Mayor Scott's comments on Southampton tragedy

"This week, we’ve had another tragic loss in our municipality with the incident in Southampton. At this time, my thoughts and prayers and those of council and staff are with the family and community. A sincere thank you to the dedicated first responders and all of those who have been involved in supporting and caring for the family at this time."

Working together to support health care in Cumberland Region

In response to Nova Scotia Health’s (NSH) decision to temporarily change the hours of the Collaborative Emergency Centre (CEC) at All Saints Springhill Hospital, municipal officials from the Cumberland region, MLAs Tory Rushton and Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin and a group of local health stakeholders, including those representing local hospital foundations and both physician and non-physician recruitment committees, met with senior staff of NSH earlier this week in Springhill.

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Flags at half mast

The Municipality of Cumberland has lowered flags to half mast to honour the memory of the Honourable Roger Bacon, who passed away October 4, 2021.  

Mayor Murray Scott remembered Bacon’s commitment to his community, “Roger’s legacy is his commitment to citizens and community, which he never forgot. I always appreciated his advice. My thoughts are with his family at this time.” 

Bacon was a municipal councillor from 1958 until 1970. During his time in municipal government, Bacon also fulfilled the role of Deputy Warden. Bacon served in provincial politics from 1970 until 1993 holding many cabinet positions and was the 21st Premier of Nova Scotia.  

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T-MCC-2108 - Salt Storage Shed Design/Build, Springhill, NS

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland is currently advertising a tender for a "Salt Storage Building Design-Build"

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Job Posting: Regional Emergency Management Coordinator

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland is currently accepting resumes for the position of "Regional Emergency Management Coordinator".

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Amherst, Cumberland mayors express health-care concerns

The mayors of the Town of Amherst and the Municipality of the County of Cumberland are expressing concern about a nursing shortage that is impacting the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre in Upper Nappan and All Saints Hospital in Springhill.

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Mayor Scott concerned with reduction at All Saints Hospital

In light of an announcement by the Nova Scotia Health Authority on September 17, 2021 to temporarily reduce hours at the Collaborative Emergency Centre at All Saints Hospital, Municipality of Cumberland Mayor Murray Scott has expressed concern on behalf the residents.

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Review of September 22, 2021 Public Council Meeting

Council of the Municipality of Cumberland met via zoom for a Public Council Meeting on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. The meeting opened with a territorial acknowledgement.

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