General Information

We recognize the need for better, reliable high-speed Internet service in rural Nova Scotia—it’s critical to quality of life and economic development. We also understand the urgency to move as quickly as possible to address the challenge. It’s a complex challenge and one we need to get right. We will post new information and updates here as often as possible. We are also actively sourcing alternative means of delivering information to communities as well, including libraries, community centres and others.

NEWS

Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative - August 2019 - Second Update

On August 21, 2019 Develop Nova Scotia issued a call to find additional qualified providers to enhance and extend high-speed Internet to Nova Scotian homes and businesses.

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Internet for Nova Scotia Update August, 2019

Improving rural internet service is a priority. Having a strong internet network will help our province build places where both people and businesses flourish. Learn more about the latest updates on the project.

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10 Organizations Pre-qualified to Address High-Speed Internet in Nova Scotia

Ten organizations have been qualified and include a mix of small and large companies, as well as municipalities to address rural internet in Nova Scotia.

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Process To Qualify Begins for High Speed Internet Providers

Develop Nova Scotia has launched the first phase of the process to find qualified service providers to enhance and extend reliable, high-speed internet across the province in rural areas.

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New Name, Mandate for Waterfront Development

Waterfront Development Corp. is getting a new mandate to help drive strategic economic development across Nova Scotia. The Crown corporation will now be called Develop Nova Scotia with province-wide responsibility for strategic economic infrastructure and property. Develop Nova Scotia will…

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