A Diverse and Vibrant Community
The Town of Lunenburg is a diverse and vibrant community of +2,300 year-round residents and many seasonal residents. Lunenburg maintains a sustainable balance of initiatives that focus on community, environment, and development. Providing high-quality municipal services to the community is a priority. Together, Council and staff are dedicated to ensuring residents, business owners, and visitors enjoy the best of Lunenburg in a beautiful waterfront setting along Nova Scotia’s South Shore.
As of result of the Lunenburg Town Council’s strong commitment to community economic development, balanced with considered preservation of “Old Town” Lunenburg’s UNESCO World Heritage Site international status, we offer a positive mix of traditional marine industries and high tech commercial ventures. Economic opportunities are supported with a progressive and skilled local workforce, key commercial and building assets, retail and professional support services, health care, and a full range of educational resources from primary to post-secondary and ESL, arts and culture festivals, and venues.
Promoting Economic Growth
In promoting economic growth, the Town of Lunenburg is ensuring the community is diverse and competitive and has the resources necessary to respond to a local economy that is global in focus.
This is a vital aspect to enhancing a community’s quality of life by:
- Generating more business opportunities
- Creating a diverse and sustainable economic base
- Providing good jobs and increased employment opportunities to improve the live/work balance
- Supporting appropriate and planned growth strategies
The Town of Lunenburg Council and Staff are focused on facilitating the advancement of over 200 well-established local businesses. With a commercial assessment base of over $50M and more than 2,300 people working in the Town, Lunenburg is uniquely positioned to meet existing and new community development opportunities.