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Welcome To Port Hawkesbury

Port Hawkesbury is a town located on the southwestern end of Cape Breton Island, on the north shore of the Strait of Canso in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.  The Town was originally named Ship Harbour (after the harbour which it is located) and is largely a service centre for western Cape Breton Island. Many of its residents work in large industries in an industrial park located in the adjacent community of Point Tupper, Richmond Country.

Port Hawkesbury is a major service centre, located on the beautiful Strait of Canso, and offers a unique blend of economic, cultural and lifestyle opportunities to those living and visiting the area.
 

 

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November 12, 2018
Notice of Construction: Hiram Street Repaving
Please be advised that asphalt milling work will be taking place on Hiram Street in front of the Fire Hall on Tuesday, November 13th.  The work...
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November 09, 2018
Strait Area Pool - Closure
The pool will be closed on Sunday Nov 11th, and Monday Nov 12th in observation of Remembrance...
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November 05, 2018
Pitt Street / Napean Street Reconstruction Project
Notice to Residents of Pitt Street New concrete sidewalk will be installed on Pitt Street between Queen Street and Granville Street today through...
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November 02, 2018
Prime Suspects: Canada’s Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Travels to Port Hawkesbury
Prime Suspects: Canada’s Prime Ministers in Caricature by Bruce MacKinnon Travels to Port Hawkesbury   In this solo exhibition,...
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