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Nova Scotia Government News: Nova Scotia Observes Emancipation Day

Nova Scotia Government News

Press releases from the Government of Nova Scotia. Distributed by Communications Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Observes Emancipation Day

Wednesday 28 July 2021 06:06 AM UTC-07
African Nova Scotian Affairs -- Nova Scotia will observe Aug. 1 as Emancipation Day, recognizing the anniversary of the abolishment of slavery across the British Empire. Ceremonies in the province began with a virtual launch event held today, July 28.