Job Opportunity

The Town of Lockeport is seeking applications from individuals for one term position under a Canada Summer Jobs project. The following details are provided regarding the position:

Travel Counsellor

8 week term – 35 hours/week - $12.55/hour

The successful candidate for this position will work with the Visitor Information Centre staff at the Lockeport Crescent Beach Centre as well as in cooperation with the Community Development Coordinator for the Municipality of the District of Shelburne. The ideal candidate for this position will have knowledge of the Town of Lockeport and surrounding area.

Applicants are invited to submit their resume no later than 12:00 p.m., Friday, July 3, 2020:

  • by mail to P.O. Box 189, Lockeport, NS B0T 1L0
  • by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • or by fax to (902) 656-2935For more information contact Joyce Young at the above noted email address or by telephoning (902) 656-2216 during regular office hours.

 

Only those applicants receiving an interview will be notified.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOVA SCOTIA POWER

Critical Customer Communication Program

Our Critical Customer Communication Program is designed for customers whose health is directly dependent on electricity, such as those requiring oxygen machines or dialysis.

Through this program we provide:

  • Advance notice of planned power outages
  • Contact during unplanned power outages expected to last longer than four hours and information on the cause and the expected time power will be restored
  • Updates if the restoration time changes during the repairs

It's easy to sign up 

All you need is a letter from your doctor or registered medical service provider describing the type of home/critical care you currently receive that is dependent on electricity.

Mail or fax your letter to us

Nova Scotia Power
P.O. Box 910, Halifax, NS, B3J 2W5
Attention: Critical Customer Communication Program

Toll Free Fax 1-888-428-6108  
Attention: Critical Customer Communication Program

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TOWN OF LOCKEPORT

NOTICE

TO PROPERTY OWNERS/OCCUPANTS  

Re: ILLEGAL BURNING WITHIN TOWN LIMITS

Please be advised that Provincial Legislation and Town By-Laws outline the regulations for burning within the Town of Lockeport.  Reports have been received at the Town Office of offences occurring.  We are obligated to report such offences to the Nova Scotia Department of Environment, which may result in substantial penalties.  In an effort to prevent this from happening, as well as looking out for the health and wellbeing of our residents, we are providing you with access to the information pertaining to the regulations as follows:

http://nslegislature.ca/legc/statutes/environment.pdf

http://www.novascotia.ca/just/regulations/regs/envairqt.htm

http://www.lockeport.ns.ca/docs/Open%20Air%20Burning%20By-Law.pdf

Anyone wishing copies of the information can obtain such by visiting the Town Office at 26 North Street, Monday to Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Please note, it is considered an offence for a person to carry out, cause, permit or be responsible for the burning of a designated material without prior written authorization from the Minister or an Administrator of the Nova Scotia Department of Environment.  Designated materials are outlined in the Environment Act as follows:

  1. Tires
  2. Waste dangerous goods as defined in the Dangerous Goods Management Regulations
  3. Used oil as defined in the Used Oil Regulations
  4. Railway ties or other wood treated with wood preservative
  5. Material containing rubber or plastic
  6. Asphalt shingles

To report illegal burning of designated material the Department of Environment phone number is 1-800-565-1633.

As outlined in the Town of Lockeport’s Open Air Fire By-Law, the only open burning permitted within the Town is for the cooking of food in acceptable fire pits, acceptable fireplaces or certified portable barbecuing appliances.

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Thinking of going into business?  Considering a new career?  Expanding your business operations?

There are many resources available to you.

cbdc.ca

swemployment.com

workplaceinitiatives.novascotia.ca

novascotia.ca/businessnavigators

canadabusiness.ca

acadiaecentre.com

futurpreneur.ca

Workplace-Safety-Toolkit.ca

CEED.CA

impactatlantic.ca

empsolutions.ca 

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NOTICE

TOWN OF LOCKEPORT COMMITTEE VACANCIES 

We are looking for volunteers to fill vacancies on Town Committees as follows:

Lockeport & Area July 1st Committee – Unlimited membership and volunteers from outside the Town are welcome.

This Committee is a sub-committee of the Lockeport Recreation Committee.  It meets on an as-needed basis at a time that is convenient for all members. 

If you are interested in working with this group to organize the annual event please submit your expression of interest. 

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All expressions of interest are to be submitted to the Town Office at 26 North Street, PO Box 189, Lockeport NS  B0T 1L0 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Grant Request Applications

Community organizations wishing to be considered for a grant from the Town of Lockeport must apply in writing, completing the attached application form and submitting it to the Town Clerk/Treasurer no later than April 30th of each year.

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Town Office Hours- Monday to Friday

8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Phone (902) 656-2216

Fax (902) 656-2935

P.O. Box 189 - 26 North Street
Lockeport
Nova Scotia, Canada

B0T 1L0

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