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Holiday Office Hours 2017

Christmas Hours 2017

Nova Scotia Seafood Directory

Exporting seafood outside of Nova Scotia? Your company should register in the Nova Scoita Seafood Company Directory. 

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Winter Newsletter 2017-18

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To view the full Winter Newsletter 2017-18 document, click here.

Come Ring in 2018 with Us!

New Year's Levee is held jointly with the Town of Shelburne on January 1, 2018 from 1 - 3 pm.  This year's levee is being held at the Black Loyalist Heritage Centre.  Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend! Snacks and refreshments will be provided while participants enjoy musical entertainment by the Jazz Dabblers.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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Holiday Decoration Contest

Do you or someone you know love to decorate for the holidays?  Register your own property or nominate a home/business in your neighbourhood for the Municipality's 1st Annual Holiday Decoration Contest!

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Greater Shelburne - Say Yes to Success!

Work, live and explore Shelburne!

 Nova Scotia Health Authority - Need a Family Practice - Registry

Need A Family Practice registry confirming contact information

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Nov. 21, 2017 HALIFAX, N.S. – The Need A Family Practice registry is a list of Nova Scotians who do not currently have a family doctor or nurse practitioner. Starting today, Nova Scotia Health Authority will be conducting automated calling over the next couple of weeks to people on the registry. These calls are to confirm the registrant’s contact information and need for a primary care provider.

 

“In order to be able to reach people who do not have a family practice, it’s important to have accurate contact information,” said Shannon Ryan Carson, Director of Primary Health Care, Chronic Disease and Wellness. “This is our regular process to check the information that we have in the registry, so that family practices are able to contact with people when they are accepting new patients.”

 

Nova Scotians who have registered with Need a Family Practice should expect to receive an automated call that will ask them to confirm that someone at that phone number is registered, and that they continue to need a family practice. The caller ID will show up on call display as 000-000-0000.

 

“People change phone numbers or move and, as result, the contact information in the registry is no longer current. We want to ensure that we can reach people when there is a practice that is able to accept them,” said Ryan Carson.

 

Nova Scotians whose contact information has changed since they registered with Need A Family Practice are encouraged to call 811, Monday through Friday, between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., to update their information.

 

People who have not registered yet, and are without a family doctor or nurse practitioner, should also register, ether online at www.needafamilypractice.ca or by calling 811.

 

Media Contact: Kristen Lipscombe Senior Advisor, Media Relations

Cell: (902) 478-9736

Provincial Media Line: 1-844-483-3344

We are pleased to announce that our Waste per capita (per person) numbers came in and we are well below the provincial requested amount of 300 kg/capita.

Thanks to all our residents (Municipality of Shelburne, Town of Shelburne and Town of Lockeport) for their hard work on using less and recycling more.  

Our numbers came in at 282 kg/capita !!