Town of Berwick

Nova Scotia’s apple capital.

Growing fine apples & alternative energy sources

The Town of Berwick is swaddled between the slopes of two glacial ridges,  locally referred to as the North and South Mountains. Known as the Apple Capital of Nova Scotia, the Town is increasingly recognized as a leader among Canadian communities in sustainable energy. 

The Town boasts a dynamic community of innovative entrepreneurs, artists, and athletes. Its citizens are engaged and active in local charities, community groups and churches.

Berwick Electric Commission

An eye on sustainability and substantially lower electricity rates led Berwick to own and operate its own electric utility, Berwick Electric Commission, including a 9.2-megawatt wind farm in Ellershouse.

Health Services

The Western Kings Memorial Health Centre is located in the downtown area.

Major Employers

  • Annapolis Valley Regional Centre for Education
  • Eden Valley Poultry
  • Grand View Manor Retirement Home
  • Michelin Tire

Demographics

Population – 2455
Median Age – 56.8
Labour Force – 1060
Median Household Income – $51,413

The "Apple Dome"

The Kings Mutual Century Centre, known by locals as the Apple Dome, features a 900-seat arena with an NHL-size ice surface, 200-metre walking track, banquet room and space for the Berwick and District Lions Club.

Major Industries

  • Educational Services
  • Health Care & Social Assistance
  • Manufacturing
  • Public Administration
  • Retail Trade

Location

Strategic location with direct access to exit 15 on Highway 101 from Commercial Street. The town is little over an hour from Halifax and and less than 125 km from the Port of Halifax.

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