For temperature, Canada and all of Nova Scotia use Celsius instead of Fahrenheit. Nova Scotia is in the shape of a lobster(isn't that weird). Nova Scotia's provincial flower is the Mayflower, the provincial tree is the Red Spruce. Nova Scotia;s motto is "One defends and the other conquers". Nova Scotia meas"New Scotland" in Latin. Nova Scotia  has the most universities  than any other province in Canada. Nova Scotia is the second smallest province in Canada.Nova Scotia includes over 3,800 coastal islands. Most of Nova Scotia's communities are along the coast. Nova Scotia has  Canada;s oldest African- Canadian community. The first people were the Micmacs (Mi'kmaqs). John Cabot the explorer first visited Nova Scotia in the year 1497.