Career Forecast 2018-2023 Out Now!

The Cape Breton Regional Municipality and the CBRM Youth Council have created a Career Forecast for 2018-2023. It features upcoming careers which will be available at the municipality due to an influx of staff approaching the age of retirement.

Twenty-eight employees retired last year, and half of the current CBRM employees are coming upon the age of retirement. Therefore, many job opportunities could be on the horizon creating new opportunity for young adults and skilled professionals in Cape Breton.


Read Career Forecast Here

Cape Breton Regional Municipality

Loonie Fare is Back This Summer!

Take the bus to Dominion Beach, Sydney Waterfront Festival, Bartown Festival, Makin’ Waves and many more summer events for just a dollar each way from July 3rd to September 1st.

Transit office: 902-539-8124

Loonie Fair

Streetlight Out? Report Here

There are over 20,000 streetlights in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality.

CBRM spends approximately $3.7M each year for the rental of these lights.

To Report A Burned Out Streetlight: visit Nova Scotia Power Street Light Repair

or call 1-800-428-6230, press 1

You will need to provide the location of the burned out streetlight.

The civic address of the closest building is a good locator.

There is no charge to the caller for this repair service.

2019 Scotties Tournament of Hearts - Future Stars program

The Future Stars program provides young champions of the future, the opportunity to experience a taste of competitive curling at its very best and meet with the top provincial and territorial teams in the sport.


Future Stars must be between the ages 10 and 16. There is no cost to enter with only one entry per person.


Deadline to apply: Oct. 31, 2018

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Public meeting: boarding kennel and animal sitting on Keltic Drive, Westmount


Boarding Kennel and Animal Sitting

Keltic Drive, Westmount 

The Cape Breton Regional Municipality has scheduled a Public Meeting to gather input on a proposed amendment to the Land Use By-law which would permit kennels and animal sitting establishments along Keltic Drive.  


Public Meeting is scheduled for:

When: Wednesday, June 13th, 2018

Time: 7 p.m.

Where: Sydney-Riverview Y Service Club, 54 Riverdale Drive, Sydney.             

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Wash Brook Watershed Flood Mitigation Measures – Citizen Information Session at Centre 200 this weekend

The Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) will be hosting an information session this Saturday, June 16, 2018 for residents regarding the project update delivered at the CBRM Council meeting on May 29, 2018 pertaining to the Wash Brook Watershed and potential flood mitigation measures for this area. 

Representatives from both the CBRM and engineering firm CBCL will be present.   

When: Saturday, June 16, 2018

Time: 1pm – 3pm

Where: Centre 200, Main Concourse

Call for Expression of Interest - Citizen Representation on Committees

Call for Expressions of Interest - Citizen Representation on Committees

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The Council of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality requires, from time to time, the services of citizens who would be willing to serve as volunteer members on various Committees of Council, or exterior Committees to which CBRM appoints Citizens.  

Currently the CBRM is seeking volunteers on the following Committees:

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Construction commencing on Ferry Street in Sydney on Monday, June 11th

June 7, 2018 

Starting Monday, June 11th, 2018, road work will begin on Ferry Street in Sydney between George Street and the railroad tracks before Open Hearth Park.

This project is expected to continue throughout the summer. Residents are advised that during the construction season there will be full and partial lane and road closures and to please expect traffic delays in this area. Detours and traffic control will be in place. Further updates will be provided as work progresses. 

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CB Transit is experiencing significant delays

June 6


CB Transit is experiencing significant delays due to a motor vehicle accident on the 125 and construction on Seaview Drive today on Route 5 (Sydney, North Sydney, Sydney Mines).

Thank you for your patience.

Transit Office – 902-539-0155


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The CBRM will be selecting students for summer 2018 programs by lottery on Thursday June 7th, 2018. The draw will take place at exactly 5:00 pm. Late submissions will NOT be accepted.

For students who wish to be considered for employment, the following procedure will be followed:

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