Saint John Airport
St. Mary’s Bay region (known as Baie Sainte-Marie) is located in Western Nova Scotia in the Digby County. It is a very important Acadian region in Nova Scotia. Clare, a municipal district in Baie Sainte-Marie, occupies the western half of Digby County. More than 60% of the population speaks French, and conducts its businesses in both English and French.
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The Baie Sainte Marie region can be reached by car or bus from Halifax.
Highway and driving directions
Following the Highway 101 westbound from Halifax for 300 km, the Baie Sainte-Marie region is an 3 hours and half driving from the Halifax region and airport.
How to Get From – Halifax, NS to Clare, NS
Dial 511 within Nova Scotia or 1-888-780-4440 outside Nova Scotia
Shuttle services from Halifax and airport
The Cloud Nine Shuttle
Biking in Nova Scotia
Bicycle Nova Scotia
Cycle Nova Scotia
Cycle Nova Scotia – Yarmouth – St. Mary’s Bay
Nova Scotia Labour Standards code
Nova Scotia Legislature – Labour Standards Code (PDF)
Nova Scotia – Labour Standards Code
Medical Care and Clinics
If you need to see a doctor, please go to medical clinics without appointment to get non-emergency medical care. Check the list of medical clinics in the following website
Doctors Nova Scotia
Nova Scotia – Health Authority
HealthLink – 811
Call 8-1-1 to talk to a registered nurse around the clock, seven days a week. Registered nurses provide telephone triage, advice, education and information for symptom-specific health conditions.
If there is a medical emergency, please call 9-1-1 or go to the emergency department of the nearest hospital.
911 – emergency number (toll free)
Call this number for all emergencies where there is a danger to life or property.
Activities and Events
The Baie Sainte Marie and Clare region are friendly and lively communities. There is a lot of things to do in the summer months. Here are some websites that provide information on interesting activities to do.
Baie Sainte-Marie – Events
Baie Sainte-Marie – Activity Guide
Clare Community Calendar
Festival Acadien de Clare
Municipalité de Clare – Nova Scotia