Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Atlantic Audio 12:55 PM AT

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AT04 - (African-NS-Land-Claims)

CHERRY BROOK, N.S. x-20s. The Nova Scotia government is providing 2.7 million dollars over two years to help residents who live in five predominantly black communities gain clear title to their land. The residents have struggled for decades to gain clear title to land that has been in their families since many arrived as Loyalists in the 1800s. Tony Ince, Minister of African Nova Scotian Affairs, says the province is taking action to address disparities and "systemic discrimination" that blacks have faced.

("...for you.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

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TAG: The communities include North Preston, East Preston and Cherry Brook in the Halifax area and Lincolnville and Sunnyville in Guysborough County. …

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