of Atlantic Canada’s best kept secrets, South West
Nova invites you to discover the
serenity of living and working in one of its characteristically
Located on the most
southerly tip of Nova Scotia, this attractive region
hugs the coast,
creating a soothing climate of
mild winters and hot, breezy summers.
Whether you arrive by boat, car or plane, once
you step foot on one of our region’s relaxing,
sandy beaches or brilliant rugged shores, you’ll
instantly feel yourself come alive as you
breathe in the fresh salt air. Looking around,
you’ll marvel at the beauty and delight in the
many scenic vistas around each corner. And later, as
you wander through lush forests and stroll
friendly main streets, you’ll soon realize that
South West Nova isn’t just another
attraction -- it’s a community that really treasures
Ties That Bind
chose South West Health, because I like the
lifestyle -- it is a great place to raise children.
Because our communities are close knit, I see staff
going above and
beyond the call of duty to help our patients."
Donna Braun, Pharmacist.
the community, it's beautiful and the people are
friendly and outgoing.
Not to mention that I
love my working environment -- the people I work
with are excellent!"
Michelle Hilliard, RN
Safe, clean and friendly, the inspiring
communities of South West Nova offer an array
activities to suit any lifestyle. And, whether you
arrive single, or with a partner or family,
we’re confident you’ll discover many reasons to
"I moved to Nova Scotia this summer
(2003) from Calgary, Alberta, because I wanted to
live and work in a smaller urban or rural setting.
Nova Scotia has proven to be a beautiful
to work and live. I love the harbours, the quiet
public beaches and the hilly forest
am originally from rural New Brunswick and having
lived in a large city for the past
eight years I
have developed a better appreciation for the
quietude rural living offers.
As well, I have
met many warm and neighbourly people since moving to
Nova Scotia, which
has helped me to feel that I
am part of a first-rate community." --
Robin Swift, Psychologist
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