- City Hall
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Sydney, Nova Scotia
August 23, 2016
•Nomination Papers can be filed with the Returning Officer by appointment only from September 6th to 12th during regular business hours.
•Official Nomination Day is Tuesday, September 13th and nominations can be filed with the Returning Officer between 9 am and 5 pm. Even though no appointment is necessary, it is recommended that candidates make an appointment.
August 12, 2016
The Preliminary List of Electors has been prepared for the October 15, 2016 Municipal and School Board Elections. Eligible voters are now able to confirm whether or not they are on the Preliminary Voters' List using an online Electronic Voter Lookup tool on this site: http://www.cbrm.ns.ca/elections2016-am-i-on-the-list.html
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO VOTE?
Every person who:
(a) is the full age of eighteen years on the first advance polling day (October 5);
(b) is a Canadian Citizen on the first advance polling day; and
(c) has been ordinarily resident in the Province of Nova Scotia for a period of six months immediately preceding the first advance polling day (April 5); and
(d) is ordinarily resident in the municipality and has been since immediately before the first advance polling day.
And who is not otherwise disqualified as per Section 15 of the Act.
ATTENTION 18 YEAR OLDS
If you will be turning 18 years of age on or before October 5th, 2016, please contact the Returning Office before August 30th to make sure your name is on the List.
August 2, 2016
Sydney, NS – Firefighters from the Cape Breton Regional Municipality won gold medals at the Atlantic FireFit Championships in Summerside, PEI this past weekend. All gold medal winners for each category automatically qualify to compete at the 2016 National Championships in September in Spruce Meadows, Alberta.
The FireFit Championships is a competition based on firefighting tasks commonly performed in emergency situations.
CBRM firefighters brought home three gold medals. Kylie Ballah won the gold medal in the female competition with a time of 3:07. Kylie Ballah and Todd Ballah also won the gold for the mixed two-person relay competition with a time of 2:13.