WBES (Windsor Business Enhancement Society)

The Windsor Business Enhancement Society, representing the downtown merchants and businesses, invites you to discover the grace and elegance of our historic downtown.

Located at Exit 6 off Highway 101, near the center of our province, just 30 minutes from Halifax and at the entrance to the beautiful Annapolis Valley, you will find the charming downtown of Windsor.


Enjoy a unique shopping experience in our local boutiques where personalized service returns from the past! Residents of Windsor and surrounding communities can find all the services, such as banking, legal,accounting, and the post office, within a few blocks. Everyone can enjoy the numerous restaurants and eateries located in downtown Windsor where delicious meals can be found to suit everyone’s taste.

Plan a relaxing day in Downtown Windsor where you will find all the modern convenience delivered in an old fashioned way!

To Contact us at the WBES please provide us with your details to the following: wbes@WindsorNS.ca


The Facade Improvement Program offers guidance and financial assistance to commercial building owners and tenants located in the downtown core in the former Windsor BusineFacade program Oct 2019ss Improvement District.

Eligible activities include fixed landscaping and upgrading of exterior building surfaces that are visible to the shopping public. Public parking spaces will be considered only if they can be demonstrated to benefit a majority of businesses in the area.

To qualify for assistance and before the work has begun, applicants must submit an application/proposal detailing existing conditions and specifying the improvements to take place. Complete details are found in the Sotrefront Facade PDF form above.

The Sign Rental Plan provides the opportunity for businesses, organizations and individuals to advertise on the sign located at the intersection of Gerrish and Water St in Windsor.  Rates and details are included in the PDF form above.