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The Community Development and Recreation Department has teamed up with Liverpool Adventure Outfitters and Nimrod’s Campground to host kayaking classes for those 12+. This program will take place on August 29th at Nimrod’s Campground. Classes are 2 hours each and will teach participants the basics of kayaking. All equipment is provided. Classes cost $40 per person. Class times are: 8:30am, 10:45am, 1:15pm, 1:30pm. Class times can be chosen during the registration process. Registration forms are available online at under the Residents tab in the Community Development & Recreation section. Registration closes August 11th. There is a minimum registration number needed for this program to take place. For more information, call Kerri at 902-522-2598 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Today is Emancipation Day! It marks the actual day in 1834 that the Slavery Abolition Act of 1833 came into effect across the British Empire.
Therefore, each August 1, Canadians are invited to reflect, educate and engage in the ongoing fight against racism and discrimination.
Emancipation Day celebrates the strength and perseverance of Black communities in Canada.

MEETING: St Mary’s Municipal Council
Committee of the Whole
DATE: Wednesday, August 2nd, 2023
TIME: 4:00 pm
PLACE: St. Mary’s Municipal Council
Chambers, Sherbrooke, NS

1. Call to Order
2. Roll Call
3. Additions to the Agenda
4. Approval of the Agenda
5. Approval of Minutes: Committee of the Whole, July 19th, 2023
6. Business Arising from Minutes
7. Presentation
a. RCMP Quarterly Update– Corporal Michon
b. Active Transportation Plan – Upland Planning & Design
8. Other Matters of Business
a. Human Resources Policy
b. Tender: Transfer Station Buildings Demolition
c. Proposal: Sustainable Services Growth Fund
d. Non-Profit Property Tax Exemption Application
e. Municipal Comfort Center Registration
f. Municipal Comfort Center Funding Applications
g. Service Exchange Agreement Engagement Sessions
h. In Camera: Contract

The Sherbrooke Public Library will close at 1:30 pm on Saturday, July 29th.

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