Cheticamp ~13 minutes
Inverness ~35 minutes
Major Regional Hospitals in Sydney (1 1/2 hours) Antigonish (2 hours)
Other medical services:
As of June 2018 four doctors were identified in Cheticamp. There is also the Cheticamp Medical Clinic.
Ambulance services are provided by EHS (Emergency Health Services Nova Scotia)
Cape Breton Highlands Education Center/Academy
L'école NDA - une école francophone située à Chéticamp en Nouvelle-Écosse.
Bilingual detachment in Cheticamp
The Local Area
The immediate area consists of the community of St Joseph du Moine. About a hundred or so homes are scattered mostly along the Cabot Trail or on the nearby farms. Most families are connected with the fishing, farming or woodland industries.
The nearest town is Cheticamp about 10 minutes away. It is the Eastern gateway to the world famous Cape Breton Highlands National Park (~ 20 minutes)
The nearby Margaree River is famous for its salmon fishing. The river enters the Northumberland Strait at the small but picturesque fishing port of Margaree Harbour, with its lovely strand of sandy beach and dunes.
Beautiful Cape Breton
Cape Breton is world famous for its scenery, culture and maritime ambience.
These links will give you a flavor of the lifestyle which awaits you.
“Rising from the sea and clinging to mountains, the Cabot Trail is a winding staircase that will take you from Majestic Ocean Vistas to quiet fishing villages.”
(Acknowledgements to CB island.com)
(Below: Acknowledgements to CB island.com)