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Economic and Business Development produces a regular e-newsletter for the business community with updates on news, events, programs and support, and announcements.

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New Commercial Lots For Sale in the Uniacke Business Park

Uniacke Business Park Phase 2 will help meet the growing market demand for commercial land for sale near Halifax. Phase 2 of the Uniacke Business Park expansion is now ready for… Full story

More Development Approved for East Hants

Development continues to grow as 662 residential units are approved in the Enfield to Shubenacadie corridor area. Written by Economic and Business Development Division   New development proposal approved FH Development… Full story

Small Business Week 2021

Written by Economic and Business Development Division The third week of October is Small Business Week, an annual celebration of entrepreneurship. The last 19 months have been an extraordinary time for… Full story

Business Idea Challenge

February 19, 2021 East Hants is partnering with Mashup Lab for a virtual business Idea Challenge. The Idea Challenge, with Mashup Lab, is a virtual program that takes place from… Full story

The Importance of an Online Presence

Crazy Dog Dehydrated Treats is a local pet store in Mount Uniacke, owned by Shawna OHandley and her brother, Kevin. Shawna started the business at home in 2008 making raw… Full story

Growing & Diversifying During a Pandemic

Last updated 10 October 2020 ATL Dairy, owned by Chris Nelson and located in Milford, Nova Scotia, is a full-service agricultural industry provider for the region. ATL Dairy partners with… Full story

Creating an Omni-Channel Retail Experience

Wendy Tanner is the Owner of Regained Relics Antiques and Collectibles in Shubenacadie. In addition to carrying antique and vintage items, Wendy is the local retailer for Fusion Mineral Paint.… Full story

Come and Explore East Hants

Spectacular natural landscapes and unique experiences await you in East Hants. Whether you live in the community, or you’re planning your visit, you can experience the natural beauty, history, and… Full story

Municipal Office to Reopen June 25

East Hants residents (and all Nova Scotians) have done it, we’ve flattened the curve! On Thursday, June 25, the Municipal Office at the Lloyd E. Matheson Centre will reopen to… Full story

Economic Recovery Plan

The East Hants Economic Recovery Plan is a collaborative effort across the region. Public, private and not-for-profit sector organizations are working together to support businesses that have been impacted by… Full story

New Commercial Lots For Sale in the Elmsdale Business Park

February 20, 2020 East Hants has completed Phase 6 of the Elmsdale Business Park expansion.  This project has added 19 new commercial lots to the business park to help meet… Full story

New Exit 8 A Lantz Interchange Started

Lantz Connector Road Work has started on the Exit 8 A connector road in Lantz. The connector road will run from the new Exit 8 A interchange on Highway 102… Full story

Mount Uniacke Business Park Expansion

Land Clearing Notice – Mount Uniacke Business Park Land clearing is almost complete to enable the expansion of the Uniacke Business Park. G & R Kelly Enterprises Ltd. completed the… Full story