2023 summer jobs



Congratulations to Brent Wilson and Dave McEwan, both returned as Commissioners by acclamation.





Gaelic Awareness Month

Learn a Scottish Gaelic word or phrase a day through May


Click on the Gaelic word to hear how it is pronounced.

May 1st     Welcome      Fàilte

May 2nd    Lobster      Giomach

May 3rd    Cheers!   Slàinte mhath!

May 4th     Bakery    taigh-fuine

May 5th      Water      Uisge

May 6th   Whisky    uisge-beatha

May 7th   Church   Eaglish

May 8th    Thinkers Lodge    Taigh smaointeach

May 9th    Church Street    Sràid Na H-Eaglais

May 10th    Salt Mine   Mèinn salann

May 11th    Water Street     Sràid An Uisge

May 12th   Train Station    Stèisean-rèile

 May 13th      Mother    Màthair

May 14th   Mother's Day   Là nam Màthraichean

May 15th   Ice cream  Reòiteag

May 16th   Father  Athair



For more Scottish Gaelic go to this page

Let us know if you can't find the word you would like to learn and will add into the list. 

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Gathering of the Clans

Ashley MacIsaac 2023 GOCAshley MacIsaac 2023 GOC



Employment Opportunities at the Village of Pugwash


For more information, please go to this page




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 -  since 1959

Oldest Silver Spray Rebekah Lodge in Atlantic Canada, second oldest in Canada - 1887

Home of the award winning Supertunia Bordeaux petunia - 2004

Communities in Bloom - National winner 2014
       - Five Blooms, Silver 201
7 and 2022


Free Wifi service

Pugwash Village Hall, 124 Water Street
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The old CN Train Station, 10222 Durham Street
No password required



It Takes a Village

Current edition

For more information and archived editions, please go to this page





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 and VIC hours

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

Visitor Information Centre
124 Water Street

Monday to Friday
CLOSED/open by chance
Phone: 902.243.2498

Pugwash Library has moved to:
10182 Durham Street
Phone: 902.243 3331

Next Regular Village Commission Meeting

Thursday May 25th at 7pm Annual General Meeting

Monday, 12th June at 7pm.  June Agenda

Regular meetings are generally the second Monday of the month.

The general public is invited to attend any meeting of the Commission but may not participate in any way unless invited to speak by the Commission.

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 commission 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!

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