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Inverness County

The Municipality of the County of Inverness is pleased to welcome to this site 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.

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Former School Board Office For Sale

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 9th, 2019 PORT HASTINGS, N.S. – The Municipality of the County of Inverness ...

Municipality to Contract Solid Waste Collection

INVERNESS COUNTY, NS – The Municipality of the County of Inverness Council passed a motion at the December 5...

Winter Active Application

Inverness County Recreation/Tourism Department is currently inviting community non-profit groups to participate i...

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Monday December 9th, 2019 | 8:55am

NOTICE TO ALL RESIDENTS: The Kenloch Transfer Station and the Municipal Recycling Facility are closing at noon this Thursday, December 12th.

AVIS AUX RÉSIDENTS: Le centre de transfert de déchets Kenloch et le centre de recyclage municipal seront fermés à midi ce jeudi 12 décembre.
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NOTICE TO ALL RESIDENTS: The Kenloch Transfer Station and the Municipal Recycling Facility are closing at noon this Thursday, December 12th.

AVIS AUX RÉSIDENTS: Le centre de transfert de déchets Kenloch et le centre de recyclage municipal seront fermés à midi ce jeudi 12 décembre.

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Someone should use a spell checker. I always thought it was Lake Ainslie.

Sunday December 8th, 2019 | 1:33pm

NOTICE FOR RESIDENTS OF MABOU

Due to residents’ conservation efforts and repairs completed by Municipal staff, the Mabou Water System reservoir is now at a level that provides fire protection. While residents are always encouraged to save water, it is no longer necessary at this time.

The Municipality thanks you for your cooperation.
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Upcoming
Meetings & Events

Dec 07

Demystifying Solar Energy, 10:30am, Dalbrae Academy

Low emission electricity from the sun for Nova Scotia homeowners! Solar Nova Scotia is working…

Dec 05

Regular Council Meeting, 1:30pm, Council Chambers

Regular Council Agenda December 5 2019

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Solid Waste Collection Schedule

There is no waste collection on statutory holidays and retail closing days, as well as Rememberance Day (Nov. 11th). If you are unsure, please visit our Facebook page, view the alert message bar on the top left of this website’s home page, or call 902-787-2274 for more information. The Kenloch Waste Management Facility and the Municipal Recycling Facility will be closed on all holidays.

For garbage routes and the pickup cancellation policy, click here.

 


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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Hours of Operation

Municipal Administrative Building

375 Main Street, Port Hood

Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:00pm

Municipal Recycling Facility

5109 Route 19, Strathlorne

Monday - Friday: 7:00am – 4:00pm

Saturday: 7:00am - 12:00pm

Kenloch Transfer Station

420 West Lake Ainslie Road

Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

Saturday: 8:30am - 12:00pm

EXTRAORDINARY CLOSURES: The Kenloch Transfer Station and the Municipal Recycling Facility will close at noon on December 12th, 2019 due to a staff event. All Municipal buildings are closed on holidays, and there is so solid waste collection on holidays. There will instead be double collection the following week.