40 Water Street, P.O. Box 640, Pictou, NS, B0K 1H0
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Town of Pictou

Birthplace of New Scotland

Northern Nova Scotia's Premier Presenter of the Arts

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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 where the first wave of Scottish immigrants landed in 1773. Pictou offers diverse amenities, period homes on tree-lined streets, and strong entrepreneurial spirit. Pictou residents enjoy a relaxed lifestyle with a mixture of old world charm and culture together with modern facilities and friendly hospitality.

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    Mayor's Message

    Leadership within the community has a long and rich history. Learn more about the leaders who helped shaped our Town.

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    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.

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    Recreation & Aquatics

    Discover all the different ways to incorporate physical activity into your daily life in Pictou.

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    Pictou Water Utility

    Information on Pictou Water Utility and Upgrade Projects

What's New

LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES? Would you like to make a difference in your community? There are a variety of volunteer opportunities in the Town of Pictou to fit your interests, skills and schedule. Find out more on how to become involved by visiting: https://www.townofpictou.ca/community-guide/volunteering/ Currently looking for interested citizens to become a member of the Pictou Recreation and Parks Committee

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

Looking for a bike for your child? Contact Pictou County United Way Bikes for Kids. Applications and bikes still available. For details visit http://www.pictoucountyunitedway.ca/

ANNOUNCING the JUST ASK Initiative - The Pictou Pharmasave, along with some passionate members of the community, are looking to improve the access here. Women of all ages can visit the store and JUST ASK to receive their free feminine hygiene product. The owner, Glenn Hicks, and staff look forward to introducing this new initiative. Monetary or product donations are welcomed from the public, Pictou Pharmasave will match it if purchased in store.

Summer Musical Showcase Outdoor musical performances on the Pictou Waterfront Monday & Sunday evenings 6-8pm For upcoming performances to Sept 2 visit https://www.townofpictou.ca/visitors-guide/festivals-and-events/summer-musical-showcase/

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