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Attention Residents in Little Narrows:

Repairs have been completed. Water service has been restored to residents in Little Narrows....

Attention Little Narrows Water Supply Customers:

Customers between the Little Narrows Water Treatment Plant and Hazeldale will experience an interruption in water...

Residents of the Little Narrows Water System:

Please be advised that customers on the Little Narrows Water Supply may experience low water pressure this mornin...

Holiday Changes

Reminder: August 2, 2021 is a holiday. All Victoria County Facilities will be closed. The Jim Bradley Recycle Dep...

Public Health Mobile Testing Unit

The Public Health Mobile Testing Unit will be in Ingonish today at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 105. July 23...

Residents of the Dingwall Water System:

You may notice some discolouration of your water today, July 19, as maintenance is being conducted....

Business Owners! Want to help us cut red tape?

The Cape Breton Partnership & Victoria County want to know about the impact of municipal red tape with the go...

Efficiency NS Newsletter

Check out Efficiency Nova Scotia’s monthly newsletter – it’s full of information on energy-redu...

Changes at our Facilities

Beginning in August there will be some changes to how we collect residential waste and new tip fees for business ...

Garbage trucks

Waste Collection Day Change

Due to the Canada Day holiday, residents in Neil’s Harbour, Smelt Brook, Dingwall, Cape North, Big Intervale an...

Tax Sale By Tender – July 20, 2021

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given in accordance with Sect. 142 of the Municipal Government Act of the Province of Nov...

Reuse Centre

Reuse Centre Re-Opening June 19th

The Baddeck Reuse Centre will be re-opening, Saturday, June 19th.   The centre will be open from 9:00 a...

Victoria County Water Utility

Water Service Work Completed – Ingonish June 16, 2021

The service work planned for June 16th has been completed. There may be a temporary interruption in Water Service...

Flag Raising for Pride Month

Representatives from Victoria County Council will be raising awareness for Pride month today with a Pride Flag Ra...

New Employment Opportunities

The Municipality of Victoria County is now accepting applications for summer and term positions. Click Here for c...

Reuse Centre

Call for Items & Groups – Dingwall Area

Are you moving, renovating or doing some spring cleaning? Have you come across items that you no longer use, but ...

Recap of Victoria County Council – May 31, 2021

Did you miss Victoria County Council Session Monday, May 31st? If you are looking to catch up with the council se...

Municipal Re-opening Plans

Effective Wednesday, June 2nd 2021, all Victoria County municipal facilities will return to full operations. Tran...

Traffic Advisory

A notice from the provincial department of Transportation, Infrastructure & Renewal: VICTORIA COUNTY/CBRM: Ba...

JOBS!

Our Public Works department is looking to hire two Public Works Attendants – one is a permanent position, t...

Washrooms

Proposals: Washroom Facility The municipality is looking for proposals from any Victoria County entity (business,...

Supports for Small Business from the province

SMALL BUSINESS IMPACT GRANT 3 The Small Business Impact Grant 3 is available to eligible businesses, including ne...

Postponed: Heavy Garbage 2021

Heavy Garbage Collection in Victoria County is postponed until later this fall, due to the Covid pandemic and the...

Proposed Solid Waste bylaw changes

Changes to the Solid Waste By-law include new definitions, limits to the number of bags and new tipping fees for ...

POSTPONED

The annual Baddeck Community clean up has been postponed due to the Covid Lockdown. When it is rescheduled, it wi...

Council Recap May 3, 2021

The Victoria County Council met via Zoom on Monday, May 3, 2021. Council met prior to the regular council session...

Deadline Extended! For the 2021 Community Festivals & Events

With the current shutdown across the Province of NS, the deadline for applications for the 2021 Community Fe...

Tourism Digital Assistance Program

https://tourismns.ca/tourism-digital-assistance-program Deadline to apply – May 5! Improve your online pres...

CB Special Events Task Force

The Municipality of Victoria County has partnered with the Nova Scotia Office of Regulatory Affairs and Service E...

Municipal Tax Exemption Form

Eligible low income property owners may be granted a yearly tax exemption. Find out more here:...

Commercial & business waste

Businesses can access our waste management sites with their commercial waste beginning Friday, April 30. The Jim ...

On-line Succession Planning

This 6-part online program is open to businesses all across Nova Scotia, and aims to help participants plan to ex...

Jobs!

Public Works is hiring! Find out more here: https://victoriacounty.com/careers/public-works-positions/...

Roadside Clean up

To celebrate Earth Day, twelve Victoria County staff members from the Transfer Station & the Courthouse colle...

Provincial Property Tax Rebate

The province has introduced a Small Business Real Property Tax Rebate Program to provide qualified businesses a o...

Earth Day

Earth Day. On Thursday, April 22, Victoria County municipal staff will be cleaning the litter on Old Margaree Roa...

Job Opportunity

Public Works Attendant (Seasonal) Dingwall Term: May – November Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 8am –...

Council Agenda

For Council Session on Monday April 19th, 2021. This council session will be livestreamed on Facebook....

Request For Quotes

2021 Residential Heavy Garbage Collection (North of Smokey)...

Budget Discussions

The second draft of the 2021-22 budget will be held at the Gaelic College on April 19th, 2021 from 9:00am- 2:00pm...

Employment Opportunity

RECYCLING OPERATIONS FOREMAN The Municipality of the County of Victoria is requesting applications for the full-t...

Economic Development Officer/Victoria County

Want to work on the edge of the continent, where exciting economic opportunities are on the horizon? Apply today!...

-Postponed- Wilderness Workshop Tarbotvale

This workshop has been postponed due to the provincial covid lockdown....

Broadband Projects from Develop Nova Scotia

See when your community upgrades are expected to be completed (as a side note, work is getting done faster than t...

Demolition?

If you are in charge of demolishing a building, please contact the Public Works department at 902-295-2026 for mo...

Council Agenda

For Council Session on Wednesday April 7, 2021....

Strategic Priorities Session

APRIL 7, 2021 AT 3 PM As part of the Strategic Priorities Sessions of Victoria County Council, the next session w...

Baddeck Community Garden

Interested in a garden plot? 14 available! You must apply, even if you had a plot in previous years. Payment is a...

Easter Hours

CLOSED April 2, 2021 – Good Friday – All municipal sites CLOSED April 5, 2021 – Easter Monday &...

Courthouse to reopen

The Baddeck Courthouse will reopen Tuesday March 30, 2021. The parking lot, however, will remain closed until fur...

Mental Health First Aider

UPDATE April 26, 2021: due to rising Covid cases across the province, the Bay St. Lawrence Mental Health First Ai...

Free Virtual Training

Straight Area Chamber of Commerce are offering a new slate of No Cost Workplace Education  Courses this spring...

Tax Rebate for Tourism Accommodations

The NS provincial government recently announced the Tourism Accommodations Real Property Tax Rebate Program to pr...

Housing Survey

The Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Commission has launched an online survey and will host a series of virtual pub...

Accessibility Grant

The provincial department of Communities, Culture & Heritage is looking for applications to a Community ...

Divert NS Scholarship

Are you a grade 12 student with a passion for the environment? Apply for one of 6 Champion of the Environment sch...

Council Recap

Council Recap – Feb 22, 2021 Council met for a full day Monday, February 22, 2021 – the first in a series...

Council Committees

Committees of Council The Warden is an ex-officio member of all Committees of Council. Listings are in alphabetic...

No Ashes

NO ASHES A scary time at the Baddeck Transfer Station today. A bag of ashes caught fire in the wagons. Fortunatel...

Municipal Grants

Does your organization utilize grants from the Municipality of Victoria County? We have changed the process to ap...

Tourism Accommodations Real Property Tax Rebate Program

The Tourism Accommodations Real Property Tax Rebate Program is a 25% rebate that helps eligible tourism accommoda...

Victoria County Seniors Safety Program – TechConnect

The Victoria County Seniors Safety Program is a partner in a new pilot project to connect those over 55 with tech...

Financial Statements 2019-2020

The following financial statements were presented to and approved by council on September 28, 2020. Municipality ...

Introducing Victoria County’s new ALERT system

In times of crisis it is important that residents have access to trusted, timely and accurate information to ensu...

MASKS MANDATORY

By order of the provincial government, non-medical masks are mandatory beginning July 31, 2020. All visitors...

2020-2021 Victoria County Budget

Municipal Council recently passed the 2020-2021 Victoria County Budget. Victoria County Victoria County Water Uti...

Jim Bradley Recycling Depot

You may notice a slight change at our Baddeck site. The Jim Bradley Recycling Depot was officially unveiled by Mr...

Community Grants

Victoria County Council approved the following grants to organizations: Community Grants 2020-2021...

Phase 1 Broadband

Victoria County has two areas that have been approved for an upgrade to current DSL standards. Bell was awarded t...

Victoria County Food Banks

If you wish to donate money, Feed NS helps all Nova Scotia registered food banks. Their info is found here:https:...

A few words from Warden Bruce Morrison

On behalf of myself and Victoria County councillors, I would like to thank each and everyone of you.The COVID-19 ...

Update from the Emergency Council Session March 25, 2020

The meeting took place via teleconferencing. Here is the link to a video of the meeting: https://youtu.be/UwKcIB...

Seniors’ Party Line

It’s a good time to check out the Victoria County Seniors Party Line. Here is our Senior Safety Officers Fa...

Questions about moving to Cape Breton?

Looking for information on immigrating to Canada and settling on Cape Breton Island? The Cape Breton Partnership ...

New Electonics Now accepted at Victoria County Recycle Depots

Beginning January 1, 2020 the following items are now accepted at Recycle Depots in Victoria County: microwaves e...

Victoria County Transit

Victoria County Transit operates a dial-a-ride service. Pick up and delivery to your door. Book your ride 24 hour...

Water Supply Upgrade Lending Program

The Municipality recently passed a  Water Supply Upgrade Lending Program bylaw, which helps residents to acc...

Upcoming Meetings & Events