The Municipality of Chester welcomes new residents to its diverse community, where they’ll find an enviable lifestyle with a long list of advantages.
With Atlantic Canada's economic hub only 60km away, The Municipality of Chester is an ideal location to easily connect with customers and suppliers.
Businesses in the Municipality can leverage The City of Halifax’s workforce of 432,000 strong all within a 40 minutes drive.
54% of the local labour force hold an apprenticeship or post-secondary certificate, diploma or degree.
Harness the power of Canada’s University Capital with 10 universities, 13 community college campuses and 50,000 students.
The Municipality of Chester is an incredibly cost-competitive place to own and operate a business.
The Municipality of Chester is home to approximately 10,310 people and due our proximity to Halifax, our commercial sector has the added value of being able to draw from their workforce of 432,000 strong. Over 40% of residents commute outside of the Municipality, with approximately 30% of those working in Halifax.
Our focus is making this a great place.
From beautification projects to grants and scholarships, The Municipality of Chester is committed to investing time and resources to help better the economic and social well-being of the more than two dozen communities who call it home.
Striking the optimal balance.
The Municipality of Chester's government is business friendly, fiscally responsible and focused on maintaining the right mix of services, taxes and regulation. We engage in innovative initiatives and are accountable to the people we serve each and every day.