Commission Election - Saturday, August 6th

Commissioners' three year terms are staggered, so every year at least one Commissioner's term is up for election.This year there were two positions available. One was filled. Nomination papers for the remaining position are available from the Clerk at the Village Hall.

To be eligible to run as commissioner, you must live inside the village limits, be over 18 and a Canadian citizen. Commissioners are volunteers who are willing to give up a little bit of time to make the decisions that affect the whole village and for the benefit of the village as a whole. If you are interested in being involved in a very exciting part of the Village of Pugwash's development and growth as a community, pick up your nominating form as soon as possible.



Pugwash is Number One!!

First conference on nuclear disarmament - Thinkers Lodge, Pugwash 1957

Pugwash Conference shares Nobel Peace Prize - 1995

First community in North America with bilingual street signs - 1951

First memorial to a Canadian-born female in Canada - 1870

Only underground salt mine in Nova Scotia - 1959

Home of the award winning Supertunia Bordeaux petunia - 2004

Communities in Bloom - National winner 2014




Pugwash is an exciting and vibrant village on the North Shore of Nova Scotia offering a variety of activities. Shoppers have a selection of unusual gift stores including Seagull Pewter and Basic Spirit outlets. For art lovers we have The Mixed Palette art group, the Jean Wallace Gallery and Horton House Gallery. Outdoors people can swim at one of our many fine beaches, hike our trails or golf at one of Canada’s top one hundred courses.

Natural elements abound, leaving first time visitors in awe. Even local people, who see seasons come and go, marvel at the natural beauty. Mild winters slide into spring then give way to endless summers ... warm water, beautiful days, and crystal clear night skies. Don't forget Indian summer. Its warm days and cool nights are perfect for enjoying stunning fall colours.

Website rebuild

The Village website is in the process of being re-built. 

Pugwash and area not for profit organizations will be included as before.  If you wish to be included as a new listing or update your old one, please send your information to the Village Clerk.

Gathering of the Clans

Mary Jane Lamond and Wendy MacIsaac will headline the evening entertainment at the Gathering of the Clans on July 1st.  The Canada Day theme this year, the Gathering's 65th anniversary, is:  "Get Your Tartan On!".

For more information, please go to this page.

Next Regular Village Commission Meeting

Monday August 15th at 7pm

The Pugwash Village Commission meets on the third Monday of the month except when a public holiday, like Heritage Day (February) or (sometimes) Victoria Day (May).  The meeting is at 7pm in the Board Room of the Pugwash Village Hall. The Commission does not meet in July.

For more information, please visit this page.


Village Hall/Library hours - Summer

Clerk Treasurer's Office
Monday to Friday
9am to 4pm
(closed for lunch)

C@P Site and VIC
9am to 6pm everyday except:
Fridays: 9am to 8pm
Sundays:  11am to 4pm

Tuesday  noon - 5pm
Wednesday  2-7pm
Thursday  2-7pm
Friday  noon-5pm
Saturday  9am-2pm
Sunday  CLOSED




Two of the Village security cameras are available for public access. 

User name is: pugwash
No password is required

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Pugwash Weather




Humidity: 97%
Wind: SSW at 11.27 km/h
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