CBRM News

Construction Advisory: Tues, Feb 6

Overhead arms for traffic lights are now being installed at the Churchill and Alexandra Street intersection in Sydney.

Poles and arms are being erected but will not be operational for another few weeks.

An official announcement will be issued through the Traffic Authority prior to the lights being activated. Until such time, the intersection will remain a four way stop.

CB Transit Notice:

Tues, Feb 6th, 2019

The 8pm CBU Express Route running from Sydney to Glace Bay this evening (Tues, Feb 06) is cancelled.

Regular route 1 schedule still in effect, arriving at CBU 8:30pm.

CB Transit notice

Monday, January 28, 2019 

Additional times added to several routes, as well as changes to Saturday schedules.

Changes are now in effect.
New Saturday times start on February 2nd.

 Updated schedules on CBRM website: http://cbrm.ns.ca/transit

SUMMARY OF CHANGES:

  • Route 1 - CBU Express (from Dorchester to CBU & back) will have 4 buses continuously throughout the morning, and also now 4 buses in the evening (up from 3 buses). Continuing the 15-20 minute intervals. Regular route 1 timetable remains the same. 
  • Route 5 - Additional times added. Saturday timelines have changed.  
  • Route 9 - Additional times added. Saturday timelines have changed.  
  • Route 10/13 - Changes to Saturday timelines

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATION SESSIONS

CAP (Capped Assessment Program of Nova Scotia)  

The CBRM invites residents for two public information sessions regarding the current CAP program and it’s effect on residents.  

WHERE: CBRM Community Room, City Hall, 320 Esplanade
WHEN: Sunday, January 27th, 2019
TIME: 2pm – 4pm, and 6pm - 8pm 
 

The sessions will include:

  • A presentation on the current CAP system
  • Information about CAP options
  • PVSC (Property Valuation Services) will be a presenting information on how market value is determined
  • Representatives from CBRM and PVSC will be on hand to answer questions

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CBRM Activities for Bell Let's Talk Day

Lets Talk

 

The CBRM extends an invitation to the public to join us and the conversation on mental health: Wednesday, January 30th, 2019 for Bell Let’s talk day.

Bell Let’s Talk is an initiative implemented by Bell Aliant to get Canada’s conversation started about mental illness, with a focus on their “four pillars”,Anti-stigma, Care and Access, Research, and Workplace health.

 

Events open to all include:

  • A Flag raising at 11:45 am in front of City Hall with a light lunch to follow.
  • A guest speaker starting at 12:15pm. Keith Anderson: Keith will be speaking about his experience with mental illness, sharing stories of challenges, inspiration, and celebration.

Please RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to attend the lunch and guest speaker.

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How Can the Municipality Better Support Cape Breton Start-Ups?

A Conversation with the Cape Breton Regional Municipality: How Can the Municipality Better Support Cape Breton Start-Ups?

Thursday, February 7th

Mayor Cecil Clarke,
Director of Technology, John MacKinnon,
and members of council will take part in a round table discussion focusing on the Cape Breton start-up ecosystem and how CBRM support can help shape growth.

It is a free event and open to the public.

RSVP to Holly at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Wednesday, February 6, 2019.

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Today CBRM and Wałbrzych, Poland, signed a Partner City Agreement!

WATCH VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvHbIAnuB8g

Streamed live from Whitney Pier Memorial Middle School and Wałbrzych, Poland.

More details: http://cbrm.ns.ca/sealing-cbrm-s-partnership-with-walbrzych-poland.html 

 

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CB Transit Update (7pm)

CB Transit update:

All routes will be cancelled for the remainder of the evening, starting at 8pm. 

No further departures from Dorchester after 8pm.

 

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CB Transit is still running as of 5:20pm, however there are several updates to routes for the evening due to weather: 

Route 1 – Travelling main roads only. Reserve and Dominion out of service temporarily.

Route 3 & 4 - NO service

Route 5 – Service to Sydney and North Sydney temporarily stopped

Route 8 – Main streets only, side streets will be temporarily stopped

Route 9 – Main streets only

Route 10 & 13 – some side streets may not be accessible

Route 11 & 12 – some side streets may not be accessible 

 

CBU express buses are not in service this evening 

A further update will be provided at 7pm.

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City Hall will be closing today (Weds, Jan 9) at 3:30 pm