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Nova Scotia Municipal Housing Needs Report – County of Victoria

2023 Housing Needs Assessment Report The Nova Scotia government released it’s provincial housing needs asse...

UPDATE: Municipal Office Open

Please be advised the Municipal Office in Baddeck is open on Friday, November 24th and it’s business as usu...

UPDATE TO SCHEDULE: Offshore Wind Energy Information Session on December 5th

The Cape Breton Partnership and Net Zero Atlantic Session on Offshore Wind Information has been changed due t...

Sale of Surplus Vehicles

The County of Victoria invites bids on the sale of two Municipal surplus vehicles: The vehicles must be accepted ...

2024 Non-profit Bottle Depots Funding

Apply now to be Charity of the Month! Is your non-profit organization interested in raising funds through one of ...

Fall 2023 News & Views Municipal Newsletter

Online Version The second issue (Fall 2023) of Victoria County’s Municipal Newsletter – News & Vi...

Speed Limit Reduction – Hwy 105 – West of Baddeck

Coordinated renewed effort by Victoria County and Wagmatcook First Nation proves successful Following numerous se...

Victoria County Water Utility

ATTENTION: Dingwall water customers

Reduced Water Pressure – Thursday, November 16 Please be advised that due to water upgrades, water customer...

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Community Health Board – Online Survey

Share your views! Have you heard? The Eastern Zone Community Health Boards are creating a new Community Health Pl...

Public Hearing – October 10th – Questions and Answers Document

Thank you for your questions, feedback and written submissions on the First Reading for the Proposed Local Improv...

Municipal Water Notice: Delay in Water Billing

Victoria County Water Utility is advising our water customers of a delay in billing which covers your water usage...

Have you signed up for Victoria County’s Voyent Alert?

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

Questions and Answers: Proposed Local Improvement Charges Bylaw

The Local Improvement Charge (LIC) Bylaw passed First Reading at the Victoria County Council meeting held on Mond...

Victoria County Employment Opportunities

The Municipality of the County of Victoria is seeking to fill two full-time permanant positions based out of the ...

Mi’kmaw Flags Raised at Victoria County Municipal Building

In support of Mi’kmaw culture, history, and heritage, the Mi’kmaw flag was raised today in partnershi...

Czech Republic Fact-Finding Mission

Victoria County team heading to Czech Republic Representatives from the Municipality of the County of Victoria Mu...

Request for Proposals – Trail Development

Please note the following Multi-Use Trail Development Requests for Proposals open now. Closing deadline for propo...

News & Views – New Municipal Newsletter

Welcome to the first issue of News & Views! Victoria County’s new municipal newsletter available in pri...

Highland Manor Expansion Project – Site Package Documents

On behalf of Tate Engineering, please be advised that tender documents for the Highland Manor Expansion Project a...

Victoria County Announces Community Volunteer Winner!

Congratulations Big Bras d’Or Community Hall Volunteers! Victoria County proudly announces the Big Bras d...

Meet Victoria County’s new Waste Management Educator

Got a waste management question or looking for a presentation on best practice? Get in touch with Maddy MacPerson...

Clean Energy Financing – Learn more!

Improve your home’s energy efficiency with Clean Energy Financing and Victoria County Homeowners in Victori...

2023 Heavy Garbage Collection has wrapped up!

Residential Heavy Garbage pick-up is complete for the spring 2023 season! A big thank you to Victoria County wast...

Keep Caps and Labels On!

Keep the caps and labels on refundable beverage containers! Our local Enviro-Depot now accept clean, empty refund...

No Mow May (for Mabel)

For the second year, the Municipality of Victoria County is supporting No Mow May (for Mabel) by not mowing munic...

Heavy garbage collection underway

Heavy garbage collection began Monday, May 8! Roads will be visited only once. Any items left behind remain the r...

Baddeck ReUse Centre open every Saturday

The Baddeck ReUse Centre is now open every Saturday until October 21, 2023 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Charities ...

Baddeck Community Garden – 2023 Season

Victoria County is now accepting names of gardeners interested in applying for a community garden plot. To ensure...

Tax Sale Results – March 28, 2023

Victoria County’s most recent tax sale was held on March 28 at the Inverary Resort’s MacAulay Conference Cent...

Volunteer Firefighters get new on-scene support

When a disaster or fire hits our communities, it’s our volunteer firefighters and emergency responders who risk...

Wilderness First Aid Course – Register Now

While continuing to offer world-class experiences to visitors, Victoria County Tourism and Recreation Department ...

Food Hub – Senior volunteers needed!

Victoria County is looking for two seniors from each District to get involved in a monthly session at the Food Hu...

We’re Hiring!

In partnership with the Clean Leadership Summer Internship program, Victoria County is hiring a Water Utility int...

November 22 – Municipal Office Payment Counter Closed

Please note the payment counter at the Municipal Office in Baddeck will not be opening the morning of November 22...

Victoria County Tax Sale – November 22, 2022 – Public Auction

Property tax accounts that are more than one year in arrears are subject to tax sale proceedings. The upcoming ta...

Waste Collection Notice

Waste Collection Delayed

August 18, 2022: Waste collection will be delayed due to road conditions near Black Brook today....

Victoria County Municipal Building

Victoria County Administration Building

At recent budget sessions held in May 2022, Victoria County Council concluded the cost to repair and upgrade the ...

Victoria County Council meets at 5 p.m. on June 23

Victoria County Council takes place on Thursday, June 23 at 5 p.m. The meeting will be live streamed on our Faceb...

Meet the Community Volunteers of 2022

Each year Victoria County recognizes and celebrates those who volunteer their time to make our communities better...

Walking Group

Join Victoria County’s Walking Group

Join the Victoria County Active Living walking group at the Dalem Lake Provincial Park every Thursday at 9 a.m. f...

2022–23 Budget Approved

Victoria County Council has approved the 2022-23 Operational Budget. The budget includes property tax rates which...

Open houses conclude but residents can still provide feedback

Victoria County staff hit the road to host a series of open houses to gather feedback from residents about the 20...

New Employment Opportunities

The Municipality of Victoria County has new Public Works employment opportunities posted – permanent, terms...

Victoria County Water Utility

UPDATE: Neil’s Harbour Water Supply Interruption

Update June 11, 2022. The Water Main repair in Neil’s Harbour has been completed and full water service has...

Recycling Refresher Sessions offered for businesses

We are looking to provide an overview of the sorting expectations in Victoria County and explain the benefits of ...

Commercial Waste Tags are available

Victoria County offers Commercial Waste Collection Tags for businesses, who use the curbside waste collection ser...

Municipal Tender

We’ve posted a new tender to haul construction & demolition material from Dingwall to Baddeck. The deadline...

Hazardous Household Waste

Hazardous Household Waste Drop Off Events

Victoria County is hosting its first Residential Hazardous Household Waste Drop Off Events. Victoria County resid...

Re-Use Centre in Baddeck – Closed Saturday May 21, 2022

Please Note: The Re-Use Centre will remain closed today, May 21, 2022. We will confirm with the Community Group f...

POSTPONED! Waterfall Hike

UPDATE: May 27, 2022Please note that our waterfall hike on Saturday, May 28 is postponed. Please follow us on Fac...

Victoria County Water Utility

Water Service Work – Dingwall May 24

Update: May 24: Work has been completed and full water service was restored by 3:00pm Tuesday May 24, 2022. Resid...

Victoria County Open House Sessions

ACCESSIBILITY | BOUNDARY REVIEW | LOCAL IMPROVEMENT BYLAW Victoria County is hosting open house sessions in each ...

Invitation to submit an Expression of Interest

The municipality is inviting interested parties to submit an expression of interest to design, plant and maintain...

Victoria County Water Utility

Water Service Work – Dingwall May 9

Update May 9, 1:00pm: The water line repairs have been completed. Water Service in Dingwall has been restored. Re...

Victoria County Council – May 9

The next Victoria County Council session takes place on Monday, May 9 at 2 p.m. The session will be live streamed...

NS Walk Day

Nova Scotia Walk Day

Hike Nova Scotia is hosting Nova Scotia Walk Day on May 11, a province-wide event to celebrate walking and how it...

Waste Collection Notice

New waste collection day for Rooster Hill and MacRae Road

Beginning Wednesday, May 4, 2022 residents of Rooster Hill and MacRae Road will have their waste collection day m...

Pink Bins Suspended

Victoria County will no longer accept clothing and textiles in Pink Bins at our recycling depots in Baddeck and N...

Victoria County Council -April 25

The next Victoria County Council session takes place on Monday, April 25 at 2 p.m. The session will be live strea...

Community Garden closed for maintenance

Community Garden closed for maintenance

On March 28 at Victoria County Council, it was announced that the Community Garden in Baddeck will be closed this...

Post your civic address

The Nova Scotia Emergency Management Office (EMO) says posting your civic address is important for emergency resp...

Holiday Hours

Our facilities will be closed on Friday, April 15 and Monday, April 18, 2022 due to the holiday. Happy Easter...

Now accepting 2022 Volunteer Nominations

Victoria County is now accepting volunteer nominations for 2022. Each year we invite residents to nominate indivi...

Ukrainian Refugee Support Survey

Victoria County and Saint Ann’s Bay Development Association (SABDA) are launching a survey for county residents...

RFQ – Heavy Garbage Collection (North of Smokey)

Victoria County has issued a Request for Quotes for Heavy Garbage Collection North of Smokey. Deadline to submit ...

April 11 – Victoria County Council – Starts at 2 p.m.

Victoria County Council takes place on Monday, April 11 at 2 p.m. The meeting will be live streamed on our Facebo...

Community Placemaking Meets on April 7

Cape North and Dingwall residents are invited to join us for a discussion focusing on the development and managem...

Waste Management Updates

Updates for Tuesday, April 5, 2022 Delayed Opening North FacilitiesThe Dingwall Transfer Station and New Haven Re...

Historic Tax Sale

Victoria County held its most successful tax sale on Tuesday, March 22 selling nearly all the properties that wer...

Municipal Facilities closing early – Friday, March 25

Please be advised all Municipal Facilities will close today at 11 a.m. due to deteriorating weather conditions....

NEW TIME – Victoria County Council – March 28, 2022

Victoria County Council takes place on Monday, March 28 at 2 p.m. The meeting will be live streamed on our Facebo...

Open Tenders

Public Works has two open tenders and are accepting bids until 3 p.m. on Tuesday, March 29, 2022. The open tender...

Reuse Centre

Now Accepting Donations

The ReUse Centre at the Baddeck Waste Management Facility is now accepting donations for the upcoming season.&nbs...

New Employment Opportunities

The Municipality of Victoria County is now accepting applications for multiple employment opportunities. Click h...

Champions of the Environment scholarship Opportunity

DivertNS is currently accepting applications for the Champions of the Environment scholarship.  Scholarships wil...

Reuse Centre

Re-Use Centre Applications Deadline – March 25, 2022

Please note: Applications for your not for profit organization to fundraise through the Re-Use centre will be clo...

Waste Collection Update for March 7, 2022

Please Note: Waste collection will be delayed, Monday, March 7th, for residents of Boularderie, Ross Ferry, Kempt...

Applications now open for Clean Leadership Summer Internship

Applications for the Clean Leadership Summer Internship Program open February 28th and close March 16th for y...

Double Waste Collection Day – Wed Feb 23rd. Delayed

Please note that collection may be delayed today due to ice conditions on the roads. Unpaved roads may not be col...

Victoria County Tax Sale – March 22, 2022 – By Tender

Property tax accounts that are more than one year in arrears are subject to tax sale proceedings. The Municipalit...

Waste Collection Day Moved to Wednesday

Due to the holiday on Monday, residents of Boularderie, Ross Ferry, Kempt Head, South-Side Boularderie, Big Bras ...

Feb 18 – Waste Collection on Paved Roads Only

Due to icy road conditions, waste collection may occur on paved roads only for residents of Baddeck Inlet, Nyanza...

Two Weeks Left to Have Your Say!

We want to hear from you! We’re in the final weeks of the initial consultation period for Plan Eastern Nova pro...

Feb 14 – Waste Collection Update – Paved Roads only

Waste Collection – Paved Roads Only Due to poor road conditions, waste collection may occur on paved ...

Up Coming Hike – Location Change

Please note that the Location for this Friday’s Snowshoe hike has been changed from Bell Bay Golf Club to N...

Municipal Facilities Update- All sites to remain closed Feb. 5 2022

Please note that due to poor road conditions and impending weather, all Municipal Facilities will remain closed f...

Municipal Facilities Closed – February 4, 2022

Please note that all Municipal Facilities will remain closed Friday, February 4, 2022 due to the expected weather...

Recycling Centre Not for Profit Fundraising

Applications for groups wishing to fundraise through the Victoria County Recycling Centre are now closed. Stay tu...

Waste Collection Jan 31, 2022 – Paved Roads Only

Waste Collection – Paved Roads Only Due to icy road conditions, waste collection may occur on paved r...

Jan 31, 2022- Victoria County Council

Victoria County Council takes place tonight at 5pm. This meeting will be live streamed on our Facebook page. Meet...

Municipal Facilities Closing – Jan 29, 2022

Please note all Municipal Facilities will be closing for the remainder of the day today due to weather and poor r...

RCMP Community Consultative Group

​RCMP Community Consultative Group ​ Victoria County is inviting residents to join a newly formed group ...

Waste Collection Update – Jan 24th, 2022

Waste Collection on Paved Roads Only Due to icy road conditions, waste collection may occur on paved roads only...

Waste Collection Update – Jan 18, 2022

Waste Collection on Paved Roads Only Due to icy conditions, waste collection may occur on paved roads only for ...

Waste Collection Delayed – Jan 17, 2022

Residents of Boularderie, Ross Ferry, Kempt Head, South Side Boularderie, Big Bras d’Or, New Campbellton, C...

Municipal Facilities Closing – Jan 14, 2022

Please note that all Victoria County Municipal Facilities will be closing at 12 noon Saturday, January 14th due t...

Victoria County Water Utility

Job Application Deadline January 20th, 2022

Water / Wastewater Operator Positions for Neil’s Harbour The deadline to apply to this employment opportuni...

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January 10th Council Session

Victoria County Council Session takes place today at 5:00pm. This council session will be virtual due to Covis -1...

Municipal Facilities Closure – Northern Victoria County

Update as of 1:00 pm: – New Haven Recycling Depot is open as of 1:00pm– Dingwall Transfer Station wil...

Municipal Facilities Closing – January 7th at 3:30pm

Please note that all Municipal Facilities will be closing early at 3:30pm today, January 7th, 2022 due to the wea...

Employment Opportunity: Water Operator

Water/Wastewater Operator The Municipality of the County of Victoria is requesting applications for the full-time...

Att: Not For Profit Groups

Did you know that our recycling facilities in Baddeck and New Haven both have opportunities for your Not for Prof...

Waste Collection possible delays – Wed. January 5th

Please be advised that today, January 5th, our Waste Collection team are collecting two routes to catch up from t...

Waste Collection notice Dec. 23, 2021

Description Waste collection has been cancelled Thursday, December 23rd, for residents of Neil’s Harbour, N...

Municipal Facility Holidays Schedule

The following Breakdown is to outline the Operating hours of our Municipal Facilities during the Holidays. Friday...

Victoria County Water Utility

Water Service Work – Dingwall December 17-21, 2021

Update December 21, 2021: This service work has been completed. Full water service has been restored. December 17...

Waste Collection notice Dec. 15, 2021

Waste collection may be delayed ‌today, Wednesday, December 15, due to weather conditions for residents of Badd...

Dingwall Transfer Station Closing

The Dingwall Transfer Station will be closing at 11:45, Tuesday, December 14, due to poor weather conditions.  F...

Victoria County Water Utility

Water Service Issue – Neil’s Harbour

December 16, 2021: The Boil Water Advisory was lifted as of 5:30PM December 16th, 2021. Water service has been re...

Municipal Land Use Planning Update – December 2021

Project Update – December 2021 Plan Eastern Nova project will reach out periodically to keep you informed of th...

Update – Waste Collection notice Dec. 9, 2021

Update as of 12 noon: New Haven and Dingwall Waste Collection Facilities will remained closed for the remainder o...

Municipal Offices – Delayed openings – Dec 9, 2021

Municipal Offices at 495 Chebucto Street in Baddeck will have a delayed opening today. The Municipal offices will...

Waste Collection Update – Nov 30, 2021

Please note the following updates for waste collection in various areas of Victoria County: There will be No Wast...

Research Program from CBU

In the spring of 2022, Cape Breton University will be launching and funding a new program to offer student resear...

New Haven Depot Closed Nov 27, 2021

Please note the Municipal Facility at the New Haven Depot will be closed Saturday November 27, 2021. The Depot wi...

Victoria County Water Utility

Water Service Work – Neil’s Harbour

Update December 16, 2021: The Boil Water Advisory was lifted as of 5:30PM December 16th, 2021. Water service has ...

Waste Collection Updates for Thursday Nov 25, 2021

Waste collection for residents of Neil’s Harbour, New Haven, Smelt Brook, Dingwall and Bay St. Lawrence has...

Victoria County State of Emergency Resident Notice: Nov 24, 2021

NOTE: The Boil Water Advisory for customers in Neil’s Harbour was lifted as of 5:30PM December 16th, 2021. ...

Victoria County Water Utility

Boil Water Advisory – Neil’s Harbour – Nov 24, 2021

NOTE: The Boil Water Advisory was lifted as of 5:30PM December 16th, 2021. Water service has been restored for al...

Municipal Facilities Closed – Nov 24, 2021

Please note that all Municipal Facilities will be closed today, November 24, 2021 due to the state of emergency a...

Collections Cancelled – Nov 24, 2021

Due to unsafe road conditions, waste collection has been cancelled for residents of Baddeck, Baddeck Bay, North R...

Victoria County is under a State of Emergency.

Residents are required to shelter in place until further notice. The Provincial Department of Public Works is cur...

Cancelled – Ingonish Municipal Planing Session

Due to the weather and road conditions today, the Open House for the Municipal Planning Strategy scheduled for 6:...

Delayed Opening: Dingwall Transfer Station and New Haven Recycling Depot

Due to power outage and poor weather conditions, the Dingwall Transfer Station and the New Haven Recycling Depot ...

Legal Services Request for Proposals

The Municipality of the County of Victoria invites proposals from qualified law firms to provide legal services f...

Tax Sale by Tender December 14, 2021

The next tax sale is by tender. Bids must be submitted by 12 noon on December 14, 2021...

RFP – Highland Manor

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL Project Manager – For the Development of a Long-Term Care Facility Highland Manor, Neil’...

Victoria County Water Utility

Emergency Water Service Work – Dingwall

Update: 8:15 PM November 10, 2021, all repairs in Dingwall have been completed, full service has been restored. R...

Victoria County Water Utility

Additional Water Service Work – Neil’s Harbour (Ocean View)

Update: November 13, 2021 1:15AM. Service has been completed. All residents of Neil’s Harbour have normal w...

Victoria County Water Utility

Water Service Work – Neil’s Harbour (Ocean View)

Please be advised that due to emergency Water Utility maintenance, customers of the Neils Harbour Water System fr...

Planning Strategy Open Houses

Eastern District Planning & the Municipality of the County of Victoria are drafting a municipal planning stra...

Victoria County Water Utility

Water Service Work – Neil’s Harbour

Updated November 4, 8:30pm: Repairs have been completed. Water service has been restored. Updated November 4, 2:0...

Are you interested in free energy efficient upgrades for your home?

You could be eligible to receive energy saving upgrades like draft-proofing and insulation – all at no cost to ...

Victoria County Website Business Listings

Is your Business or Organization listed on the Victoria County website? If not, Victoria County businesses are no...

Community Health Boards

Want to find out how to become a member of the local Community Health Board? Find out more below:...

Hiring for Positions in Baddeck & Dingwall

Public Works Attendant: Full Time| Permanent 2 positions at the Baddeck Transfer Station, 1 position at the Dingw...

Affordable Childcare Survey

Taigh Cùraim Day Care Society is conducting a survey about childcare needs across Victoria County. Their goal is...

Have Your Say on Community Placemaking!

If you were unable to attend any of our Community Placemaking sessions around Victoria County this summer, but wo...

Municipal Open Houses in November

Victoria County staff are hitting the road! Bring us your questions & comments! We can help you find informat...

Snow Removal Tender

REQUEST FOR PRICING for Snow Removal & Ice Control Services Ingonish Beach, Neils Harbour & Little Narrow...

Tax Sale

The next Victoria County Tax Sale will take place Tuesday December 14, 2021. It will be conducted by tender. The ...

We’re Hiring!

The Municipality of the County of Victoria is seeking an experienced professional for the position of Chief Finan...

Thanksgiving Hours at our Facilities

All Victoria County facilities will be closed Monday October 11, 2021 for the Thanksgiving holiday. The Dingwall ...

NS Health Authority Representatives Speak with Council – October 4, 2021

See the media release below that highlights the discussion Victoria County council had with NSHA representatives ...

National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

Thursday September 30 is the first commemoration of the National Day for Truth & Reconciliation, a time to le...

Waste Collection Change for Residents from Neil’s Harbour to Bay St. Lawrence

Due to the National Day for Truth & Reconciliation on Thursday September 30, residents in Neil’s Harbou...

National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

September 30 is a day to reflect. The federal government has proclaimed September 30, 2021 a National Day for Tru...

Update: Public Works Department

Victoria County Council met with representatives from the municipal Public Works department on Monday Sept 13, 20...

Vaccine Clinics

Drop in Vaccine Clinics: Cape North, September 16 10 am – 3 pm Bay St. Lawrence, September 17, 2021 10 am &...

Global News Broadcasts from Baddeck – Sept. 9, 2021

We have had the privilege of working with Global News producers to host the crews of Nova Scotia Global Morning N...

Heavy Garbage Collection 2021

The Victoria County annual Heavy Garbage collection begins Monday September 27, 2021 and is expected to run for 1...

Proposal-Writing Course

Want to learn how to write effective proposals? Sign up for this free 10-week course, sponsored by the Department...

Vaccine Drop-In Clinics

When in Sydney shopping for kids school supplies, why not get your first or second vaccine shot at one of these O...

Labour Day at our Facilities

All Victoria County Municipal facilities will be closed Monday, September 6, 2021 to commemorate Labour Day. The ...

Recent Proclamations from Victoria County council

June: LGBTQ+ Month September 6-10, 2021: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Week September 20 – 26, 202...

Council Recap August 23 2021

Council opened with the introduction of Erica Holgate, Victoria County’s new Economic Development Officer. Coun...

Property Tax bills are due

Your 2021 property tax bill is due September 15, 2021. Please note: If you owe an amount from your 2020 tax bill,...

Tip Fees Info

Looking for information on Victoria County’s new tip fees? Find our Frequently Asked Questions for Business...

Improving Accessibility

Two mobility mats and chairs are now in place at Warren Lake and Freshwater Lake in the Cape Breton Highlands Nat...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

-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...

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...

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...

Water Supply Upgrade Lending Program

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

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