Find Your Niche
With five key regions, Nova Scotia has a variety of industries and businesses to choose from in every location. See what’s happening across the province.
Halifax is Nova Scotia’s capital city and largest urban metropolis. Sector opportunities include ICT, digital media, aerospace and defence, ocean tech, and health care.
The Annapolis Valley is experiencing a rise in full-time job opportunities — a positive indicator of growth in the area. This region is dominated by agriculturally-driven sectors and construction.
Northern Nova Scotia
Northern Nova Scotia employment is mainly in the service-producing industries. The goods industry accounts for one quarter of employment.
Southern Nova Scotia
Strong sectors of this region, such as the goods sector, are experiencing employment increases. Construction, forestry, fishing, mining, and oil and gas continue to be opportunity sectors for this area.
Cape Breton Island is experiencing gains in both full and part time employment. Health care and social service sectors, as well as public administration are growing.