About the Host
Nestled at the head of the world famous Bay of Fundy, Colchester County is an area rich in culture, history, economic, and natural diversity. The Municipality is strategically located at the junction of Highway 102 and the Trans-Canada Highway, Nova Scotia`s principal east-west traffic corridor, and remains highly accessible to virtually all urban centers in the Province. Colchester County is made up of many long-established communities including Bible Hill, Brookfield, Debert, Tatamagouche, Great Village, Five Islands, Hilden, and Valley, consisting of a population of more than 35,000 people. Together with its earliest Mi`kmaq and Acadian roots, ship building, rail, manufacturing, mining, agriculture, commerce, and education are among the many prosperous industries that have shaped our communities over the centuries. Colchester County and the neighboring towns of Stewiacke and Truro offer a full range of services and contain some of the best recreational opportunities and heritage that Nova Scotia has to offer.
We encourage you to visit Colchester County and stay awhile; enjoy our hospitality, join us as we celebrate our many festivals and events, and experience everything else this special place has to offer.
The Town of Truro is a community of approximately 12,500 people located in central Nova Scotia. Truro is known as the “Hub of Nova Scotia”, because of its geographical position and historical significance. In the mid-19th century Truro had become a manufacturing center and – thanks in large part to the railroad facilities - a natural distribution center for the province; thereby earning the Town of Truro the nickname, “Hubtown.” And today, with all major highways intersecting through Truro, the town truly is the Hub of Nova Scotia!