The Maritime Provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Prince Edward Island share a historical and cultural heritage. Among of one of the most beautiful landscapes in Canada, quality life is a key consideration for potential newcomers. The region’s growing and traditional industries include Agriculture, Aquaculture, Biotechnology, and Research and development. The cost of living is lower than it is in the large metropolitan centers of Canda with affordable housing and education, from daycare to post-secondary centers.
PEI is Canada’s smallest, but we would also say one of the prettiest and friendliest, provinces. The population of PEI is just over 145,000 with a little more than half of the population living in rural areas. Charlottetown is the capital city with a population of approximately 34,600. PEI is primarily known for its agriculture, tourism, and fishing. In addition to these traditional areas, PEI is also home to the University of Prince Edward Island, Holland College and a number of institutes and companies working in research and the development of innovative technologies including in the aerospace, information technology, bioscience and renewable energy sectors.