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Call for Applications: Yarmouth Seaport Incorporated Board of Directors

CallforApplication Jan23

We are looking for individuals interested in serving on the new Yarmouth Seaport Incorporated Board of Directors, formerly known as the Yarmouth Area Industrial Commission. The chosen individual would represent the Municipality of Argyle as a director on the board and would provide sound advice and guidance to the management of the corporation and assisting in it's planning and sustainability over the long term.

Ideal candidates should have experience in areas such as the seafood industry, shipping, finance, general business, economic development and tourism. Interested individuals can send their resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before February 12, 2023.

If you have any questions, please contact Scott Surette at 902-648-3293.

Tax Sale - February 7, 2023

Linked below is the Tax Sale Listing for Properties and Land being sold at Public Auction, on February 7, 2023,10:00 AM, at the West Pubnico Legion (668 Highway 335, West Pubnico, NS)

The amounts are subject to change with additional tax sale fees, interest and HST.

Inquiries may be made by calling (902) 648-2311 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Download:  pdf Tax Sale Property Listing (281 KB)

Pubnico Exit Sign Photo / Art Contest

The Municipality of Argyle and the Conseil des arts de Par-en-Bas are running a contest for colour photos or digital/traditional art to be placed on large signs on Highway 103 for the exit to Pubnico (exit 31). Digital art is artistic work created on a digital device, like a computer or tablet. Traditional art includes paintings and drawings, which must be scanned and submitted in a digital format. Examples of exit signs at other locations are provided below.

This exit leads to both East and West Pubnico, so submitted work must represent the communities on both sides of Pubnico Harbour.

Requirements:

  • Images must have been created by the person submitting
  • Images must be in a digital format of at least 15 Megapixels
  • Images must be simple with a large amount of blank space (e.g., water, sky).
  • Each applicant can email us a maximum of 3 landscape format (not portrait) images to be considered.

A panel of judges from the Municipality and Conseil des arts de Par-en Bas will select 3 images and the winning photo will then be chosen by the public.

Artists and photographers of the top 3 images will each receive a prize of $100.

Please email your submissions to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by February 6, 2023.

Include your name, mailing address and phone number. If you have questions, please contact Alix d’Entremont at the email address above or at 902-648-2623.

 Mun. Queens Beach Sign new Glasgow Highway sign graphic design 

News Release: The Municipality of Argyle will benefit from trail upgrades to help bring people back to public spaces safely

News Release from Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency:

The Municipality of Argyle will benefit from trail upgrades to help bring people back to public spaces safely

La municipalité d’Argyle bénéficiera d’améliorations à son sentier afin de ramener les gens dans leurs espaces publics en toute sécurité

"Today, the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Official Languages and Minister responsible for ACOA, announced an investment of $125,000 through the Canada Community Revitalization Fund (CCRF) to the Municipality of Argyle and the Yarmouth County Trail Development Association.

The Municipality of Argyle and the Yarmouth County Trail Development Association will work together to purchase and apply gravel to a 10-kilometre stretch of the Trans Canada Trail from Lower East Pubnico to Pubnico Head.

This part of the trail system is popular among community members as it provides accessible outdoor space for people of all ages and mobility levels to walk, run, cycle, and more. The project will make this trail section safer and join it to other links going north to Yarmouth and to south Shelburne."

"Aujourd’hui, l’honorable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, ministre des Langues officielles et ministre responsable de l’APECA, a annoncé un investissement de 125 000 $ dans le cadre du Fonds canadien de revitalisation des communautés (FCRC) pour la municipalité d’Argyle et la Yarmouth County Trail Development Association.

La municipalité d’Argyle et la Yarmouth County Trail Development Association travailleront ensemble pour acheter et appliquer du gravier sur un tronçon de dix kilomètres du Sentier transcanadien, de Lower East Pubnico à Pubnico Head.

Cette partie du réseau de sentiers est populaire auprès des membres de la collectivité, car elle offre un espace extérieur accessible auxpersonnes de tous âges et de tous niveaux de mobilité pour marcher, courir, faire du vélo, etc. Le projet rendra ce tronçon de sentier plus sûr et le reliera à d’autres liaisons allant vers le nord jusqu’à Yarmouth et vers le sud jusqu’à Shelburne."

Full News Release: https://www.canada.ca/en/atlantic-canada-opportunities/news/2022/06/the-municipality-of-argyle-will-benefit-from-trail-upgrades-to-help-bring-people-back-to-public-spaces-safely.html