grow iconPictou County is the perfect place to grow personally and professionally.


Work from home and looking to connect or for temporary or short-term office space? The Pictou County Chamber of Commerce is a resource for all sized-businesses, and includes a HUB working space to provide office-space outside of your home, and to make connections.

With national and international companies operating from Pictou County, we’re always open for business.

Pulse Pictou County, unique to our community, is a group of like-minded young people living and working in the area. They create a welcoming atmosphere to attract and retain a growing population of young working people in Pictou County, by making the area a more engaging place for young people to live and contribute. The group focuses on professional development and networking, community development and betterment, athletics and wellness, and most important, social activities.

Located in Stellarton is the Dream Candy Organization, focuses on whole self-wellness practices like meditation,
gratitude, creative and authentic expression, mindful eating and exercise, and acts of kindness to self and others. They have an inviting and welcoming space offering weekly programming, after-school programs, special events, and workshops.

Giving back
Known for our philanthropy and care for one another, Pictou County is a giving community with a reputation for generosity. We have a variety of charitable and non-profit organizations that support the well-being of our  community, each with unique ways in which you can contribute or get involved. Volunteering your time can be an incredible way to establish yourself in the community, and make meaningful connections and friendships. Connect with us to find ways in which you can share your time, abilities and passion with your new community.

Pictou County provides you with the opportunity to create a happy and healthy lifestyle that you can enjoy for many years to come. Click here to read about Dr. Gerry Farrell, a well-respected retired physician who is enjoying his retirement right here in Pictou County.