About Us

Nova Scotia Community Counts is an program located within the Economics and Statistics division of the Nova Scotia Department of Finance, established to develop a statistical infrastructure system of information about Nova Scotian communities.

Nova Scotia Community Counts has been adapted from Community Accounts, a similar program that was launched to the public by the Newfoundland and Labrador government in 2002 in support of Newfoundland and Labrador's Strategic Social Plan.

Community Counts is staffed as follows:

Manager, Community Counts
Malcolm Shookner
(902) 424-3247

Information Technology Specialist
Chris Weir
(902) 424-3376

GIS Officer
Ting Wei
(902) 424-5262


To download a brochure with general information about Nova Scotia Community Counts click here.

Contact Us

Mail: Community Counts Division
Nova Scotia Department of Finance

PO Box 187
1723 Hollis Street
Halifax, NS B3J 2N3
Phone: 902-424-2556
Fax: 902-424-0714
Email: communitycounts@gov.ns.ca

We welcome your input and feedback to help us build Community Counts in a way that truly counts for Nova Scotia - and our communities.