An Ocean Lifestyle
Nova Scotia’s quality of life attracts and retains highly skilled workers
Where people want to live and work
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
Canada leads 78 countries in having the best quality of life.
Beautiful natural environment
Nova Scotia’s mix of urban rural landscapes and communities balance work and play with city and nature.
Our partner novascotia.com attracts visitors from all over the world to our beautiful province. And what they tell us is that once people visit they want to come back and visit again and some even make Nova Scotia their home.
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. Learn more about our ocean city.