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January 19, 2018
Community Volunteer Income Tax Program - By Appointment Only
Eligibility Requirements and Program...
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January 19, 2018
Immigration in Atlantic Canada Information Session - January 23 - 4PM - PHCC
Invitation and Poster  Click here for the invitation. Click here for the...
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January 19, 2018
Committee of the Whole - Tuesday, January 23 - 7:00 pm - Shannon Studio
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January 18, 2018
Request for Expressions of Interest - Mixed Use Development Opportunity - Town of Port Hawkesbury
RFEOI - Mixed Use Development Opportunity - Town of Port Hawkesbury Deadline:  February 9,...
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January 17, 2018
Strait Area Pool
The Strait Area Pool will be closing today at 5pm due to the weather.  There will be no lane swim at 6-7 pm...
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January 16, 2018
Strait area pool
The pool will be open today for registration and all swim programs.  They include 12-1pm  noon swim, 6-7 lane swim and 7-8pm public swim....
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January 16, 2018
Nova Scotia Summer Skills Incentive (SKILLS) Program deadline January 26, 2018
Nova Scotia Student Summer Skills Incentive (SKILLS) Program SKILLS offers wage assistance to non-profit organizations that provide summer jobs to post-secondary students. The deadline for the 2018 summer work term is January 26, 2018. Further information and applications are available online...
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January 10, 2018
Recreational Youth Hockey
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January 09, 2018
Outdoor Ice Surface
If you are interested in volunteering with the installation and/or maintenance of the outdoor ice surface please email...
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January 03, 2018
Waterfront Committee - EoI - Committee Membership
Waterfront Committee Membership...
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January 02, 2018
Christmas Tree Chipping, drop-off and collection schedule.
CHRISTMAS TREE CHIPPING, DROP-OFF & COLLECTION     The Town of Port Hawkesbury will be chipping Christmas trees on Saturday, January 13, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Crandall Stick Ball Field in Grants Pond.  Town residents are required to have their Christmas trees curbside for collection not later than 7:30...
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December 11, 2017
Outdoor Skating Surface Meeting
The next community meeting will be held Monday, January 8 at 6:30 at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre to continue the planning for and outdoor ice surface.  For further information please call 902-625-7891 or...
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December 06, 2017
Pitt Street / Napean Street Reconstruction Project
Please be advised that asphalt paving work will be taking place on sections of Napean Street from Thursday Dec 7th to Friday Dec 8th.  The work will occur from approximately 8am to dusk and local traffic and driveway access will be limited. Residents are asked to remove vehicles from the street by 8am, and sections of Napean Street may be...
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December 04, 2017
Asset Management Pilot Project
A Message from the Town of Port Hawkesbury The Provincial Department of Municipal Affairs is developing a province-wide asset management approach to support municipalities with infrastructure planning efforts, and Port Hawkesbury has been selected to participate in a pilot project at no cost to town residents. Survey crews will be working on...
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December 04, 2017
Pitt Street / Napean Street Reconstruction Project
Please be advised that a planned water service interruption is scheduled for today, December 4th for Philpott Street in the area between the Prince Street intersection and Granville Street intersection. Some customers in surrounding areas may also be affected. Water service will be shut off between the hours of 8:30am and 5pm. Town of Port...
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December 01, 2017
Agenda - Public Meeting - Dec 5 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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November 30, 2017
Destination Reeves Street Project Open House
The Town of Port Hawkesbury invites the general public to an Open House for the Destination Reeves Street Concept Plan. Town officials, engineers/designers and Steering Committee Members will be in attendance to discuss the project and to receive ideas and feedback from the public as the Town of Port Hawkesbury continues with the design on...
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November 30, 2017
Mayor's Holiday Family Skate - Friday, Dec 1 - 3pm-5pm - Cookies & Hot Chocolate - Helmets are mandatory.
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November 30, 2017
Pitt Street / Napean Street Reconstruction Project
Residents are advised that the Philpott Street / Napean Street intersection will be closed to through traffic while new infrastructure is being installed. Access to homes adjacent to the intersection is available from the adjoining streets. Traffic control signs are in place and residents are asked to use caution while travelling around the...
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November 28, 2017
Water Service Interruption - Nov 29 - 9am-5pm - Philpott St. & Napean St. Intersection
Pitt Street / Napean Street Reconstruction Project Please be advised that  a planned water service interruption is scheduled for Thursday, November 29 (9am-5pm) for Philpott St. and Napean St. for areas adjacent to the Philpott / Napean intersection.  Some customers in surrounding areas may also be affected.  The Town of...
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November 27, 2017
Outdoor Natural Ice Skating Rink - Call for Volunteers
Outdoor Natural Ice Skating Rink - Call for Volunteers Developing an outdoor natural skating rink will require dedicated volunteers to flood and scrape the surface during the winter months. These tasks would be carried out early in the morning and late in the evening.  Without a team of volunteers this project will not be possible. We are...
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November 24, 2017
Leaf & Yard Waste Site - CLOSED FOR SEASON - Saturday, December 2
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November 23, 2017
Town of Port Hawkesbury Holiday Events
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November 22, 2017
Seniors Christmas Luncheon - Dec 17 - 11am-2pm
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November 22, 2017
Curb & Sidewalk Installation - Napean, Prince, MacLaughlin Streets
Notice to Residents on sections of Napean Street, Prince Street and MacLaughlin Street   New concrete curb and sidewalk will be installed on Napean Street from 7am to 5pm Monday to Saturday.  Curb side parking on the street will be permitted during non-construction work hours.  Driveway access may be prohibited for a number of...
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November 20, 2017
Sports Wall of Fame
Congratulations to Jason Lukeman, Jerry Burke, Billy Joe MacLean and the 1984 Cardinals on being inducted into our Sports Wall of...
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November 16, 2017
Committee of the Whole - Tuesday, November 21 - 7pm - Shannon Studio
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November 08, 2017
CATERING REQUIREMENTS - "One Cape Breton" Conference - November 23 & 24
One Cape Breton Municipal/Stakeholder Conference - Nov 23 & 24 - PHCC Catering Requirements/Food Services -...
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November 08, 2017
Sports Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2017
Sports Wall of Fame Inductee Ceremony Port Hawkesbury Sports wall of Fame   Induction Ceremony   The Board of Directors of the Port Hawkesbury Sports wall of Fame invites the community to attend a reception and induction ceremony for the 2017 inductees on Sunday, November 19,...
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November 07, 2017
Town of Port Hawkesbury Christmas Parade
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November 07, 2017
Festival of Trees
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October 30, 2017
CLOSED - Leaf & Yard Waste Site - Saturday, November 11
The Leaf and Yard Waste Site on Crandall Road will be CLOSED, Saturday, November 11 in observance of Remembrance...
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September 19, 2017
Community Park Washroom & Splash Pad Hours of Operation
Washroom Monday – Sunday  Open 8:00 am             Closed 4:00 pm   Splash Pad Monday, September 25th – CLOSED FOR THE...
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September 12, 2017
NOTICE TO RESIDENTS ON PITT ST & NAPEAN ST GARBAGE COLLECTION
Residents on Pitt St. and Napean St. are asked to place their garbage at curbside each Tuesday as usual by 7am.  Should Eastern Sanitation not be able to stop alongside homes, a member of the contractor crew on site will collect the garbage and take it to the Eastern Sanitation truck.  This notification is until December – the...
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September 05, 2017
NOTICE TO RESIDENTS: WATER MAIN VALVE MAINTENANCE - Sep 7 & 8
Water Main Valve...
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August 25, 2017
Reeves Street- Embree Island Yard Sales
Reeves Street – Embree Island YARD SALES August 18, 2017 Port Hawkesbury – Effective immediately, the Town of Port Hawkesbury wishes to advise the public that the yard sales taking place on the Irving Oil property off Reeves Street at Embree Island are not authorized in accordance with the Town’s Vending...
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August 18, 2017
Port Hawkesbury Reeves Street- Embree Island Yard Sales
Port Hawkesbury Reeves Street – Embree Island   YARD SALES   August 18, 2017 Port Hawkesbury – Effective immediately, the Town of Port Hawkesbury wishes to advise the public that the yard sales taking place on the Irving Oil property off Reeves Street at Embree Island are not authorized in accordance with...
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August 18, 2017
Public Information Meeting - Pitt St. & Napean St. Reconstruction Project - August 23, 2017 - 6:30pm
Pitt St. & Napean St. Project - August 23 - 6:30pm-7:30pm Bear Head Room,...
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August 15, 2017
Town of Port Hawkesbury Conducts Age Friendly Survey
Nova Scotia has one of the oldest aging populations in Canada. By 2030, there will be close to 260,000 people aged 65 or older in Nova Scotia. This demographic shift is an opportunity for Port Hawkesbury to plan and take action. Action that optimizes the advantage and resource of an older population and recognizes the important role that older...
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August 15, 2017
Notice of Special Public Meeting - Port Hawkesbury Town Council- Aug. 17 @ 6:00 P.M.
Special Public Meeting...
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August 03, 2017
2017 Sports Wall of Fame
The Port Hawkesbury Sports Wall of Fame Committee is accepting nominations for the 2017 Sports Wall of Fame.  Applications will be accepted until Sept. 15, 2017.  Applications can be found here:  2017 Nomination...
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May 12, 2017
Leaf & Yard Waste Site Opening
Leaf & Yard Waste Site Opening - May 6-November...
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April 26, 2017
Paperless Billing
Paperless Billing is now available at the Town of Port Hawkesbury.  If you would like to receive your tax or utility bill online, please fill out the following:  Paperless Billing Authorization Form, or request a form in person or by email at taxes@townofph.ca.  Forms can be returned in person, by post at: 606 Reeves St. Port...
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April 19, 2017
2017 Leaf & Waste Site Opening - May 6th, 2017
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April 05, 2017
Destination Reeves St. Project
Information on the Destination Reeves St. Project can be found...
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September 12, 2016
Waste Management Compliance
Please be advised  that in the coming weeks, the Waste Collectors for the Town of Port Hawkesbury will be accompanied by a Compliance Officer to ensure proper waste management procedures are being followed.  Residents can review the below Recycling Guide or visit the Town Office located at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre for more...
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March 02, 2016
Port Hawkesbury Active Transportation Plan
Port Hawkesbury Active Transportation Plan, available...
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January 19, 2018
Community Volunteer Income Tax Program - By Appointment Only
Eligibility Requirements and Program...
Read More...


January 19, 2018
Immigration in Atlantic Canada Information Session - January 23 - 4PM - PHCC
Invitation and Poster  Click here for the invitation. Click here for the...
Read More...


January 19, 2018
Committee of the Whole - Tuesday, January 23 - 7:00 pm - Shannon Studio
...
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January 18, 2018
Request for Expressions of Interest - Mixed Use Development Opportunity - Town of Port Hawkesbury
RFEOI - Mixed Use Development Opportunity - Town of Port Hawkesbury Deadline:  February 9,...
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