Business View Civil and Municipal | March 2021

179 CIVIL AND MUNICIPAL MARCH 2021 TOWN OF TRURO, NOVA SCOT I A agreement and a fourth coming on board shortly. That will bring some 400 living units to the downtown core, so that’ll have a tremendous impact on businesses.” Education facilities in the town have contributed to successful growth, as it relates to the workforce. Grant reports, “There are businesses and opportunities here for people graduating from the Dalhousie Agricultural Campus or the Nova Scotia Community College. Graduates are able to find opportunities and stay in the community.” Truro has seen strong private sector growth over the last five years. “Along with the public infrastructure development, we’re also seeing banner years for private construction values. Four of our past five years have been some of our strongest years for private construction values in the Town of Truro. We have over 1000 multi-residential units in the planning process,