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Municipal Government

Municipalities are a responsible order of government accountable to the people! This section outlines the history of local government in Nova Scotia, the relationship between municipalities and the province, and the municipal electoral process. You will also find contacts information for the province’s municipalities.

Local Government


Learn about the history since the 1800s and the roles and responsibilities for today's municipalities.

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Municipal Elections

Election Information

Learn about municipal and school board elections and find information on results from the 2012 elections.

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Municipal Contact


Find contact information for municipal officials and municipal staff working in Nova Scotia municipalities and villages.

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Interactive Map


Locate Nova Scotia's counties and municipalities and find community statistics and contacts.

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