Village of Canning, founded 1760, celebrating our 250th Anniversary

Nova Scotia Governor Charles Lawrence issued two proclamations — the first proclamation dated 12 October 1758, and the second proclamation dated 11 January 1759 — that were published throughout New England, offering grants of free land to anyone who would come to Nova Scotia to occupy the farm lands formerly occupied by Acadian farmers.  Major Robert Denison…

Welcome to Canning, Nova Scotia

This new blog is intended as an informational resource for both visitors and residents of this beautiful region of the Annapolis Valley. Canning is a quiet, scenic, and vibrant little community located almost equidistantly from the larger commercial and cultural centres of Wolfville and Kentville. We hope to offer updated useful info to travellers looking…