Meetings and Public Notices

Tall Ships Pictou 2017

Posted by on 23 May 2017

Watch for updates on the Tall Ships visit to Pictou at the following link:  

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Position of Pictou Town Council on review of three Pictou schools

Posted by on 28 September 2016



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Approved Town of Pictou Operating Budget 2016-17

Posted by on 29 July 2016


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Low Income Energy Efficiency Programming in NS

Posted by on 8 January 2015

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is the Clean Foundation?
The Clean Foundation is an independent from government, not-for-profit, charitable organization that provides education-based programs and services to help people consider the environment in the choices they make.

They offer a host of programs, services, and resources, focused in the areas of energy efficiency, water stewardship, waste reduction, and sustainable transportation. Their energy efficiency services include home energy assessments and no-cost installation of energy efficient products.

Find out more about the Clean Foundation by visiting

Who is Efficiency Nova Scotia?
Efficiency Nova Scotia is a franchise operated by EfficiencyOne, official Licensee of the Province of Nova Scotia. They are an independent, non-profit organization responsible for energy conservation in Nova Scotia.

EfficiencyOne was established by legislation, is led by an independent Board of Directors, and is regulated by the Nova Scotia Utility & Review Board. They are Canada’s only energy efficiency utility, selling “saved energy” to Nova Scotia Power.

Efficiency Nova Scotia offers services, financial incentives and straight-forward advice to help you save. Visit our website at to learn more.

What is HomeWarming?
It’s important to us that everyone can benefit from energy efficiency, regardless of income. That’s why we offer a no-charge energy assessment and home upgrades to qualifying homeowners. If we discover that upgrades like draft-proofing and insulation will help reduce your heating and power bills, we’ll install the upgrades at absolutely no cost to you.

HomeWarming is part of a broad, province-wide initiative to provide energy efficient upgrades for income qualified homeowners.

How is HomeWarming funded?
Emera shareholders provide the funding to Clean Foundation for electrically heated homes. The Province of Nova Scotia provides the funding to Efficiency Nova Scotia for the non-electrically heated home upgrades.

Who is eligible?
You are eligible to apply if:

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