Good Neighbours Guide

Living Well in Antigonish

The Town of Antigonish and St. Francis Xavier University welcomes students each fall to start a new academic year. Antigonish is a great place to live and the Town comes alive with spirit and energy when the school year starts. When that time comes, it is important for everyone to understand their community responsibilities. Students, long-term residents, landlords, the Town, and the RCMP can work together to deal with any situation that may arise so everyone's needs are met Meet the amazing people around you while you make yourself at home in your neighborhood and in Antigonish!

Good Neighbours Guide for Students

On behalf of the entire community of Antigonish, if it is your first year here, welcome! If you are a returning student, welcome back! 

In 2021 we are still dealing with a lot in relation to the COVID-19 Pandemic. This year, more than ever our collective actions will ensure that your education at StFX continues uninterrupted and our community stays safe. Please take the time to review our pdf Good Neighbours Guide (557 KB) which will help make sure we all understand our roles and responsibilities in the broader community. 

  pdf Click here to download the Good Neighbours Guide.  (557 KB)

Reporting a Concern

Landlords Information

Please review the following letter from Elizabeth Yeo, VP of Students at StFX University to landlords in Antigonish

The letter reviews the behaviour and expectations of students living off-campus this year. 

  pdf Click here to review the letter to landlords.  (1.99 MB)

More Information

For more information on how we can work together to building community-friendly neighborhoods, please review our guide, pdf Good Neighbours; Strong Neighbourhoods (1.40 MB) .

For issues relating to by-law enforcement, please contact our Department of Corporate Services.

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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