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A bustling seaside playground where people of all ages and backgrounds come to explore and experience the best of Nova Scotia.
A seaside destination for the entire family.
Where cultural and seafaring experiences meet a new ocean economy.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site where Nova Scotia’s seafaring history comes to life.
See what’s happening on the waterfront.
Four unique waterfronts filled with experiences for all ages.
A waterfront view makes everything taste better.
Take advantage of free Wi-Fi.
Learn more about recent waterfront developments.
Our open space Master Plan is in-progress.
Harnessing the potential of our waterfronts.
Learn more about Nova Scotia’s waterfronts.
News from the water’s edge.
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Learn more about the mix of projects and events on the waterfronts.
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Together, we are building waterfronts that are experiential and economic hubs for all Nova Scotians.
Building on the greatness of the ocean since 1976.
Meet the Waterfront Development team.
Meet our Board of Directors.
Become a steward of a rising tide.
Thank you for your interest. We post opportunities to join our team at Develop Nova Scotia here.
Project Manager: As Project Manager, you will be responsible for the collaborative management of the Nova Scotia Rural Internet Initiative through its Planning, Design and Implementation stage.
Procurement Specialist: As Procurement Specialist, you will lead end-to-end procurement for Develop Nova Scotia. Your excellent communications skills allow you to foster strong supplier relationships and set high performance standards.
IT Manager: As the IT Manager you will be accountable for the management, strategy and execution of all IT related infrastructure. You will lead/oversee the technology operation, servicing clients and a team of employees. In this position, you are responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure.
Accounting Clerk: The accounting clerk will report to the Controller and is accountable for the accurate and timely execution of daily accounting transactions and functions, such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, and banking. The Accounting Clerk will play a key role within the accounting department, supporting the Controller with risk management and other initiatives to support the organizational growth.
Qualifications for the Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative
RFSQ Link: https://novascotia.ca/tenders/tenders/tender-details.aspx?id=DNSINS0119
Closes: March 13, 2019 at 2pm Atlantic.
Outdoor Food & Beverage Operation on the Halifax Waterfront
RFP Link: https://novascotia.ca/tenders/pt_files/tenders/DNSFBOPP18.pdf
Closes: December 19, 2018 at 2pm Atlantic.
Supply and installation of a new insulated metal roof with skylights in Lunenburg
RFQ Link: https://novascotia.ca/tenders/tenders/tender-details.aspx?id=DNSL1218
Closes: December 13, 2018 at 2pm Atlantic.
Real estate broker services for the sale of Liscombe Lodge Resort and Conference Centre
RFP Link: https://novascotia.ca/tenders/tenders/tender-details.aspx?id=REBSLL18
Closes: January 18, 2019 at 2pm Atlantic.
Invitation to prospective and qualified construction companies to submit bids for the seawall and marginal wharf replacement.
RFP Link: https://novascotia.ca/tenders/tenders/tender-details.aspx?id=DNSL0119
Closes: January 8, 2019 at 2pm Atlantic.
At Develop Nova Scotia (previously Waterfront Development), we engage with public and private sector companies in projects and transactions that contribute to the sustainable development of high potential property and infrastructure across Nova Scotia to drive inclusive economic growth in our province.
For more on Nova Scotia Procurement, please visit their web site here.
We are committed to best practices in purchasing and in sustainability. Our procurement activities comply with the Nova Scotia Sustainable Procurement Policy and we are committed to supporting our environment, economy and society through adherence to this policy wherever possible by:
Ensuring that our requirements for goods, services, construction, and facilities are met through an open, fair, and transparent process that maximizes competition and value to our organization.
Ensuring bidders have reasonable notice and opportunity to tender.
Fostering economic development by ensuring every capable Nova Scotia supplier has the opportunity to do business with us.
Ensuring our procurement decisions consider the benefit to the environment and social fabric of Nova Scotia.
Adhering to all trade agreements which create economic opportunities for Nova Scotians.
Treating out of province bidders in the same way as their jurisdictions would treat bidders from Nova Scotia.
Being accountable for procurement decisions.