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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’...

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 November 28, 2021: Customers of the Neils Harbour Water System will continue to experience fluctuations in...

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

The Municipality of the County of Victoria is lifting the County-wide state of Emergency as of 12:00pm, November ...

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

Please note that a Boil Water Advisory has been issued for residents of Neil’s Harbour Municipal crews are ...

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 ...

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...

Victoria County Water Utility

Water Service Work – Dingwall

Update: The work on the Water Service in Dingwall has been completed. Residents in Dingwall from Josies Lane to t...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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