Economic Development Plan

The East Hants Economic Development Strategy Update is a long-term action plan to guide economic development efforts from 2018-2030.

Approved on July 16th, 2018, this update identifies four key focus areas that support growth as an update to the Municipality’s economic development strategy.



Priorities for the 2018-2030 Strategy Update:

  1. Increase the Commercial Tax Base to Support Revenue Growth.
  2. Support the Growth of a Strong, Diverse Local Business Community
  3. Create a Growth-Oriented Development Environment.
  4. Make Community and Economic Development Investments that Attract People and Business.

Download –> East Hants Economic Development Strategy Update 2018-2030 [PDF 10.5MB]


East Hants Economic Development Plan 2015-2020

This plan was prepared by Lion’s Gate Consulting in collaboration with East Hants Economic and Business Development Staff and approved by East Hants Municipal Council in 2015. It was the result of community consultation, research, and analysis incorporating ideas from residents, businesses, youth, and regional and provincial partners.

Download –> Economic Development Plan 2015-2020 [PDF 3.75MB]


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