Living and working here

Nova Scotia has some of the most affordable costs of living in Canada. This is especially relevant when
it comes to housing costs. 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 HalifaxDartmouth region in 2018 was $302,228 and the provincial average was much lower at $237,951. Food,
services and transportation are affordable as well

A place of professional opportunity, Nova Scotia is supported by a rich network of resources
and associations and a welcoming business community.

  • World-leading companies, operating in Oceans, Seafood, Information Communications
  • Technology, Agri-Food, Natural Resources, Aerospace and Defense, Financial Services, Digital
  • Media, Film and Television Production, Clean Technology, and Life Sciences,
  • Equally as important, Nova Scotia is a place of short commute times, affordable housing, and
  • quick access to endless coastal beauty
  • From Rocky oceanside hiking trails, white-sand beaches, sailing regattas and surfing hotspots
  • there is plenty of outside activities available