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Do you know of an Outstanding Volunteein Antigonish County?

Each year, we call for nominations for outstanding volunteers from our community. From those nominations, one person is selected to represent Antigonish County at the Provincial Volunteer Awards Ceremony in Halifax on April 27, 2020.

To see nomination criteria, click here .

To nominate a volunteer please fill out the Nomination Form

Deadline for nominations is February 7, 2020.

Notice of Change of Regular Council Meeting Dates


Starting in January 2020, Regular Meetings of Council will be held on the second Monday of each month. These meetings are held at 7:30 pm in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Administration Centre  at 285 Beech Hill Road, and are open to the public.

The planned dates for Regular Meetings of Council in 2020 are:

  • January 13, 2020
  • February 10, 2020
  • March 9, 2020
  • April 14, 2020 *on Tuesday due to Easter Monday
  • May 11, 2020
  • June 8, 2020
  • September 8, 2020 *on Tuesday due to Labour Day
  • October 13, 2020 *on Tuesday due to Thanksgiving
  • November 9, 2020
  • December 14, 2020

The agenda for these meetings will be posted on the Municipal Website prior to each meeting.

Municipality Calls Province To Action at Trunk 4 Beech Hill Intersection

Following an emergency meeting on December 9, 2019, Antigonish County Municipal Council has issued an immediate call to action to the Nova Scotia Department of Transportation and
Infrastructure Renewal to modify the intersection at Trunk 4 and Beech Hill Road.

To view the full release, click here:

Antigonish By Choice: Shop Local Campaign

By shopping local this Holiday Season you can enter to win some fabulous prizes from the participating businesses. The contest runs from November 23 – December 20. By spending $10 at any of the participating retail outlets, you can enter your name for the draw. Winners will announced live on 98.9XFM on December 20th.

Expressions of Interest: Antigonish Arena Food Services

Are you a food & beverage service provider looking to establish or expand operations in the Antigonish area? If so, this opportunity may be for you! Antigonish restauranteurs and food service providers are among the best in the business. The Antigonish Arena wants to provide an opportunity for this growing sector to make use of its space and make a home for itself at the Arena.

To view the all the details click here.

Mobi Chair Launch

On July 2, Antigonish County Recreation launched Mobi Chairs at Pomquet Beach. A Mobi Chair will allow a person in a wheel chair or with low mobility to access the beach and go into the water! To read the full release click here.


Property Assessment Notices

Own property in Nova Scotia? PVSC released 2019 property assessment notices. Look for yours in the mail or visit www.pvsc.ca to view detailed information about your assessment on your My Property Report. Contact PVSC if you have questions or want more information

The deadline to appeal your assessment to PVSC is midnight February 14, 2019.

Shop Local: Antigonish By Choice

“The Shop Local: Antigonish By Choice holiday campaign encourages Antigonish residents to shop locally this holiday season. Antigonish offers a diverse range of businesses, services, and independent artisans that contribute to the overall well-being of our community. Simply put, shopping local has a massive multiplier effect on our local economy that results in many positive spinoffs,” said Owen McCarron, Warden of the Municipality of the County of Antigonish.

To read the full media release, visit: Shop Local Antigonish By Choice Campaign Launch

Be sure to follow the Antigonish By Choice Facebook event for updates and contest details! https://www.facebook.com/events/1832411030204899/?notif_t=plan_user_associated&notif_id=1543844257397929