Contact Info for the Wolfville Candidates

 

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Acadia Campus and buildings closed to the public

Acadia University campus and buildings are closed to the general public until further notice.

Exceptions are in place for those transporting students, contractors, and service providers.

Here is a link to the Community Information page on their website:

https://www2.acadiau.ca/covid-19/community-information.html

2020 Municipal Election Candidates:

Candidate Nominations closed at 5 pm today, September 8th 2020.  The official number of candidates in the 2020 Municipal Election in Wolfville is 11 candidates for 6 councillor seats, and 2 mayoral candidates.

You can vote as follows and letters will be delivered to all electors at the end of September with voting information:

- electronically, 24-hours per day from home (via the internet or telephone) from October 8th 8.30 am through to October 16th 8 pm - stay home and stay safe and vote!

- at electronic advance polls - October 8th and October 13th at the Lions Club Hall, Elm Avenue (equipment provided)

- using paper ballots on October 17th at the Lions Club Hall, Elm Avenue

 Your candidates are as follows.  Contact information will be shared soon:

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Summer Concert Series Extended

We've been getting great crowds on Sundays at Waterfront Park for the Summer Concert Series, so we're extending it for another three shows!

Sunday, Sept.6th: Daniel McFadyen

Sunday, Sept.13th: Mark Bezanson

Sunday, Sept.20th: Sarah Pound and John Ebata

All shows are 2pm-4pm.

Click Here for the Concert Page

Committee of the Whole Meeting - Sept 1st - Zoom

If you would like to ask a question or make a comment during the Public Input section of the COW meeting or the Special Council Meeting straight after the COW, please email one of the following for a link to the Zoom meeting:

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Thanks.

Acadia University - Community Information

Acadia University has a Community page on its website that includes up to date information regarding the return of students and the protocols in place.

Here is a link to the page:

Acadia Univ - Community info page

Acadia will be updating the community information as changes occur. 

Wolfville Summer Concert Series Update

Mark Riley will be performing this Sunday, August 30th at the Wolfville Waterfront Gazebo (re-scheduled from an earlier rain-out).

Stay tuned for some possible additions to the Summer Concert Series that could take us into September!

Follow on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/2664343683843989

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Wolfville Afterschool Programs

Registration is now open for Wolfville's Fall Afterschool Programs.

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register or for more information.

Pricing below. Click Here for more program details.

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What It's Like to be a Councillor Mayor - Session 2

Welcome to Session 2 of "What it's like to be a Councillor or Mayor". Are you interested in running for Councillor or Mayor in the upcoming election? Do you have questions surrounding what it might be like? Check out our video series and see if some of the questions can be answered by previous Councillors/Mayors.

https://youtu.be/YvGBqWKpkbw 

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Are you Interested in Running for Councillor or Mayor Video

Are you interested in running for Councillor or Mayor in the upcoming election? Do you have questions surrounding what it might be like? Check out our series of video's we will be posting over the next coming weeks!

https://youtu.be/LcmAB1Fp1Vk

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Thinking of Standing as the Mayor or Councillor?

Are you interested in standing as a Councillor or the Mayor of the Town of Wolfville?  See the attached for more information.

Being a candidate

Planning team wins Excellence Award from CIP.

Wolfville’s Planning team led by Director, Devin Lake, received an Award for Planning Excellence for the extensive work carried out during the review of the Town’s Planning Documents with support from Fathom Studios, FoTenn, Hatch Engineering and CBCL.

The Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) has honoured 13 projects, from across Canada, with a 2020 Award for Planning Excellence. The annual awards, which recognize innovation, impact on the profession, overall presentation, and implementation potential, are the highest level of recognition the Institute bestows on professional planning projects.

Mayor Jeff Cantwell was delighted with the news: ‘This is fantastic stuff, well deserved and has to be shouted to the highest!’

Director, Devin Lake advised ‘We are very happy that our work over the last 5 years on the Town’s Planning documents has not only been formally approved by Council, but also recognized by the Institute of Planning; it’s great news!

Click below for the official news release from the Institute:

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Job Vacancy: Community Liaison & Compliance Coordinator

To view the vacancy on our Careers page:

Click here

Job Advert Community Liaison Compliance Coordinator August 2020