Health Care Crisis

Attention residents of Shelburne and rural Nova Scotia, the Town of Shelburne would like to share the attached open letter concerning the current health care crisis in rural Nova Scotia. The Town Council is calling on interested participants from across Nova Scotia to come together for a discussion of the rural health care crisis and what needs to be done to address it, focusing on community-based solutions.

Rural Health Care Crisis Letter Public Media Release

Annual Christmas Lights Contest

The Annual Shelburne Christmas Decorations Contest will be judged this Sunday Dec. 17th (alternate date Dec. 18th if bad weather). There will be winners for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and business exterior. Winners will be announced on Facebook and prizes awarded at the New Year's Levee

Christmas Office Closure

The Town Office will be closed from Dec. 25th to Jan. 1st for the Holidays

Fill the Cruiser

The Emergency Services Food Drive "Stuff the Cruiser" for the Shelburne Food Bank will be held on December 2nd and 9th between the hours of 10am and 2pm.  Please come and help donate to the Food Bank with charitable donations of food or money.  The event will take place in the Sobey's parking lot.

New Stop Signs


In response to safety concerns, the Town of Shelburne is in the process of making improvements to our traffic signage. To slow traffic and institute a pattern of alternating stops, the Town is changing the intersections of Ann Street & Harriet Street and George Street & Parr Street from 2-way stops to 4-way stops, effective immediately. Please use caution as residents get used to the changes. Thank you

Shelburne Celebrates Christmas Activities

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2nd Grovestine Memorial Recreation Complex Public Workshop

The Town of Shelburne Community Participation & Volunteerism Committee will be holding a 2nd Grovestine's Complex Workshop to discuss the future of the Roger Grovestine Memorial Recreation Complex.

This workshop will build on the work of participants at the May 31st session. In May, participants brainstormed potential proposals for improvement of the Complex. At this workshop, we will discuss the list developed in May and work towards a recommendation to be presented to the Shelburne Town Council for their consideration.

Monday November 27th, 7 pm
Men's Meeting Room, Shelburne Community Center
63 King Street, Shelburne

Employment Opportunity

Physical Activity & Community School Coordinator

Click on this link for more information  Physical Activity & Community School Coordinator Job Description April 2017

To apply, contact Sarah Mattatall, Manager of HR This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Public Consultation Meeting

A Public Meeting will be held on Monday, November 6th, 2017 at 7:00 pm, with regard to potential Off-Highway Vehicle Routes through the Town.

The purpose of this meeting will be to consider potential routes and gather public input to be presented to the Town Council.

 DATE:    Monday, November 6th, 2017, at 7:00 pm 

PLACE:    Men’s Meeting Room                 Shelburne Community Centre                 168 Water Street                 Shelburne, NS

Public Meeting on Health Care

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CP & V Committee is looking for 2 new members

The CP & V Committee (Community Participation & Volunteerism Committee) is looking for 2 new members. The committee meets once a month. If you are interested, send us a message or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Upcoming Paving Projects

Lahave Paving Ltd. will be in Shelburne working on several paving projects starting the first week of October, weather permitting. Expect traffic delays on Water Street and disruption of traffic on Cornwallis Street (between George and Charlotte) and Charlotte Street (between Cornwallis and Parr). If you have private paving you need done while Lahave Paving Ltd. is in the area they can be reached at 902-543-7283. Your patience while the work is underway is greatly appreciated.

Milling work is expected to begin Friday Sept.29th.  Expect traffic delays.

Public Consultation Meeting

There will be a Public Consultation Meeting by the Independent Commission on Effective Electoral Representation of Acadian and African Nova Scotians in Shelburne on Sept. 11, 2017 from 6:30-8:30 pm at the Black Loyalist Heritage Centre

Tall Ships 2017 Thank You


The Town of Shelburne wants to express their gratitude to all those involved with the Rdv2017 Tall Ships Regatta Event in Shelburne on August 14th & August 15th. Your hard work, effort and involvement was greatly appreciated in making this Canada 150 Event a memorable success!

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Remembrance Day Wreaths 2017

The Town of Shelburne is accepting orders for Remembrance Day Wreaths until Aug. 25th, 2017.  If you would like a wreath, please fill out the form below or stop into the Town Office.

Remembrance Day Wreaths Order Form

Tall Ships Lobster Supper

As part of the #RDV2017 Tall Ships visit, we are having an Outdoor community style Lobster Supper at the new Shelburne Guild Hall with musical guests the Jazz Dabblers.
Date: Monday, August 14thTime: 5pm to 7pm (Two settings 5pm & 6pm)
Location: Guild Hall (11 Maiden Lane)
Cost: $20 per personYour $20 per person ticket includes a whole steamed lobster with butter, coleslaw, potato salad, drink, locally sourced seasonal dessert and festive lobster bib. 
Tickets can be purchased through the Town of Shelburne in person at the Town Office (168 Water Street) or online by credit card and selecting the Tall Ships Lobster Supper payment option at:
Catering services provided by Megan Egan & Steven Graham.