Happy birthday Canada!

REALTORS® in Nova Scotia are celebrating Canada’s birthday by sharing 150 reasons why they love living in Nova Scotia. If you already call Nova Scotia home, think about why you love living here. If you are thinking about moving here, read this article and visit www.trustedguide.ca for help in selecting your Nova Scotia REALTOR®.

Here are some of the 150 reasons, REALTORS® love living in Nova Scotia. Check back as our list grows, and click here for fun facts to expand upon the 150 reasons.

Also, click to view a slide show of images shared by NSAR staff and members that support our "150 Reasons" list.


Reason #1: Our people
Reason #2: We are charitable
Reason #3: Amazing seafood available year round
Reason #4: Homegrown music for every taste
Reason #5: We are on the ocean
Reason #6: Our sports culture
Reason #7: Our children
Reason #8: Our sunsets
Reason #9: Our cultures
Reason #10: Our farming communities
Reason #11: Award winning wineries
Reason #12: Our quiet moments
Reason #13: Me time
Reason #14: No hustle and bustle
Reason #15: City life
Reason #16: Sense of community
Reason #17: Work ethic
Reason #18: Festivals and events
Reason #19: Historic sites
Reason #20: Parks
Reason #21: Annapolis Royal Historic Garden
Reason #22: Cafes
Reason #23: Bakeries
Reason #24: Quality of life matched with everything we need
Reason #25: Kayaking
Reason #26: We can play outside
Reason #27: We are entrepreneurs
Reason #28: Our connection to the world
Reason #29: Our location
Reason #30: Our climate
Reason #31: Our scenic beauty!
Reason #32: We're leaders
Reason #33: Our Lakes
Reason #34: Access to over 13 colleges
Reason #35: We have 10 universities
Reason #36: Our Unesco World Heritage Sites
Reason #37: Our national historic sites
Reason #38: The highest tides in the world
Reason #39: Our farmer's markets
Reason #40: Bird watching
Reason #41: The knowledge of our elders
Reason #42: Whale watching
Reason #43: Scottish heritage
Reason #44: Our French and English heritage
Reason #45: Our military history
Reason #46: Our small towns
Reason #47: Our pride
Reason #48: Our nightlife
Reason #49: Snow
Reason #50: Lighthouses
Reason #51: Beaches
Reason #52: Our beer
Reason #53: Culinary adventures
Reason #54: Our seaports
Reason #55: Our visitors
Reason #56: Our languages
Reason #57: Our spirit
Reason #58: Our fishing fleets
Reason #59: Our sense of adventure
Reason #60: Our food trucks
Reason #61: Our artisans
Reason #62: Our clean air
Reason #63: Award-winning wineries
Reason #64: Our islands
Reason #65: Our neighbours
Reason #66: Our industries
Reason #67: Our forests
Reason #68: Our tech-savvy
Reason #69: Our festivals and events
Reason #70: Our blueberries
Reason #71: Our river rafting
Reason #72: Hiking in nature
Reason #73: Bike trails
Reason #74: Cottage life
Reason #75: Our strawberries
Reason #76: Shopping
Reason #77: Ghosts
Reason #78: Restaurants.
Reason #79: Our summers
Reason #80: Our connections
Reason #81: Christmas Trees
Reason #82: Bagpipes
Reason #83: Mi'kmaw heritage
Reason #84: Surfing
Reason #85: Motorcycles
Reason #86: Stargazing
Reason #87: Architecture
Reason #88: Theatre
Reason #89: Maple syrup
Reason #90: Boating
Reason #91: Our Acadienne heritage
Reason #92: Our gardens
Reason #93: Dinosaur bones
Reason #94: Lobster boils
Reason #95: Celtic music
Reason #96: Tall Ships
Reason #97: Mining history
Reason #98: Wave jumping
Reason #99: Resilience
Reason #100: We know our neighbours
Reason #101: There's always a connection
Reason #102: Theadore Tugboat
Reason #103: Living wharves
Reason #104: Dining on the Ocean Floor
Reason #105: Homemade jams
Reason #106: Campfires on the beach
Reason #107: Real food
Reason #108: Beachcombing
Reason #109: We are real
Reason #110: We work hard and play hard
Reason #111: Work-life balance
Reason #112: Big yards
Reason #113: Condos
Reason #114: Golf courses
Reason #115: Friends for life
Reason #116: Community events
Reason #117: We volunteer
Reason #118: Curling up on a winter's day
Reason #119: Fresh apples
Reason #120: Our pets have lots of room to run
Reason #121: Beach glass
Reason #122: Seashells
Reason #123: Dancing
Reason #124: Cape Breton Island
Reason #125: Our pubs
Reason #126: Our museums
Reason #127: Camping
Reason #128: Our house prices
Reason #129: Halifax Public Gardens
Reason #130: Our location
Reason #131: NS Duck Tolling Retrievers
Reason #132: Donairs
Reason #133: Poutine
Reason #134: It's quiet at night
Reason #135: Our local shops
Reason #136: My family
Reason #137: Easy living
Reason #138: Coastal breeze
Reason #139: The sand
Reason #140: My work
Reason #141: My friends
Reason #142: My husband
Reason #143: My wife
Reason #144: My partner
Reason #145: My mom
Reason #146: My dad
Reason #147: My son
Reason #148: My daughter
Reason #149: My grandkids
Reason #150: My siblings