"Art In Parks" Proposals now open

As part of the Town of Shelburne's effort to promote Public Art, the Town is seeking proposals for "Art In Parks" as a focus for 2018.  All eligible projects will be located on Town property and will be wholly owned and maintained by the Town once complete.

For more information visit our "Artists" tab under "Living In Shelburne" or click the link below.

Proposals art in parks

Town of Shelburne Report Card 2018

The Town of Shelburne presents the first annual report card on the state of our community. This report card has been developed to provide a snap-shot view of the Town of Shelburne focusing on the community, population and local economy, to highlight opportunities and potential challenges for the coming year. This will be an annual practice, in accordance with the Town Council’s Strategic Plan, with improvements being made each year. The information presented in the report card was compiled from the federal census, the Town’s annual residents survey 2017, the financial condition indicators compiled by the Nova Scotia Department of Municipal Affairs and other external data sources.

Budget Meeting Dates

The Budget Meetings for the Town of Shelburne are scheduled for the following dates:
Monday March 26th @ 6:30 pm
Tuesday March 27th @ 11:00 am
Thursday March 29th @ 6:30 pm
Tuesday April 3rd @ 11:00 am

Public Hearing: By-Laws

Summer Position - Project Manager (Rain Gardens/Environment)

The Town of Shelburne has partnered with the CLEAN Foundation to offer a 9-week full-time position for a Project Manager focusing on Rain Gardens and Environmental Stewardship.  In order to apply, or for more information, click on the link

Project Manager Rain Gardens and Environmental Stewardship Town of Shelburne

Health Care Discussion

Political representatives, community groups, medical professional and individuals are invited to a regional discussion concerning health care in rural Nova Scotia. Interested parties are encouraged to RSVP to the Town of Shelburne at 902-875-2991 ext. 8.


Information Session for B & B's

Import Replacement Meeting

Import Replacement: Local Prosperity for Rural Atlantic Canada

Monday February 26th, 2018

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Shelburne Fire Hall

Policing Services Public Information Session

Health Care Crisis

Attention residents of Shelburne and rural Nova Scotia, the Town of Shelburne would like to share the attached open letter concerning the current health care crisis in rural Nova Scotia. The Town Council is calling on interested participants from across Nova Scotia to come together for a discussion of the rural health care crisis and what needs to be done to address it, focusing on community-based solutions.

Rural Health Care Crisis Letter Public Media Release

Annual Christmas Lights Contest

The Annual Shelburne Christmas Decorations Contest will be judged this Sunday Dec. 17th (alternate date Dec. 18th if bad weather). There will be winners for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and business exterior. Winners will be announced on Facebook and prizes awarded at the New Year's Levee

Christmas Office Closure

The Town Office will be closed from Dec. 25th to Jan. 1st for the Holidays

Fill the Cruiser

The Emergency Services Food Drive "Stuff the Cruiser" for the Shelburne Food Bank will be held on December 2nd and 9th between the hours of 10am and 2pm.  Please come and help donate to the Food Bank with charitable donations of food or money.  The event will take place in the Sobey's parking lot.

New Stop Signs


In response to safety concerns, the Town of Shelburne is in the process of making improvements to our traffic signage. To slow traffic and institute a pattern of alternating stops, the Town is changing the intersections of Ann Street & Harriet Street and George Street & Parr Street from 2-way stops to 4-way stops, effective immediately. Please use caution as residents get used to the changes. Thank you

Shelburne Celebrates Christmas Activities

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2nd Grovestine Memorial Recreation Complex Public Workshop

The Town of Shelburne Community Participation & Volunteerism Committee will be holding a 2nd Grovestine's Complex Workshop to discuss the future of the Roger Grovestine Memorial Recreation Complex.

This workshop will build on the work of participants at the May 31st session. In May, participants brainstormed potential proposals for improvement of the Complex. At this workshop, we will discuss the list developed in May and work towards a recommendation to be presented to the Shelburne Town Council for their consideration.

Monday November 27th, 7 pm
Men's Meeting Room, Shelburne Community Center
63 King Street, Shelburne