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Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
Welcome to Annapolis Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada: Test Drive the Community
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  • 1. ANNAPOLIS DIGBY: TEST DRIVE THE COMMUNITY Perched on Nova Scotia’s magnificent Bay of Fundy Presented by the Annapolis Digby Economic Development Agency Visit us anytime at www.AnnapolisDigby.com and www.WelcometoAnnapolisDigby.com
  • 2. Please place the image in this space at this size. Crop if necessary. COULD WE …? ―Two roads diverged in a wood, and I – I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.‖ Robert Frost, The Road Not Taken Photo courtesy of www.people.uis.edu
  • 3. THINK LIKE ANDRÉ GIDE ENTREPRENEURS KNOW THIS WELL: ―ONE DOESN‘T DISCOVER NEW LANDS WITHOUT CONSENTING Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. TO LOSE SIGHT OF THE SHORE.‖ NOBEL PRIZE WINNING AUTHOR & HUMANIST, ANDRÉ GIDE FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OUR CREATIVE ENTREPRENEURS www.annapolisdigby.com / makeithere Photo courtesy of www.imagecache.allposters.com
  • 4. FIND IT HERE JUST LIKE SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN CHAMPLAIN UPON ENTERING NOVA SCOTIA‘S ANNAPOLIS BASIN IN 1604, EXPLORER SAMUEL DE CHAMPLAIN REMARKED THAT ―IT IS VAST ENOUGH TO ANCHOR Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. 1,000 SHIPS.‖ THE BASIN OFFERS THE ONLY SHELTERED PORT ON THE BAY OF FUNDY, HOME OF THE WORLD‘S HIGHEST TIDES. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT CHAMPLAIN’S DREAM www.randomhouse.ca Image courtesy of www.westirondequoit.org
  • 5. Please place the image in this space at this size. Crop if necessary. ―NO EARTHLY PARADISE COULD BE MORE AGREEABLE THAN THIS PLACE.‖ About the Annapolis Basin, from Champlain’s Dream by Pulitzer prize winning author David Hackett Fischer Photo courtesy of Judy Amirault: www.digbyphoto.com
  • 6. EXPERIENCE IT HERE IN THE ANCIENT LAND OF L‘SITKUK Image 1 FOR MORE INFO: www.stonebear.ca FRANK MEUSE JR., MASTER GUIDE, AVID OUTDOORSMAN AND CREATIVE ENTREPRENEUR, ESCORTS VISITORS TO PLACES WHERE HIS PEOPLE, THE MI‘KMAQ, HAVE TRAVELED FOR CENTURIES. Image 2 FROM SMUDGING CEREMONIES AND TRADITIONAL MUSIC TO DISCUSSIONS ABOUT SUSTAINABLE FORESTRY, FRANK SHARES HIS LOVE OF L‘SITKUK — THE MI‘KMAQ NAME FOR BEAR RIVER — AND THE ELDERS THAT WALKED BEFORE HIM.
  • 7. Please place the image in this space at this size. Crop if necessary. ASTUTE FARMERS & TRADERS Using an ingenious system of dykes, Acadian settlers reclaimed large tracts of land from the ocean in order to grow wheat, barley, rye, as well as flax to produce linen cloth. Image by artist Azor Vienneau, courtesy of the Nova Scotia Museum More info at www./museum.gov.ns.ca
  • 8. ―To me, one of the signal signs of the times is the number of people surfing the Internet looking for…something. (My friend) is not looking for a new place, she‘s looking for the old days.‖ Peggy Noonan, Journalist/Author The Wall Street Journal, March 11, 2009 FIND OUT HOW YOU CAN STILL FIND THE OLD DAYS HERE www.annapolisdigby.com
  • 9. TIVERTON, LONG ISLAND, DIGBY COUNTY BALANCING ROCK THIS MASSIVE 9 METRE COLUMN OF VOLCANIC BASALT IS PERCHED, ZEN LIKE, OVERLOOKING ST. MARYS BAY. Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. ONE COULD SAY IT‘S SIMPLY NATURE‘S WAY OF EXEMPLIFYING THE BALANCED LIFE YOU CAN HAVE HERE IN ANNAPOLIS DIGBY. FOR MORE INFO www.digbyarea.ca Photo courtesy of www.farm4.static.flickr.com
  • 10. Please place the image in this space at this size. Crop if necessary. MORNING COMMUTE INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED GEOMATICS CENTRE AND BUSINESS INCUBATOR BASED ON NSCC CAMPUS Photo courtesy of Paul Illsley of NSCC / COGS www.paulillsley.com
  • 11. HENRY DAVID THOREAU “If one advances confidently in the direction of their dreams, and endeavors to lead a life which they have imagined, they will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.” Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. WORDS OF WISDOM FROM HENRY DAVID THOREAU, THE SON OF AN ENTREPRENEUR, AND AUTHOR OF WALDEN, A REFLECTION UPON LIVING A SIMPLE LIFE IN A NATURAL ENVIRONMENT. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OUR CREATIVE ENTREPRENEURS www.annapolisdigby.com / makeithere Photo courtesy of www.harpers.org
  • 12. Please place the image in this space at this size. Crop if necessary. MADE FOR THE MOVIES JOHN FOWLER CUSTOM BUILDS CAPTAIN AHAB‘S CHAIR FOR BIG BUDGET ‗MOBY DICK‘ FILM, COMING 2010 Place your orders at www.windsorchair.ca Photo courtesy Tim Wilson / PersonaMedia.com
  • 13. NEAR WEYMOUTH, DIGBY COUNTY ELECTRIC CITY IN 1892, JEAN JACQUES STEHELIN, A WEALTHY ARISTOCRAT ESTABLISHED AN ELABORATE SETTLEMENT KNOWN AS NEW FRANCE. THE INNOVATIVE LUMBER MAGNATE GENERATED ELECTRICITY NOT ONLY FOR HIS SAWMILL BUT Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. ALSO FOR THE COMMUNITY, SOME 30 YEARS BEFORE IT WAS AVAILABLE IN MANY PARTS OF THE WORLD. THE ‗ELECTRIC CITY,‘ SET AMIDST DENSE FOREST, BOASTED STREETLIGHTS, A CASINO AND WOODEN RAILWAY. FIND OUT MORE www.digbyarea.com Photo courtesy of the National Library of Canada www.epe.lac-bac.gc.ca
  • 14. Please place the image in this space at this size. Crop if necessary. BIRTHING BOOM THE ENDANGERED RIGHT WHALE IS RECOVERING Photo courtesy Kara Mahoney / NEAQ www.neaq.org
  • 15. MAKE IT HERE SANDY COVE THE MILLION DOLLAR VIEW Image 1 FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT OUR TEST DRIVE PARTNER VIVIAN O‘NEIL REMAX BANNER DIGBY (902) 245-8033 voneil@remax-valley.com www.remax-valley.com (902) 000-0000 CHARMING CENTURY HOME ON 1.6 ACRES COMMANDING VIEW OF THE HARBOUR AND ST. MARYS BAY IN WELL LOVED ARTISTIC COMMUNITY PRIVATE DECK OVERLOOKS MANICURED LAWN, MATURE GARDENS, SHRUBS AND FRUIT TREES WITH THREE FIELDSTONE FIREPLACES, IT IS EASY TO HEAT Image 2 AND WELL INSULATED DETACHED TWO STORY BUILDING WITH WOOD BURNING STOVE PERFECT AS ARTIST‘S SPACE OR GUEST HOUSE $179,000
  • 16. FIND IT HERE WORLD FAMOUS DIGBY SCALLOPS BECAUSE OF THE MASSIVE AMOUNTS OF Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. NUTRIENT-FILLED COLD SALT WATER RUSHING INTO THE BAY OF FUNDY TWICE DAILY, OURS ARE THE MOST SUCCULENT SCALLOPS ON THE PLANET. FOR MORE INFO AND TO ORDER www.caseyfisheries.com Photo courtesy of The Digby Pines Golf Resort & Spa
  • 17. AQUACULTURE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY CENTURY-OLD FAMILY OWNED SEAFOOD PROCESSING COMPANY STRATEGICALLY LOCATED AT THE HEAD OF DIGBY WHARF OFFERS EXCELLENT AQUACULTURE INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY FOR FARMED HALIBUT AND SALMON. ALSO LICENSED TO HARVEST SEA URCHIN, A PRODUCT WITH ENORMOUS MARKET POTENTIAL. FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT Mike Gushue, Managing Director Annapolis Digby Economic Development Agency mgushue@annapolisdigby.com (902) 638-8781
  • 18. BORN IN WILMOT, ANNAPOLIS COUNTY JOSHUA SLOCUM HAVING SPENT HIS BOYHOOD YEARS ON BRIER ISLAND, JOSHUA SLOCUM‘S WAS THE FIRST SOLO CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF THE GLOBE. TO THIS DAY, HIS ELOQUENT Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. ACCOUNT OF THE VOYAGE, SAILING ALONE AROUND THE WORLD, REMAINS A CLASSIC IN SEAFARING LITERATURE. A MONUMENT COMMEMORATING THIS GREAT MARINER IS SITUATED IN WESTPORT, DIGBY COUNTY. FOR MORE INFORMATION www.joshuaslocum.com
  • 19. THE WAY SPRING IS SUPPOSED TO BE FIRST CROCUS BECAUSE OF OUR GENTLE CLIMATE, SPRING COMES EARLIER HERE THAN IN THE REST OF THE PROVINCE. THE Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. FIRST CROCUS OF 2009 WAS SPOTTED ON APRIL 6 – WHERE ELSE? – IN PARADISE, ANNAPOLIS COUNTY. FOR MORE INFO ABOUT ENJOYING OUR CLIMATE www.golfandgardens.com www.annapolisdigby.com
  • 20. Please place the image in this space at this size. Crop if necessary. A TRIP DOWN LOVERS LANE FREEPORT, LONG ISLAND, DIGBY COUNTY Photo courtesy of Chris Calllahan www.annapolisdigby.com
  • 21. EXPERIENCE IT HERE TRADITIONAL MI‘KMAQ HEALING ON THE BEAR Image 1 RIVER MEDICINE TRAIL FOR MORE INFO: www.bearriverculturalcenter.com IN 2004, BEAR RIVER FIRST NATION HERITAGE AND CULTURAL CENTRE GARNERED NOVA SCOTIA‘S CRYSTAL AWARD OF EXCELLENCE FOR TOURISM INNOVATOR. FOR CENTURIES, AS KEEPERS AND TEACHERS OF SACRED KNOWLEDGE, THE MI‘KMAQ HAVE Image 2 USED ALL MANNER OF PLANTS TO PREVENT ILLNESS, HEAL WOUNDS AND CURE DISEASE. WALK THE MEDICINE TRAIL TO LEARN ABOUT NATURAL REMEDIES PROVIDED BY WILD SARSPARILLA, SWEET FERN AND THE BEAUTIFUL MOCCASIN FLOWER.
  • 22. AS A PROUD MEMBER OF THE LEAGUE OF PEACEFUL SCHOOLS LAWRENCETOWN CONSOLIDATED WON THE 2008 MOBIUS AWARD FOR ENVIRONMENTAL Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. SCHOOL OF THE YEAR, AND HAS LEARNING PROJECTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE NOVA SCOTIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE AND MOUNT SAINT VINCENT UNIVERSITY. FOR MORE INFORMATION www.lawrencetown.ednet.ns.ca
  • 23. www.novascotialife.comwww.novascotialife.com Please place the image in this space at this size. Crop if necessary. HIGHER LEARNING OUR SMALL PROVINCE IS HOME TO 11 UNIVERSITIES AND 13 COLLEGES Photo courtesy of NSCC www.novascotiatolife.com
  • 24. HISTORY IN THE MAKING DR. DAURENE LEWIS IN 1984, DAURENE LEWIS, AS MAYOR OF ANNAPOLIS ROYAL, BECAME THE FIRST BLACK FEMALE MAYOR IN CANADA. DR. LEWIS RECEIVED A GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. AWARD FROM THE UN IN 1995, AND BECAME A MEMBER OF THE ORDER OF CANADA IN 2003. SHE IS A SEVENTH-GENERATION DESCENDANT OF BLACK LOYALISTS WHO SETTLED IN ANNAPOLIS ROYAL IN 1783. FIND OUT MORE www.blackhistorysociety.ca Photo courtesy of www.nscc.ca
  • 25. From wage earner…to wage payer ―The self-employed are almost twice as likely to be bigger earners, garnering more than $100,000 a year, Statscan‘s 2003 data shows…The rise of new entrepreneurs can also spark a new wave of ideas, hiring and economic activity among Canada‘s small business – and that could eventually help pull the country out of recession.‖ Tavia Grant dissects the latest workplace and career trends in The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business Weekend , January 17, 2009 PICTURE YOURSELF HERE www.annapolisdigby.com/makeithere
  • 26. MAKE IT HERE CLEMENTSPORT SUNRISE TO SUNSET VIEWS Image 1 FOR MORE INFO, CONTACT OUR TEST DRIVE PARTNER BRIAN BOHAKER TRADEWINDS REALTY INC. (902) 526-2274 brian.bohaker@tradewindsrealty.com www.brianbohaker.com www.seanovascotia.com CENTURY HOME ON 1.3 ACRES COMMANDING VIEW OF ANNAPOLIS BASIN COOK‘S DREAM COME TRUE Image 2 SUNROOM, 4 LARGE BEDROOMS BRIGHT, CHEERY, LOTS OF NATURAL LIGHT MANY ORIGINAL FEATURES INCLUDING FIREPLACE, BRICK OVEN AND WOOD FLOORS $295,000
  • 27. BRIDGETOWN, ANNAPOLIS COUNTY, 1908-1984 ERNEST BUCKLER WHEN ERNEST BUCKLER DIED IN MARCH 1984, MARGARET LAURENCE — ONE OF CANADA'S PRE-EMINENT AUTHORS — WROTE THAT HIS FIRST NOVEL, THE MOUNTAIN AND THE VALLEY Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. "MAY HAVE BEEN THE BEST NOVEL WRITTEN IN THIS CENTURY, AND THE BEST NOVEL WRITTEN ANYWHERE IN THE LAST 50 YEARS." FOR MORE INFORMATION www.gov.ns.ca Photo courtesy of the Nova Scotia Archives & Records www.gov.ns.ca/nsarm/virtual/buckler/
  • 28. Please place the image in this space at this size. Crop if necessary. ECO-FRIENDLY FASHION ENTREPRENEURS JIM & JO SHIELDS‘ LAYZEE SQUIRREL FEATURES ECO-FRIENDLY CANADIAN MADE CLOTHING Learn more at www.layzeesquirrel.com Photo courtesy Tim Wilson / PersonaMedia.com
  • 29. UNDER THE AUSPICES OF UNESCO THE SOUTHWEST NOVA BIOSPHERE RESERVE WORKS IN SUPPORT OF CONSERVATION, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND CAPACITY BUILDING FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATION. Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. OUR ENTIRE REGION – FLORA, FAUNA AND HUMAN BEINGS INCLUDED – ARE PROTECTED BY UNESCO. CHECK OUT HOW YOU CAN TAKE PART IN OUR HUMAN BIOSPHERE PROJECT! FOR MORE INFO www.humanbiosphereproject.com www.snbra.ca Photo courtesy of Paul Illsley www.paulillsley.com
  • 30. Please place the image in this space at this size. Crop if necessary. 900-POUND PIG ON THE LOOSE AND HEADING TO BRIDGETOWN Annapolis RCMP Crime Report, August 13, 2009 Courtesy of Annapolis County Spectator: www.NovaNewsNow.com
  • 31. MAKE IT HERE JUST LIKE TIM WILSON VETERAN WRITER, PRODUCER AND AWARD WINNING DIRECTOR TIM WILSON PRODUCES DOCUMENTARIES Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. AND PROFILES FOR BROADCAST NETWORKS AND PRIVATE COMMISSIONS. CHECK OUT OUR MINI- DOC ABOUT TIM‘S LIFE IN BEAR RIVER. FIND OUT MORE ABOUT TIM www.annapolisdigby.com / makeithere www.personamedia.com Photo courtesy of Simone Sleeth-Wilson www.simonewilson.com
  • 32. Please place the image in this space at this size. Crop if necessary. SKATE FRIENDLY ANNAPOLIS ROYAL WATERFRONT Photo courtesy of Tim Van Horn www.celebratecanada2010.ca
  • 33. Please place the image in this space at this size. Crop if necessary. KEJIMKUJIK NATIONAL PARK OFFERING HISTORIC CANOE ROUTES & PORTAGES, IT‘S THE ONLY INLAND NATIONAL PARK IN THE MARITIMES FIND OUT MORE www.pc.gc.ca Photo courtesy of Paul Illsley / www.paulillsley.com
  • 34. ALBERT BIGELOW PAINE, AUTHOR OF THE TENTDWELLERS ONE OF AMERICA‘S EARLIEST AND BEST LOVED ECO-ADVENTURE BOOKS, THE TENTDWELLERS (1908) CHRONICLES A.B. PAINE‘S TWO-WEEK FISHING EXPEDITION BY CANOE THROUGH KEJIMKUJIK ‗TO THE Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. EDGE OF THE UNKNOWN.‘ PAINE WAS FRIEND AND OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHER TO MARK TWAIN, AND COINED THE PHRASE ‗THE GREAT WHITE WAY,‘ DESCRIBING NEW YORK‘S THEATRE DISTRICT. FIND OUT MORE www.tentdwellers.ca Photo courtesy of www.graphicwhitness.org
  • 35. BRIER ISLAND, DIGBY COUNTY BIRD WATCHING WITH 243 SPECIES SIGHTED TO DATE, Image 1 BRIER ISLAND OFFERS SOME OF NORTH AMERICA‘S BEST BIRD WATCHING AUTUMN PRODUCES SOME OF THE BEST BIRDING IN NOVA SCOTIA, AND AROUND BRIER ISLAND IN PARTICULAR. THE SEASON BRINGS WITH IT A WIDE ARRAY OF PELAGICS AND SHOREBIRDS INCLUDING PUFFINS, JAEGERS, SHEARWATERS, KITTIWAKES, PHALAROPES, WHIMBREL, AS WELL AS WHITE-RUMPED AND Image 2 STILT SANDPIPERS. THERE‘S ALSO A GOOD CHANCE OF SEEING AN EXOTIC STRAY! Photos courtesy Mariner Cruises Whale & Seabird Tours www.novascotiawhalewatching.ca More info at www.eagle-eye.com/Locations/NovaScotia
  • 36. UNDER THE AUSPICES OF UNESCO THE SOUTHWEST NOVA BIOSPHERE RESERVE WORKS IN SUPPORT OF CONSERVATION, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND CAPACITY BUILDING FOR RESEARCH AND EDUCATION. THE ENTIRE ANNAPOLIS DIGBY REGION – Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. FLORA, FAUNA AND HUMAN BEINGS INCLUDED – ARE PROTECTED BY UNESCO. CHECK OUT OUR HUMAN BIOSPHERE PROJECT. FOR MORE INFO www.snbra.ca www.humanbiosphereproject.com Photo courtesy of Southwest Nova Biosphere Reserve
  • 37. MAKE IT HERE BEAR RIVER WINE REGION Image 1 FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT OUR TEST DRIVE PARTNER VIVIAN O‘NEIL REMAX BANNER DIGBY (902) 245-8033 voneil@remax-valley.com www.remax-valley.com (902) 000-0000 PRIVATE HILLSIDE PERCH ON 3.28 ACRES MAGNIFICENT VIEW OF TIDAL RIVER VALLEY 2200 SQ FT, 3 BEDROOM AND 2 BATHS, WITH HARDWOOD AND CERAMIC FLOORS THROUGHOUT TWO SETS OF FRENCH DOORS LEAD TO MASSIVE BACK DECK AND GARDENS Image 2 LARGE FAMILY ROOM FEATURES COZY AIRTIGHT STOVE A DELIGHT FOR NATURE LOVERS WITH ABUNDANT DEER, RED FOX, EAGLES, WILD BLACKBERRY BUSHES, AND BORDERING ON LOVELY BROOK $169,500
  • 38. Please place the image in this space at this size. Crop if necessary. SHOES FOR BROADWAY STARS FRED LONGTIN OF GRANVILLE FERRY CREATES HAND MADE SHOES FOR STAGE AND SCREEN Photo courtesy of Tim Van Horn www.annapolisdigby.com / makeithere www.handmadeshoes.ca
  • 39. GROW IT HERE MAGNOLIAS WE HAVE A FAVOURABLE CLIMATE FOR GROWING MAGNOLIAS, AS WELL AS PEACHES, PLUMS, APPLES, WALNUTS AND PECANS. Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. JOIN US FOR ANNAPOLIS ROYAL‘S MAGNIFIENT MAGNOLIA FESTIVAL HELD DURING THE MONTH OF MAY. FOR MORE INFO www.golfandgardens.com Image courtesy of artist Poppy Balser www.paintingsbypoppy.blogspot.com
  • 40. Please place the image in this space at this size. Crop if necessary. OLYMPIC TRAINING AND ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS TO TOP U.S. SCHOOLS WITH INNOVATIVE TRAINER CHARLIE SCARROW Search ‗Charlie Scarrow‘ at www.NovaNewsNow.com
  • 41. MAKE IT HERE ANNAPOLIS ROYAL THE RUGGLES-MUNRO HOUSE Image 1 FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT OUR TEST DRIVE PARTNERS DAVID JOUNEAY & ALYN HOW RE/MAX BANNER REAL ESTATE, BROKERAGE (902) 532-7501 or (902) 532-8650 Check out the stunning transformation of this home at www.mrsnicholson.com djourneay@remax.net ahow@remax-valley.com www.remax-valley.com (902) 000-0000 SOPHISTICATED 19th CENTURY GEORGIAN HOME, C. 1818 THIS AWARD-WINNING ‗REHABILITATION‘ IS A STORY OF FAITH, VISION, COOPERATION AND CRAFTSMANSHIP Image 2 PERIOD DETAILS PAIRED WITH MODERN CREATURE COMFORTS STUNNING MASTER SUITE WITH FIREPLACE AND WALK-IN CLOSET 4 BEDROOMS, 3 BATHS, APPROXIMATELY 3000 SQ FT FEATURED IN HERITAGE TRUST OF NOVA SCOTIA MAGAZINE AND RESTORING OLD HOUSES, A BOOK BY DESIGNER NIGEL HUTCHINS
  • 42. FIND IT HERE BAY OF FUNDY LOBSTER IN SUPPORT OF OUR HARD-WORKING Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. LOBSTER FISHERMEN, WE DECLARE THAT THIS SHALL BE ‗THE YEAR OF THE LOBSTER.‘ TO PLACE YOUR ORDER www.caseyfisheries.com Photo courtesy of Tim Van Horn / Celebrate Canada 2010
  • 43. BIRTHPLACE OF THE iPHONE CLEMENTSPORT: ―YOU CAN BREATHE HERE,‖ SAYS iPHONE LEAD DESIGNER Photo courtesy of Holly Everett www.hollyeverettgallery.com
  • 44. BORN IN WEYMOUTH FALLS, DIGBY COUNTY, 1883-1956 SAM LANGFORD KNOWN AS ONE OF THE WORLD‘S GREATEST FIGHTERS, SAM LANGFORD WAS SOME 20 POUNDS LIGHTER THAN HIS OPPONENT WHEN HE WENT A BRUTAL 15 ROUNDS WITH JACK Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. JOHNSON. THE HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMP VOWED HE WOULD NEVER AGAIN SET FOOT IN THE RING WITH LANGFORD, WHO IS STILL THE ONLY FIGHTER IN THE WORLD BOXING HALL OF FAME NEVER TO HAVE HELD AN OFFICIAL TITLE. FOR MORE INFORMATION www.ibhof.com Photo courtesy of the University of Notre Dame / H.E. Winkler Collection www.nd.edu
  • 45. MAKE IT HERE LAWRENCETOWN RIVERFRONT VICTORIAN Image 1 FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT OUR TEST DRIVE PARTNER JODIE MOASE ROYAL LEPAGE ATLANTIC (902) 698-3757 jodiemoase@royallepageatlantic.ca www.royallepage.ca/jodiemoase (902) 000-0000 CENTURY HOME WITH CARRIAGE HOUSE 2500 SQ FT MAIN HOUSE FEATURES 5 BEDROOMS AND 3 FULL BATHS VICTORIAN CHARM AND CHARACTER THROUGHOUT CARRIAGE HOUSE BUILT IN 2005 FEATURES Image 2 FOUR RENTAL UNITS AND FULL BASEMENT SITUATED CLOSE TO NSCC/COGS CAMPUS, INGEONUITY BUSINESS INCUBATION CENTRE AND APPLIED GEOMATICS RESEARCH GROUP $395,500
  • 46. Please place the image in this space at this size. Crop if necessary. INGEONUITY AT WORK WINNERS OF INNOVATIVE IDEAS COMPETITION SPONSORED BY BUSINESS INCUBATION CENTRE More info at www.ingeonuity.com Photo courtesy Nova News Now
  • 47. MAKE IT HERE JUST LIKE ROLAND SWIFT WINNER OF INNOVACORP‘S INAUGURAL I-3 START-UP COMPETITION, DIGBY- BASED ENTREPRENEUR ROLAND SWIFT Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. IS REVOLUTIONIZING THE GLOBAL FOOD PACKAGING INDUSTRY WITH HIS INNOVATIVE BANDING MACHINE. FOR MORE INFO ABOUT MORSWIFT MACHINES www.morswiftmachines.com Photo courtesy of The Digby Courier www.NovaNewsNow.com
  • 48. Please place the image in this space at this size. Crop if necessary. ENTREPRENEURIAL DRIVE MAKE IT HERE, JUST LIKE HARRY & JACQUI SHEPHERD, OWNERS OF THE ANNAPOLIS ROYAL GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB Learn more at www.annapolisroyalgolf.com Photo courtesy Tim Wilson / PersonaMedia.com
  • 49. MAUD LEWIS 1903 -1970 Image 1 WORLD RENOWNED FOLK ARTIST Maud Lewis likely led a hardscrabble life in her tiny home located at the roadside in Marshalltown, Digby County. Physically challenged by birth defects and arthritis, she saw very little monetary reward during her lifetime. Nonetheless, her work depicts a sunny view of the world. In 1965, Maud was introduced to an international audience when President Richard Nixon commissioned two pieces for the White House. She was asked to be paid up front. Image 2 Perhaps best known for paintings of horse-drawn sleighs and the animal life she observed from her windows, this atypical scene depicts picturesque Smith‘s Cove, Digby County. Images courtesy of Bob Brooks and www.zwickersgallery.ca.
  • 50. Please place the image in this space at this size. Crop if necessary. LANDMARK CULTURAL CONTRIBUTIONS Banker Robert Patterson bequeaths 1764 farm house including collection of Georgian furniture, glass and art VISIT THE NORTH HILLS MUSEUM IN GRANVILLE FERRY, ANNAPOLIS COUNTY www.annnapolisheritagesociety.com
  • 51. ONE OF OUR REGION‘S FIRST CREATIVE ENTREPRENEURS ABRAHAM GESNER BORN IN CORNWALLIS, ANNAPOLIS COUNTY, ABRAHAM GESNER WAS THE INVENTOR OF KEROSENE AND, SOME WOULD SAY, IS THEREFORE THE FATHER OF THE MODERN Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. PETROLEUM INDUSTRY. A RESPECTED SURGEON AND FORMER PROFESSOR AT DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY, GESNER ALSO ESTABLISHED CANADA‘S FIRST MUSEUM. FOR MORE INFORMATION http://museum.gov.ns.ca Photo courtesy of the New Brunswick Museum www.nbm-mnb.ca
  • 52. Please place the image in this space at this size. Crop if necessary. ‗THE BAHAMAS‘ OF NOVA SCOTIA WE‘RE ON THE SAME LATITUDE AS BORDEAUX, FR Photo courtesy Wally Hayes www.annapolisdigby.com / viticulture
  • 53. MAKE IT HERE BAYVIEW BREATHTAKING BAY OF FUNDY VISTA Image 1 FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT OUR TEST DRIVE PARTNER JODIE MOASE ROYAL LEPAGE ATLANTIC (902) 698-3757 jodiemoase@royallepageatlantic.ca www.royallepage.ca/jodiemoase (902) 000-0000 12 ACRE SANCTUARY, UNOBSTRUCTED VIEWS CHARMING AND PRIVATE COTTAGE STYLE HOME WITH AMAZING VISTAS FROM EACH ROOM COVERED VERANDA OVERLOOKING CREATIVE LANDSCAPE DESIGN Image 2 FEATURES INCLUDE RUSTIC WOOD FLOORS, FIREPLACE, WOODSTOVE AND WHIRLPOOL TUB COZY 1,150 SQ FT WITH 2 BEDROOM AND 1 BATH $184,900
  • 54. FIND IT HERE HANA-NORI ACADIAN SEAPLANTS HAS SUPPLED ITS DISTINCTIVE EDIBLE SEA VEGETABLES TO THE JAPANESE FOOD INDUSTRY FOR OVER A DECADE. THE QUALITY AND CONSISTENCY Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. OF THE CULTIVATED HANA-NORI IS LARGELY DUE TO THE COMPANY‘S SUSTAINABLE LAND BASED APPROACH TO GROWING WITH THE USE OF TANKS AND FILTERED SALT WATER. FOR MORE INFO www.acadianseaplants.ca Photo courtesy of www.acadianseaplants.ca
  • 55. Please place the image in this space at this size. Crop if necessary. FIRST VINEYARD IN N. AMERICA PLANTED IN BEAR RIVER IN 1611 For more info, please visit www.annapolisdigby.com / viticulture Photo courtesy of Holly Everett, Artist / Photographer
  • 56. MAKE IT HERE DIGBY OVERLOOKING THE HARBOUR Image 1 FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT OUR TEST DRIVE PARTNER VIVIAN O‘NEIL REMAX BANNER DIGBY (902) 245-8033 voneil@remax-valley.com www.remax-valley.com (902) 000-0000 GORGEOUS VICTORIAN HOME BUILT CIRCA 1865 LOCATED ON TOWN‘S MOST HISTORIC STREETSCAPE, 2200 SW FT SET AMID LUSH LAWNS AND GARDENS COMPLETELY RESTORED TO PRESERVE ARCHITECTURAL DETAILS AND HISTORIC INTEGRITY FEATURING FRENCH MANSARD ROOF, ORNATE WRAP- Image 2 AROUND VERANDA AND PORTHOLE WINDOW LOVELY SUNFILLED INTERIOR WITH CURVED STAIRCASE AND FOUR BEDROOMS RECENT RENOVATIONS INCLUDE AIRTIGHT STOVE, ENERGY EFFICIENT WINDOWS AND INSULATION $229,000
  • 57. Please place the image in this space at this size. Crop if necessary. MAMMOTH RUSSIAN SUNFLOWERS Available from Annapolis Valley Heritage Seeds owned by teen entrepreneur Owen Bridge FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO ORDER www.annapolisseeds.com
  • 58. GROW IT HERE KIWI FRUIT A VARIETY OF NEW ZEALAND KIWI IS BEING GROWN OUTDOORS AT A NUMBER OF SITES IN THE REGION, INCLUDING BEAR RIVER. Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. EVERYTHING SEEMS POSSIBLE IN BEAR RIVER, ALSO KNOWN AS THE VILLAGE ON STILTS. FOR MORE INFO ABOUT BEAR RIVER www.bearriver.ca www.destinationsouthwestnova.com Photo courtesy of www.eyefetch.com
  • 59. Please place the image in this space at this size. Crop if necessary. EMU ESCAPE Annapolis RCMP Crime Report, March 19, 2009 Courtesy of Annapolis County Spectator: www.NovaNewsNow.com
  • 60. Please place the image in this space at this size. Crop if necessary. OUTSTANDING CUSTOMER SERVICE ESSO STATION, GRANVILLE FERRY Photo courtesy Tim Van Horn www.celebratecanada2010.ca
  • 61. MAKE IT HERE CLEMENTSPORT CONNECTED COUNTRY LIVING Image 1 FOR MORE INFO, PLEASE CONTACT OUR TEST DRIVE PARTNER BRIAN BOHAKER TRADEWINDS REALTY INC. (902) 526-2274 brian.bohaker@tradewindsrealty.com www.brianbohaker.com www.seanovascotia.com PEACEFUL SETTING, ROOM TO BREATHE BUILT 1890, A VERY COMFORTABLE 2169 SQ FT 1.2 ACRE PROPERTY FEATURES GARDENS AND FRUIT TREES, WITH GREAT VIEW OF THE BASIN FIREPLACE, SUNROOM, OFFICE, 4 BEDROOMS, Image 2 3 BATHS, AND TOP FLOOR POTENTIAL AS STUDIO OR PLAYROOM RECENTLY RENOVATED WITH NEW FURNACE, SHINGLES, WINDOWS AND INSULATION $235,000
  • 62. THE IDEAL TIME ZONE DO BUSINESS WITH LONDON AND SILICON VALLEY ON THE SAME BUSINESS DAY Photo courtesy of Nova Scotia Business Inc. www.nsbi.ca
  • 63. FIND IT HERE BEAR RIVER VINEYARDS STEEP SOUTH FACING TERRACES IN A HOT SUNNY BOWL CONTAIN 4 ACRES OF VINES ON MOSEL TERROIR. CONSTRUCTED WITHIN A RESTORED19th CENTURY BANK Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. BARN, A GRAVITY SYSTEM ENABLES SOLAR POWERED WINEMAKING ON THREE FLOORS. PROPRIETORS CHRIS & PEG INVITE YOU TO STOP BY FOR A TOUR. FOR MORE INFO AND TO ORDER www.wine.travel Photo courtesy of www.winesofnovascotia.ca
  • 64. HISTORIC GARDENS ANNAPOLIS ROYAL, IN 2004, DECLARED THE WORLD‘S MOST LIVABLE SMALL COMMUNITY Photo courtesy of Trish Fry www.historicgardens.com
  • 65. WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFYING TRIATHLON OVER 250 RACERS PARTICIPATE IN THE 2009 COVER-ALL BRIDGETOWN TRIATHLON. UP FOR GRABS ARE Image goes here at this size. Crop if necessary. TWO SPOTS IN THE 2010 LONG COURSE (HALF IRONMAN) WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS, TAKING PLACE IN BUDAPEST, HUNGARY. FOR MORE INFO AND TO REGISTER www.atlanticchip.ca/events www.town.bridgetown.ns.ca Photo courtesy of mike@eastcoastaquatics.ca
  • 66. Please place the image in this space at this size. Crop if necessary. STANLEY THOMPSON COURSE THE HISTORIC DIGBY PINES GOLF RESORT & SPA FEATURING A CHALLENGING 18 HOLE CHAMPIONSHIP COURSE Photo courtesy of our The Digby Pines www.digbypines.ca
  • 67. We thank all of our Test Drive partners for helping us to create this presentation. We look forward to welcoming you to Annapolis Digby. Just call us when you‘re ready to Test Drive the Community, and we‘ll get you set up with accommodations, and a network of people to help you Make It Here. See you soon! FIND OUT MORE 1 (902) 638-3490 www.annapolsidigby.com

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