Glooscap First nation
Strong and Forward Thinking
developing a prosperous and thriving community
Glooscap First Nation is located not far from the ancestral home of Glooscap, Blomidon Provincial Park, was founded in 1984. Mi’kmaq people have lived and traveled the approximately 171 hectares of predominately forested-land for thousands of years.
Glooscap Ventures, Glooscap First Nation Economic Development Corporation, was established in 2014 to manage community businesses and seek new investments.
Community of the Year
The Cando Conference named Glooscap First Nation Community of the Year in 2017 for its economic growth on a national level.
There are 30 residential homes, an administrative office, a community centre, a seniors/youth centre, a health centre, a store, a gas bar and a gaming room on the reserve.
Glooscap Landing, just off Highway 101 outside the Community of Hantsport, opened in 2018 with Esso Gas Station and Tim Hortons.
Future plans include a market and cultural centre.