Moving Here?


Good Times Magazine: Dartmouth is a Top Retirement Destination

Dartmouth has been selected as one of Canada’s top retirement destinations. Good Times Magazine is a national publication catering to those aged 50+. To read the full article, click here.

Finding a Home

Apartment and Condo Rentals

For apartment and condo rentals, check Kijiji

Home Sales

For home sales, check with the following locations:

  • Downtown Dartmouth, Burnside
  • Dartmouth Woodside
  • Southdale, Manor Park
  • Crichton Park, Albro Lake
  • Dartmouth Montebello, Port Wallis, Keystone
  • Woodlawn, Portland Estates, Nantucket

Consider the Benefits

Active Living and Recreation Opportunities

Good Transportation

  • The Circumferential Highway (Hwy. 111) connects all business and shopping districts to the MacKay Bridge, Highway 118 and the airport, and to Eastern Passage
  • 25-minute drive to the Halifax Stanfield International Airport
  • Quick access to Halifax via the Dartmouth Ferry (terminals located in downtown Dartmouth and Woodside)
  • MacDonald Bridge connects to Halifax and the MacKay Bridge connects to Halifax and Nova Scotia’s South Shore.

Business and Employment Opportunities

  • The largest industrial / business park complex east of Montreal (Burnside)
  • Innovation and marine industries in Woodside
  • Downtown Dartmouth – many new restaurants and unique shops
  • Main St. and Penhorn / Portland Street commercial areas.


Health and Wellness

Immigrating to Dartmouth?

Nova Scotia’s Office of Immigration promotes immigration to Nova Scotia and can help you with your decision to locate in Dartmouth as a business immigrant.

Are you an international student considering Nova Scotia Community College?

NSCC Akerley Campus