To a Gael, whose people have been attacked by a policy of ethnic cleansing and genocide, the consideration of anything “Royal” is as logical as asking anyone of Jewish faith and heritage to consider joining the Nazi Party.
To purport to be a Gael, ignorant of the offensive nature of this symbol to an exiled and scattered race, is nothing short of complete and utter stupidity... Ach, mar a thuirt na sean fheadhainn, “Cha gabh tour a cuir ann an damh! – in The Inverness Oran, , commenting on the recent decision to change the name of the Colaisde na Gàidhlig / The Gaelic College to the Royal Gaelic College, to mark the college's 75th anniversary, but instead the move reopened centuries-old wounds.
The first of the new Arctic patrol boats will be named after Admiral Harry De Wolf, the swashbuckling Nova Scotian Second World War commander of the destroyer Haida.
A Navy rebuilt, at last, by Conrad Black, in the National Post, March 14, 2015 A poster that was created by a student has now been removed from the wall of a Nova Scotia high school because it depicts a black man wearing chains.
American Gothic parody goes viral - Bridgewater photo viewed millions of times Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin, Bridgewater, 24 February 2015 Let me put it this way.
In the British comedy Yes Minister, if a (political) decision was going to lose votes, it was called ‘controversial.’ If a decision was going to lose an election, it was called ‘courageous.’ This is a very, very courageous report...
The CEO of the Royal Gaelic College in Cape Breton says the school's board of governors is carefully considering a proposal to drop the word “royal” from the institution's name...
Controversy erupted in December 2013, when some in Cape Breton's Gaelic community called the addition offensive, saying most Gaelic-speaking migrants who sailed to Nova Scotia in the 1700s were forced out of the Highlands after conflict with the English...
Then when Nova Scotia didn't work out they went to Sierra Leone and settled there."We went to our wardrobes to see what we had [which would be suitable], and we just stood outside with our broken shovel and our son took the picture," said Ms Cameron. It has since been uploaded to viral photo sharing sites such as Imgur and Reddit, and now has over 2.6 million views."It's gone around the world," said Ms Cameron, noting the viral photo has resulted in many Facebook page likes for her company and requests to make Nova Scotia Gothic into a puzzle.Annapolis Royal was the capital of Acadia and of Nova Scotia for almost 150 years – until Halifax was founded in 1749...Nova Scotia's new cabinet will be sworn in close to the new premier's home town.
That tells a fuller story of American history and George Washington than simply ‘George Washington chopped down a cherry tree and didn't tell a lie.’ Henry Louis Gates Jr.