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August 1st is Emanciaption Day

The College joins with Nova Scotians to commemorate Emancipation Day on August 1st. Emancipation Day is the day the British parliament abolished slavery across its empire, including Canada on August 1st, 1834.  It marks the end of the practice of slavery of African people and their descendants around the world.

More information about what Emancipation Day means and events happening in Nova Scotia is available on the Emancipation Day Nova Scotia website.