Municipality of the District of Guysborough

Residents' News

2015/2016 Municipal Grants to Organizations 

Each year the Municipality is required to publish a list of grants given to community organizations over the course of the fiscal year. The list of recipients are found here 15/16 Community Grants.pdf
June 25, 2016
On Saturday, June, 25, 2016 the newly constructed wing on the Guysborough Memorial Hospital was unveiled and Dr. Anita Foley was honored by her community as the wing shares her name sake. 
The Guysborough Journal featured a great story summarizing the event which can be read here:
Public Notice
Beaver Dam Mine Project — Federal Funding Available

The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency (the Agency) is making available funding to support participation of the public and Indigenous groups in the federal environmental assessment of the Beaver Dam Mine Project, located in Marinette, Nova Scotia.

Funding is available for eligible individuals and groups to enable their participation in upcoming steps of the environmental assessment, which include reviewing and providing comments on the Environmental Impact Statement or on the summary thereof, the draft Environmental Assessment Report, and on potential environmental assessment conditions.

Applications received by February 24, 2016 will be considered. Recipients and the amount of funding allocated will be announced at a later date.

To apply for funding or for more information on the project and the environmental assessment process, visit the Agency's website at (registry reference number 80111) or contact the Participant Funding Program by writing to or by calling 1-866-582-1884.

The Proposed Project
Atlantic Gold Corporation is proposing the construction, operation, decommissioning, and reclamation of an open pit gold mine in Marinette, Nova Scotia. The Beaver Dam Mine Project (the Project) would have an ore production rate of 5480 tonnes per day, over a four-year period. Ore from the Project would be crushed and transported 37 km by road to the Moose River (Touquoy) mine for processing. Components of the Project would include an open pit, a materials storage facility, mine haul roads, mine infrastructure for crushing and haul-out, and road upgrades.

Public Hearing Notice 
Proposed Dissolution of the Town of Mulgrave

Please be advised that the Town of Mulgrave has applied to the Utility and Review Board for a Preliminary Order to dissolve the Town. 
It will be held at the Mulgrave Fire Hall on Tuesday, December 1 at 1:00 p.m. 
All are welcome. Please see the attached notice by clicking the following link Notice of Hearing