Nova Scotia Highway Twinning Consultations

 The provincial government is holding consultations regarding the possibility of twinning highways with the introduction of tolls. Highway 103 from Tantallon to Bridgewater is one section being considered for tolls. The possible toll range being considered is $4.08 to $6.81. The closest consultation to Shelburne – there will be none in Southwestern Nova Scotia – is taking place in Bridgewater:

Bridgewater Best Western

527 Highway 10

Exit 12

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Feb. 7

Highway Twinning 

Press Release from Sealion Shipping

Operators of the MV Toisa Pegasus berthed at the Shelburne Marine Terminal – states operations should not be impacted by Toisa Limited filing for reorganization under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code in the United States.

Press Release Toisa

SSREN looking for Board Members from Shelburne Area

Are you interested in regional economic development and building relationships with economic partners along the South Shore?  The SSREN (South Shore Regional Enterprise Network) is seeking board members from our area with skills/experience in business, industry, corporate governance, financial stewardship, strategic planning, communications, partnership development, stakeholder relations, law, accounting, economic development, or entrepreneurship.  More information on the SSREN Board can be found below.

SSREN Board Package

  Ad for SSREN

SVFD 3-On-3 Road Hockey Challenge

The Shelburne Volunteer Fire Department, in partnership with the Municipality of the District of Shelburne and the Town of Shelburne, will be hosting a 3-on-3 Road Hockey Challenge along Water Street on April 2, 2017.  Get your team together and help support our Fire Fighters!  Registration papers and additional information below.  

SVFD Hockey Registration Package (G)

Heating Assistance Rebate Program

Heating Assistance Rebate Program 2017

Volunteer with the Ladies Auxiliary

The Shelburne Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary is looking for Volunteers. You can become a regular member or volunteer to help with special events from time to time. Contact Kelley Rennehan to get involved and help support our local Fire Department. 

Become a Volunteer!

The Town of Shelburne is currently putting together a list of people who would be interested in volunteering with various community groups, town projects OR for special one-time events. If you can spare a few hours once in a while to help out in the community, let us know. If you are a teenager and want to add some volunteer work to your resume, this is a great place to start!  To Volunteer, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call the Town Office at (902) 875-2991 ext. 8

Proclamation Launch Day 2017

Join us on Friday February 10, 2017

10 AM - 12 PM

Black Loyalist Heritage Centre

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is approaching April 23rd - 29th, 2017 and the Province of Nova Scotia is looking for your choices in the following categories: Youth, Family, and Individual. The deadline for submissions is February 24th, 2017. If you would like to make a nomination, you can email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR you can submit your nomination online at 

Town of Shelburne Grants to Organizations 2017


Each year in the annual operating budget the Shelburne Town Council provides financial grants to non-profit organizations in our community in accordance with the Town's Grants Policy. You can find application forms (that you can fill out digitally or print off) as well as the Grants for Organizations Policy by following this link. The deadline for applications is January 31st, 2017.

Town of Shelburne Grants

Committee Members Wanted

If you are interested in getting involved with your community, the following committees are looking for new members.  Feel free to contact the Town of Shelburne for more information.

New Year's Levee 2017

Christmas Lights Contest

Regional Materials Recovery Facility Holiday Hours

Holiday Waste Collection

Rat Prevention

Here are some helpful facts about rats and tips on how to prevent them from becoming a problem on your property.