Antigonish Chamber of Commerce

Traditionally known as the “Heart of the Highlands”, Antigonish now has a diverse population from many backgrounds and ethnicities. We encourage newcomers as well as people who have lived here for generations to enjoy the town and its surroundings.

Antigonish is home to the top ranking St. Francis Xavier University bringing a wealth of expertise and diversity to the community through its faculty and students. The StFX Extension Innovation and Enterprise Centre focuses on actively tapping into existing assets in order to develop new enterprise opportunities. Our international connections through Coady International Institute make Antigonish known around the world.

Arts and culture are an important part of the quality of life in Antigonish. A diverse range of activities, events and fabulous festivals are celebrated throughout the year for locals and visitors to participate and enjoy. Artists, entertainers and creative spirits find their home here.