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Welcome To Port Hawkesbury

Port Hawkesbury is a town located on the southwestern end of Cape Breton Island, on the north shore of the Strait of Canso in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.  The Town was originally named Ship Harbour (after the harbour which it is located) and is largely a service centre for western Cape Breton Island. Many of its residents work in large industries in an industrial park located in the adjacent community of Point Tupper, Richmond Country.

Port Hawkesbury is a major service centre, located on the beautiful Strait of Canso, and offers a unique blend of economic, cultural and lifestyle opportunities to those living and visiting the area. 

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September 28, 2016
Postponement
All daytime exercise classes (water walking, water fitness and water exercise) will be postponed until October 11, 2016.  For more information,...
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September 27, 2016
Municipal and School Board Elections - October 15 - Important Information
Candidates, Dates & Location of Advance Polls, Polling Stations on Election...
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September 22, 2016
Water Discoloration & Low Water Pressure - Embree Island (East-West-Hillcrest)
Residents of Embree Island East, West, and Hillcrest may experience water discoloration and low pressure for the next week due to maintenance. ...
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September 21, 2016
JOB OPPORTUNITIES AT STRAIT AREA POOL
The Strait Area Pool has openings for Water Safety Instructors and Lifeguards. If interested please bring a resume and credentials to the Pool Office...
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