Town Council

The historic Town of Shelburne welcomes you to our growing community found on the South Shore of Nova Scotia, just between Yarmouth and Bridgewater.Shelburne has a rich history through the settlements of the United Empire Loyalists and the Black Loyalists in the 1700s.  A short distance out of town you can visit our world renowned Black Loyalist Heritage Centre and experience history at its finest.  Our breathtaking waterfront features many well maintained historic buildings and homes from the settlement era, which are a perfect backdrop for an evening walk. Shelburne has a seafaring history that is deeply entrenched in our community.  We continue that heritage today being the home port to the numerous fishing families, as well as some of Canada’s largest fishing and fish processing companies, that call the Port of Shelburne home.  We are world renowned for our boatbuilding heritage, which you can learn all about in our museums located on the waterfront. Shelburne has a variety of restaurants from family to award winning that offer a variety of foods – especially our seafood.  Check out the award winning craft beer at Boxing Rock Brewing Co.  Shelburne has become an attractive place to live for many looking for a quiet, peaceful and safe rural lifestyle with. Shelburne has a very active Yacht Club located in the third best natural harbour in the world, and noted internationally as one of the very best sailing harbours in the world.  We had the privilege of hosting the International Albacore Regatta in 2019. Together with your elected Councillors, we look to continue to move forward as a community that will grow and prosper.  We urge you to take an active part in your community and reach out to us with your questions or concerns.  Contact information for mayor and council can be found under the Council Members tab on this website.  You can also reach us by phone at 902-875-2991 and leaving a message for us.  All meetings have agendas and minutes posted on our website so that you can stay up to date on what is affecting your Town. 








Town Shelburne Town Council Strategic Plan

Town of Shelburne Report Card 2018