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To explain the proposed increase to the Municipality of Clare’s area rate for fire protection in the 2019-20 fiscal year, there will be a Public Information Session regarding the Municipality’s adoption of the Volunteer Fire Service Vehicle Assessment on Monday, April 15, at 6 p.m. at the Clare Veterans Centre (9938 Highway 1, Saulnierville, NS). Representatives from the consultancy firm Emergency Management & Training Inc., Clare’s volunteer fire departments and the Municipality of Clare will be on hand to present the assessment and to talk about its impacts on rate payers within the Municipality.

Click here for the report from Emergency Management & Training Inc.

Great news! Meteghan Family Park is expected to reopen on Monday, April 22! If you wish add your name to the Meteghan Family Park volunteer bank, please contact the municipal office at (902) 769-2301 or at . Dr. Harold Boudreau wishes to thank the community for your support and your patience throughout the process.

SAFETY NOTICE – Demolition of Buildings and Structures Located at 7578 Highway 1, Meteghan, NS

To ensure the safety of the residents of the community, the Municipality of Clare will proceed with the removal of any aging and precarious buildings from the site of the Clare ecoparc as of Wednesday, April 10. In addition to security reasons, a refurbished property will add value to the land and to the surrounding vicinity and will help attract new business activity to the site.


On this International Day of La Francophonie, the Council of the Municipality of Clare wishes to commemorate an important anniversary for all of Canada and for the residents of Clare. The year 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Official Languages Act. This law identifies French and English as Canada’s official languages. As the only municipality in Nova Scotia that conducts business and offers services in both official languages, we recognize the importance of communicating with our Acadian and francophone residents—as well as our anglophone residents—in their first language today and for many years to come. 

The 2019 fire-risk season begins March 15, 2019. Burning permits can be acquired at no cost from the fire chief in your area.

Havelock: Laurie Moses, 902-841-1289
Hectanooga: Fred Muise, 902-649-2739
Little Brook: Michel LeBlanc, 902-769-2480
Meteghan: Alain Comeau, 902-769-7568
Richfield: Eldon White, 902-761-2140
St. Bernard: Daniel Gaudet, 902-841-0413
Salmon River: Daniel Kiley, 902-307-9451
Southville: Doug Cromwell, 902-308-2258

Please check www.novascotia.ca/burnsafe daily for permission to burn. Always supervise your burning, have suitable equipment to extinguish the fire on site and be safe.

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Little Brook, Nova Scotia
B0W 1Z0

Phone: 902-769-2031
Fax: 902-769-3773

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