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July 03, 2020
June 24, 2020- Committee of the Whole Meeting
You can view the June 24,2020 Committee of thhe Whole Meeting...
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July 01, 2020
Notice of Passing
The Town of Port Hawkesbury mourns the passing of our colleague, valued employee Dawna MacDonald.  We offer our sincerest condolences to her family and many...
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June 29, 2020
Pride Parade
The parade is scheduled for June 29 at 7 p.m., and will start at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre. All are welcome to...
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June 25, 2020
PHCC Fitness Centre Re-Opening
The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Centre and walking track will re-open Tuesday, August 4th. Information on hours of operation and new Fitness Centre Covid-19 protocol will follow.   Thank you so much for your patience and we look forward to seeing everyone soon!...
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June 24, 2020
Landrie Lake Water Rate Study
Water Rate Study Available...
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June 23, 2020
Paperless Notification Contest Extended!
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June 23, 2020
Trails Tuesday is Back!
Tonight at 6:00 pm. we will be gathering at the Oakley field (Field 5) to carry out some trail maintenance.  If you have an hour or so to give, your help would be greatly appreciated. Please bring work gloves, eye and ear wear, and suitable footwear. All Covid protocol will be in...
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June 22, 2020
PUBLIC NOTICE - ALL WAY STOP SIGNS WILL BE INSTALLED AT GRANVILLE STREET & PITT STREET INTERSECTION
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June 19, 2020
Committee of the Whole Meeting - Wednesday, June 24 - 7:00 p.m. - Held Virtually
Agenda Please contact Dawna MacDonald at dmacdonald@townofph.ca  for a link to the Committee of the Whole...
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June 19, 2020
Public Hearing - Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - Following CoW Meeting - Held Virtually
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June 19, 2020
Special Public Meeting - Wednesday, June 24, 2020 - Following Public Hearing - Held Virtually
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June 18, 2020
Outdoor Spaces Re-opening
Following the provincial announcement today, the playground is open.  This includes the tennis courts, basketball courts, the play structures, the recreation fields, and the pump track.  We are awaiting the province’s decision on the reopening of splashpads. Please adhere to the Covid-19 regulations, as outlined today by the...
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June 16, 2020
Canada Day 2020
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June 16, 2020
Summer Events 2020
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June 15, 2020
Graduating Class of 2020
Do you have someone graduating this year and you would like to have their name posted on the Civic Centre external sign? If so please call us at 625-2591 with their name....
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June 11, 2020
NOTICE OF AT TRAIL CONSTRUCTION
Residents are advised the Active Transportation Trail between the NSCC campus and the TD Bank building will be under construction for the next two weeks weather dependent. The trail will be closed temporarily to allow construction crews to complete the installation of asphalt. Residents are asked to respect the closure during...
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June 10, 2020
2020 Municipal Election - A Bylaw to Authorize the Voting By Telephone/Internet for the 2020 Municipal Election
Bylaw to Authorize Voting By Telephone/Internet for 2020 Municipal...
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June 05, 2020
Town Council Recorded June 2 Meeting
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June 05, 2020
Town of Port Hawkesbury Offices Update
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June 04, 2020
Leaf and Yard Wast Site
The schedule for the Leaf and Yard waste site will now be only on Saturdays from 8:00 to 12...
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June 03, 2020
Update: Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Centre
The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Centre will not be opening on June 5. We will be announcing our opening date once a Covid 19 reopening plan has been approved by the...
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May 29, 2020
Agenda- Public Meeting - June 2, 2020 - 7pm - Held Virtually
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May 27, 2020
Parks Canada Update
Parks Canada Update As of June 1, visitors will be able to access the following services and facilities at Parks Canada sites on Cape Breton Island: Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site Green spaces including Lighthouse trail, Old Town Trail, Royal Battery Trail and Kennelly’s day use area. (Kennington Cove beach...
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May 25, 2020
Budget Meeting (Held Virtually) - Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 5:00 p.m.
Gallery members wanting to attend can contact Dawna MacDonald at: dmacdonald@townofph.ca for the link to the Budget...
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May 15, 2020
Free Equipment Loan Program
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May 15, 2020
Committee of the Whole Meeting - May 19, 2020 - Held Virtually
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May 08, 2020
Town of Port Hawkesbury - Bill Payment Options
With restrictions in place due to COVID-19 requiring the closure of the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre, the Town of Port Hawkesbury has deferred the application of interest on water and tax balances for the months of March, April, May and June until June 30th, 2020.  Town Council will continue to monitor this situation, and make...
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May 05, 2020
A Friendly Reminder
Now that the snow has left and we are seeing the ground, just a friendly...
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May 05, 2020
Outdoor Facilities
With the Provincial announcement on Friday, that has lifted some restrictions on the use of outdoor facilities in Port Hawkesbury, here is what is new.   The playground remains closed. The play fields will remain closed for now for maintenance work and due to the wet weather. The trails remain open, but please do...
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May 05, 2020
Career Opportunity - Strait Area Transit - Full Time Manager
SAT Job...
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May 05, 2020
Budget Meeting - RESCHEDULED to Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 6:00 p.m.
Members of the public wishing to attend the Budget Meeting, Tuesday, May 12th at 6:00 p.m. are asked to contact Dawna MacDonald at...
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May 04, 2020
Public Meeting - Tuesday, May 5, 2020 - 7:00 p.m.
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May 01, 2020
Paperless Billing Applicaton
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May 01, 2020
Leaf & Yard Waste Site - Opening Saturday, May 9, 2020 - 8:00am-12:00pm
More Information - Leaf & Yard Waste...
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April 28, 2020
Seasonal Employment Opportunity - Public Works Department
Employment Opportunity - Public Works...
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April 27, 2020
Residential Curbside Spring Cleanup - Monday May 11 to Friday, May 15, 2020
Residential Curbside Spring Cleanup -May 11 to  May 15,...
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April 24, 2020
NEWS RELEASE - Town of Port Hawkesbury - COVID-19 Impact
NEWS RELEASE - TOPH - COVID-19...
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April 24, 2020
Spring Fire Hydrant Flushing Program 2020
NOTICE - 2020 SPRING FIRE HYDRANT FLUSHING PROGRAM The Port Hawkesbury Water Utility advises customers that flushing of water mains and fire hydrants will begin April 26th and continue to May 8th. This work will occur in all areas of the Town of Port Hawkesbury served by the Port Hawkesbury Water Utility.  Flushing will take place between...
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April 24, 2020
Committee of the Whole
Please click on the link below to view our latest Council meeting. Committee of the...
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April 23, 2020
Summer Student Employment
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April 17, 2020
April 14, 2020 - Public Meeting of Council
Town of Port Hawkesbury - April 14 Public Meeting...
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April 17, 2020
Committee of the Whole Meeting - April 21, 2020 - 7pm (Held Virtually)
Agenda GoToMeeting Invitation - Committee of the Whole Please contact Dawna MacDonald at...
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April 08, 2020
Town of Port Hawkesbury - April 7 Council
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April 08, 2020
Special Public Meeting - Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 6:00pm (HELD VIRTUALLY)
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April 07, 2020
Let's Limit the Spread of COVID-19
To help limit the spread of COVID-19, all playgrounds, ball fields, soccer fields, pump track, tennis courts and basketball courts are temporarily closed. For more information please visit...
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April 07, 2020
Essential Service Providers - Changes due to Covid-19
Essential Service Providers - Changes due to...
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April 03, 2020
Public Meeting - Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 7pm - HELD VIRTUALLY
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March 27, 2020
Neighbors Helping Neighbors
Volunteers Needed to Help Vulnerable Residents COVID-19 Pandemic Responses There are many people in the Town of Port Hawkesbury that are particularly vulnerable to the effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Town would like to form a group of volunteers who may be able to help those most in need while still abiding by the rules of social...
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March 26, 2020
Open Fire Ban in Effect
March 25, 2020 OPEN FIRE BAN IN EFFECT A ban on open fires is in effect to protect Nova Scotia’s forests during the COVID-19 pandemic. The ban prohibits open fires for any purpose in woods or within 305 metres (1,000 feet) of woods in any part of the province. The ban does not apply to private...
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March 25, 2020
Trails Open-“Walk to Exercise, not to socialize”
Port Hawkesbury Trails Open   “Walk to Exercise, not to socialize”   The Port Hawkesbury Trails will remain open for exercise. For those who choose to use the trails you must comply with the following Provincial restrictions: Practice social/physical distancing by limiting contact with other people and stay...
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March 22, 2020
Direction of the Minister under a Declared State of Emergency (Section 14 of the Emergency Management Act)
Province of Nova Scotia Direction of the Minister under a Declared State of Emergency (Section 14 of the Emergency Management Act)   During the Provincial State of Emergency declared on March 22, 2020, and under the authority provided to me in Section 14 of the Emergency Management Act, I direct the following Province-wide closures...
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March 17, 2020
ToPH Pandemic Preparedness Plan
ToPH Pandemic Preparedness...
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March 17, 2020
Green Cart Program
The roll out of the Green Cart program has been postponed. We appreciate your...
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March 15, 2020
Emergency Meeting - Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Plan - 2pm Shannon Studio
  Town of Port Hawkesbury Coronavirus (Covid 19) Preparedness and Intervention Measures March 16, 2020  Port Hawkesbury – Town of Port Hawkesbury Coronavirus (Covid 19) Preparedness and  Intervention Measures   At a special emergency meeting of Council, Sunday, March 15, it was decided that the...
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March 14, 2020
Pool and Dryland Programs Cancelled at SAERC
The Strait Regional Centre for Education has suspended all community use of schools until further notice. Therefore all aquatics and dryland activities at SAERC have been cancelled. Programs will resume once this closure is...
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March 14, 2020
Committee of the Whole Meeting - March 17, 2020 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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March 13, 2020
Arena Operations Suspended
All ice activities scheduled up to and including Monday, March 16th, 2020 have been...
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March 11, 2020
Supporting Efforts to Recruit and Retain Doctors
COMMUNITIES/CULTURE/HERITAGE--Supporting Community Efforts to Recruit and Retain Doctors in Guysborough, Canso and Port Hawkesbury --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- No one knows communities better than the people who live and work in them. That is why...
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March 11, 2020
TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE
Residents of the Town of Port Hawkesbury are advised that a temporary road closure will be in place on Thursday, March 12, 2020 between the hours of 8:00am and 4:30pm. The area affected is as follows:   Granville Street, between the intersections of Philpott Street and MacSween Street.   The road closure is...
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March 06, 2020
Municipal Returning Officer - Proposals - Deadline - 2pm - March 13, 2020
Municipal Returning Officer...
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March 06, 2020
BREAKING NEWS: SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT CHANGES
  The Town of Port Hawkesbury has recently amended the Solid Waste Management By-Law and we are happy to introduce Green Cart Collection for the separation of organics as a service to residents.  Residential curbside green cart collection will begin on April 20th. In addition to providing green carts, we will be making some additional...
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March 04, 2020
Town of Port Hawkesbury March Break 2020
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February 28, 2020
Public Meeting - Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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February 27, 2020
PRE-TOURNAMENT CAMP SCHEDULE TO INCLUDE THE PORT HAWKESBURY CIVIC CENTRE AS PART OF THE 2020 IIHF WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS
  PRE-TOURNAMENT CAMP SCHEDULE TO INCLUDE THE PORT HAWKESBURY CIVIC CENTRE AS PART OF THE 2020 IIHF WOMEN’S WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS  As excitement continues to build in Nova Scotia with the 2020 IIHF Women’s World Championship being hosted in Halifax and Truro in just over one month, the Town of Port Hawkesbury is...
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February 27, 2020
Port Hawkesbury Fitness Centre Open House
We will be hosting an Open House at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Centre on Sunday, March 1 from 10:00-2:00 p.m. The community is invited to drop by and check out the Fit Pass offerings and chat with instructors and fitness providers. See you there. Doors open at 6:00 a.m. Monday, March 2 for gym...
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February 26, 2020
Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Centre Membership Forms
Individual Membership Family Membership Registration can be completed at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre front counter beginning Wednesday, February 26th, 2020.  Beginning Monday, March 2nd, completed application forms will be accepted at the Fitness Centre reception...
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February 24, 2020
Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Centre Fit Pass Information
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February 21, 2020
Committee of the Whole Meeting - Wednesday, Feb 26 - 7pm - Bear Head Room
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February 20, 2020
Fitness Centre Open House
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC                                                                                             ...
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February 19, 2020
Employment Opportunity - Fitness Centre
The Town of Port Hawkesbury is seeking applicants interested in 3 month term part-time and casual positions as customer service representatives at the fitness facility within the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre.  Working with the recreation department, you will be an integral addition to the department promoting wellness and fitness...
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February 14, 2020
Heritage Day Holiday - Monday, February 17 - CLOSED Administration Offices, Front Counter, YMCA
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February 13, 2020
Town of Port Hawkesbury Video
A new video has been developed for the Town of Port Hawkesbury....
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February 12, 2020
Participate in the Gym Survey
The Town of Port Hawkesbury is gathering information to better understand your fitness needs. In order to do so we are asking that you complete the survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PortHawkesburyCivicCentreGym We also have hard copies of the survey at the Civic Centre and we would be happy to mail one to you if you prefer. For further...
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February 11, 2020
2020 Town of Port Hawkesbury Volunteer Recognition
Nomination...
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January 31, 2020
YMCA Port Hawkesbury Branch - Ending Operations Feb 22, 2020
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January 31, 2020
Public Hearing - Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 6:30pm - Shannon Studio
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January 31, 2020
Public Meeting - Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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January 29, 2020
Volunteer Income Tax Program - Revised Income Levels For Eligibility
Schedule and...
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January 29, 2020
Water Break
Please note - there is a water break in Port Hawkesbury affecting residents of Bernard St., from Reynolds to Kennedy streets. Estimated restoration time is 4:00 PM.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciate your patience while Public Works carries out the...
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January 24, 2020
Special Public Meeting - Monday, January 27, 2020 - 1:00 p.m. - Boardroom
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January 24, 2020
Water Break - Summit Park
Please note:  There is currently a water break in Summit Park.  Estimated restoration time is...
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January 21, 2020
Volunteer Income Tax Program - Arts Room (Level 1)
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January 17, 2020
Committee of the Whole Meeting - January 21, 2020 - 7pm - Shannon Studio
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January 17, 2020
NOW CLOSED - PHCC, ARENA, YMCA - Friday, January 16 (Due to weather)
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January 16, 2020
Public Hearing - February 4, 2020 - 6:30pm - Shannon Studio - Re Solid Waste Management Bylaw
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January 14, 2020
Port Hawkesbury Literacy Council TERM INSTRUCTOR POSITION
Port Hawkesbury Literacy Council INSTRUCTOR POSITION  (8 Week Term) The Port Hawkesbury Literacy Council is actively seeking an Instructor for a term of 8-weeks.  Under the direction of the organization, working closely with community partners, and applying good practice principles, the instructor is responsible for the...
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January 10, 2020
Christmas Tree Collection and Tree Chipping Dates
Tree Collection - January 10 and Wednesday, January 15 Tree Chipping - Saturday, January 18 -...
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January 10, 2020
Strait Area Pool Registration Winter 2020
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January 09, 2020
PHCC Closure
Due to inclement weather the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre will be shutting down today (Jan. 8th, 2019) at...
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January 08, 2020
Winter Parking Ban
  The Town's overnight Winter Parking Restrictions are in effect from November 15th, 2019 to April 15th, 2020 from 1 am to 7 am on all Town-owned streets and parking lots.  The restrictions allow the Town's Public Works crews to operate safely and efficiently when plowing and salting our streets when there is a...
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January 03, 2020
Public Meeting - January 7, 2020 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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December 19, 2019
ToPH Garbage Collection Services - Holidays - No Interruption to Services
Tuesday, December 24 and Tuesday, December...
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December 17, 2019
Strait Area Pool Closed
The Strait Area Pool will be closed today as the mechanical issues are still being fixed. We will update on reopening as soon as we can. Sorry for the...
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December 13, 2019
Committee of the Whole Meeting - December 18, 2019 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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December 13, 2019
Strait Area Pool Closure
The Strait Area Pool will be closed for the remainder of the week / weekend due to mechanical issues. Lessons for 13 December, 2019 are cancelled... Lessons for 14 December, 2019 are cancelled. We will have make up dates in place shortly for these lessons. All Public Swims this weekend are cancelled. We are closed until Monday 16...
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December 11, 2019
Holiday Schedule - Town Administration Offices & Front Counter
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December 10, 2019
Sponsorship Opportunities
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December 09, 2019
Water Break - Town of Port Hawkesbury
Notice to Residents:  A water break in the area is currently affecting residents in the Cardeil Mobile Home Park, as well as some residents on Queen St., MacDonald St., and MacLeod Ave.  Public Works staff are working diligently to get it repaired and they are hoping to have water services restored by...
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December 06, 2019
Trails Maintenance
A bit of work will be done Saturday morning at 8:00 a.m., meet at the Crandall Road Trail next to the leaf and yard waste site if you have a bit of time to...
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December 04, 2019
Water Break - Pitt St., Embree St. & Prince St.
Notice to Residents:  A water break in the area is currently affecting residents on Pitt St. Embree St., and Prince St.  Public Works staff are digently working on getting it repaired.  We apologize for any incovenience this may...
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December 01, 2019
Parade Rescheduled to Sunday,December 8@ 6:00 p.m.
  Due to road and sidewalk conditions, the Port Hawkesbury Christmas has been rescheduled for  Sunday, December 8th at 6:00 p.m.. All other  events at the Pool and Civic Centre for today are still...
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November 29, 2019
Public Hearing - Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 6:30pm - Shannon Studio
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November 29, 2019
Public Meeting - Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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November 19, 2019
Notice of Street Closure - Reynolds Street
***Updated Nov 20, 2019 at 4:00pm*** A message from the Town of Port Hawkesbury. Please be advised that a section of Reynolds Street will be closed for vehicle and pedestrian traffic from Wednesday Nov 20th to end of day Friday Nov 22nd . Work will begin at 7am and continue until dusk daily. The area of closure is from the Reynolds...
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November 15, 2019
CANCELLED - Committee of the Whole Meeting - November 19, 2019 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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November 15, 2019
CLOSURE DATE - November 30 - Leaf & Yard Waste Site
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November 13, 2019
2019-2020 Winter Parking Regulations
ToPH - 2019-2020 Winter Parking...
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November 12, 2019
Public Hearing_December 3rd - 6:30pm - Shannon Studio
Repeal of Destruction of Documents Bylaw and Garbage Collection...
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November 01, 2019
Town of Port Hawkesbury Christmas Parade
           Registration...
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October 31, 2019
Water Breaks - Prince St. & Philpott St. - Repairs Approximately 6 Hrs
Water breaks today affecting Embree Street to Philpott Street and Prince Street to Napean Street. The Town of Port Hawkesbury regrets the inconvenience caused to residents affected by these water...
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October 31, 2019
Public Meeting - Monday, November 4 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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October 25, 2019
Emergency Meeting of Council - Oct 28 - 7:00pm - Boardroom
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October 24, 2019
NOTICE TO RESIDENTS - Fall Hydrant Flushing & Main Program - Oct 27-Nov 8
Fall Hydrant Flushing & Main Program - Oct 27-Nov 8 -...
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October 24, 2019
NOTICE - Halloween - 10pm Curfew - No Masks after 8pm
Trick or Treating - 5pm-8pm -No Masks after 8pm - 10pm...
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October 23, 2019
Public Hearing - October 24 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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October 21, 2019
Notice to Public - Asphalt Paving - Tamarac Drive - Tuesday, October 22
Please be advised that asphalt paving work will be taking place on sections of Tamarac Drive on Tuesday, October 22nd.  Work will begin at sunrise and continue until dusk.  Driveway access may be limited and drivers are urged to use extra caution when driving through construction zones and to be aware of increased truck traffic and...
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October 18, 2019
Clean Nova Scotia Information
  Clean Nova Scotia Information HomeWarming offers no-charge energy assessments and free home upgrades to eligible Nova Scotians. It’s important to us that people living on lower incomes benefit from energy efficiency and feel comfortable at home. That’s why we offer a no-charge energy assessment and potential...
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October 18, 2019
Committee of the Whole Meeting - October 22, 2019 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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October 16, 2019
Special Public Meeting - Tuesday, Oct 22, 2019 - Following CoW Mtg. - Shannon Studio
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October 09, 2019
Employment Opportunity
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October 08, 2019
Blood Donor Clinic - October 9th and 10th
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October 07, 2019
Tamarac Drive Upgrades Project
A message from the Town of Port Hawkesbury. Please be advised that asphalt paving work will be taking place on sections of Tamarac Drive this afternoon and evening.  Driveway access may be limited and drivers are urged to use extra caution when driving through construction zones and to be aware of increased truck traffic and on-site...
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October 06, 2019
Water Break
There is a water break on Oak Crescent and the water will be off until the repairs are completed....
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October 03, 2019
Splash Pad
The splash pad at the community park will close for the season on Friday, October 4th,...
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September 30, 2019
Public Skate Schedule
Public Skate Schedule   Parent and Tot Skate Monday to Friday 10:00-11:00 Drop in fee: $2.00   Senior/Adult Skate Monday to Friday 12:00-2:00 Drop in fee: $3.00 Half year pass: $50.00 Full year pass: $100.00   After School Skate Monday, Wednesday & Friday...
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September 30, 2019
Pubic Swim Schedule
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September 27, 2019
NOTICE from NSTIR - Reeves Street Line Painting
A message from the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal   Line Painting on Reeves St will begin on Monday, September 30th and is scheduled to be completed Wednesday, October 2nd as part of the Destination Reeves St Project. As the line painting progresses, the lines on Reeves St will change to...
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September 27, 2019
Public Meeting - Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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September 26, 2019
Waste Management Outreach Coordinator - Term
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September 25, 2019
Tamarac Drive Upgrades Project
A message from the Town of Port Hawkesbury Please be advised that asphalt milling work will be taking place on sections of Tamarac Drive on Friday, September 27th.  The work will occur from approximately 7:00am to dusk and local traffic and driveway access may be limited.  Residents are asked to not park vehicles curb side Thursday...
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September 23, 2019
Special Public Meeting - Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 6:30pm - Shannon Studio
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September 17, 2019
NOTICE from NSTIR - Micro-surfacing Work on Reeves Street
NOTICE from the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Micro-surfacing work on Reeves St will begin on Thursday, September 19th and continue through this weekend on Saturday and Sunday, September 21st and 22nd as part of the Destination Reeves Street Project. Work will begin at 6am and end at...
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September 13, 2019
Fall 2019 Recreation & Aquatics
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September 13, 2019
Committee of the Whole Meeting - September 17, 2019 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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September 13, 2019
Special Public Meeting - Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 6:30pm - Shannon Studio
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September 09, 2019
Nova Scotia Power Updates
  Nova Scotia Power  Phases of Power Restoration •                     Phase 1 - Restoration of public safety issues and emergency situations...
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September 06, 2019
Strait Area Pool Public Swim Schedule - opening September 16, 2019
    Strait Area Pool Public Swim Schedule - Fall...
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September 06, 2019
Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Closure
Due to the severe weather forecasted, the Civic Centre will close Saturday (September 7) at 4:00 p.m. with reassessment on Sunday (September 8) at 7:00...
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September 06, 2019
Public Meeting Agenda - Sept. 10, 2019
Tuesday, Sept. 10th, 2019 - Shannon Studio 7:00pm -...
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September 03, 2019
Tamarac Drive Upgrades Project
Notice to Residents of Tamarac Drive New concrete curb and gutter will be installed on Tamarac Drive from today through Friday.  Work will be carried out between the hours of 7:00am and 6:00pm,  and driveway access may be prohibited for a number of days as concrete needs a period to harden.  Residents are asked to please park...
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August 27, 2019
Aquatics Coordinator Term Position
TOWN OF PORT HAWKESBURY AQUATICS COORDINATOR TERM POSITION The Strait Area Pool has a strong legacy of providing high-quality aquatic instruction to residents of the Strait Area for more than 30 years. The Town of Port Hawkesbury is accepting applications for an Aquatics Coordinator who is a leader and has a knowledge and passion for...
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August 20, 2019
Terry Fox Run September 15
Terry Fox Run 2019 Date: Sunday, Sept. 15th Time:  1:00 pm Location: Port Hawkesbury Community Park This year celebrates the 39TH Anniversary of the Terry Fox Run! Come join us Sunday, Sept. 15th to walk, run or bike 1 km, 5 km or 10 km Road Route OR  walk the Port Hawkesbury Community Trail from the Playground to TEC and back. A...
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August 20, 2019
Employment Opportunity
Permanent Employment Opportunity Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Arena and Facilities Operator   The Town of Port Hawkesbury and the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre are accepting applications for an Arena and Facility Operator As a member of our Team, the successful candidate will deliver exceptional customer service, enthusiasm, and...
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August 20, 2019
Tamarac Drive Upgrades Project
A message from the Town of Port Hawkesbury. Please be advised that curb replacement and asphalt milling and paving work will be taking place on sections of Tamarac Drive entrance and exit lanes and adjacent streets starting Wednesday, August 21st.  The work will occur from approximately 7:00am to dusk and local traffic and driveway access...
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August 08, 2019
Speed Bumps Installed
  In order to slow the speed of vehicles driving by the Community Park, the Town has installed speed bumps. Please keep a watch out for children and those using the...
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July 30, 2019
Expressions of Interest - Canteen & Food Services
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July 26, 2019
Foxes
There have been a couple of foxes reported visiting town. The Nova Scotia Department of Lands and Forestry encourages the residents not to feed them, or leave food waste around your property and they will hopefully find their way back to their natural...
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July 26, 2019
Napean Street Repairs
Please be advised that work will be taking place on sections of Napean Street starting Monday, July 29th.  The work will occur from approximately 7am to 6pm and local traffic and driveway access will be limited. Drivers are urged to use extra caution when driving through construction zones and to be aware of increased truck traffic and...
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July 16, 2019
Special Public Meeting - July 18, 2019 - 6:00pm - Shannon Studio
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July 10, 2019
Strait Area Pool - Closed for the Summer
Please note the Strait Area Pool is closed for the months of July and August, tentatively reopening the first week of...
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July 09, 2019
Reeves Street Upgrades Project - Notice of Construction / Traffic Control
Starting on July 10th, there will be single lane closures on Reeves St to allow for the construction as part of the Destination Reeves Street project. Work will take place from sunrise to sunset and is expected to be complete by the end of September. Drivers are urged to use caution and reduce speeds when driving through construction zones and to...
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July 08, 2019
Airport Management Committee Meeting - July 9 - 1:00pm - Shannon Studio
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July 03, 2019
Port Hawkesbury Sports Wall of Fame
Port Hawkesbury Sports Wall of Fame Nominating Committee The nominating committee of the Port Hawkesbury Sports Wall of Fame is calling for nominations for its sixth induction of members in November 2019. The committee will accept nominations to September 20, 2019 in the following categories: a.) Builder/Sponsor, b.) Individual Athlete, c.)...
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July 03, 2019
Port Hawkesbury Sports Wall of Fame Nomination Guidelines
Wall of Fame Nomination Guidelines and...
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June 28, 2019
Canada Day Celebrations!
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June 26, 2019
Expressions of Interest - Canteen Operation - Community Playground and Splashpad
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June 26, 2019
Term Employment Opportunity - Finance Clerk (Maternity Leave)
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June 26, 2019
Employment Opportunity (Full Time) - Back-up Heavy Equipment Operator
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June 24, 2019
Special Public Meeting - Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 4:00pm - Shannon Studio
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June 21, 2019
Committee of the Whole Meeting - June 25 - 7:00 pm - Shannon Studion
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June 21, 2019
Special Public Meeting - June 25, 2019 - Following Committee of the Whole Meeting
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June 19, 2019
Expressions of Interest - Ice Cream Operation - Port Hawkesbury Waterfront
Deadline - Friday, June 28, 2019 - 2:00...
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June 18, 2019
Town of Port Hawkesbury Summer Events Flyer 2019
Town of Port Hawkesbury Summer Events Flyer...
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June 13, 2019
Pool Schedule for June 16-22
​We have a temporary shortage of pool staff for the week of June 16 -22, and as a result we have had to reduce our usual pool schedule. We apologize for the inconvenience, and appreciate your...
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June 13, 2019
Rainbow Crosswalk
Two rainbow crosswalks were installed today with the help of students from SAERC and the Town of Port Hawkesbury Public Works...
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June 11, 2019
Sewer Service Charge By_Law - 2nd Reading - June 25th - Shannon Studio
Sewer Service Charge By-Law - 2nd Reading - June 25 - Special Public Meeting...
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June 10, 2019
Public Meeting - Tuesday, June 11 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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May 28, 2019
Spring Hydrant Flushing & Main Program - June 2 - 14, 2019
Information - Hydrant Flushing & Main Program...
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May 28, 2019
Reeves Street Improvements Public Information Session
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May 21, 2019
Charging Stations
For anyone looking for a charging station in Port Hawkesbury, there is a level 2 charging station at the Gateway Hyundai in town. For anyone out of town inquiring, the Gateway Hyundai is located between Walmart and Superstore. Safe...
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May 17, 2019
Committee of the Whole - Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 7:00 pm - Shannon Studio
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May 15, 2019
55 and Over Games
The 55 and over Games are being held in Antigonish this year.  For those interested in participating, please see flyer below for registration...
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May 07, 2019
Leaf and Yard Wast Site Open for Season
    2019 LEAF AND YARD WASTE SITE OPENING   Please be advised that the Leaf and Yard Waste Site on Crandall Road is now open for the season.   Hours for drop off are 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon continuing every Saturday thereafter until Saturday, November 16, 2019.   Leaf and...
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May 06, 2019
Student Summer Jobs
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May 03, 2019
Agenda Public Meeting May 7, 2019
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May 01, 2019
Residential Curb Side Spring Clean-up - Monday,May 13, 2019
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April 19, 2019
Easter Weekend
Please be advised that in observance of Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday the Town offices, Strait Area Pool, and the Civic Centre box office will be closed. The Civic Centre itself is open on Easter...
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April 18, 2019
Easter Holiday - Administation Offices Closed - Good Friday and Easter Monday
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April 15, 2019
Strait Area Pool
Strait Area Pool There is still time to register for the Spring session of swimming lessons. For information on opening please call the pool at 902-625-2594. The schedule of lessons starting dates are: Tuesday classes - April 16 Wednesday classes - April 24 Friday classes - April 26 Saturday classes - April 20 Please note the pool...
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April 12, 2019
Committee of the Whole - Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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April 08, 2019
Residential Curbside Spring Clean-up - Monday, May 13, 2019
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April 04, 2019
2019 Leaf & Yard Waste Site Opening - Saturday, May 4 - 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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April 04, 2019
Special Public Meeting - Monday, April 8 - 6:30pm - Boardroom, PHCC
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April 02, 2019
Town of Port Hawkesbury Spring Recreation and Aquatics Flyer
Town of Port Hawkesbury Spring Recreation and Aquatics...
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March 29, 2019
Public Meeting - Tuesday, April 2, 2019 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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March 28, 2019
The pool will be closed on Friday March 29th for maintenance and will re-open on Saturday March 30th
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March 27, 2019
Strait Area Pool - Closure
The Strait Area Pool will be closed on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 at 1:00 pm due to mainentance and plan on re-opening  Friday morning March 29, 2019 at the regular...
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March 18, 2019
2019 COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX PROGRAM
Schedule and...
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March 18, 2019
2019 Port Hawkesbury Paper Hockey Tournament Schedule
PHP Tournament...
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March 15, 2019
Committee of the Whole - March 19, 2019 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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March 11, 2019
March Break 2019
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March 08, 2019
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
Notice to Residents: There is a water main break on Tamarac Drive, water will be shut off at 8am for Public Works staff to complete repairs. Water service interruption will impact the following streets: - Tamarac Drive from Oak Crescent to Pine Ridge Drive - Chiavari Close - Spruce Street Water service to these areas is expected...
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March 08, 2019
Job Posting: Water / Wastewater Facility Operator
The Town of Port Hawkesbury invites applications from suitable candidates for the permanent position of Water / Wastewater Facility Operator in the Engineering and Public Works Department.  The Landrie Lake Water Utility and the Town of Port Hawkesbury Water Utility supply raw and treated water to industrial and residential customers in the...
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March 05, 2019
Town of Port Hawkesbury Volunteer of the Year Nomination Form
Nomination...
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March 01, 2019
Public Meeting - March 5, 2019 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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February 17, 2019
Heritage Day - Feb. 18, 2019
The Town of Port Hawkesbury Municipal Offices and the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre will be closed on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019 in observation of the Heritage Day...
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February 16, 2019
Water Break
There is a water break on Oak Crescent. Repair are being carried out, however, homes in the area may experience low pressure or water...
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February 15, 2019
Committee of the Whole - February 19, 2019 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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February 13, 2019
Strait Area Pool
The Strait Area Pool is closed today due to the impending...
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February 13, 2019
Town Offices
The Town Offices and the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre will be closing at noon today due to impending...
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February 01, 2019
Public Meeting - February 5, 2019 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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January 29, 2019
COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER INCOME TAX PROGRAM SCHEDULE
By Appointment Only - Call Dee Melong -...
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January 23, 2019
Special Public Meeting - Jan. 28, 2019
Agenda - Special Public Meeting, Jan....
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January 18, 2019
Committee of the Whole - Tuesday, January 22 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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January 10, 2019
Special Public Meeting - January 15, 2019 - 6:00pm - Boardroom
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January 07, 2019
Strait Area Pool - Closed for the Day
Due to inclement weather, the Strait Area Pool will be closed for the day/evening.  We apologize for an inconvenience this may...
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January 04, 2019
Swearing In Ceremony - January 8 - 6:30pm - Shannon Studio
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January 04, 2019
Public Meeting - January 8 - Following Swearing In Ceremony - Shannon Studio
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December 19, 2018
Christmas Holiday Schedule 2018
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December 18, 2018
Strait Area Pool - Closure
STRAIT AREA POOL Tonight's lessons (Tuesday) have been cancelled. There will be a make-up after the holidays. Public/Lane swim at 7 has also been cancelled. The Noon Swim and Water Fit at 1-2 are still...
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December 17, 2018
Strait Area Pool - Closure
The Pool will be closed tonight (17th Dec) at 6pm due to bad weather. Stay safe out...
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December 14, 2018
Committee of the Whole
The Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled  for December 18 has been...
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December 11, 2018
Destination Reeves Street Update
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December 08, 2018
ADVANCE POLLS TODAY - 12PM-8PM - SHANNON STUDIO
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November 30, 2018
Agenda - Public Meeting Dec. 4th, 2018
Agenda - Public Meeting - Dec. 4,...
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November 29, 2018
Pool closed today.
Due to the system shutdown the pool will be closed...
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November 28, 2018
Open House - Change of Date & Location
Town of Port Hawkesbury GRANVILLE STREET TRAFFIC SAFETY & NORTH GRANVILLE STREET GREEN SPACE (FORMER WASTE WATER TREATMENT PLANT SITE)   OPEN HOUSE (NOTE CHANGE OF DATE & LOCATION)   The Town of Port Hawkesbury invites the general public to an Open House to discuss traffic safety and beautification...
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November 27, 2018
Strait Area Trails Association receives generous donation.
A big thank you to Tim Hortons for the generous donation made today to the Strait Area Trails Association. $4766.00 was raised during this years Smile Cookie Campaign....
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November 22, 2018
Town of Port Hawkesbury Holiday Flyer
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November 21, 2018
Strait Area Pool
If anyone is required to have their National Lifeguarding Certification renewed, there is a possibilty of a re-cert course on Monday, Nov.26, 2018 from 6:00-10:00 pm. Please call the pool office for more information,...
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November 21, 2018
SPECIAL ELECTION FOR ONE COUNCILLOR - Saturday, December 15, 2018
Election Information - Poll Dates and...
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November 16, 2018
Strait Area Pool
The Strait Area Pool will be closing at 1:00 pm due to the impending weather. All swim lessons will be made up at the...
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November 16, 2018
Committee of the Whole - Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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November 14, 2018
Public Skate Schedule
Public Skate Schedule   - Parent and Tot Skate- Monday to Friday 10:00-11:00 a.m. Drop in $2.00 - Senior/Adult Skate- Monday to Friday 12:00-2:00 p.m. Drop in 3.00, Half year pass $50.00, Full year pass $100.00 - After School Skate - Mon., Wed., Friday 3:00-4:00 Drop in $1.00 - Public Skate- Saturdays...
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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 will occur from approximately 8:00am to 5:00pm and local traffic and driveway access may be limited.  Drivers are urged to use extra caution and reduce speeds when driving through construction...
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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 Friday.  In addition new concrete curb will be installed on Pitt Street between Reeves Street and Queen Street.  Work will be carried out between the hours of 7:00am and 6:00pm, and curb...
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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, opening at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre on November 26, 2018, Halifax-based artist and editorial cartoonist Bruce MacKinnon will showcase his suite of caricature-portraits of Canada’s prime...
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November 02, 2018
Public Meeting - Tuesday, November 6, 2018 - 7:00 pm - Shannon Studio
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October 30, 2018
Halloween Hours
  HALLOWEEN TRICK OR TREATING The Town of Port Hawkesbury wishes to advise that ‘trick or treating’ will be permitted from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Halloween night, Wednesday, October 31st. No masks are allowed after 8:00 p.m. A 10:00 p.m. curfew will be in effect for ages 16 years and under....
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October 30, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
Notice from the Town of Port Hawkesbury  The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of an un-planned water service interruption underway currently as a result of a water main repair.  Crews are currently working on repairs and restoration time is estimated for 10:00pm today.  Water service will be...
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October 29, 2018
New Pedestrian Bridge Installed
The start of the pedestrian lane was put in place with this stuning pedestrian bridge. Constructed by Mulgrave Machine Works, this is a lovely addition to the...
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October 24, 2018
Pitt Street / Napean Street Reconstruction Project
A message from the Town of Port Hawkesbury.  Please be advised that asphalt paving work will be taking place on sections of Pitt Street from Thursday Oct 25th to Friday Oct 26th.  The work will occur from approximately 7:30am to dusk and local traffic and driveway access will be limited. Residents are asked to remove vehicles from the...
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October 24, 2018
SPECIAL ELECTION - Saturday, December 15, 2018
Revisions to Preliminary List of Electors...
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October 24, 2018
Special Election - Saturday, December 15, 2018 - DRO's and Poll Clerks Required
Request for Resumes - Deadline - November 7,...
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October 19, 2018
Special Public Meeting - Monday, October 22, 2018 - 6:00pm - Shannon Studio
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October 16, 2018
Strait Area Pool Closure
The Strait Area Pool is closed for the day, reopening tomorrow.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may...
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October 09, 2018
Special Public Meeting - Monday, October 15, 2018 - 1:00 p.m. - Boardroom
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October 09, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of a planned water service interruption scheduled for today. Water service is shut-off on the following streets: • Pitt Street, at the Church Street intersection; • Church Street, Pitt St to Reynolds St; • Queen Street, Pitt St to Bain St; • Kennedy...
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October 05, 2018
Thanksgiving Holiday - Monday, October 8 - Municipal Offices will be closed
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October 05, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of a planned water service interruption scheduled for Tuesday, Oct 9th between the hours of 8:00am and 6:00pm.  Water service will be shut-off on the following streets: Pitt Street, at the Church Street intersection; Church Street, Pitt St to Kennedy St; Some...
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September 28, 2018
Public Meeting - Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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September 28, 2018
Pitt Street / Napean Street Reconstruction Project
Notice to Residents of Napean Street and Pitt Street   New concrete sidewalk will be installed on Napean Street between Philpott Street and Embree Street on Monday and Tuesday.  In addition new concrete curb will be installed on Pitt Street between Granville Street and Prince Street on Tuesday, Wednesday and...
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September 26, 2018
Strait Area Pool
Registration for swim programs continues until Oct.5 for the fall session, beginning the week of Oct.9. Drop by the pool office to register or phone 902-625-2594 for more...
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September 22, 2018
Pump Track Open
The paving on the new pump track is complete, and it is now open for use. Helmets are mandatory, and there is a complete listing of park usage rules posted next to the park for your safety and enjoyment. There is additional surrounding ground work to be done, and that will be worked on.  We will be planning an official opening to properly...
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September 21, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
Notice from the Town of Port Hawkesbury The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of a planned water service interruption scheduled for Monday, September 24th between the hours of 8:30am and 5:00pm.  Water service will be shut-off on the following streets: Pitt Street, from Prince St to Church...
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September 20, 2018
Pump Track
The asphalt  now will not be installed til the middle of next week (approx.Sept.26) We are continuing to ask everyone not to use the track until this work is completed. The surface that is there now has been rolled to accept asphalt and it is not built to withstand being ridden on prior to it going down especially when it is wet. Thank you...
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September 19, 2018
Notice - Changeroom Closure Port Hawkesbury Community Park
Due to recent incidents of vandalism the changerooms at the Port Hawkesbury Community Park will now be closed at 4:00pm daily.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may...
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September 19, 2018
Notice of Construction: Reynolds Street Repaving
Please be advised that asphalt milling work will be taking place on sections of Reynolds Street on Thursday, September 20th.  The work will occur from approximately 7:30am to dusk and local traffic and driveway access may be limited.  Drivers are urged to use extra caution and reduce speeds when driving through construction zones and to...
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September 15, 2018
Pump Track
The work on the pump  track will continue next week and we ask that the track not be used until the work is complete. It is hoped that if the weather cooperates we will be ready for riders on Friday, September...
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September 14, 2018
Special Public Meeting - Tuesday, September 18 - 2:00 pm - PHCC Boardroom
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September 14, 2018
Committee of the Whole - Tuesday, September 18 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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September 14, 2018
Employment Opportunity
ONGOING HIRING: CASUAL CUSTODIANS   JOIN OUR DYNAMIC TEAM! BE ONSITE FOR MAJOR EVENTS AND HOCKEY GAMES!   FLEXIBILITY OF SHIFTS AVAILABLE PERFECT ROLE FOR STAY-AT-HOME PARENTS, STUDENTS, RETIREES   Position Title:  Custodian Reports To:      Facility...
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September 13, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
Notice from the Town of Port Hawkesbury The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of a planned water service interruption scheduled for today, Thursday, September 13th between the hours of 10:00am and 4:00pm.  Water service will be shut-off on the following streets: Pitt Street, from Napean St to Church...
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September 11, 2018
Hazardous Waste
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September 11, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
Notice from the Town of Port Hawkesbury The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of an un-planned water service interruption underway currently as a result of a water main repair.  Crews are currently working on repairs and restoration time is estimated for 6:00pm today.  Water service will be shut-off...
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September 07, 2018
Public Meeting - Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 7:00 pm - Shannon Studio
Agenda...
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September 07, 2018
Strait Area Pool
Pool swim times beginning Sept.10 2018: Daytime: Monday/Wednesday 11:00-12:00 Senior swim Monday-Friday 12:00-1:00 Public swim Evenings: Monday-Friday 7:00-8:00pm Lane swim: Monday and Thursday 6:00-7:00 pm Tuesday and Wednesday 7:00-8:00...
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September 05, 2018
Pitt Street / Napean Street Reconstruction Project
Please be advised that asphalt paving work will be taking place on sections of Napean Street from Thursday Sept 6th to Friday Sept 7th.  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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September 04, 2018
Strait Area Pool Reopening
The Strait Area Pool will reopen on Sept. 10, 2018.  The Fall / Winter Public Swim Schedule will be available on Sept. 7th.  Fall Registration will begin on Sept. 24,...
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August 31, 2018
September Public Meeting - Tuesday, September 11 - 7:00pm - Shannon Studio
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August 29, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
Notice from the Town of Port Hawkesbury The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of a planned water service interruption scheduled for Thursday, August 30th between the hours of 6:30am and 3:00pm.  Water service will be shut-off on the following streets: Pitt Street, from Granville St to Church...
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August 28, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
Notice from the Town of Port Hawkesbury ***Revised***   The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of a planned water service interruption scheduled for Tuesday, August 28th between the hours of 6:30am and 7:00pm.  Water service will be shut-off on the following streets: • Pitt...
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August 27, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
Notice from the Town of Port Hawkesbury - *Revised* The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of a planned water service interruption scheduled for Monday, August 27th between the hours of 8:00am and 5:00pm. Water service will be shut-off on the following streets: • Pitt Street, from Granville St to Church...
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August 27, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
  Notice from the Town of Port Hawkesbury   The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of a planned water service interruption scheduled for Tuesday, August 28th between the hours of 6:30am and 5:00pm.  Water service will be shut-off on the following streets: Pitt Street, from Granville...
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August 13, 2018
Pitt Street / Napean Street Reconstruction Project
  Notice to Residents of Napean Street, from Philpott Street to Embree Street: New concrete curb will be installed on Napean Street between Philpott Street and Embree Street between the hours of 7am to 6pm Tuesday (Aug 14th), Wednesday (Aug 15th) and Thursday (Aug 16th). Curb side parking on the street will be permitted during...
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August 13, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
Notice from the Town of Port Hawkesbury The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of a planned water service interruption scheduled for Tuesday, August 14th between the hours of 8:00am and 2:00pm. Water service will be shut-off on Bernard Street, from Pitt St to Kennedy St. Some surrounding areas may also be...
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August 10, 2018
Terry Fox Run- September 16, 2018
Terry Fox Run 2018 Date: Sunday, Sept. 16th Time:  1:00 pm Location: Port Hawkesbury Community Park ***NEW LOCATION*** This year celebrates the 38TH Anniversary of the Terry Fox Run! Come join us Sunday, Sept. 16th to walk, run or bike 1 km, 5 km or 10 km Road Route OR  walk the Port Hawkesbury Community Trail from the Playground...
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August 10, 2018
Notice of Scheduled Water Interruption
  Notice from the Town of Port Hawkesbury for August 13, 2018   The Town of Port Hawkesbury would like to inform water utility customers of a planned water service interruption scheduled for Monday, August 13 starting at 6:00 a.m. and will continue for most of the day and should be restored by 5:00 p.m.  Pitt Street-...
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August 10, 2018
First Responders Fun Fun
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August 10, 2018
Track and Field Fun Day
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August 10, 2018
Pottery Workshop
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July 27, 2018
Bicycle Pump Track Development Meeting- August 9 @ 6:00 p.m.
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June 26, 2018
Congratulations to all Graduates
On behalf of the Mayor and Town Council,  wishes of congratulations for every success in the future are exended to all of this years graduates. Have a wonderful...
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June 25, 2018
Special Public Meeting - June 28 - Immediately Following Public Hearing (at 1:00pm) - Shannon Studio
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June 18, 2018
Committee of the Whole Meeting - June 19th
The monthly Committee of the Whole meeting will be held on June 19th at 7pm in the Shannon Studio.  The agenda can be found here:  Agenda Committe of the Whole...
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June 18, 2018
Special Public Meeting - June 19th, 2018
A special Public Meeting will take place on June 19th in the Shannon Studio, immediately following the Committee of the Whole meeting.  The agenda can be found here:  Agenda Special Public...
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June 04, 2018
Department of Natural Resources
The Department of Natural Resources have live trapped one of the two bears that have been sighted in Port Hawkesbury. Their efforts today will be to live trap the second bear and have it...
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June 01, 2018
Centennial Trails
There has been a bear sighting reported on the Centennial Trails. Nova Scotia Department of Natural resources have been contacted. Do not approach. If you notice any animals that are in distress or injured please contact Natural Resources 902-756-2298, Monday to Friday 8:30-4:30 P.M. OR after hours 1-800-565-2224 emergency calls only. For further...
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May 31, 2018
Empty Paint Can Recycling
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May 17, 2018
Special Public Meeting - May 22 - 1:30pm - Bear Head Room
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May 11, 2018
Committee of the Whole - May 15 - 7pm - Shannon Studio
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May 07, 2018
Granville Green 2018 Concert Series Announced
2018 Granville Green Concert Series Port Hawkesbury, N.S. May 7, 2018     The Town of Port Hawkesbury is pleased to announce the schedule for the 2018 Granville Green outdoor concert series which will be held each Sunday from July 1 to August 5 at 7:00 p.m.  This is our 24th year for the free outdoor concerts held at the...
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May 01, 2018
Summer Recreation Jobs
  SUMMER STUDENT JOBS The Town of Port Hawkesbury will be hiring summer students for work throughout the town in various departments and our trails systems.   All interested students must submit a resume/application no later than Friday May 11, 2018.  Applications may be picked up at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Box,...
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April 25, 2018
Spring Cleanup - Heavy Material Collection - May 7
DO NOT place material curbside before April 30 Spring Cleanup...
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April 20, 2018
Summer Employment Opportunity- Festival/Market Coordinator (2 positions)
Festival/Market Coordinator (2 positions): Port Hawkesbury   Job Type: Student, Full-time (term) 12 weeks (35 hrs/week) (Festival Events Coordinator position – May 21 – August 10) ($12/hr) (Market Coordinator position – June 4 – August 24) ($12/hr) Employers: Festival of the Strait Society/Ceilidh...
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April 20, 2018
Town Streets/Asphalt Conditions
Notice to...
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April 19, 2018
Craft Incubator Coming to Port Hawkesbury
Craft Incubator Coming to Port Hawkesbury  Sydney (NS) – April 19, 2018 – Are you an emerging craftsperson looking for a fantastic opportunity to work on your creative practice, while developing a craft business? Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design in collaboration with the Town of Port Hawkesbury is excited to launch a...
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April 19, 2018
Thank you Volunteers!
Thank you to the many volunteers who make our community a better place to live.  Representative volunteers will be recognized this evening at the Town of Port Hawkesbury Volunteer...
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April 18, 2018
Leaf & Yard Waste Site - OPENING FOR SEASON - Saturday, May 5
Leaf & Yard Waste Site...
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April 17, 2018
Spring Hydrant Flushing & Main Program - May 7-19
Information - Spring Hydrant...
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April 17, 2018
Community member required to serve on Inverness County Home Support Society Board
  Inverness County Home Support Society Request for Board Membership   The Inverness County Home Support Society (ICHSS) is a private not-for-profit incorporated Agency with a mission to provide excellence in delivery of home support services throughout the County of Inverness.  The ICHSS currently provides services to...
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April 13, 2018
Notice: Port Hawkesbury Water Utility Customers
A message from the Town of Port Hawkesbury.   Please be advised that water utility customers on Napean Street between Philpott Street and MacSween Street, Nova Court, and  surrounding areas may experience periods of brief water service interruption, lower water pressure and discolouration between the hours of 9am and 3pm on Monday,...
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April 13, 2018
Committee of the Whole - April 17 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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April 10, 2018
Town of Port Hawkesbury Spring Recreation and Aquatics Flyer
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March 20, 2018
Town of Port Hawkesbury Volunteer Awards Nomination
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March 09, 2018
Town of Port Hawkesbury Volunteer of the Year
Kelly MacIntyre Hayes has dedicated over 20 years of volunteering to our community. She has tirelessly fundraised, organized and managed sports teams and community organizations. She has been involved in minor hockey for over 15 years serving as a team manager numerous times, as well as serving as a board member and member of the executive. Kelly...
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February 21, 2018
Board Member for Inverness Co. Home Support Society (ICHSS)
ICHSS Board Membership...
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February 07, 2018
Senior Needs Assessment Survey Results
Seniors Needs Assessment Survey Results Data collected from August to November 2017 38% of the (3004)population of the Town of Port Hawkesbury is comprised of seniors- 55-99 (1135 based on 2016 census), The survey was developed to better understand the effectiveness of existing services and gaps. The following, while not surprising,...
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January 19, 2018
Community Volunteer Income Tax Program - By Appointment Only
Eligibility Requirements and Program...
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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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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
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 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 07, 2017
Town of Port Hawkesbury Christmas Parade
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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
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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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 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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July 03, 2020
June 24, 2020- Committee of the Whole Meeting
You can view the June 24,2020 Committee of thhe Whole Meeting...
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July 01, 2020
Notice of Passing
The Town of Port Hawkesbury mourns the passing of our colleague, valued employee Dawna MacDonald.  We offer our sincerest condolences to her...
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June 29, 2020
Pride Parade
The parade is scheduled for June 29 at 7 p.m., and will start at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre. All are welcome to...
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June 25, 2020
PHCC Fitness Centre Re-Opening
The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Centre and walking track will re-open Tuesday, August 4th. Information on hours of operation and new...
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