Accessibility Survey

In our efforts to become more accessible, staff have prepared a survey to gain information on our current standards. 

Please share your experiences with accessibility by completing this survey:

Accessibility Advisory Committee

The municipality is looking for persons who identify as having a disability or represent those with disabilities. Please see the newspaper ad below.

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Municipalities of Cumberland and Colchester Getting Major Rural Broadband Network

The Municipalities of Cumberland and Colchester have taken a huge step toward their goal of being one of Canada’s most digitally connected rural places. They are teaming up with Xplornet Communications and Develop Nova Scotia on a high-speed internet project that will see $60 million invested in the region.

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Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board Public Hearing

The Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board will host a public hearing on February 20, 2020 on the topic of the Municipal Boundary Review in anticipation for October 2020 Municipal Elections. 

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Councillor Gerald Langille

Council and staff of the Municipality of Cumberland were saddened to learn of the passing of former Councillor Gerald Langille on January 20, 2020. 

As per our Flag Policy, our flags will be flown at half mast until the day of former Councillor Langille’s funeral.  Our sympathies are expressed to former Councillor Langille’s family.

Municipal staff raise funds for local charities

The staff of the Municipality of Cumberland raised $3,000 for local charities in 2019, through their Jeans Day donations.  This month members of the staff social committee presented cheques to the past years’ recipients. 

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Pre-authorized debit payment now available

A new method of payment will be possible starting February 3, 2020.

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Update on the condition of the Parrsboro Service Centre

At the January 15 Municipal Council meeting, Council was informed of the progress on a Property Condition Assessment for 4030 Eastern Ave, Parrsboro.

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