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Ocean Views and More

More of a Talent Ocean than a Talent Pool
Canada's East Coast, Nova Scotia


Ocean Views and More

FDI American Cities of the Future ranked Halifax in the Top 10 for Best Human Capital and LIfestyle (2019/20). It's not just our ocean views - affordable living offers you more.

No matter where you are in the province you’re never too far from the ocean.

The quality of life in Nova Scotia is second to none. Whether you prefer sandy beaches and coastal cliffs, or the culture and energy of city life, you’re never far from either. Our weather is moderate, and there’s plenty to do no matter what time of year it is. There is skiing and skating in the winter, hiking, golf and surfing in the summer, and theatre and music festivals all year long.

Best overall living conditions. FDI American Cities of the Future ranks Halifax, Nova Scotia in the Top 10 for Best Human Capital and Lifestyle (2019/20).

Canada’s ocean city. The commercial heart of Halifax is on the water and there is no shortage of beautiful beaches, scenic coastal villages like Peggy’s Cove, and water sports like sailing, deep-sea fishing and some of the best winter surfing in the world.

Cost of living. In Nova Scotia, homeownership is within reach for almost every budget. According to the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), the average price of a home in the Halifax-Dartmouth region in 2018 was $302,228 and the provincial average was much lower at $237,951. 

Eat and drink. Nova Scotia is known around the world for its food and drink, arts and music. Inspired cuisine, a lively arts scene, and music from every genre; Nova Scotia has its own brand of unique Maritime culture. In Nova Scotia, fresh and local isn’t a choice - it’s a way of life. We were built on our connection to the sea and our understanding of the land has allowed our rich culture to thrive. From award-winning craft breweries, distilleries, cideries, and vineyards & wineries on our Good Cheer Trail, to feasts made with the finest local ingredients, there’s plenty of delicious ways to whet your appetite in Nova Scotia. Whether it’s a classic Maritime pub filled with live music, a cool new cocktail bar, or a party boat in the Halifax harbour, the nightlife scene in Halifax is unparalleled.

Arts and festivals In Nova Scotia you are never more than a few minutes from amenities found in the world’s largest cities - modern shopping malls, cozy cafés and bars, art galleries and museums. Here you’ll find award-winning festivals and events, world-renowned theatre, and opportunities to learn about our rich history. 


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