Community & Economic Development

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Are you looking to start or operate a business in the Municipality?

Visit BizPaL to create a customized list of licences and permits that you may need to get started.

BizPaL uses a step-by-step process to where you simply select:

  • BizPaLThe type of business you have or plan to start
  • The municipality where it's located
  • Any related activity you may perform to start or run your business (such as serving or selling food or alcohol).

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Please see the pdf Community Economic Development Strategy (749 KB) for more information about community economic development in the Municipality of the County of Cumberland.

Constituent Groups working to bring refugee families to Cumberland County may apply for funding from the Municipality of the County of Cumberland by completing the pdf Refugee Grant Application Form (204 KB) .

 

The Community Foundation of Nova Scotia, along with local leadership, released a report in 2016 that captures and presents the realities, challenges, and opportunities in our communities. The Cumberland County's Vital Signs Report provides data on demographics, local economies, housing, arts, culture and recreation, and so much more.

For more information please see pdf Cumberland County's Vital Sign (9.79 MB)