The whales will move into their new home before the end of 2021.
The enthusiasm couldn’t have been stronger as whale expert Charles Vinnick announced Sherbrooke, Nova Scotia will be the official home base to the first whale sanctuary in North America, with whales expected in the water just off the coast of Port Hilford before the end of 2021.
“It’s very exciting news,” he said.
“It’s huge [for] this area. We’re a small rural area and this will really boost our tourism. I could see it being a good help to our economy.”
Nets will be brought in to encircle an area of around 100 acres in the bay.