Welcome to Pictou
The Town of Pictou, located on the beautiful Northumberland Shore of Nova Scotia, Canada, is renowned as the "Birthplace of New Scotland" as it was here that the first wave of Scottish immigrants landed in 1773. Pictou offers diverse amenities, period homes on tree lined streets, and strong entrepreneurial spirit where residents enjoy a stable and prosperous economy. Pictou is the best place to experience old-world charm and culture and present day hospitality.
MEETINGS AND PUBLIC NOTICES
Water Tower Back in Service Soon - <more><more>
TAX SALE- Notice is Hereby Given in accordance with the provisions of the Municipal Government Act of Nova Scotia, RSNS 1998, c.18 (as amended), part VI, Section 141 (2), the following properties situated in the Town of Pictou will be sold by tender closing Wednesday, December 6th, 2013 at 2 pm. Any person wishing to bid must pre-register -
Request for Proposals - Lease and Operation of the Hector Quay Visitors Marina (deadline Dec 19, 2013) - to register and pick up a submissions package visit the Town Adminstration Office on 40 Water Street.
Pictou Town Council Meeting Schedule - <more>
Applications for a Building Permits, Sub-Division of Land or Fire Inspection - <more>
Water Utility Upgrades & Water Metering Program - <more>
Operating Budget - Fiscal Year Ending March 31, 2014 - <more>
CHAD Transit is a critical part of the non-profit community in Pictou County. They help the disabled, seniors, and anyone else who may have special transportation needs.
2013 Fisheries Pool Christmas Office Hours and Schedule - <more>
Pictou Christmas Light Up - December 6, 2013 - <more>
Back by Popular Demond Pictou United Church is once again creating their CAN-Struction Christmas
Creation - <more>
2013-14 Hector Arena Public Skating Schedule - <more>
Fall issue of the Town Newsletter. For information on what's happening in your
community visit <here> . Download and share.
2013 Calendar of Events - <more>
CHAD Transit - about the service - <more>
Highland Connect links you to sport, recreation and physical
activity in Antigonish, Guysborough and Pictou Counties of
Nova Scotia. Highland Connect supports healthier lifestyles
for all. Check out the website at: www.highlandconnect.ca
Check out what's happening at the pool this fall...
Pictou Recreation Aquatics at the Fisheries Training Pool offers
a full range of water based programs and training by certified staff
ready to welcome you to a first class facility. For more detailed
information <visit here>
Investing In Our Community
Pictou's quality of life balances the charm of small town living with bustling commerce and a myriad of business opportunities. Pictou is known for our Scottish culture, coastal scenery, an award winning waterfront, the Ship "Hector", exciting festivals, and world class heritage attractions.
Children's development and their ability to succeed are influenced by experiences they encounter at home, at school and at play. Recreation and sport play an important role in contributing to positive development. The HIGH FIVE® Program helps ensure every child has a positive experience.
The Mayor and Council are responsible for directing policy
and administration for the Town of Pictou. Leadership within the community has a long and rich history. Learn more about the leaders who helped shaped this historic town and read the Mayor's welcome.