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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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Sep 20th, 2018

Fall Compost

Please be advised that the Fall batch of compost is now ready for purchase at the Waste Facility! For more details…

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Sep 4th, 2018

2018 Lost Shores Gran Fondo

Please join MODG & Lost Shores to welcome 500 participants in the 2018 Lost Shores Gran Fondo! There are still…

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Sep 4th, 2018

2017/2018 Grants

Volunteer and other non profit groups are essential to each of the communities throughout MODG. MODG is very pleased to…

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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.
Living Here