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Low-Income Property owners may be granted a maximum yearly tax reduction of $225


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CBRM POLL: Crop Cultivation & Processing in Manufacturing Areas


Agricultural crop cultivation and processing should be allowed in areas where manufacturing is permitted/occurring, provided the harvested crop is processed at the same site.

Please answer yes or no here: https://goo.gl/forms/wCGPdHvEcCu8pQZF3

BACKGROUND:The Federal Government has legalised the cultivation, processing, retailing and consumption of cannabis for recreational purposes.

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Mobile Payments for Parking now available in CBRM

HotSpot Parking App - The HotSpot Parking App is now available in CBRM at all meters.

The HotSpot Parking App offers users a mobile parking app at a monthly or annual fee for the convenience of paying for your parking on your mobile device. 

HotSpot gives drivers more convenience when parking by:

  • Notifying users when their meter is close to expiring
  • Giving users the option to add more time up to the maximum for the space
  • Giving users the option to cancel their session early and be refunded for any unused time
  • Providing users with a code on each meter 

Additional information to remember:

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2018-2019 Multisport

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MutliSport Calendar CBRM 2018



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Roadwork starting on Monday at Churchill and Alexandra intersection in Sydney for traffic light installation

Thursday, October 11, 2018 

Initial roadwork activity will begin Monday October 15, 2018, as part of a traffic light installation at the intersection of Churchill Drive and Alexandra Street in Sydney. 

Work is expected to last the entire week. Traffic control measures will be in place. 

Please note that this is the initial roadwork – an official announcement will be issued through the Traffic Authority prior to the lights being activated. Until such time, the intersection will remain a four way stop.

It's Fire Prevention Week!

As “Fire Prevention Week” approaches, the Cape Breton Regional Fire & Emergency Service, Prevention Division encourages residents to “Look. Listen. Learn.”

We have lots of important information to share with you this week:

1. Heating safety

There is something about the winter months and curling up with a good book by the fireplace. But did you know that heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fire deaths? With a few simple safety tips and precautions you can prevent most heating fires from happening.

Read the Heating Safety information here.


2. Smoke Alarms

Smoke Alarms are a KEY part of a home fire escape plan. When there is a fire, smoke spreads fast. Working smoke alarms give you early warning so you can get outside quickly. 

Read the Smoke Alarm Safety Information Here. 

Mayor & Council to honour local Cadet Units with ‘Freedom of the City’ Ceremony on Saturday 

CBRM Mayor Cecil Clarke and Council are pleased to invite the public to our bestowing ceremony of the ‘Freedom of the City’, the City’s highest honour, to our local CBRM Cadet Units.

The ceremony will take place at City Hall on the Esplanade in Sydney, on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 1 p.m. (1300 hours).

All Cadet Corps and Squadrons will parade from the Joan Harris Cruise Pavilion, along the Esplanade, arriving at City Hall for 1p.m.  

Granting Freedom of the City is the highest honour a city can bestow. This historic tradition signifies a city’s trust in a military unit, organization or dignitary and serves as an official welcome, granting the freedom to parade or visit the city at leisure, allowing them the privilege to march into the city "with drums beating, colours flying, and bayonets fixed".

The following Cadet Units will be receiving the distinct honour, ‘Freedom of the City’, from the Cape Breton Regional Municipality:

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An informal public meeting will be held on

Thursday, October 11th at 7 pm at St. George’s Church Hall, 52 Nepean Street, Sydney

to discuss the possibility of amending the Secondary Planning Strategy and Land Use Bylaw for Sydney’s North End. 

 Specifically, the discussion will focus on the possibility of allowing St. George’s Church Hall to be repurposed as the location of a microbrewery cidery and a cidery “tasting room”.  The current policies of the North End Planning Strategy do not allow for such a use in that location.  For that reason, the policies must be amended if the proposed cidery is to proceed.  Please note that is proposed that the cidery be located only in the building currently used as a church hall; St. George’s Church itself is not part of this proposal.   

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Fire Prevention Week: Oct 7-13, 2018

Fire Prevention Week 2

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“CB Transit Reminder: No Service on Thanksgiving (Sunday or Monday) 

There will be no Transit service or Handi-Trans service this Sunday, October 7th or Monday, October 8th, 2018 due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.

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