-convicts, living in the fictional Sunnyvale Trailer Park in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia. The television series, a continuation of Clattenburg's 1999 film of the same title, premiered on Showcase in 2001. There are three films in the series: The Movie, released on October 6, 2006; Countdown to Liquor Day, released on September 25, 2009; and Don't Legalize It, released on April 18, 2014.
Seed is a Canadian television series produced by Force Four Entertainment. The half-hour comedy follows Harry, a likable bachelor and bartender whose previous foray into sperm donation resulted in offspring he was unaware of until now. Seed tells the story of Harry's relationship with his new-found relatives, and the interactions of these families with one another.
New Glasgow is a town in Pictou County, in the province of Nova Scotia, Canada. It is situated on the banks of the East River of Pictou, which flows into Pictou Harbour, a sub-basin of the Northumberland Strait.
Pictou is a town in Pictou County, in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. Located on the north shore of Pictou Harbour, the town is approximately 10 km north of the larger town of New Glasgow.
Arisaig, is a small village in Antigonish County, Nova Scotia, Canada. It is located on the north coast of eastern mainland Nova Scotia, on the Northumberland Strait, and is connected to the town of Antigonish to the southeast and to New Glasgow to the west by Route 245, the "Sunrise Trail". Nearby communities include Doctors Brook, Malignant Cove, Knoydart, and McArras Brook.
North Nova Education Centre (NNEC) is a Canadian high school in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia. It serves roughly 1200 students from the eastern side of Pictou County. It is administratively part of the "Celtic Region" of the Chignecto-Central Regional School Board. The school's official colours are blue and white. It teaches a broad variety of materials, from traditional academics, to the Fine Arts, to Co-Op courses. The school is also active in sports and extracurricular activities. In addition, NNEC is one of schools involved in Nova Scotia International Student Program. They host international students from other countries such as China, Japan, Germany, Turkey, Brazil and South Korea etc. They provide multi-courses even special help for foreign students to adopt local education and Canadian lifestyles. Each school year, there are two student ambassadors here to help international students and organize events to give them lots of memorable memories in Nova Scotia. This school also offers a program called CEP. This better prepares students who are planning on going straight into the work force rather than going to university.
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Granton is a community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in Pictou County. It is the birthplace of Leonard W. Murray. The community was named for Granton, Edinburgh.
Alma is an unincorporated rural community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in Pictou County. It is named after the Battle of Alma which occurred in 1854 during the Crimean War.
Durham is a community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in Pictou County on Nova Scotia Route 376 alongside the West River of Pictou. The centre of the village is about 10 km up-stream from the town of Pictou. The Durham Presbyterian Church is located near the bridge on the west side of the river, and the Durham Community Hall is on the east side of the river, adjacent to the cemetery. Also home to Maclean Tobin who is a celebrity that started a company called
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West River is a community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in Pictou County.
Little Harbour is a community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in Pictou County.
Bridgeville is a community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in Pictou County. It is on Nova Scotia Route 348 and the East River of Pictou.
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Glengarry is a community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in Pictou County. It is at the headwaters of the Middle River and on the Cape Breton and Northern Nova Scotia Railway line to Truro. It is now a small farming community but once had a railway station, post office, watering tank for steam locomotives supplied by water from the Middle River, and a school.
New Gairlock, also New Gairloch, is a community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in Pictou County. It was named for Gairloch in Scotland.
There are various Black Lakes in Nova Scotia, Canada. They vary widely in size, depth and usability. Many counties, such as Cumberland, Halifax, Inverness, and Pictou Counties have more than one Black Lake so named, while other counties mentioned in this article have only one named Black Lake.
Westville Road is an unincorporated community in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, located in Pictou County. The nearest neighbouring community is Riverview, and the towns of Westville and Stellerton are each about 3 km away. The main road through the community, Westville Road, leads to the TransCanada Highway.
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