If you can live anywhere, live in Nova Scotia.

Coastal living

In Nova Scotia, you’re never more than 67 km away from the coast. That means beaches, coastal trails, and incredible paddling are all right outside your door and waiting to be explored. Pretty sweet place to live, right?

Did we mention affordability?

Nova Scotia is among the most affordable places to live in Canada. According to the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), in November 2021, the average price of a Nova Scotia home was $368,476 compared to the national average of $720,854.

Explore our communities

Nova Scotia is a welcoming place to call home, no matter who you are. Here, children walk to school and play outside. And you can rest easy knowing you and your family are safe.

Make the great outdoors your backyard

Nova Scotia offers four seasons of outdoor adventure. Kayak or hike along our rugged coastline, snowshoe to a beautiful clearing, or dust off that bike and explore the multitude of trailways that connect our province. There is no shortage of outdoor fun here!

Considering a move to Nova Scotia?

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Already moved to Nova Scotia?

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Lawrencetown Beach, Eastern Shore
Mavillette Beach, Yarmouth and Acadian Shores
Halifax Waterfront
Cape LaHave, South Shore
Planters Ridge Winery
Northumberland Shore
Lunenburg, South Shore
Halifax Seaport Market
Skyline Trail, Cape Breton Island