Cape Jourimain

Cape Jourimain, New BrunswickCape Jourimain Nature CentreCape Jourimain, NBCape JourmainJourimain Island
Cape Jourimain is an area comprising two islands and a section of mainland along the southwestern shore of the Northumberland Strait, three kilometres west of New Brunswick's easternmost point at Cape Tormentine.wikipedia
73 Related Articles

Confederation Bridge

fixed linkeight mile-long bridgefixed link bridge
Cape Jourimain is the historic crossing point from New Brunswick (NB) to Prince Edward Island (PEI) and is host to the western end of the Confederation Bridge, Canada's longest fixed-link crossing.
The bridge is a two-lane toll bridge that carries the Trans-Canada Highway between Borden-Carleton, Prince Edward Island (at Route 1) and Cape Jourimain, New Brunswick (at Route 16).

Northumberland Strait

Northumberland StraightNorthumberland Strait Peninsula
Cape Jourimain is an area comprising two islands and a section of mainland along the southwestern shore of the Northumberland Strait, three kilometres west of New Brunswick's easternmost point at Cape Tormentine.
The narrowest part of the strait, the 13-kilometre (7–nautical mile) wide Abegweit Passage in the western part of the strait between Borden-Carleton, Prince Edward Island and Cape Jourimain, New Brunswick, is now spanned by the Confederation Bridge.

Amherst, Nova Scotia

AmherstTownship of AmherstAmherst, NS
After the British defeated the French in the mid-1700s, settlers from New England began re-establishing the areas of Sackville, Cumberland, and Amherst, later moving out towards Bayfield and the Jourimain Islands around the beginning of the 19th Century.
It is 60 km southwest of the New Brunswick abutment of the Confederation Bridge to Prince Edward Island at Cape Jourimain.

Cape Tormentine, New Brunswick

Cape TormentineCape Tormentine, NBCape Tormentine Outer Wharf Light
Cape Jourimain is an area comprising two islands and a section of mainland along the southwestern shore of the Northumberland Strait, three kilometres west of New Brunswick's easternmost point at Cape Tormentine.

New Brunswick Route 16

Route 16Highway 16New Brunswick Highway 16
The organization was granted a lease for a section of the NWA near the Route 16 highway, where they were given permission to build and operate an eco-friendly interpretation facility which comprises an entry pavilion, interpretive centre, restaurant, observation tower, a network of trails, and a number of other amenities.
The 52 km route begins at a T intersection with Aulac Road at Aulac and ends at the western abutment of the Confederation Bridge at Cape Jourimain.

Prince Edward Island

PEPEIP.E.I.
Cape Jourimain is the historic crossing point from New Brunswick (NB) to Prince Edward Island (PEI) and is host to the western end of the Confederation Bridge, Canada's longest fixed-link crossing.
In May 1997, the Confederation Bridge opened, connecting Borden-Carleton to Cape Jourimain, New Brunswick.

Island

islandsIsland Groupoceanic island
Cape Jourimain is an area comprising two islands and a section of mainland along the southwestern shore of the Northumberland Strait, three kilometres west of New Brunswick's easternmost point at Cape Tormentine.

New Brunswick

NBProvince of New BrunswickNew Brunswick, Canada
Cape Jourimain is an area comprising two islands and a section of mainland along the southwestern shore of the Northumberland Strait, three kilometres west of New Brunswick's easternmost point at Cape Tormentine.

Causeway

causewayscauswaylandfill
The two islands, Jourimain and Trenholm, have been connected to the mainland since 1966 by an artificial causeway.

Canada

CanadianCANCanadians
Cape Jourimain is the historic crossing point from New Brunswick (NB) to Prince Edward Island (PEI) and is host to the western end of the Confederation Bridge, Canada's longest fixed-link crossing.

National Wildlife Area

In 1980, the two islands, including a section of mainland, were designated as a National Wildlife Area (NWA) and in 2001 the Cape Jourimain Nature Centre, operated by a charitable nonprofit organization, was opened to the public.

Nonprofit organization

non-profitnon-profit organizationnonprofit
In 1980, the two islands, including a section of mainland, were designated as a National Wildlife Area (NWA) and in 2001 the Cape Jourimain Nature Centre, operated by a charitable nonprofit organization, was opened to the public.

Miꞌkmaq

Mi'kmaqMicmacMi'kmaq people
Evidence suggests that the Mi'kmaq hunted walrus, seal, and a variety of other species along the coast and that they used sea canoes to cross the Northumberland Strait from Cape Jourimain to PEI.

Jacques Cartier

CartierCartier, JacquesFrench navigator and explorer
Jacques Cartier landed on PEI in 1534; believing it was the mainland, he did not venture across the Northumberland Strait to the Jourimain Islands.

Nicolas Denys

Nicholas Denysfalsified lineages
Cape Tormentin, the original name for the greater Jourimain area, was first used by Nicolas Denys, a French merchant, in 1672, who likely learned about the area from Mi'kmaq fishermen.

French people

FrenchFrenchmanFrenchmen
Cape Tormentin, the original name for the greater Jourimain area, was first used by Nicolas Denys, a French merchant, in 1672, who likely learned about the area from Mi'kmaq fishermen.

Kingdom of Great Britain

Great BritainBritishBritain
After the British defeated the French in the mid-1700s, settlers from New England began re-establishing the areas of Sackville, Cumberland, and Amherst, later moving out towards Bayfield and the Jourimain Islands around the beginning of the 19th Century.

Expulsion of the Acadians

Great UpheavalGreat ExpulsionAcadian Expulsion
After the British defeated the French in the mid-1700s, settlers from New England began re-establishing the areas of Sackville, Cumberland, and Amherst, later moving out towards Bayfield and the Jourimain Islands around the beginning of the 19th Century.

New England

Southern New EnglandNorthern New EnglandNew England region
After the British defeated the French in the mid-1700s, settlers from New England began re-establishing the areas of Sackville, Cumberland, and Amherst, later moving out towards Bayfield and the Jourimain Islands around the beginning of the 19th Century.

Sackville, New Brunswick

SackvilleSackville, NB Sackville
After the British defeated the French in the mid-1700s, settlers from New England began re-establishing the areas of Sackville, Cumberland, and Amherst, later moving out towards Bayfield and the Jourimain Islands around the beginning of the 19th Century.

Bayfield, New Brunswick

Bayfield
After the British defeated the French in the mid-1700s, settlers from New England began re-establishing the areas of Sackville, Cumberland, and Amherst, later moving out towards Bayfield and the Jourimain Islands around the beginning of the 19th Century.

19th century

nineteenth century19th19th-century
After the British defeated the French in the mid-1700s, settlers from New England began re-establishing the areas of Sackville, Cumberland, and Amherst, later moving out towards Bayfield and the Jourimain Islands around the beginning of the 19th Century.

Ecosystem

ecosystemsenvironmenteco-system
During this time, the natural ecosystems of the Jourimain Islands were subject to rapid change due to the introduction of intensive farming and agriculture.

Agriculture

farmingagriculturalAgriculturist
During this time, the natural ecosystems of the Jourimain Islands were subject to rapid change due to the introduction of intensive farming and agriculture.

Cape Traverse, Prince Edward Island

Cape Traverse
In 1827, the first winter crossing from Cape Traverse to Cape Jourimain took place.