Nova Scotia launches campaign to bring natives home from Alberta

<p>If Albertans are thinking about making a move, Nova Scotia is calling. </p>

 

If Albertans are thinking about making a move, Nova Scotia is calling.

 

"It's one of the most beautiful places in the country," said Mike Gushue with Annapolis Digby Economic Development.

The scenic beauty and pace of life is part of the pitch from a team of Maritimers looking to draw their people home.

 

"We're not saying 'come to region because we're offering $100,000 to $150,000 jobs,'" he explained. Instead, they are pitching a way of life for entrepreneurs who are sick of the big city.

"You've taken advantage of opportunities, got what you like, now it's time to slow down a bit," said Jim Thurber, the Warden of Digby.

 

The eight-man crew from the Annapolis Valley is targeting entrepreneurs who are thinking about relocating and capitalizing on the equity they've built up.

They say there are also job opportunities in the medical field, education and agriculture.

 
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