Develop NS recently announced the second round of Internet for Nova Scotia Initiative Projects. In this second round, areas of the Eastern Strait/Guysborough Zone will be covered. The Internet Service Provider for these areas will be Bell Canada. Round 2 projects announced in August 2020 mean an additional 32,000 homes and businesses will have access to high-speed Internet in the form of fibre to the home: 11,000 by summer 2021, 21,000 by end of 2021 and all 32,000 by summer 2022. Some areas included in this second round include:

Eight Island Lake, Giant’s Lake, Fraser Mills, Liscomb, Spanish Ship Bay, Liscomb Mills, Little Liscomb, Melrose, Aspen, Glenelg, Smithfield, Cameron Settlement, Caledonia, Port Bickerton, Harpellville, Holland Harbour, Fisherman’s Harbour, Stillwater, Sherbrooke, Goldenville, Port Hilford, Wine Harbour and Sonora. 

For more information please visit and to see the full document on the Eastern Strait/Guysborough Zone:  pdf Devlop NS Project Announcement (204 KB)