SuNNS is a group of concerned citizens on the North Shore that has a collective vision and strategy to encourage sustainable, locally driven community and economic development.


What is sustainable development?

Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the needs of the future. We invite you to help us imagine what that could look like in our community!



SUNNS works to ensure environmentally sustainable, locally-driven economic and community development in northern Nova Scotia.



  1. Be a voice for sustainable development on the North Shore

  2. Encourage and promote an environmentally friendly economy

  3. Oppose industry that threatens our natural and lived environment



  • Educational events regarding sustainable business practices

  • Community hikes and outdoor activities to highlight our beautiful environment

  • Peaceful civil action against unsustainable development

  • Support other local environmental and community initiatives