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Shaped by the sea

400 kilometres of coastline, countless bays, inlets, beaches and safe harbours are perfect for exploration and recreation.

Untold riches

The sea’s wealth has always been a staple. Its promise is unlimited.

Love it here

There’s something for everyone to do, to see, to stay active and healthy.


From any vantage point, the sea or unspoiled forests stretch to the horizon. Those with a vision see opportunity on the horizon.
Oct 27th, 2017

Promotional Video Series

MODG has developed a three part series of videos that showcase what living, working and playing is like in the…

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Mar 14th, 2018

Council Meeting Schedule

Please take note that there has been misinformation circulating that a public Council meeting is scheduled for today…

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Mar 12th, 2018

Chedabucto Lifestyle Complex Update

Get your name engraved on a leaf on the donor tree in the main entrance of the CLC!

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Mar 9th, 2018

Press Release- MODG Responds to Municipal Government Act Amendment

On Thursday, March 8, 2018 the Province of Nova Scotia introduced an Act to Amend Chapter 18 of the Acts of 1998, the M

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The District of Guysborough

Natural Advantages

It covers more than 2,000 square kilometres at the north-east corner of mainland Nova Scotia and has natural advantages that set it apart from just about every other place you can think of.

The local government, the Municipality of the District of Guysborough, strives to be responsive, progressive, approachable, and focused on serving the people and businesses who are here, and thinking about coming.

There is room here to grow; clean air to breathe; unspoiled natural beauty and smart, resilient, friendly and welcoming people.  A port to rival any with land to spare, minerals, energy, and the fish and forests that have sustained generations. Always worth a visit, you’re welcome to stay.
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