Mission: 

The Department of Community Development strives to create a sustainable community that supports the growth of the Town and broader community's social, cultural, environmental, and economic prosperity. 

Values:

Department of Community Development Values: Inclusive, Accessible, Creative, Accountable, Trusted, Transparent, Supportive.

The Department:

The Town of Antigonish has modified its internal structure by introducing a new Department of Community Development to continue to enhance service delivery for residents and businesses. Departments included in the Department of Community Development include: 

  • Parks and Recreation
  • Beautification 
  • By-Law Enforcement 
  • Marketing, Communications & Events
  • Antigonish Volunteer Fire Department

The Director of Community Development also serves as the main point of contact for:

Projects facilitated by the Department of Community Development will focus on enhancing the overall quality of life for residents in Antigonish and surrounding communities by creating an environment that encourages new development, promotes entrepreneurship, and fosters our cultural well-being, as well as community pride.

With the introduction of this new Department, the Town can take a more active role in implementing effective strategies that will build a healthy and economically prosperous community. The Town will look for new opportunities to build networks within the community in order to gain insight on how to plan effectively for the future.

Contacts:

Director: Steve Scannell
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Phone:902-318-1378

Marketing, Communications & Events Officer: Kate Gorman
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Phone: 902-318-6758

Enforcement Officer/Traffic Authority: Shaun Smith
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Phone: 902-870-0881

Enforcement Officer/Animal Control: John Pellerin 
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Phone: 902-870-7503

Manager Parks & Recreation: Tricia Cameron
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Phone: 902-863-7612

Active Living Coordinator: Emily Stephenson
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Phone: 902-318-4048

Destination Development Coordinator: Laura Bray
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Phone: 902-318-1855

Town Fire Chief: William P. Chisholm 
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Phone: 902-318-6758

Community Partners:

Eastern District Planning Commission:

For more information about EDPC, visit: www.edpc.ca
To schedule an appointment with a planner or inspector, please contact:
John Bain
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Phone: 902-625-5364 or Toll-Free 1-888-625-5361

To schedule an appointment with a building inspector, please contact:
Jonathan Martin
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Phone: 902-631-3473

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Get in Touch

Town of Antigonish
274 Main Street
Antigonish, Nova Scotia
Canada B2G 2C4

Phone: (902) 863-2351
Fax: (902) 863-0460 / (902) 863-9201

Town Hall hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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