Election for Village Commission and Annual General Meeting of the electors - cancelled

Please be advised, by order of the honourable Chuck Porter, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Village Annual General Meeting and Commission elections are postponed until the provincial state of emergency is lifted. These will be rescheduled and held within 90 days of the lifting of restrictions.




Tennis courts open Monday May 25th

Until restrictions are eased off further, access is by pre-booking only

Instructions, guidelines click here




Eaton Park is now open for public use. 

Social distancing of 2m (6') must be maintained.  No more than two people to a picnic table.  The playground and tennis courts remain CLOSED.  Please keep away from the fenced area until boardwalk repairs are complete.




70th annual Pugwash Gathering of the Clans cancelled

Pugwash, Nova Scotia - Due to rising concerns and restrictions around the spread of COVID-19, the Pugwash Village Commission regrets to announce that the 70th annual Pugwash Gathering of the Clans and Canada Day celebrations in Pugwash Nova Scotia are cancelled for July 1st, 2020.

Full press release here


HarbourFest is also cancelled for 2020



Recent document from Halifax Regional Municipality

Good general information for businesses, communities and vulnerable individuals which lists provincial and federal funding sources for covid-19 related financial assistance for workers and employers.  Please note that this was produced with the best information available at the time.  Some programs may not be listed.

Download here



The Commissioners and staff at the Village of Pugwash would like to remind the public that the Village Hall, the tennis/basketball courts and the old train station are all CLOSED to the public until further notice. Staff can be contacted by phone (902 243 2946) or email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). 

There is no drop off or pick-up available at the Village Hall without making an appointment.

There is free wi-fi available at the Village Hall.  Please maintain a safe distance of at least 6 feet
from other users.  Please respect the area and use the provided garbage containers.  The area is under video surveillance.

The wi-fi at the train station is temporarily disconnected while maintenance work is being done.  We will get that reconnected as soon as possible.  We appreciate your patience.

If you require internet help, please phone the Clerk for assistance.

All documents  previously published with deadlines are under review and will likely be extended.  Please refer to the village website or social media for further information or contact the Clerk for clarification.

Keep safe and stay well.




Letter to Nova Scotians from Dr. Robert Strang, Chief Medical Officer of Health

Click here





COVID-19 Information

Frequently asked questions to support the Nova Scotia Public Health Protection Act Order

Click here



Wifi service at the Village Hall is available at:  PugwashFreeWIFI

No password necessary





The public is asked to keep away from the park boardwalk and shoreline as we make arrangements to make repairs to the damage done during post tropical storm Dorian. 

Please obey signs and barricades erected for your information and safety.




website maintenance

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.

Village Hall/Library hours - Spring

Clerk Treasurer's Office
Monday to Friday
9am to 1pm or by appointment
Phone: 902.243.2946
e-mail: villagecommission@

Visitor Information Centre
Open by chance or appointment
Phone: 902.243 2088


CLOSED until further notice

Monday 11am to 4pm
Tuesday  11am to 4pm
Wednesday  2-7pm
Thursday  2-7pm
Friday  noon-5pm
Saturday  10am to 1pm
Sunday  CLOSED
Phone: 902.243 3331



Next Regular Village Commission Meeting

Monday, June 8th at 7pm.

The meeting willbe held via Zoom and facebook live

Meetings are generally the second Monday of the month. 

Any meeting that falls on a holiday will be postponed to the next (third) Monday of the month. There is no meeting in July.  Proposed agenda is published the Friday before a meeting, Monday noon time latest. The agenda may be amended by the commisison at the beginning of the regular meeting.

For more information on meetings, please go to this page    

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New webcams will be installed in the next few weeks. 

Watch this space for updates!

Pugwash Weather

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