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Who We Are

The HI-Atlantic Region is a non-profit, membership based organization. Formed in July of 2010, the region represents all HI members and hostels in the following provinces : Nova ScotiaNew BrunswickPrince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador. Nine hostels operate as part of HI-Atlantic; two are owned by the association and seven are affiliate hostels.

Volunteer Board members and staff work for the betterment of hostelling in the Atlantic, support the National Office and serve over 800 HI members in our region. We encourage education, adventure and cultural understanding through travel. Our goal is to ensure that visitors to our unique region on the Canadian East coast have a positive and memorable hostelling experience.

Our Mission

"To help all, especially the young, gain a greater understanding of peoples, places and cultures, through hostelling."

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HI-Wentworth Hostel
249 Wentworth Station Road
Wentworth, Nova Scotia B0M 1Z0
Phone: 902-548-2379
Fax: 902-548-2389

Regional Office Contact


HI-Atlantic Region
1253 Barrington Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1Y3
Phone: (902) 422.3863
Fax: (902) 422.0116
atlantic@hihostels.ca

Our Board of Directors


As a registered not-for-profit, HI-Atlantic is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. These people graciously volunteer their time and energy on behalf of the members of HI-Atlantic to ensure the region is growing and being managed appropriately.

Currently, our Board of Directors includes: 
Miles MacInnes (President)
Jennie Mae Roy (Vice-President)
Thomas McDonnell (Treasurer)
Ryan Lau (Chief Financial Officer)
Dallys Serracin (Secretary)
Shirley Dean  (Board Member)
Julie Jardine (Board Member)
Jeremy Fowler   (Director)
Dianne Powell (Past President)

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