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Thanks to Tom H for tips on links.

UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Joggins Fossil Cliffs / Falaises fossilifères de Joggins.
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1285/
http://whc.unesco.org/fr/list/1285/
Old Town Lunenburg / Le Vieux Lunenburg.
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/741/
http://whc.unesco.org/fr/list/741/

UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve.
http://www.unesco.org/mabdb/br/brdir/eu ... adamap.htm
http://www.unesco.org/mabdb/br/brdir/di ... p?code=CAN
Ed note: I was unable to find links in the French language.
Southwest Nova.
http://www.unesco.org/mabdb/br/brdir/di ... 1&mode=all

Environmental NGOs.
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society.
http://www.cpaws.org/
CPAWS, Nova Scotia Chapter.
http://www.cpawsns.org/
Canadian Wildlife Federation.
http://www.cwf-fcf.org/en/
Nova Scotia Environmental Network.
http://www.nsen.ca
Sierra Club, Atlantic.
http://atlantic.sierraclub.ca/
Nature Conservancy Canada; Atlantic.
http://www.natureconservancy.ca/site/Pa ... t_ncc_work
Conservation de la nature Canada; Atlantique.
http://www.natureconservancy.ca/site/Pa ... t_cnc_work

Parks Canada.
National Parks of Canada; Nova Scotia.
Cape Breton Highlands.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/ns/cbreton/index_E.asp
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_Breto ... ional_Park
Kejimkujik.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/ns/kejimkujik/index_E.asp
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kejimkujik_National_Park
National Historic Sites of Canada; Nova Scotia.
http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/docs/r/system-r ... eux66.aspx

Canadian Aboriginal Cultural Resources.
Ed note: The source for these links is the Canadian Canoe Museum.
Aboriginal Canada Portal.
http://www.aboriginalcanada.gc.ca/acp/s ... index.html
Aboriginal Canada Portal; Heritage and Traditions.
http://www.aboriginalcanada.gc.ca/acp/s ... 26711.html
Native American Technology and Art.
http://www.nativetech.org

Handbook of the North American Indians.
William C Sturtevant, General Editor.
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.
http://anthropology.si.edu/handbook.htm
Volume 3: Environment, Origins, and Population.
Douglas H Ubelaker, Editor.
The natural environment of the continent to which Indian cultures adapted in prehistoric and historic times, natural resources utilized by these cultures, current knowledge of the earliest Indian occupation (before 9,000 BC), and human biology of Indian and Eskimo (Inuit) populations, prehistoric, historic and modern. 2006.
Volume 4: History of Indian-White Relations.
Wilcomb E Washburn, Editor.
History of Indian-White relations in the US and Canada following 1492. 1988.
Volume 15: Northeast.
Bruce G Trigger, Editor.
Indians from Virginia to St. Lawrence River, Great Lakes, Ohio Valley, Illinois. 1978.
Volume 17: Languages.
Ives Goddard, Editor.
Native languages of North America spoken by American Indians, Eskimos, and Aleuts. 1996.

General information, offline.
Ed note:
For general information that is not specific to Nova Scotia, please consult the offline entries in National Resources
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 46&t=35800
Champlain in Acadia / Champlain en Acadie.
http://www.histori.ca/champlain/index.do
Nova Scotia; Atlases and Map Books.
http://www.gov.ns.ca/snsmr/maps/prodtyp ... istory=cat
Nova Scotia; Books and Nature Guides.
http://www.gov.ns.ca/snsmr/maps/prodtyp ... istory=cat
Nova Scotia; Tide and Current Tables.
http://www.gov.ns.ca/snsmr/maps/prodtyp ... istory=cat
Nova Scotia; Hydrographic Charts.
http://www.gov.ns.ca/snsmr/maps/prodtyp ... istory=cat
Nova Scotia; Recreational Maps.
http://www.gov.ns.ca/snsmr/maps/prodtyp ... istory=cat
Nova Scotia; Wall and Poster Maps.
http://www.gov.ns.ca/snsmr/maps/prodtyp ... istory=cat
Nova Scotia; Addressed Roads, Atlas and County Maps.
http://www.gov.ns.ca/snsmr/maps/prodtyp ... istory=cat
Coffee-table books.
Wagg, Len and Bob Bancroft. Wild Nova Scotia. Nimbus, Halifax (2007).

General information, online.
Ed note:
For general information that is not specific to Nova Scotia, please consult also the online entries in National Resources
http://www.myccr.com/SectionForums/view ... 46&t=35800
Early Canadiana Online.
http://www.canadiana.org/ECO/?Language=en
Geographical Names of Canada.
http://geonames.nrcan.gc.ca/
Acadia and the Acadians.
Canadian Encyclopedia. History of Acadia.
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/ ... RTA0011510
L'Encyclopédie Canadienne. Histoire de l'Acadie.
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/ ... RTF0011510
Canadian Encyclopedia. Acadia.
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/ ... RTA0000019
Canadian Encyclopedia. Contemporary Acadia.
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/ ... RTA0009091
Canadian Encyclopedia. The Deportation of the Acadians.
http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/ ... arams=A292
Wikipedia. Acadia.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acadia
Wikipedia. Acadians.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acadians
Additional sources.
http://www.histori.ca/peace/page.do?pageID=275
http://museum.gov.ns.ca/arch/infos/infoaca1.htm
http://www.cbc.ca/acadian/
http://www.whitepinepictures.com/seeds/i/6/sidebar.html
http://www.grassroutes.com/clare/acadian.htm
etc.

Provincial Parks.
Nova Scotia Parks.
http://www.novascotiaparks.ca/
Wikipedia site.
Ed note: Very few entries.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_pa ... ova_Scotia

Paddling clubs and associations.
Provincial body.
Canoe Kayak Nova Scotia. (CKNS)
http://www.ckns.ca
Other clubs and associations.
Sources: CKNS
http://www.ckns.ca/index.php?option=com ... &Itemid=65
and CanoeKayak Canada
http://www.canoekayak.ca/content/Sprint_club_atlantic
Abenaki Aquatic Club. Dartmouth; sprint.
http://www.abenakiclub.com/
Banook Canoe Club. Dartmouth; sprint.
http://banookcanoeclub.com/
Cheema Acquatic Club. Waverly; sprint.
http://www.cheema.ns.ca/
Indian Brook Canoe and Kayak Club. Indian Brook; sprint.
Contact information at
http://www.canoekayak.ca/english/conten ... b_atlantic
Kinap Athletic Club. Porters Lake; sprint.
http://users.eastlink.ca/~canoe/kinmain.htm
Maskwa Aquatic Club. Halifax; sprint.
http://www.maskwa.ca/
Mic Mac Amateur Acquatic Club. Dartmouth; sprint.
http://www.micmacaac.ns.ca/
Milo Aquatic Club. Yarmouth; sprint.
http://www.district.yarmouth.ns.ca/leis ... aspx?ID=17
Orenda Canoe Club. Lake Echo; sprint.
http://www.orendacanoeclub.com/
Paddle Antigonish.
http://www.theanthill.ca/fas/4830/Paddle-Antigonish
Pictou County Paddle and Oar.
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/pictoucountypaddlers
Pisiquid Canoe Club. Windsor; sprint.
http://www.pisiquid.ca/
Sack-A-Wa Canoe Club. Lower Sackville; sprint.
http://sackawa.ca/
Senobe Canoe Club. Dartmouth; sprint.
http://www.senobe.com
South Shore Paddlers Association.
http://sspaddlers.wordpress.com/
http://www.angelfire.com/md/paddlers/
Southwest Paddlers Association.
http://www.swpaddlers.com
St. Mary's Boat Club.
http://www.halifax.ca/smbc

Links for paddlers.
Canadian Canoe Museum.
http://www.canoemuseum.ca/
Our Canoeing Heritage.
http://www.canoemuseum.ca/index.php/200 ... e-mainhtml
Canadian Heritage Rivers System.
Margaree and Shelburne.
http://www.chrs.ca/Main_e.htm
I Speak for Canadian Rivers.
http://www.ispeakforcanadianrivers.ca/
Canadian Rivers Network.
http://www.ispeakforcanadianrivers.ca/c ... twork.html
Google maps.
http://maps.google.com
Google Earth.
http://earth.google.com
Great Canadian Rivers.
http://www.greatcanadianrivers.com/
Trans Canada Trail.
http://www.tctrail.ca/home.php
Links specific to Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia Rivers.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Nova_Scotia_rivers
Nova Scotia Lakes.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_la ... ova_Scotia

Government links for paddlers.
Canadian Hydrographic Service; Nautical Charts and Publications.
http://www.chs-shc.gc.ca/charts-cartes/index-eng.asp
Canadian Hydrographic Service; Tides, Currents and Water Levels.
http://www.chs-shc.gc.ca/twl-mne/index-eng.asp
http://www.waterlevels.gc.ca/english/Canada.shtml
Region 4; Saint Lawrence.
Ed note: Includes the Gulf of Saint Lawrence.
Map boundaries: Westing: 55 to 75 degrees; Northing: 45 to 52 degrees.
http://www.waterlevels.gc.ca/cgi-bin/ti ... h&region=4
Region 5; Atlantic.
Map boundaries: Westing: 50 to 70 degrees; Northing: 43 to 61 degrees.
http://www.waterlevels.gc.ca/cgi-bin/ti ... h&region=5
Canadian Hydrographic Service; Tide predictions.
Volume 1; Atlantic Coast and Bay of Fundy.
Volume 2; Gulf of St. Lawrence.
http://www.waterlevels.gc.ca/english/Da ... able.shtml
Canadian Hydrographic Service; Current tables.
Volume 1; Atlantic Coast and Bay of Fundy.
http://www.chs-shc.gc.ca/twl-mne/curren ... nt-eng.asp
Coast Guard, Maritimes Region.
http://www.ccg-gcc.gc.ca/eng/CCG/Maritimes
Natural Resources Canada; Topographical maps. (Toporama)
http://atlas.nrcan.gc.ca/site/english/maps/topo/map
Real-time Hydrometric Data.
http://www.wateroffice.ec.gc.ca/index_e.html
Saint Lawrence Observatory.
ALLAN: Relevant for NS??
Ed note: I don’t know that this site has paddling information not provided elsewhere in this list.
http://www.osl.gc.ca/en/index.html
Information about Lifejackets and PFDs from the Safe Boating Guide.
http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/marinesafety/de ... 24.htm#lj1
Lifejackets & PFDs.
http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/marinesafety/de ... u-1692.htm
Minimum Safety Equipment Required for the Size and Type of your Pleasure Craft.
http://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/marinesafety/de ... nu-690.htm
NB: In the case of any discrepancy between the information on this page and the Small Vessel Regulations, the formal regulatory text shall remain the final authority.
Formal regulatory text / Small Vessel Regulations.
http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p2/2010/ ... 1-eng.html
Links specific to Nova Scotia.
Nova Scotia Ferries.
http://www.gov.ns.ca/tran/ferries/ferriesmain.asp
Nova Scotia Tourism.
http://novascotia.com/en/home/default.aspx
Nova Scotia watershed map.
http://www.gov.ns.ca/nse/water.strategy ... hedMap.pdf
Nova Scotia weather.
http://www.weatheroffice.gc.ca/forecast ... html?id=NS
Marine weather; Maritimes.
http://www.weatheroffice.gc.ca/marine/r ... l?mapID=15

US links for paddlers.
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency:
https://www1.nga.mil/Pages/Default.aspx
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_G ... nce_Agency
NGA Maritime Safety Information.
http://www.nga.mil/portal/site/maritime/
NGA Digital Nautical Chart.
http://www.nga.mil/portal/site/dnc/
NGA Maritime Domain Contact Listing.
http://www.nga.mil/portal/site/nga01/in ... ID=Article
NGA Global Shoreline Data Set.
http://www.nga.mil/portal/site/nga01/in ... ID=Article
NOAA.
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/
NOAA National Data Buoy Center. Gulf of St Lawrence (outer portion).
http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/maps/NovaScotia.shtml
NOAA synoptic-scale weather maps.
http://www.opc.ncep.noaa.gov/
Tide Height and Current Speed Predictor.
http://tbone.biol.sc.edu/tide/sites_othernorth.html

Paddling information, offline.
Kanawa. Canada's Paddling Magazine. Published quarterly by Paddle Canada.
http://www.paddlingcanada.com/kanawa.asp
Cunningham, Scott. Sea Kayaking in Nova Scotia: A Guide to Paddling Routes along the Coast of Nova Scotia. Nimbus, Halifax (2000).
Noel, Lynn (Editor). Voyages: Canada’s Heritage Rivers. Breakwater Press, Saint John’s (1995).
Smith, Andy. Paddling the Tobeatic - Canoe Routes of Southwestern Nova Scotia.
Ed note: Check the CKNS site for more information.

Paddling information, online.
cartespleinair (Charles Leduc library).
http://www.cartespleinair.org
then Canot, then Cartes (reports) or Canorama (overiew).
If you use any of the information supplied at cartespleinair, please consider making a contribution to the Fonds pour la Préservation des Rivières (FQCK) at http://www.canot-kayak.qc.ca
Che-Mun. The Journal of Canadian Wilderness Canoeing.
Ed note: Issues are available online two quarters after publication.
http://www.ottertooth.com/che-mun/index.htm
Nastawgan. Published quarterly by the Wilderness Canoe Association.
http://wildernesscanoe.ca
http://www.wildernesscanoe.ca/Nastawgan_Journal
To view the Index, go to
http://wildernesscanoe.ca/NastIndx.php
Once there, select a Category (for example Trip information).
To view the Archives, go to
http://news.ourontario.ca/nastawgan/Bro ... pubCode=NJ ;
digitization of the database is incomplete and the Search features are not useful.
Out There.
http://www.out-there.com
The canoe-related Route information is largely under Adventure/Sports but you might want to look at other folders.
Links specific to Nova Scotia.
Ed note: See also the paragraph Paddlers’ sites.
Masson, Sheena. Paddle Lunenberg-Queens.
Available online at
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/canoe/book/paddlecover.html
Canoe / Kayak Nova Scotia.
List of inland routes.
http://www.ckns.ca/index.php?option=com ... &Itemid=57
Public Water access in the Halifax Regional Municipality. Click at
http://www.ckns.ca/index.php?option=com ... &Itemid=57
Ocean Routes.
http://www.ckns.ca/index.php?option=com ... &Itemid=72
Canoe Annapolis County.
26 Routes free for downloading.
Preliminaries:
http://www.annapoliscounty.ns.ca/pdf/Canoe%20Routes.pdf
Routes:
http://www.annapoliscounty.ns.ca/recrea ... ebook.html
Canoe Kayak Routes of Nova Scotia.
Approximately 70 Routes free for downloading.
http://www.ckns.ca/images/stories/route ... tes_ns.pdf
Nova Scotia; Canoe Waterways.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/canoe/canoe_index.html
Nova Scotia; Canoe Route Maps.
http://www.gov.ns.ca/snsmr/maps/product ... =&PT_ID=51
Nova Scotia; Sea Kayak Routes.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/kayak/kayak_index.html
Nova Scotia; Coastal Maps.
http://www.gov.ns.ca/snsmr/maps/prodtyp ... istory=cat
Nova Scotia; Coastal Water Trails.
Ed note: with many access points described in detail.
http://www.trails.gov.ns.ca/nscwt/nscwt_index3.html

Paddlers' sites.
List to be populated.
Reinhard Zollitsch.
http://www.zollitschcanoeadventures.com/