Area Profile

The South Shore region is made up of three counties comprising nine Municipal Districts.

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Located on the Atlantic Coast of Canada, the region has a rich history in fishing and forestry. Fishing communities still dot the coastline here and the area is home to one of the most diverse and important fisheries in Canada. Lobster, scallops and groundfish are processed and shipped worldwide. They are also often available fresh on the wharf or at Farmers' markets.

Various villages and smaller communities make up the area's 5200km2 and collectively offer access to all of the amenities typically found in larger urban areas. The total population of the South Shore is approximately 65,000.

All parts of the region offer picturesque landscapes, safe communities conducive to raising families, active outdoor living and an overall quality lifestyle, and, by the way, the nicest neighbours you'll ever meet.