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By Peter Moreira

This hard-hitting yet reasonable evaluate of Nova Scotia and the Maritimes will surprise and shock many Maritimers who've been conditioned to imagine that the east coast of Canada is likely one of the such a lot habitable areas within the nation. writer Peter Moreira, a local Maritimer who lower back domestic after operating abroad for greater than a decade, bargains a simple research of why the area has fallen up to now in the back of the remainder of the rustic by way of so much financial and social symptoms.

Backwater isn't really an assault at the position we name domestic, yet relatively a wide-ranging and well timed exam of the region's mistaken regulations and pondering. The ebook makes daring innovations for solving the Maritimes' present difficulties, mentioning many major execs and politicians within the area, together with Nova Scotia leading Darrell Dexter.

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