Nova Scotia on Stamps
© Canada Post Corporation, 1989, 1973. Reproduced with permission.
Nova Scotia's first settlers were the Mi'kmaq, whose language, Mi'kmawi'simk, is part of the Algonkian language group.
Information regarding Nova Scotia's native peoples is available at the Nova Scotia Museum.
Canada Post Corporation, 1965; 1979. Reproduced with permission.
The Trailing Arbutus, commonly known as the Mayflower, is the provincial plant of Nova Scotia.
The provincial flag was established in 1929 by a Royal Warrant of King George V.
Click on different areas of the map
or on the links below to see Canadian stamps which commemorate Nova
Scotian people and places.
Halifax Area Annapolis Valley South Shore Cape Breton Island
Cumberland/Colchester Pictou, Antigonish and Guysborough