Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia
Information general

Nova Scotia's Bay of Fundy is home to the highest tides in the world. Visit during low tide and you can even dine on the ocean floor.
Twelve species of whales are known to swim in its waters. Nova Scotia's wine region is shaped by the sea and is the only place on earth that produces Tidal Bay wines. Peggy's Cove has one of the most photographed lighthouses in the world. It is also known for an unusually high rate of shipwrecks on Sable Island.

Population:
969.383
Languages:
English

In spring the temperature varies from 1 °C to 17 °C. In Summer from 14 °C to 25 °C. In Autumn around 5 °C to 20 °C and in Winter around -20 °C to 0 °C. Visit Nova Scotia between May and October for the best weather. If you want to avoid the high season as much as possible, choose early and late summer and visit in May or October.

Cost of Cost of Living
1 month average
CAD $1,080
Apt. 1 bedr.
CAD $150
Services.
CAD $600
Market.
CAD $85
Transportation.
CAD $300
Nursery.
Salaries
CAD $34,560 to CAD $76,800
/ year
CAD $18 to CAD $40
/ hour
CAD $25,632
/ year
CAD $13.35
/ hour
CAD $78,720
/ year
CAD $41
/ hour
Economy

1. Oceans.
2. Information Communication Technology.
3. Seafood.
4. Agri-food.
5. Natural Resources.
6. Aerospace & Defence.
7. Digital Media.
Film & Television Production.

Living in
Nova Scotia
Health health system

In Canada, health care is publicly funded by both the federal and provincial governments. Nova Scotia Medical Services Insurance (MSI) is the provincial plan. Paid services:
Certain dental and optometric services
Visits to specialists
Certain hospital services.

Driver's driver's license

Visitors or newcomers who have a valid driver's license from another part of Canada or another country can drive in Nova Scotia for up to 90 days without obtaining a Nova Scotia driver's license. After that, you need a Nova Scotia license.

Discover
Nova Scotia
Halifax Citadel National Historic Site of Canada

Explore the star-shaped military fortification, built in 1856, which no enemy ever dared to attack. Tour the museum and imagine the life of a soldier within the fort's walls. Experience the changing of the sentry guarding the gates of the Citadel and hear the traditional noon cannon fire of the Royal Artillery.

Maritime Museum of the Atlantic

The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic is Canada's oldest and largest maritime museum covering all aspects of shipping. Explore Halifax's link to the Titanic and learn about the 1917 Halifax explosion that would shape the city's future. When you're done, you can visit the century-old Acadia, which floats in front of the museum.

The Cabot Trail

The Cabot Trail is one of Canada's most famous drives. This 300-kilometer road offers unparalleled views of the coastline and leads to many of the island's most popular attractions. Along the route you will find opportunities for hiking, biking, kayaking, whale watching, and much more.

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