Connected Location

East Hants is one of Atlantic Canada’s best connected locations, directly located along Nova Scotia’s major highways, and with some of the best access in Nova Scotia to domestic and international markets.

Businesses in East Hants have access to 470,000+ consumers (over 50% of Nova Scotia’s population is within a 60 minute drive or 100 kms) and are close to the Halifax Stanfield Airport (13km) and the Port of Halifax (43km).

Corridor Region

A key part of the Moncton – Halifax Corridor (the trade route connecting Canada and the Eastern United States to the Atlantic Region), the East Hants Corridor region provides access to people, talent, and growth opportunities in Atlantic Canada:

  • A 25 km stretch of growing population clustered along Highway 102.
  • A local workforce in the region (25km) of over 27,000 people, concentrated in Trades and Transportation, Sales and Service, and Business and Finance occupations.
  • Commuting distance from Halifax (40km).
  • Access (200km) to 10 post secondary institutions providing a workforce pipeline of over 55,000 students.