News

Planned street closures for demolition in Springhill

There will be a planned road closure in Springhill in the area of Mason’s Hall at 1 Elm St. (road and sidewalk), for demolition and the near-side sidewalk on Main St. in the same area starting on March 30, 2020.

This will be in effect for 2 weeks.

Efficiency upgrade financing available

The Municipality of Cumberland and the Town of Amherst have teamed up with the Clean Foundation to offer qualified homeowners low-interest financing for energy-efficiency upgrades to their homes.

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Job Posting: Community Asset & Project Officer

The Municipality of the County of Cumberland is currently accepting resumes for the position of Community Asset & Project Officer.

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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: https://forms.gle/q6nCqaKG68fKjRfr5

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.