There are a number of resources available in the Cumberland region, some of which are listed below. If you can't find what you are looking for, or if you are aware of a resource that we have not included in this section, please contact us.
Business Funding & Support - (Does not include COVID-19 Financial Assistance)
- Click here for our Brochure on Business Financing
- Click here for our Brochure on Agricultural Financing
- Funding to Grow Your Business and incentives for hiring employees.
- Department of Agriculture - Financial Services & Funding Programs
Nova Scotia Quality of Life Survey
In 2019, Engage Nova Scotia did a survey across Nova Scotia to measure our quality of life. This survey data has been broken up by counties, allowing us to view the survey results specifically for Cumberland County. To view this data, click here.
Chambers of Commerce
Find the Chamber of Commerce for your corner of Cumberland County:
Amherst and Area Chamber of Commerce
Parrsboro and District Board of Trade
Six Rivers Chamber of Commerce
Springhill and Area Chamber of Commerce
Nova Scotia Works - CANSA
CANSA is an employment services organization for the citizens of Cumberland County. CANSA provides career advice, training programs, and has an online job bank just for Cumberland County jobs. To view the job bank, click here. | CANSA Facebook Page
For NS Works Digital Services, click here.
Local Realtors for Commercial and Residential Properties
REMAX County Line Realty
Lenore Zann – Member of Parliament
Elizabeth Smith McCrossin – Member of the NS Legislature – Cumberland North
Tory Rushton – Member of the NS Legislature – Cumberland South
Ports & Airports
Fox Harb'r Private Air Strip - Located in Cumberland County
Port of Halifax – Under 2 hours away
Port of Saint John – Only 2 hours away
Halifax Stanfield International Airport – Under 2 hours away
Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport - Under 1 hour away
For more information on our strategic location, click here.
Cumberland County’s ‘Helping Tree’