Jeunes Citoyens / Young Citizens

William Big Tancook Island, Nova Scotia

Fair address: South Shore Regional School Board

Project: Big Tancook Island

My project is on Big Tancook Island, a small island located in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia. The project covers settlement, ferry service, industry, school and meaning.

What was the most interesting thing you learned about your topic?

The most interesting thing that I learned about Big Tancook is that there use to be enough students for two schools and now there are only 7 students at school.

What important lessons have you learned that you want to share with other Canadians?

I have learned that Canada is an interesting place and small places like Big Tancook Island should be explored more.

How would you compare your life today to the lives of those studied in your project?

Living on Big Tancook Island is easier now than in the past. Prior to the ferry service, people didn't leave the island often. Now, we are a ferry service that runs multiple times each day.

  • Tish

    One of my favourite islands, my Great Grandmother and Grandmother were from there. Applause of you awesome job.
    17/06/2018 7:02:14 AM

  • Mark Levy

    I am a descendant of Levys that once lived on Tancook. Great job!
    14/06/2018 9:48:35 PM

  • Henry Pursey

    Great video, good luck
    14/06/2018 8:42:32 PM

  • Pam Mason

    I grew up on Tancook and currently live in BC. I learned a few facts that I didn't know. Great job William!
    14/06/2018 11:12:15 AM

  • Hillary

    Great job, my friend!
    14/06/2018 6:49:42 AM

  • Shaylynn Hayes

    William is such a kind-hearted, intelligent kid! Good luck!
    13/06/2018 6:14:43 PM

  • Mrs.Baker

    You chose to learn more about Tancook and you loved finding out about your new home. Now you have taught all of us about the special island of Tancook .
    13/06/2018 4:14:11 PM

  • Imara

    Well done William!!! Excellent work!
    13/06/2018 3:42:35 PM

  • Abby

    Go William Go
    13/06/2018 9:42:06 AM

  • Gail Reid

    Awesome job William!!!
    13/06/2018 9:36:07 AM

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