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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

COVID-19 Information

(as of 3:00 pm, October 21 2020) Masks in Indoor Spaces Masks are now mandatory in most indoor public places as per the Province of Nova Scotia.   All Municipality… 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 from another region of Nova Scotia or an… 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

Road Construction Starting in Elmsdale Business Park

Construction Start Date Road construction for the Elmsdale Business Park Expansion is scheduled to start on June 24th (dependent on good weather to enable the on-site work to begin). Dexter… Full story

Road Construction Contract Awarded

The road construction contract for the new Business Park expansion in Elmsdale was awarded to Dexter Construction Company Ltd. on April 26th. This expansion of the Elmsdale Business Park includes… 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

Land Clearing Notice – Mount Uniacke Business Park

East Hants recently awarded a land clearing contract that will enable the completion of a detailed design for the expansion of the Mount Uniacke Business Park. G & R Kelly… Full story

High Speed Internet

About The Municipality of East Hants is committed to helping to improve internet access throughout our community. We know that having a strong internet network will help to grow our… Full story

Open House & Public Information Meeting – Shaw Group Limited

The Municipality of East Hants will be holding an Open House and Public Information Meeting on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, regarding the following matter: Development Agreement – A proposal from The… Full story

Business For Good

Giant Adirondack Chairs manufactured by CCOA Wood Products are used by Sobeys in multiple Atlantic Canadian Locations. Photo provided by the East Hants and Districts Chamber of Commerce. April 2018… Full story

Elmsdale Business Park Advertising Opportunity

ELMSDALE BUSINESS PARK PYLON SIGN Registration is now Closed! Please email to be added to the waitlist. The Elmsdale Business Park Pylon Sign is located on a prime location… Full story

Innovation in East Hants

Updated July 2017 “First of its kind”, ” New sustainable products”, “World-record setting Event”, “Innovation in East Hants”. Innovative people and businesses in East Hants are making these words a… Full story

Incentive Programs for Small Businesses

Small and medium sized companies (SMEs) make up 97.4% of all businesses in Nova Scotia.  We have identified three incentive programs to help launch your small business into the next… Full story

CIRA Internet Performance Test

How fast is your Internet? Probably not fast enough. With your help, i-Valley / East Hants funding applications to the federal and provincial governments will be successful and enable tangible infrastructure… Full story


COVID-19 Information