Municipality of the County of Inverness
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Welcome To
Inverness County

The Municipality of the County of Inverness is pleased to welcome our constituents, the business community, tourists and those considering relocating to our world renowned beautiful county. This web site is designed to communicate information on Inverness County to residents and non-residents.

Inverness County, Canada’s Musical Coast, comprises the entire western coastline of Cape Breton Island, including the world famous Cabot Trail and reaches inland as far as the beautiful Bras d’Or Lakes. Canada’s Musical Coast is a string of beautiful communities and majestic coastline vistas bound together by musical traditions.

Planning a Visit?

Check out our official tourism website.

Featured News

Inverness County Active Transportation Plan

Your input is needed! What would improve walking and cycling conditions in Inverness County? A series o...

The Great Trail Day Event: Video and Photos

2017 not only marked the 150th anniversary of Confederation, it's also the year we reached 100% national connecti...

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Tuesday November 13th, 2018 | 1:29pm

***Attention Water Utility Customers of Judique***

The boil water advisory has been lifted.

We would like to thank you for your patience.

Friday November 9th, 2018 | 2:22pm

Strait Area Transit is a non-profit community based transit system created in 2008 to provide inclusive, safe, reliable and accessible transportat on to the residents of Richmond County, Inverness County and the Town of Port Hawkesbury.
Now 10 years old and still going strong, SAT is developing a new 3-year business plan and would like to invite you to a drop-in community engagement session to share your ideas and feedback to help us plan for the future.
Feel free to drop-in for a few minutes or stay longer if
time permits .
DATE: November 29, 2018
TIME: 10:30am- 1:30pm
LOCATION: Port Hawksbury Civic Centre
If you are interested in attending and require transportation, feel free to get in touch.
We hope you are able to drop by and share your thoughts!

Friday November 9th, 2018 | 9:09am

Garbage Collection Notice

There will be no garbage collection on Monday, November 12th. Our staff will be observing the Remembrance Day Holiday.

We will be collecting two weeks worth of Garbage the following Monday, November 19th

We apologize for any inconvenience.

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Active Transportation Plan

Your input is needed!

Many residents throughout Inverness County spend time on the trails for recreation, and now the Municipality is looking for ways to make it easier for people to walk and cycle as part of their daily routines. The Plan will provide residents and visitors with improved options for safe and enjoyable non-motorized transportation and create new physical connections within each community centre in the County. A series of open house events will be held the week of November 27 – November 30.

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Employment Opportunities

The Municipality of the County of Inverness is looking for energetic and dynamic professionals to join our team. Positivity, people skills, and big picture thinking are attributes that are of high priority.

Situated on the western and northern part of Cape Breton Island and bordered by the Gulf of St. Lawrence and the Bras d’Or Lakes, the area offers a perfect balance of nature, culture, history and community. The County of Inverness is industrious, with the fishing, culture, agriculture, forestry, and tourism sectors creating numerous employment opportunities.

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