The District of Guysborough is one of three municipal units in Guysborough County, Nova Scotia. Occupying the eastern half of Guysborough County and the northeast corner of mainland Nova Scotia, the District’s administrative centre is located in the Shiretown of Guysborough. The District of Guysborough welcomed the community of Canso as it rejoined the District on July 1, 2012.The Municipality completely surrounds the Town of Mulgrave. It borders the St. Mary’s municipal district to the West, Antigonish County to the North and the Strait of Canso and Atlantic Ocean to the East and Southeast.It was incorporated in 1879 and covers an area of 2,116.4 square kilometres, with more than 400 kilometres of coastline.
Ice free, dredge free deepwater access
Already appropriately zoned and ready for commercial / industrial development
Community actively supports development
The Municipality of the District of Guysborough does an outstanding job of balancing the interests of local residents and working cooperatively with those looking to invest in the municipality. Our experience has been very positive.
MODG was a strong partner in the development, construction and operation of the Sable wind farm to provide Nova Scotian’s with renewable energy. MODG understands the stakeholders in their communities and work to involve these communities to support projects like the Sable wind farm.
The team at the Municipality of the District of Guysborough clearly have given us every assistance to ensure we have a successful project. They have set themselves apart from other communities by displaying a "can do" attitude in spirit and action. The people of Guysborough County and investors benefit greatly from having these entrepreneurs working for their success