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March 23, 2017
CLOSED for remainder of today (March 23)- Town Offices & PHCC
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March 20, 2017
Strait Area Pool - Closing March 21, 2017
Due to inclement weather, the Strait Area Pool is now closed for the...
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March 16, 2017
Committee of the Whole - Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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March 15, 2017
Planning Advisory Committee Meeting - March 21, 2017 - 3:30 p.m. - Boardroom
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March 13, 2017
March Break Events
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March 10, 2017
Special Public Meeting - In Camera Session - March 14, 1:00pm
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March 06, 2017
Public Hearing - Tuesday, March 7 - 6:30 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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March 06, 2017
Public Hearing - Tuesday, March 7 - 6:30 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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March 03, 2017
Public Meeting - Tuesday, March 7 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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February 22, 2017
Mayor and Council Have Alternative Plan
Port Hawkesbury, N.S. February 22, 2017: Mayor Brenda Chisholm Beaton and Town Council (Deputy Mayor Boudreau, and Councillors MacDougall, MacIver and White) consider the Province’s Highway Twinning Feasibility Study for the short stretch of highway proposed from Port Hastings to Port Hawkesbury as an unsustainable and unnecessary...
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February 21, 2017
Highway Twinning Public Consultation
The Province of Nova Scotia will be holding public consultations on the twinning of the 100 series highways.  The public is encouraged to attend Thursday, February 23rd at 6:30 pm in the Bear Head Room at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre.  For more...
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February 17, 2017
Committee of the Whole - Tuesday, February 21 - 7pm - Shannon Studio
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February 16, 2017
HOLIDAY - NS Heritage Day - Monday, February 20
CLOSED - PHCC, Front Counter &  Administration Offices CLOSED - Strait Area Pool OPEN - PHCC Arena (8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) OPEN - YMCA - (8:00 a.m. - 5:00...
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January 31, 2017
2017 Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP) - Tax Clinic
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY - Call Dee Melong  - 902-234-2435 Thursday, March 16                 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.    PHCC Boardroom (2nd Level) Wednesday, March 29             ...
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December 14, 2016
Water Shut Off Notification
The water has been turned off on Queen St. (from Reynolds to Rose) for maintenance.  We expect to turn it on in 4-5 hours.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may...
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December 12, 2016
First Night Celebration
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December 08, 2016
Port Hawkesbury Literacy Council Program
Do you need to become more employable? Gain essential skills? Get workplace certifications? Or do some academic upgrading? The Port Hawkesbury Literacy Council has new services starting in January 2017. Contact (902)625-1599 for more info & to...
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December 07, 2016
Job Opening - Community Technology Engagement Coordinator and Interns
Location: Recreation departments in CBRM, Inverness County and Richmond County and Physical Activity Department in Victoria County   Position Scope Reporting directly to the site supervisor.   Intern: Duties and Responsibilities (including, but not limited to): Updating of files on the Cape Breton Connect...
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December 06, 2016
Strait Area Trails Association - Assistance Required
The Strait Area Trails Association will be putting down a wooden walkway on the Crandall Road Trail .  This will replace the swampy area people are faced with when walking the trails.  The work party will be Saturday, December 10 at 8:00 a.m and will meet at the Trails Crandall Road entrance.  If you are available to offer your...
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December 04, 2016
Public Meeting - Dec. 6th, 2016 7:00PM - Shannon Studio
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November 30, 2016
Mayor's Holiday Family Skate
Friday, December 9 - 3pm-5pm - PHCC Arena  Hot Chocolate & Cookies HELMETS MANDATORY FOR...
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November 21, 2016
Christmas Tree Chipping, Collection & Drop-Off
The Town of Port Hawkesbury will be chipping Christmas trees Saturday, January 14, 2017 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at Oaklee’s Ballfield in Grant’s Pond.  Town residents are required to have their Christmas trees curbside not later than 7:30 am Wednesday, January 11th.  THERE WILL BE NO COLLECTION BEYOND THIS...
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November 21, 2016
Cape Breton Christmas - For Our Seniors
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November 15, 2016
Public Skating - Nov. 26 & 27
Nov. 26th:  4:00-5:00pm Nov. 27th:  Cancelled Skating Fees: $2.00 per person $5.00 per...
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November 14, 2016
Rudolph's Red Nose Run
Rudolph's Red Nose Run  Rudolph's Red Nose Run - Registration...
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November 14, 2016
Festival of Trees
Festival of Trees Festival of Trees Registration...
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November 08, 2016
CLOSURE - Leaf & Yard Waste Site - Crandall Road
The Leaf and Yard Waste Site will close for the season - Saturday, November 19...
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November 07, 2016
2016-2017 - Winter Parking Regulations
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November 07, 2016
Special Public Meeting - November 14 - 1pm - Shannon Studio
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November 07, 2016
Christmas Parade Entry Form 2016
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November 02, 2016
Festival of Trees
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October 31, 2016
Swearing In Ceremony - Tuesday, November 1 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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October 06, 2016
Fall Hydrant Flushing & Main Program Dates
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October 03, 2016
Strait Area Pool Water Walking
Water Walking class will begin Monday, October 17 (for 10 weeks), 11:00am-11:45am. This is a gentle workout for the joints with stretching and toning. Fee Adult $62.00  Senior...
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September 30, 2016
Municipal and School Board Elections - October 15 - Important Information
Candidates, Dates & Location of Advance Polls, Polling Stations on Election Day...
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September 30, 2016
Tall Ships to Visit Port Hawkesbury in 2017
Nova Scotians from Sydney to Shelburne will have a chance to enjoy the majesty of tall ships in a port near their home next summer.  Premier Stephen McNeil announced the outport program for Rendez-Vous 2017 – Tall Ships Regatta Nova Scotia today, Sept. 30. "Tall ships will bring together Nova Scotians and visitors alike for a...
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September 30, 2016
Public Meeting - October 4 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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September 28, 2016
Postponement
All daytime exercise classes (water walking, water fitness and water exercise) will be postponed until October 11, 2016.  For more information, phone 902-625-2594. Sorry for any inconvenience. Aquatics...
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September 22, 2016
Water Discoloration & Low Water Pressure - Embree Island (East-West-Hillcrest)
Residents of Embree Island East, West, and Hillcrest may experience water discoloration and low pressure for the next week due to maintenance.  We regret any inconvenience this may...
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September 21, 2016
JOB OPPORTUNITIES AT STRAIT AREA POOL
The Strait Area Pool has openings for Water Safety Instructors and Lifeguards. If interested please bring a resume and credentials to the Pool Office or call 902-625-2594. Thank you, Aquatics...
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September 20, 2016
For Sale - 3/4 Inch Standard 4 x 8 Plywood
Thursday, September 29 - 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. - Old Port Hawkesbury Arena...
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September 20, 2016
Vending By-Law - DRAFT - 2nd Reading, Public Meeting, Oct 4 - 7:00 p.m.
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September 16, 2016
2016 Fall Recreation Flyer
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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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September 12, 2016
NOTICE TO RESIDENTS - Committee of the Whole Meeting
Please note there is no September Meeting of the Committee of the Whole.  The next scheduled meeting of Council is the Public Meeting, Tuesday, October 4 at 7:00...
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September 09, 2016
Street Closure Today due to maintenance
Grants Pond, Pine Ridge Drive, Tamarac Drive - Closed today due to maintenance.  The Public Works Department regrets any inconvenience this may...
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September 09, 2016
Household Hazardous Waste Event
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September 09, 2016
Water Turned Off - Sunday, Sep 11 - Embree Island East & West and Hilltop Drive
The water will be turned off on Embree Island East and West, and Hilltop Drive Sunday, September 11 from 7am to approximately 3pm due to maintenance.  The Public Works Department regrets this inconvenience to its...
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September 08, 2016
Strait Area Pool
Registration for Fall 2016 will be September 19-23, 9am-5pm, with programs beginning the week of September 26. Phone...
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September 07, 2016
Strait Area Trails Assocation
The next meeting of the Strait Area Trails Association is scheduled for Tuesday, September 13 at 6:30 p.m., in the Board  Room of the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre.  Everyone welcome, and if you have a friend who is interested in this project, please bring them...
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September 02, 2016
Meghan Trainor Event
Thank you to the residents of the Town of Port Hawkesbury, RCMP, EMO, EHS, Volunteer Fire Department, The Hawk, The Junior B Strait Pirates, Air Miles, Live Nation and those who visited our community to take in the concert. It was a wonderful evening, and one that will be remembered for a very long...
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August 30, 2016
Public Meeting - Tuesday, September 6 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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August 29, 2016
Labour Day Holiday - Monday, September 5
The Administration Office and Front Counter will be closed September...
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August 25, 2016
Meghan Trainor Venue Rules & Parking Plan
The Air Miles Detour Concert featuring Meghan Trainor on Thursday in Port Hawkesbury is going to be awesome! 1015 The Hawk will be LIVE from the concert site to provide up to date information on traffic, parking & everything else. Here are the top 10 things you need to know: 1) Port Hawkesbury residents should plan to walk to the concert...
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August 18, 2016
Meghan Trainor Concert Tickets
We have received confirmation from AirMiles that tickets for the Meghan Trainor concert are all...
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July 21, 2016
Coyote Sightings in Port Hawkesbury
The Town of Port Hawkesbury acknowledges that in recent days there have been many coyote sightings in the Port Hawkesbury Area. We have been in contact with Department of Natural Resources and have been asked to direct residents to their website to fill out an official coyote sighting form. This website contains valuable information about coyotes,...
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July 20, 2016
Meghan Trainor Coming to Port Hawkesbury!
That’s right, Port Hawkesbury, NS is the official winner of AIR MILES® DETOUR and will host Meghan Trainor live in concert on September 1, 2016! Ticketing Details for Non Port Hawkesbury residents can be found at www.airmiles.ca/detour beginning Aug....
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July 15, 2016
Lights are on!
The newly resurfaced basketball courts are now lit for evening play. The lights go on at dusk and off at 10:00 p.m.. Lots of basketball enjoyment for...
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June 27, 2016
Granville Green Kicks off Sunday, July 3!
   Presenting sponsors NuStar and Bear Head LNG along with co-ordinators,The Town of Port Hawkesbury, are pleased to announce an award winning line up for the 2016 season of the popular festival series; Granville Green.   Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs to...
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June 20, 2016
Splash Pad Open!
The Splash Pad is now open.  Hours of Operation are from 10-8pm...
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June 10, 2016
Granville Green 2016 lineup announced.
Press Release - June 1, 2016 GRANVILLE GREEN 2016 Presenting sponsors NuStar and Bear Head LNG along with co-ordinators,The Town of Port Hawkesbury, are pleased to announce an award winning line up for the 2016 season of the popular festival series; Granville Green. Cape Breton has been a musical destination for...
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June 10, 2016
Basketball Court Construction
The construction of the outdoor basketball courts is underway, and great progress is being made.  Due to the wet spring we have been enjoying, things are a bit muddy.  We have put down a temporary gravel path for you to access the courts, and will be working over the next two weeks to put down some sod and carry out general...
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June 03, 2016
Public Meeting - June 7 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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June 02, 2016
International Trails Day- June 4
International Trails Day is an annual celebration of trails and the healthy lifestyle they encourage. It is celebrated each year on the first Saturday in June. June 4, 2016 is the 14th annual celebration!    The Strait Area Trails Association and the Town of Port Hawkesbury have been making great headway in trail development....
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June 02, 2016
Town Beautificaiton
The Town Beautification Committee is seeking new members to help with general gardening tasks and planting.  If you would like to help this very important committe, which makes our town look great, please contact Nancy at...
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June 02, 2016
Basketball Courts
Construction of two outdoor multi sport courts is underway, and is scheduled for completion by June 10.  These courts are located on the two "older tennis courts", and will be lighted for everyones...
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June 02, 2016
Granville Green 2016 Lineup
GRANVILLE GREEN 2016 Presenting sponsors NuStar and Bear Head LNG along with co-ordinators,The Town of Port Hawkesbury, are pleased to announce an award winning line up for the 2016 season of the popular festival series; Granville Green. Cape Breton has been a musical destination for decades and this season the mix of artists performing in...
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April 21, 2016
Leaf and Yard Waste Site Opening - Crandall Road
Saturday, May 7 -...
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March 02, 2016
Port Hawkesbury Active Transportation Plan
Port Hawkesbury Active Transportation Plan, available...
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June 23, 2015
Building Permit Awareness - Eastern District Planning Commission
For more information call...
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March 23, 2017
CLOSED for remainder of today (March 23)- Town Offices & PHCC
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March 20, 2017
Strait Area Pool - Closing March 21, 2017
Due to inclement weather, the Strait Area Pool is now closed for the...
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March 16, 2017
Committee of the Whole - Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 7:00 p.m. - Shannon Studio
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March 15, 2017
Planning Advisory Committee Meeting - March 21, 2017 - 3:30 p.m. - Boardroom
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