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Work Here

Sheet Harbour is centrally positioned in a province rich in opportunity.

The community of Sheet Harbour has always been the commercial centre of the Eastern Shore.

The economy is based on forestry, fishing, tourism, and local commercial services.


Sheet Harbour also boasts an Industrial Port and Industrial Park. Sheet Harbour is also the commercial and services centre for the area who access the regional health care facility, shopping, and other services.

Young Programmer

Big Business Opportunity

Service‐based companies such as customer contact centres, back offices and information technology firms are increasingly looking at rural communities to locate their facilities. Locating in Sheet Harbour means less competition for the workforce and more competitive operating costs. Employees are also now placing more emphasis on quality of life and Sheet Harbour offers an unmatched environment for people looking for a pristine and beautiful location in which to live and work.

Companies looking at locating or expanding in the Halifax region should consider Sheet Harbour. Some companies just might find it is just the business environment they are looking for.

Within the Halifax Regional Municipality, Sheet Harbour offers most companies a considerably lower operating cost environment. This is due mainly to lower wage costs and other facility costs such as land and property taxes. Within Greater Halifax, Sheet Harbour is among the lowest cost communities for both business and residents.

Entrepreneurial Spirit

Dreaming of starting or expanding your small business?

Sheet Harbour and area is the perfect place to spread your wings and bring your dreams to life. 

Professional services such as Veterinarians, Massage Therapists, Accountants and Chiropractors are in high demand on the Eastern Shore. You'll find affordable real estate and a strong community support system.  

Have questions about the area and starting or moving a business here? Talk to a member of the Sheet Harbour Chamber & Civic Affairs today. 


Healthcare Professionals

Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital opened in 1976 and has inpatient beds and offers an Urgent Treatment Center.

The hospital is also attached to the Harbourview Lodge Continuing Care Centre.

Building a career in a rural healthcare environment provides access to a breadth of learning opportunities.  Individuals who work and live locally spend more one-on-one time with their patients and are able to balance career and home effectively. 

Explore Current Healthcare Opportunities Today.

We moved to the area to open our dream accommodation business. We couldn't be happier with our business and personal success; due largely from the support of the community.

Neil & Cheryl MacLean. The Marmalade Motel

Live Your Best Life

Plan Your Stay

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