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Community Loses a Special Community Leader Volunteer

Mon Jun 19, 9:05 PM

Marilyn Babineau - 1944 - 2017

It is hard to imagine Marilyn was leading the Tin Shop Museum Team in preparations for a new season just 6 weeks ago... She was a fighter to the end... Also providing instructions and directions to her two Tin Shop buddies Jeanne and Betty.

Marilyn was involved in so many things for so many years.  Hay Days / Canada Day - In Hants Craft Show and Sale - her beloved Tin Shop Museum - she was awarded East Hants Volunteer of the year in 2012...

  • President East Hants Figure Skating Club
  • Member of the PTA
  • First female President of the Coop Board
  • An avid Supporter of her beloved # 87 - Sydney Crosby (#87 Sweater hung in her hospital room)

Marilyn owned and operated Marilyn's Beauty Salon and the Family operated J-Mars Gift Shop.

She was a talented Artist and Crafter and you can still see her work in the Craft Shop at the Tin Shop Museum.

Family was her love and passion - her children and grandchildren...

Marilyn will be sorely missed by a community that loved and appreciated her...




HAY DAYS / CANADA DAY - is Coming Quickly

Tue Jun 06, 3:41 PM

Friday June 30 and Saturday July 1st

Donations and Volunteers ​- still needed for Hay Days / Canada Day Events in the Village of Shubenacadie.  This is a great couple of days of community activies that the whle community enjoys. 

  • Donations - Individuals, families, community groups and businesses - It takes about $10,000 to put on this great event.  If you would like to help please contact us
  • Volunteers - It takes almost 100 - assistance is needed for most events - if you would like to help contact us

Contact 

    Tel: 902-758-4444 - say I am calling for Hay Days

    Email - Info@Shubie.ca 

come and be part of the fun... 




Tin Shop Museum and Craft Shop OPENS THIS WEEK

Tue May 16, 9:56 AM

The Shubenacdie Tin Shop Museum and Craft Shop - will open to the public Wednesday May 17... Everyone is welcome.

​New Days and Hours 2017

  • Wednesday to Sunday - 10:00am - 5:00pm
  • Groups tours are available by appointment

The Tin Shop Team is looking for additional volunteers this year.  If you would like to come and be part of this exciting project - give them a call (902-758-1900) - if you would like to help out 1 day a week - 1 day every couple of weeks - they could use more greaters - tour guides - craft shop workers.

​Storytellers ​- they are looking for some creative people that wuld like to come and study the history and interesting stories of the Village - then be able to share them with individuals and groups that visit.

If you have not taken the time to visit this facility it is a MUST SEE... bring your guests that are visiting as well.

Are You a Crafter - they have room for a few more crafters to come and get involved as well.




Bass Derby - Tomorrow - Saturday May 13 / 17

Fri May 12, 10:58 AM

Shubenacadie First Nation's ​- Invites you to be part of their 7th Annual Striped Bass Derby

  • Saturday May 13 - 8:00am - 6:00pm

Lots of prizes - Age Categories - 10 yrs and under - 11 - 17 yrs - 18+

​Everyone is welcome to come and be part of this fun event on the Shubenacadie River

​Registration area is by Hwy # 2 Stewiacke - on the Stewiacke River portion.

Bring the whole family and have a GREAT day of fishing.




Tin Shop & Craft Shop Open this Weekend

Tue May 09, 7:52 PM

This is it -  Opening Weekend for the Tin Shop -  come on down and say hi...

The Craft Store is also opening and there is a wide variety of great new products.  The Tin Shop and Craft Store are open 7 days a week from 10:00am - 5:00pm.

You are invited... ​to come and be part of this exciting project - learn about our History - See Thousands of Artifacts - you will be amazed by all of the neat stuff.

They need Volunteers - ​Do you have a few hours a week or every couple of weeks - come and have some fun - do ypu like Story Telling - Greeting People -  being part of a team... they could welcome you onto their team.

Drop into the Tin Shop or give Betty a call at 902-758-1900....

See you all soon....




Tin Shop & Craft Shop Open this Weekend

Tue May 09, 7:52 PM

This is it -  Opening Weekend for the Tin Shop -  come on down and say hi...

The Craft Store is also opening and there is a wide variety of great new products.  The Tin Shop and Craft Store are open 7 days a week from 10:00am - 5:00pm.

You are invited... ​to come and be part of this exciting project - learn about our History - See Thousands of Artifacts - you will be amazed by all of the neat stuff.

They need Volunteers - ​Do you have a few hours a week or every couple of weeks - come and have some fun - do ypu like Story Telling - Greeting People -  being part of a team... they could welcome you onto their team.

Drop into the Tin Shop or give Betty a call at 902-758-1900....

See you all soon....




Tin Shop Museum Celebrates Vimy Ridge

Sat Apr 08, 8:15 PM

With the 100 Anniversary of Canada's tremendous contribution at Vimy Ridge the Tin Shop Museum in Shubenacadie has dressed their showcase window with a wonderful presentation.  Quite a number of young people from Canada and some from NS and even our area..

Marilyn Babineau Doucette and Betty Stonehouse worked hard on that project this morning.

They are working to get the Tin Shop and Craft Store ready for opening May 15... If you would like to volunteer or have crafts that you would like to dispplay you can contact Betty  info@shubie.ca

See you at the Museum in May...




Recommendation - Keep Both Schools OPen

Thu Feb 23, 9:20 PM

The final of the three information sessions on the future of our elementary schools - Maple Ridge and Shubenacdie Elementary Schools.  There was a good crowd in attendance to here the recommendations of the committee.  There were three information sessions and the committee really listened to the community and their commnents and recommentations.

There was much infomration gathered - Updated population information - Projected development to the corridor area - Input from the Chamber of Commerce - discussions with developers.  The announcement of the new exchange at Lantz will advance the development in the area significantly. 

There is the expectation that Shubenacadie will have some new growth over the next few years as well.

The committee has recommended that both schools remain open and swome re-distribution of the schools be completed.

It was welcome news to all those that attended - the 2,000+ people that signed the petitions.

The recommendation will be finalized and submitted in mid-March. 

We need to give a BIG thank you to the committee - the many volunteeres that worked so hard to help build the case for both schools....

 

It isn't over yet...




It Snowed and it Blew and Blew some more….

Tue Feb 14, 10:14 AM

Well we were thinking we were having a pretty soft winter.... Then this week happened.  I posted on my Facebook yesterday morning a photo outside and said well it is not too bad yet.  I think someone was listening.

Wow and now it just won't stop.  The snow seems to have stopped but the wind is still a blowing...

A BIG THANKS TO

  • NS Power for keeping is in the light - when it went off was only a couple of hours
  • Nova Scotia Snow Plow operators and your tireless hours
  • Those local Snow Plows that have been working around the clock - you are appreciated especially these days
  • Thanks to neighbours that have been looking out for each other
  • The Businesses that are getting back open to serve us - Foodland for letting us sneak in after the wire Sunday evening

Take a little time today and show a little love to those around you...

Again THANKS.....




Shubenacadie Sam - He is READY - February 2 / 17

Wed Jan 25, 10:23 AM

GROUNDHOG DAY AND WORLD WETLANDS DAY
Celebrate Thursday, February 2, 2017-Groundhog Day and World Wetlands Day. Starting at 7:00 am with Shubenacadie Sam making his appearance and prediction at 8 am sharp. Will we have an early spring? Watch him make his prediction and have a free hot drink. From 8 am to 12:00 pm there will be lots of activities including crafts, face painting and wetland games. We will be joined by our many partners who showcase wildlife and habitat. The wildlife park is a window into the world of wintering animals in Nova Scotia. The animal enclosure area will be open from 8:15 am to 12:00 noon and free to all visitors. Please call 902-758-5316 after 6:30 am to ensure the facility is open as inclement weather or unsafe conditions may cause events to be cancelled.




CHRISTMAST TREE LIGHTING FRIDAY 6:00pm

Thu Dec 01, 7:49 AM

A Special Invitation

The whole community is invited to our Shubenacadie Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony.  You will see the beautiful tree from Scothorn's Tree Farm already up and ready for the season.  it is in the little park beside the RBC.

The Shubenacadie Fire & Emergency Services - volunteer to help out with this exciting event.  They get the tree - set it up and decorate it with the lights.

  • ​Friday Dec. 2 at 6:00pm
  • ​Come and enjoy an evening for the whole family
  • Our Town Crier Annita will bring a greeting and then do the official count down
  • Community Carol Singing
  • Hot Chocolate
  • FOOD BANK - bring something for the local Food Bank to help those less fortunate at this time of the year

Tell your friends, this will be a great evening to share in the Christmas spirit that is taking over our Village

Thank you to all of those that have and are helping put on this fun event...




A Great Day of Remembrance

Mon Nov 14, 12:48 PM

A special thankyou to all those that assisted in the programs for our Shubenacdie Remembrance Service and Dinner.  Our Shubenacadie Legion and their team of volunteers do a great job with these events.

  • The Honour Parade - with Military - Legion members - Fire Department - Scouts and Girl Guides - RCMP - did a great job to focus everyone on the Service at the Cenotaph to follow
  • Pastor Martin Reid - presented a thought provoking and inspiring message to the large crowd in attendence - encouraging us all to do our part in making this a better - safer - place to live - work and play
  • Legion - always do a great job honouring the fallen soldieers from each of the wars - also reading out the wreaths to be placed
  • Wreaths - there were close to 50 wreaths - placed in memory of fallen family members - community groups - churches - businesses that just want to show their appreciation for our military and first responders
  • A good crowd - several people mentioned it was one of our largest crowds in recent memory

Let's continue to remember all year long and provide friendship and support to those veterans living in our community.




ELECTION RESULTS - Congratulations Pam - Thank You Albert

Mon Oct 17, 10:22 AM

East Hants Election Results are in.  We would like to Congratulate Pam MacInnis on her election to represent Shubenacadie and area.  We look forward to her leading our Village into the next phase of devleopment.  Help us get back on track with reversing our declining population.  We stand behind you Pam and wish you the very best in your efforts on our behalf.

Thank you Albert - we also want to thank Albert Flemming for his years of service to our community - as Councillor - with his hard work with the United Church - the Legion - the School and many other projects.  He has shown true commitment to our village and for this we are thankful.  We also wish you good health as you work through some of those issues.

Thank you Kim Williams for offering your name as a candidate, your hard work, time and the cost to assist with the democratic process.  Kim you have been such a community supporter, helping with so many projects, Canada Day, most recently your leadership and help with the new Picnic Pavilion in the Park.  You have been a true supporter of our Village over the years.  Thank you for all you do.

As a community we all need to do our part to make Shubenacadie a better place to live.  We need every family, every person to find ways that they can assist.  Make us stronger and better in all we do.

Again Congratulations to Pam - Thanks to Albert and Kim...




Shubie River Park - Canada 150 Project

Tue Sep 27, 11:17 AM

A group in the Village are working on an exciting project to do some work on the Shubie River Park.  They are wanting your input as well - please take just a few minutes to take the survey - click on the link

There is funding available for community groups to do upgrades to Parks and Community Facilities.  You will have seen some nice things happen in the Shubie River Park over the past few years - the River Dock - the Event Stage - the Trails - the Picnic Pavilion - the Washrooms...

Well we are looking for your input on what comes next - some of the ideas being considered are

  • Upgraded Playground - Natrual Playground model
  • Upgrad / resurfacing to the wading pool
  • Splashpad - mini one by the pool
  • Walking / Jogging / Excercise Trail Loop around the park
  • Community Garden Project
  • Skate Board Park (smaller one)
  • Youth Centre Facility in the basement of hte Community Hall

We are needing your input - please click on the link to take the survey

You will hear more as the project continues... We still have to apply for the funding.




Shubenacadie Trading Post - Grand Opening

Tue Aug 16, 6:11 AM

New Shubie Shop Caters to Outdoor Enthusiasts
Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia (Wednesday, August 10, 2016) -- At a time when the words now or never are regularly heard or read in the media and the province's Ivany report is calling for a 50 percent increase in business start-ups, it is a welcome sight when a new business opens in rural Nova Scotia.
Owners John MacIntyre and Andrew Buffett recently transformed a long-standing drugstore into two retail spaces. They made room for their new Shubenacadie Trading Post on the main street of this farming village about 60 kilometers from Halifax and 30 kilometers from Truro. The pair are part of the ownership group Associated Maritime Pharmacies who have been in the pharmacy business in both Nova Scotia and New Brunswick for decades.
Business closures are becoming common in Nova Scotia, especially in rural parts of the province. So it's a bit of a novelty to see people from a small village buzzing about a new store.
"The reaction we have been getting is overwhelming, there has been nothing but positive feedback," says local resident and manager Debbie Sexsmith. "People from the community are very excited. The first day we opened, a local lady came in and bought a jacket saying normally, she would have to go to Halifax or Dartmouth for this."
The Shubie Trading Post is serving outdoor enthusiasts, tourists and the local community with seasonal apparel and footwear, camping and hiking supplies and well-known brands. It is a natural fit for this community with a rich heritage in farming, the well-known Shubenacadie River and neighbouring Sipekne'katik First Nation.
The new store will host a grand opening with sales on well-recognized brands, contests, product demonstrations and fun activities on Saturday, August 20 from 9am to 5pm. The local Lions Club will offer a barbecue with proceeds going to their projects.
Shubenacadie's landscape, natural surroundings and wildlife provide a source of livelihood and enjoyment for the rural dwellers. And lately, more weekend explorers from the city have been venturing there as well. Motor heads come to the nearby Atlantic Motorsport Park as well as hikers, kayakers and a rising number of tourists try out nature's rollercoaster ride, otherwise known as tidal bore rafting. The Shubenacadie Wildlife Park is always a draw for families and lately, Pokémon Go'ers have been busy searching for the more than 20 stops in around the Park and village.
Locals and visitors alike enjoy the new cafe´ with trendy, organic coffee from Lunenburg and ice cream that a local dairy farmer most likely had a hand in producing. The Trading Post supports Maritime artisans and crafters by providing a convenient location for handmade trinkets, treasures, lotions and potions.
"As pharmacy retailers, we are charting some new territory here, " says Andrew Buffett. "It's been a lot of hard work getting things up and running and we tried to engage the staff as well as neighbouring businesses and Sipekne'katik in our planning and product offerings. It's been satisfying to see the local community embrace the Shubie Trading Post and we hope to grow that excitement beyond the area."
Typically, when you head out to Shubenacadie, green pastures speckled with dairy cows, red and white silos next to sturdy-looking barns rise up on either side of you. Glimpses of the historic river and its rich reddish brown banks come in to view and somehow, the sky seems bluer. Now, when you end up on the main street in the small village, dotted on either side with the typical post office, bank, drugstore and doctors' office, that's where you will find something new - The Shubenacadie Trading Post.

For more information: Leanne Beddow  902 488 3256
    Leanne@studio11.ca

http://www.ShubieTradingPost.ca
The Shubie Trading Post on Facebook & Twitter
 




Shubenacadie Welcomes the Canadian Junior Girls Championship at Penn Hills

Wed Jul 27, 1:03 PM

Penn Hills Golf Club is hosting the prestigious Canadian Junior Girls Golf Championship August 2-5, 2016.

Tanner Gayton Head Professional at Penn Hills said "we are thrilled to welcome Golf Canada and this special Championship to our course and Village of Shubenacadie."

Junior Golfers from across the country will be participating in this event.  Canada's top junior-aged golfers will be competing for our national title, including a number of local players.  Laley Baker (Halifax) - Allison Chandler (Chester) Sarah Cumby (Canaan) - Heather McLean (Port Williams) - Meghan McLean (Port Williams) - Abby Wisener (Dartmouth)

Everyone is envited to come out to Penn Hills and watch this exciting event.

 

Be sure to welcome them to Shubenacadie as well...




National Superbike Championships at Atlantic Motor Sport Park

Thu Jul 14, 9:22 PM

Do you like speed... Competitiion... Lots of action..

This weekend at Atlantic Motorsport Park in Shubenacadie the National Superbike Championships are in town.  There are two big days of racing - Saturday and Sunday this weekend.

There is a full weekend of activity.

Check their website - csbk.ca

The public is welcome to come out and enjoy the weekend.




HAPPY CANADA DAY & HAY DAYS - its here

Thu Jun 30, 2:56 PM

 Friday July 1st - Shubenacadie Hay Days / Canada Day Celebrations

We are excitedly working to get the final touches on everything for Canada Day.  There is sooooooo much going on you won't want to miss any of it.

The Hot Line - 902-758-4444A ​

it will be a full day...  Bring a lawn chair - lots of water - sunscreen - and the whole family...

8:00am - 10:30am - Breakfast at the Shubenacadie Legion

10:00am - 5:00pm - Tin Shop and Craft Store welcoming tours

10:00am - 4:00pm In the Park

      Bouncy Toys - Kids Carnival Games and Activities - Booths - Displays and More - great for kids of all ages

11:00am - Zumba - on the stage and down front - you can participate

11:00am - 3:00pm - Classic Car Show at the United Curch - one of the best in the region

      BBQ and Strawberry Shortcake at the Church as well - WARNING get there early they always sell out

1:00pm - the People Parade - will start at the United Church - move along Main St. to Mill Village Road to the Elementary School back down to Main Street then turn right out to the edge of the Village again on Main Street

      Honourary Parade Marshalls - Neil & Christine Barr (wonderful community volunteers)

      Miss Teen Nova Scotia - Ocean MacDonald will be in the parade

2:00pm in the Park - Opening Ceremonies - singing of O'Canada - Canada Day Cake - greetings from officials

2:30pm - out at the Wild Life Park - the Great Butterfly Release

2:30pm - Kids Jell-O Eating Contest - Followed by the Adult Pizza Eating Contest

3:00pm - Rubber Duck Race on the Shubenacadie River - You can purchase a duck at the Tin Shop or in the Park Friday up until about 2:00pm ($5 for one - 5 for $20)

7:00pm - 10:00pm - Live and in Concert - Ruckus on the Event Stage in the Park (Free admission)

10:00pm - Wait for it - FIREWORKS Display - Our local Volunteer Firefighters put on one of the best fireworks displays in the region

 

THANK YOU

Presenting Sponsors

     Foodland Stewiacke

     CKG Elevators

     Heritage Canada

    Shubie FM - 97.1

The Businesses in the community have provided very strong support as well.  Please shop locally.

Many individuals and famillies also contribute to this special weekend.

The Muncipality of East Hants also contributes

THE VOLUNTEERS - imagine about 100 volunteers have been working since January to put on this special day - when you see them say thanks..

Come out, bring family and friends and ejoy...




Canoe to the Sea - Maitland to Shubenacadie

Wed Jun 15, 6:41 PM

Canoe to the Sea is comiong up this weekend. Sunday June 19 travelling from Maitland NS to Shubenacadie.

  • Canoe to the Sea - Registration at River Runners in Maitland at 9:00am
  • Launch from Maitland - 11:00am
  • Paddle with the incoming tide to Subhenacadie - 30+ km
  • Arrive at the dock in Shubie River Park

In years past 80 - 140 canoes and kayaks have participated in this exciting event.  It is a family affiar as well - there are competitive paddlers as well as pleasure just for fun paddlers.

You wan watch the Launch in Maitland - then visit the viewing point at South Miatland - then be in Shubenacadie to see them arrive at tyhe dock in River Park.

Hope to see you there.




Hay Days / Canada Day ARE COMING

Wed Jun 08, 4:04 PM

The Hay Days / Canada Day committee have been working hard, meeting for months now preparing a GREAT day of activity and fun July 1st.  We encourage everyone to plan on bringing your whole family.  Invite friends and relatives from away to join you as well

There will be a lot of great opportunities for fun all day. 

  • Canada Day - People Parade - get together as a group - company - school - church - club and put together a fun float foer the Canada Day Parade - meet on Hwy # 2 just up above the United Church - be there by 12:30n
  • Rubber Duck Race - you can purchase Ducks for the BIG RACE at the Tin Shop Museum and Shubie Pizza - ducks are $5 or 5 for $20 - all proceeds going to the Canada Day Activities
  • Volunteers are still needed - if you would be willing to help for a few hours - give us a call - 902-758-4444 - say I want to HELP
  • Donations - are still welcomed - Drop them into the Tin Shop Museum - call 902-758-4444 and we will pick them up

The Shubie Fire Department is telling us the Fireworks will be the BEST EVER for our Village.  People from all around the region come to see them.

We have that GREAT band called Rukus coming again from 7:00pm - 10:00pm Friday night




Tin Shop Museum - Student Job Opportunities

Thu Mar 10, 12:53 PM

The Shubenacadie Tin Shop Museum is getting ready for another exciting season of welcoming guests to our community and the history of our Village.  It is that time of the year again when Marilyn and her Team are looking for a few good Students to join them for an interesting summer telling stories about our Village.  They are looking for a couple of College / University Students to start work May 15 running for 14 weeks.  Also a couple of High School Students to start July 1st for 8 weeks.

They are looking for

  • Students that enjoy History and Story Telling
  • Would enjoy greeting guests - taking them on tours - telling them our history
  • Well groomed - excited about life
  • Pleasant - enjoy working with a team
  • Able to take on projects and work on their own at times
  • Will be asked to do a variety of jobs in and around the Museum

If you fit this profile they would love to hear from you.  You can send yor resume to




Shubie Tin Shop Museum - on CTV Morning Live

Thu Jan 21, 10:38 AM

Was great to see Shubie on TV again this morning.  Cyril Lunney and is CTV Morning Live team were at the Tin Shop for a shoot earlier in the week.  Earl Doucette led Cyril in some activities working with the tin.  As always Cyril makes it fun and interestnig.  Marilyn Doucette. Martha Doucette, Jeanne Miller and Betty Stonehouse helped out introducing some of the different features of the Tin Shop Museum and the Craft Shop.

You can see the full show with the several Tin Shop Segments with this link

Great job Marilyn to get this extra publicity for our Village.




Legion Opens for New Years Levee

Tue Dec 22, 11:26 AM

“The Shubenacadie Legion

on Mill Village Road, will be hosting a New Years Levee

Friday January 1st, 2016 from 12 noon till 3 pm; 

“moose milk”;  cash bar;  corn chowder; 

ALL WELCOME. 

Music by Harley and his Angels.”




IMPORTANT COMMUNITY MEETING

Wed Oct 21, 9:01 AM

There is an IMPORTANT COMMUNITY MEETING - to be held on Tuesday October 27 at 7:00pm at the Shubie Legion.

This meeting is to talk about the need for GROWTH in the Village of Shubenacadie.  We have had almost no growth in the Village over the past 10 years.  This is becoming a very real issue for us as it is now starting to impact our ability to sustain life in our community - Churches - Schools - Businesses - Community Clubs and Organizations - Sporting Groups are all being challenged to survive.

We are at a strategic time that we have to decide if as a community we are going to not only support but fight for new growth for Shubenacadie... There is an interesting opportunity right now with the release of Snide's Lake from its protected water service designation.  We are hosting this meeting on Tuesday to bring together the comunity to look at some interesting options.

Creating an Active Lifestyle Community around Snide's Lake - taking advantage of the attraction of the lake - create trails - water front activities - other recreational things as well - there is nothing like this in the Enfield Truro Corridor.

  • Seniors or 50+ Lifestyle Community on one side of the lake - Single Family - Duplex - Town home units - all with Maintenance Free Living - Social Centre - Recreation
  • Family Active Lifestyle Community on the other side closest to the highway geared to families - very nice single family - duplex uinits - with water front activity - recreation as well

This could be a GREAT opportunity for Shubenacadie to reverse the declining population.

Come out on Tuesday - Bring along your ideas and suggestions - hear some of the ideas

Call for more information or if you have questions - Ged at 902-758-4444




Thank You to Everyone that Helped & Attended

Sat Jul 04, 6:40 AM

What a GREAT Hay Days / Canada Day event here in Shubie on Wednesday.  The weather was perfect.  The Events and Activities were awesome.  The crowds wee amazing. From the Gospel Concert Tuesday night to the best ever Fireworks display Wednesday night it was an action packed time.

Your Comments & input - if you attended we would love to have your comments and suggestions for next year - info@shubie.ca - or you can call 902-758-4444

Special Thanks - there are so many...

      Our Sponsors

  • Canada Heritage for their support
  • Foodland Stewiacke - a Presenting Sponsor
  • CKG Elevators - a Presenting Sponsor
  • 30+ Local Businesses and Families - Please shop locally to support these businesses that support our community....

     The Organizing Committee - under the leadership of Christine Barr they have been meeting since February to make it all happen

     100+ Volunteers - from mowing the grass - cleaning washrooms - food preparation - set up - tear down - clean up after the event

This was one of our best events in a number of years.  Thanks every one and we look forward to an even better event for 2016...




HAY DAYS / CANADA DAY - July 1st in Shubenacadie

Tue Jun 30, 9:00 PM

Welcome to Shubenacadie - Hay Days / Canada Day

We have a GREAT day of fun activities for the whole family.

EVENTS SCHEDULE

  • 8:00am - 10:00am - Breakfast at the Legion
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm - Tin Shop Museum and Craft Store Open

IN THE PARK

  • 10:00am - 4:00pm - Bouncy Toys - Food - Kids Carnival - Booths and more
  • 11:00am - ZUMBA Class - on the stage in the park

At the United Church

  • 11:00am - 3:00pm - Classic Car Show - BBQ - Strawberry Shortcake at the United Church

Canada Day People Parade

  • 1:00pm - starts by the United Church - tours through the Village
  • 2:00pm - Welcome Ceremoneies in the Park - on the Event Stage
  • 2:00pm - Wildlife Park - the Great Butterfly Release
  • 2:30pm - Rubber Duck Race on the Shubie River - Purchase your ducks at Shubie Pizza - Tin Shop Museum - in the park
  • 2:30pm - EAT YOUR FACE OFF  - Pizza Eating Contest - sponsored by Shubie Pizza

Evening Activities

  • 7:00pm - 10:00pm - RUKUS - live and in concert - in the park on the EVENT STAGE - bring your lawn chairs - GREAT Music - GREAT Fun
  • 10:00pm - FIRE WORKS - some ofthe best in the retion - Shubie Fire Brigade puts on this amazing display

Brought to you by - your sponsors of the day

  • Foodland Stewiacke - Darren Schriver - Presenting Sponsor
  • CKG Elevators - Presenting Sponsor
  • Canada Heritage - provided great support

    This day is brough to you by many of the local businesses in the Village of Shubenacadie and the surrounging area - Thank them by shopping local

     Many families also contributed to this GREAT DAY.

     OVER 100 VOLUNTEERS - helped make this day a BIG SUCCESS - when you see them around say THANKS

  For more info call  902-758-4444




Canoe to the SEA June 27

Sun Jun 14, 7:10 AM

The Canoe to tyhe Sea Event Saturday June 27 - needs about 5 volunteer drivers to take particpants vehicles to Maitland for them - they will be brought back to Shubie River Park right after.  If you can help please contact

We will all meet at the Shubie River Park by the Ball Diamonds at 8:30am.

Canoes and Kayaks leave at 9:00am




Shubie Hay Days / Canada Day Coming Quickly

Sun Jun 07, 6:53 AM

It is that time of the year again when your Hay Days Committee is VERY busy finishing up the plans for another GREAT Hay Days / Canada Celebration.  The 2015 edition is going to be very exciting with lots of activities.  Here are just a few highlights...

  • Saturday June 27 - Canoe to the Sea - meet at the park - to register 8:00am - Canoes and Kayaks depart 9:00am - 39 KM paddle to Maitland - whatd an experience for the whole family
  • Tuesday June 30 - Gospel Sing at the Shubie River Park Event Stage - 7:00pm - the churches in our community are putting on this special event to kick off Hay Days - bring your lawn chair and family for a great evening of music
  • Wednesday July 1st - Canada Day
    • Breakfast at the Legion
    • Activities in the Shubie River Park - all day Bouncy Toys - Carnival Actviities - Booths
    • Classic Car Show - at the United Church + BBQ
    • People Parade - 1:00pm - come be part of it - followed by Opening Cerimonies
    • Rubber Duck Race - on the River - purchase ducks at the Tin Shop Museum or at the park
    • Live Concert in the PARK on the Event Stage - Local Musicians - then RUKUS same band we had last year 7:00pm - 10:00pm - bring your lawn chairs - fill the park
    • FIRE WORKS - we cap the evening off with some of the best Fireworks in the region - Shubie Fire Brigade in Charge
  • MUCH MUCH MUCH more

Volunteers Needed - Park Cleanup day June 20th - bring your lawn mower - weed wacker - rake - shovel - cleaning stuff - help us give our beautiful park a real spring cleaning.

Donations Welcomed - All of these events are supported by local business and community members - we invite each of you to make a donation towards this special week of events - drop off your cheque or cash to the Tin Shop Museum - make cheques payable to Shubie Hay Days - you can mail them to - 70 Mill Village Road, Shubenacadie B0N 2H0

Mark your callendar - Tell your Friends - invite your relatives home... lets make this the biggest and best ever....

See you there...

Oh Canada




Shubenacadie gets a new state of the art Fire Truck

Sun Apr 26, 6:13 AM

Chierf Wayne Green and the Volunteer Fire Department in Shubie we full of excitement that last couple of weeks welcoming the newest member to the Fire Truck Fleet.  This state of the art vehicle has all the technology to assist them to more easily fight fires in the area.  This new vehicle has so many built in features - GPS locators - holding pool for water - pumping capa bilities - ladder that is brought down by hydrolics to make it easy to take off and put on the truck.  They have been working hard to get it ready for the road.

Notice the creative Canadian and Nova Scotia Flags graphics on the one side.  Great to see them get the equipment they need to be better take care of our community.

If you woul be interested in hearing more about becoming a volunteer they would love to hear from you - call 902-758-2222.




The MacInnis Barns GONE…. Wow in one day

Wed Apr 01, 4:12 PM

The landscape in Shubie has changed a little today.  No not just the melting of the mounds of snow.  The large green MacInnis Barn was leveled today.  There was a concern that with it so old and dry that if it ever started on fire it could cause a disaster.  In chatting with Pam MacInnis today she said the contractor Carl told her he was going to start the demolition today.  She drove over after work and was VERY surprised at what she saw or didn't see.  Both barns were leveled and mostly cleaned up.  Here are a few photos of before and after.  Dr. Ross and Madelline MacInnis have been such an important part of our community for so many years.

Take a look as you drive by over the next week or so - or when you drop in the Village Bakery (re-opening again Tuesday) - or visit the MacInnis Trail.

 

 

 




“SPRING” Where? - Oh at the Tin Shop Museum

Mon Mar 23, 5:34 PM

Have you driven by the Tin Shop Museum in the last few days.  They have put up a lovely Spring Display... Curator and Manager Marilyn Doucette has done a great job to bring a little levity to the Village.  Great job...

See the Pictures below.

Hard to imagine but they will be getting ready to open the Tin Shop Museum and Craft Shop in the next 45 - 60 days.  They have a wide variety of arts and crafts from local artisans that will be enjoyed by all that visit.

The Museum itself really showcases the History of Shubenacadie and many of the people that made our special Village.  It is well worth the visit and when you have guests visiting take them down for a look.




Snides Lake Property - a real Growth Opporunity

Tue Feb 10, 8:48 PM

The Municipality has decided that the protection of Snides Lake for the Villages water supply is no longer required so they have asked the URB to allow them to remove the designation.

An Opportunity for Growth for Shubenacadie

The Village is been stalled for growth for some time now.  The lack of any additional capacity for water and sewage was an issue.  Now the water supply is excellent and there is lots of capacity.  On the sewage side there are opportunities with new systems that will allow for on-site smaller systems for new development.

The Municipality owns 100 acres around and including Snide's Lake.  It would be an ideal place to create an "Active Lifestyle Village" around the lake.  I would allow the community to freshen up the lake and make it a great recreational lake with canoes, kayaks and paddle boats. 

The idea would be to create a designed community with possibly one side of the lake as 50+ Residences - single family, duplex and townhomes - possibly 50 - 60 units - with that part create a social Centre gathering place, lawn sports, deck by the lake, fire pit maybe an Amphitheatre. On the other side of the lake create a Family Village with mainly single family homes.  Play park area, walking, jogging, biking trails around the property.  Again with 50 - 60 homes.

There is Municipal water supply right there and we could build an on-site sewage system to handle the development.

Feature Attraction Development   

To attract new residents to the Village we need an Attraction Development and Snides Lake is ideal - close to the down town - close to the Hwy 102 - the natural beauty of the lake from Village.  It is also ideal for the 50+ Development to allow our seniors to have a nice place in a wonderful setting around the lake right here in Shubie.  We have sent a presentation to the Municipality asking them to consider this type of development for the Snides Lake property.

What do You Think

Tell us what you think, your ideas and suggestions.  Would you be in favour of a project like this.  What would you like to see included.  What would you like to see different.

It is still in the early stages and we need to encourage Council to support the Village in this. 

Send your comments to




Shubie Village Christmas Tree Lighting Friday

Tue Dec 02, 10:41 AM

The Annual Christmas Tree Lighting will take place Friday Dec. 5 at 6:00pm  in the little park by the Royal Bank. 

The Shubenacadie Fire & Emergency Services is hosting the event again bringing community groups together to put on a special event. 

  • This years Christmas Tree is dedicated to Former Shubenacadie Fire Founding Member - Earle Tanner - he passed away this passed October.  He was the one that picked out the tree every year for this special event.

The Food Bank - please bring contributions for the Food Bank - Mill Village Church will be collecting donations at this event.

Town Cryer - Anita Benedict will bring a cheery Cry and do the official countdown to the tree ligthing.

Join in the Community Carol Sing - will be lead this year by the St. Bridget's Choir

  • There will also be an LED Light Exchange - Efficiency Nova Scotia and our local Fire Department have teamed up to help residents update their lights - the Fire Hall will be open from 6:00pm - 8:00pm for this

We encourage everyone to bundle up and bring the WHOLE FAMILY down and share this wonderful time of year.

MERRY CHRISTMAS




Shubenacadie Remembers

Wed Nov 12, 5:15 PM

November 11, 2014 Remembrance Day - was a very special day in Shubenacadie as it was across our country.  With the recent loss of two young Military Men in acts of terrorism we were all even more impacted than normally for this commemoration. 

It was a perfect day with +12 degrees and a wonderful crowd of about 500 filling the Main Street.

The honour guard parade lead the Community as they marched down Main Street to the Cenotaphe.  Several organizations - Legion - RCMP - Cubs, Scouts, Brownies, Cadets and a number of others walked and carried flags.  The Hants East Rural High Band was a very nice addition this year for the music.  The United Church Choir lead in the singing.  Comrade Bob Smith on be half of the Legion lead the Ceromonies - Pastor Martin Reid brought a thoughtful meditation and lead in prayer.

The Honour Roll was read

  • WWI
     - Forest Benner - Buy Brown - William Courtney - William Dodd - William Duff - Blanchard Gass - James Graham - Thomas Irving - Wilbert Larabee - Peter Maloney - Cleveland MacCabe - Walter MacKenzie - James Noble - Arthur Pentz - George Robinson - John Smith - James Sutherland - Haliburton Wallace - Reginald WIle
  • WWII - Arthur Brimicombe - Leo Cope - Allen Nelson - William Robb - Arthur Taylor
  • Mic Mac Veterans - Louie Isaac Brooks - William "Billy" Copage - James Alexander Gehue - Pter Maloney

After the two minutes of silence a young lady name Romi recited In Flanders Fields -  she did an excellent job.

Wreaths were placed on behalf of families, groups, organizations and businesses.  There must have been more than 40 of them.

We would also like to express our thanks and appreciation to our living Veterans as well as those in active duty.  Thanks also to the Fire Department and the RCMP for keeping the Ceromonies safe.




Growing Our Village

Sun Nov 02, 8:49 AM

Rural Communities are Challenged

In most regions of our country Rural Communitioes are struggling with the ability to maintain their population or attract new residents.  The Youth are moving away to find jobs and seniors are moving to larger areas that can provide the housing and services they need.

Shubenacadie is no different

The reality for Shubie is that we need to attract about 100 new homes over the next 4 - 5 years to be sustainable.  It will breathe new life into our community. Re-invigorate the business community - our school - churches - Legion as well as our social and recreation programs.

Looking at Development in Shubie

Development has been stalled for quite a number of years - there is limited space for development - until recently water was an issue but that has been solved and we now have very good water - sewage is a problem as our Village system is old, tired and at capacity - also there are no lands with the "Attraction Feature" that would excite people to want choose our Village - until now...

The Sewage Challenge

The Municipality has told us it will cost $4 - $5 million to replace the current system - this is an impossiblity for a Village our size.  There are new and interesting alternatives.  Smaller new technology systems that would provide service to 100 - 125 homes for a cost in the area of $300,000 - $400,000.  This would make sense for a new development.  The challenge is that we need a large enough development to justify even thsi expenditure.  The Development will pay for it so need that 100 - 125 homes. 

Target Markets

There are two key areazs of need in the Village - 50+ or Seniors Housing - Townhomes -- Duplex Units - smaller Bungalows - people wanted to downsize - have a nice home in their community - with full Maintenance Free Living - some with ownership and some rental units. 

The second group is single family homes again with a variety of sizes and costs - providing some new home options in the Village.

What's the Attraction

We know already to simply build a subdivision on a parcel of land in or around the community is not going to attract outsiders from HRM or the Corridor area to consider Shubenacadie.  Shubie needs an attraction - to build the development around - Golf Course - River Front - Lake Front - with  Active Lifestyle Options - something that would make the home buyers to choose our Village.

Could it be Snide's Lake

The Municpality owns 100 acres including and round Snide's Lake that was the water supply for the Village.  The are now looking at options for that property.  It could be an ideal "Attraction Property" - a reason for people to choose to move to Shubenacadie -  Close to the Exit off Hwy 102 - beautiful rural lake front setting - next to a great Village Business community - what a great place for a family to have for their children to grow up in - schools - churches - recreation....

It will be important to protect the lake for all residents to enjoy and use - will need to be nursed back to better health as a lake - would recommend it remain in the ownership of the Municipality - with a 10 - 15 meter buffer around it - create walking / jogging / biking trails - docks to launch canoes / kayaks / paddle boats.  A new development would be able to provide the resources to create this type of park like development - pay for upgrades as well as ongoing maintenance with a significant amounf of new tax revenue.  Would expect it would generate $250,000 - $350,000 in Municipal taxes.

Plan East Hants Process

The Municipality is going through a planning process at this time.  We as a community need to speak strongly to thios process sharing that we as a Village need to grow.  We need to let them know are ready to support this kind of growth.  They are also working through a process to decide what to do with Snide's Lake - we need to share with them that it is likely one of the best opportunities for the Village to Grow - a wonderful Attraction Property - with the size and capacity to attract that 100 - 125 new homes.

You Can Help

We need to get as many residents in the community as possible to suport this concept to allow our Village to Grow - send us an email of your support (info@shubie.ca) or sign one of the documents in stores in the Village.

Have your voice... do you agree with the idea.  Provide your suggestions

We must take action now - or we will be challenged to - keep our school - our churches - the Legion - the wonderful businesses we have in the Village.

If you want to talk with someone - Ged Stonehouse is coorindating this effort - you can call 902-758-4444




Dr. Ross MacInnis Had a Major Impact on the Village of Shubenacadie

Mon Oct 20, 6:16 AM

On October 11th Shubenacadie lost one of its Patriarchs - Dr. Ross MacInnis. 

He was passionate about his community and the people in it.  His actions over the years tells this story, making house calls long after most doctors had stopped - the health care he provided to the Village as a Medical Doctor.  When we were celebrating Olympic Athlete Tracy Cameron - Doc MacInnis (as he was affectionatley known) in his greetings shared that he was the very first person to every see Tracy. 

Dr. MacInnis worked as a Municipal Councilor and was the driving force behind Shubenacadie being one of the first smaller communities in the area to get Water and Sewage.  He sat on many boards including School Board as well as others.  He was one of the founding members and leaders on the creation and development of the Tin Shop Museum in Shubenacadie.  He contributed and supported that project for years - he and Gerry Williams were the best story tellers making the history of Shubenacadie interesting for anyone that would listen.

The MacInnis Trail was another act of kindness with donating the land to provide the Village with a beautiful nature trail for families to enjoy for years to come.

For so much of what Ross has done - the Community and its residents have benefited.  His wisdom, insight, fair and balanced approach to opportunities and obstacles alike and his passion and dedication to Shubenacadie will be greatly missed.

We want to let Madeline and the family know that our thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of loss.  We also celebrate with you the life of you beloved husband, father and grandfather... 




Shubie River Park Event Stage - Opening

Mon Oct 06, 6:07 AM

Saturday we enjoyed the opening of the new Event Stage / Snack Bar / Washrooms at the Park by the Ball Field.  The Old Ball Building was totally renovated and an Event Stage was added t othe back of it facing the Ball Filed.

We enjoyed the HERH Band under the direction of Bruce Campbell - they played for the singing of O' Canada - then some other great music.

Ged Stonehouse thanked those that had worked hard to make the project happen.

  • The NS Department of Commuities, Culture and Heritage - they provided funding for the project
  • East Hants through Albert Flemming provided a contribution through his beautification fund
  • Scotia Metals - Dan & Danielle Chassie contributed the metal siding and roofing that started the whole project off
  • Ettinger's Home Hardware were the main supplier of of building supplies and provided a significant discount on all materials
  • The Hall & Grounds Committee - Jennifer Kennard - Bea MacMillan were a big help as well
  • Neil Barr provide his expertise in some of the design ideas and recommendations
  • The Construction Team - Derek Taylor led this and did an amazing job - Bill Dixon for the Electrical and Andy Gilmor for the plumbing
  • The Volunteers - Richard Ashton and a team of young guys tore the old top off the buildings saving the project about $1,500 - thank you guys
  • Margaret Miller - our MLA brought greetings from the Province and then cut the Ribbon officially opening the facility - Margaret told a story of how much this park meant to them as kids growing up on the farm just out side of town.
  • A Celebration Cake was served - it was donated by the Village Bakery - Thanks Jennifer - thanks Betty Stonehouse for your help with everything and serving the refreshments

This will be such a great facility for - Concerts - Canoe to the Sea - Canada Day - Anouncing Ball Games - and much much more....

Thanks to EVERYONE....




You are INVITED - Opening of the Shubie River Park Event Stage

Mon Sep 29, 9:14 AM

This Saturday October 4th at 4:00pm.  We would like to invite everyone down to see the new Shubie River Park - Event Stage.  It is part of what was the old ball building - it has been totally refurbished and will have - Washrooms - Snack Bar and this new Event Stage.  Shubie will now be able to host Concerts in the park - Canoe to the Sea - Canada Day - Ball Tournaments and much more.

We are hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony and refreshements.  We would like everyone to come down - bring a lawn chair to sit in the field - listen to the Music from HERH - the official thank you to those groups that contributed.

Tell your friends - put it on facebook.

For more info call 902-758-4444




Event Stage - Snack Bar - Washrooms Building LOOKING GREAT

Tue Sep 23, 8:35 AM

What a transformation of this old Ball Building into a wonderful new facility for our Village.  The Shubie River Park Event Stage will be a great asset to host all kinds of special events - Concerts - Canoe to the Sea - Canada Day - Presentations.  This has taken a lot of work by a lot of people and for that we are thankful. 

  • The Team of Volunteers that tore off the old roof and got the property ready to put back together
  • Ettingers Home Hardware for the discount on everything we bought
  • Derek Taylor and his guys for a great re-construction job - attention to detail
  • Bill Dixon and his guys for the Electrical
  • Andy Gilmore for helping with the plumbing
  • Neil Barr for his support and expertise and ideas for the stage especilly
  • Jennifer Kennard interim chair of the Hall & Grounds
  • Bea MacMillan - book keeping and paying the bills
  • Margaret Miller and the Province of Nova Scotia for their support of the project

We stil have some finish work inside the buiding and would love to have some volunteers that would help with painting - installing the kitchen cupboards in the Snack Bar - finish up the washrooms.

If you would be willing to help out a little please give us a call - 902-758-4444

We could also use some cash contributions as we are a little tight to finish everything up - would love to raise about $1,500 - if you can help call the same number.

We hope to have a ribbon cutting / opening in the next couple of weeks.




New Event Stage for the Shubie River Park

Mon Aug 18, 1:44 PM

With every renovation - first comes the dismantling of the existing project.  The old Ball Building in the Park has been an eyesore for quite a number of years.  About two years ago we were touring the park with Dan Chassie from Halifax C&D, they did the marvelous job for us on the drainage in the park - Pam MacInnis the councillor at the time mentioned how bad that buidling looked.  Dan immediately said " Would it help if I provided new siding and roofing for it from my Scotia Metals company".  Well that spark started this whole process that is finally underway.

Tear down team - Richard Ashton and his team - Andre, Brent, T.J., Cameron and Johathan worked VERY hard Friday, Sunday and some on Monday to tear the top off that old building.  It was a big job and we needed this kind of volunteer help.  What an amazing job they did.  See the photos of the old buidling.

Over the next two weeks keep your eyes on the project - and if you have some buidling skills and would like to help come on down for the re-build.  Derek Taylor is leading that charge. 

When complete we will have the Washrooms, Snackbar and Ball Storage building with a new metal roof and siding - we will also have an Event Stage on the back of the buidling facing out to the Ball Field - this will be ideal for special events - it will be a 20' x 13' stage - ideal for Canada Day, Canoe to the Sea, community events and concerts.  Provincial Heritage and Culture has contributed to this project and we thank them for that.

Please be careful with your children down around that area and have them stay back from the construction going on.

Thanks again to Richard and his team.




MacInnis Trail Opens Final Stage

Wed Jul 30, 4:52 PM

Today was a VERY Exciting Day for the MacInnis Trail – after 5 years of hard work by the Shubenacadie Community Development Association along with its name sake Dr. Ross & Madeline MacInnis this 2.2 km trail is complete.  Dr. MacInnis stepped up to the plate to provide land for the trail along with other landowners that allowed the trail to cross their lands.
Many of the MacInnis family, community volunteers, groups and organizations along with local Politicians were in attendance to celebrate this event.
Pam MacInnis Welcomed all of the guests and introduced the speakers

  • MP Scott Brison – brought greetings from the Federal Government – he shared about walking the trail when it first open with his trusted friend Simba – he talked about being a new Dad of twin girls that will enjoy this type of outdoor adventure – the opportunity to simply go out and play
  • MLA Margaret Miller – brought greetings from the Province – she talked about growing up in the Village and the importance of Volunteers and Community groups coming together with Government to make a project like this happen
  • East Hants Municipality – was represented by Counsellor Albert Fleming
  • Les Jayasinghe – was President of the Association during the early years of the project – he took a lead role in going after the funding and community support – he also gave special thanks to George Searle for his leadership and hard work in the design, engineering and planning of the project – he thanked the Lions Club for their support and efforts

This was a truly community project bringing together groups, volunteers, business support and the three levels of Government to make it happen.
As a Village we can be very proud of this wonderful asset in our community and thankful for the hard work and kind donation that made it happen.  Take your family for a walk we can guarantee you will enjoy it.
Thanks once again to Dr. MacInnis and his family…




SUPER BIKES come to Shubenacadie This Weekend

Fri Jul 25, 10:13 AM

 Atlantic Road Racing is hosting the National SUPER BIKE Championships this weekend at Shebenacadies Atalntic Motorsport Park.  Race Teams and fans from across the country will take over the track and provide a wonderful weekend of Racing for all to enjoy.

The Village of Shubenacadie Welcomes all that come to participate and watch this great event.

For additional information:

  AtlanticRoadRacing.com

There is a full weekend of activity Friday - Saturday and Sunday...




A GREAT Hay Days / Canada Day Event - THANKS

Mon Jul 07, 4:47 PM

Wow what a great Hay Days / Canada Day we had here in Shubie.  It has taken a few days to catch our breath and then Arthur came to visit as well.

There were many highlights of the day - kicking off wiht Breakfast at the Legion the Lions and Legion group did a great job as usual.  The park set up this year was headed up by Richard Ashton and did he ever do a great job.  There was great attendance and lots of things for people to enjoy and do. Some added features down there this year.

The Parade was well done and our Town Cryer Anita Benedict was amazing walking and crying - I mean Town Crying in two parades in that heat - then she helped out with the opening exercises as well.  The Classic Car Show headed up by Alan MacLeod was a big hit again this year and drew some wonderful cars from around the region.  The United Church put on  a great BBQ and their famous Strawberry Shortcake.  Good job folks.

The Tin Shop Museum wiht Marilyn Doucette who was also the honorary parade Marshall this year - had some fun things for visitors there as well.

We introduced the Shubie River Rubber Duck Race for the first time this year - Keith & Leanne Julian coordinated the River activities to keep the ducks on track and catch them as they crossed the finish line.  This Year Keith helped coordinated Indian Brooks participation in a number of the activities and that was very special including Chief Rufus Copage bringing greetings and the opening ceromonies. 

Heritage Baptist did a great job with their Kids Carnival and they had great participation.  Neil & Christine Barr were involved in so many components including the Cold Plate Dinner, Sound System and for the band as well as Christine being Chair of the whole event.  Thank you to both of them.

The Concert wiht 10 - 2 - Midnight was  a bifg hit again with about 800 attending by the time we got to the second half.  The Fire Works were absolutely GREAT - Wayne Green and the Shubie Fire Brigade did a great job again.

 

We need to thank the 100+ volunteers and the almost 40 businesses that supported this great event...




Happy Canada Day - Enjoy Hay Days

Tue Jul 01, 7:25 AM

Good Morning Shubenacadie.... today is the day to Celebrater Canada and our Village

  • 8:00am - 10:00am - Breakfast at the Shubenacadie Legion
  • 10:00am - 4:00pm - Bouncie Toys - Cotton Candy - Snow Cones - Popcorn - T-Shirts - Food in the Park - Booths and Displays - Wading Pool Open
  • 10:00am - 5:00pm - Activities at the Tin Shop Museum and Craft Store
  • 11:00am - Helicopter Fly Over - Water Drop Demonstration
  • 11:00am - 3:00pm - Classic Car Show and BBQ - at the United Church - did we mention Strawberry Shortcake
  • 1:00pm - the Canada Day / Hay Days People Parade
  • 2:00pm - Welcome Ceremonies - in the park - O Canada - Greetings
  • 2:00pm - Fancy Shawl Ribbon Shirt Making
  • 2:00pm - Kids Carnival in the Park
  • 2:30pm - Rubber Duck Race on the River - Purchase a Duck with a $5 donation to Hay Days - at the Park
  • 4:30pm - 6:00pm - Cold Plate Dinner in the Community Hall
  • 7:00pm - 10:00pm - LIVE CONCERT in the Park the Band 10 - 2 - Midnight
  • 10:00pm - FIREWORKS

Come and be part of this great Celebration

For Detail call 758-4444




CLEAN UP DAY at the Shubie Village Park

Thu Jun 26, 8:32 AM

Hay Days / Canada Day are coming on Tuesday July 1st - We need some help doing a major spring clean up at the Park.

We need lots of help:

  • Lawnmowers
  • Weedwhackers
  • Rakes & Shovels
  • Washroom Cleaners
  • Brooms

We want the park to shine.  We need to trim all around the Community Hall - the Pool Area - the Ball Field - the Playground - the Dock.

Bring you whole family Saturday Morning June 29 - 8:00am to about 10-12n

We also need to have some additional financial contributions if you are able to help us cover the costs of this great event - donations can be dropped into the Tin Shop Museum - just say it is for Hay Days.

 

Thaniks

See you Saturday




CLEAN UP DAY at the Shubie Village Park

Thu Jun 26, 8:31 AM

Hay Days / Canada Day are coming on Tuesday July 1st - We need some help doing a major spring clean up at the Park.

We need lots of help:

  • Lawnmowers
  • Weedwhackers
  • Rakes & Shovels
  • Washroom Cleaners
  • Brooms

We want the park to shine.  We need to trim all around the Community Hall - the Pool Area - the Ball Field - the Playground - the Dock.

Bring you whole family Saturday Morning June 29 - 8:00am to about 10-12n

We also need to have some additional financial contributions if you are able to help us cover the costs of this great event - donations can be dropped into the Tin Shop Museum - just say it is for Hay Days.

 

Thaniks

See you Saturday




Big Tree Attacks Shubie River Dock

Tue Jun 24, 2:09 PM

We are working hard to get the Park ready for Hay Days / Canada Day.  A very large tree floating up the river a few days ago got caught up under the floating dock in the Village.  This happens quite often wiht smaller trees and when the tide changes they float back down the river.  Well this one has been stuck for almost a week.

We were trying to figure out how we could get it out of there.  Well I dropped in to ask Shane and he immediately took action.  Brought his Tow Truck down to the River.  You should see him handle that machine.  We worked on it for about an hour and he was able to pull it out - up on shore and out of the way.  It is a big one and would make some wonderful River Wood for someone. 

We want to thank Shane for coming to our rescue and releasing the dock so it can once again go up and down with the tide as it is supposed to.

We are so fortunate to have this facility in the Village.




Big Tree Attacks Shubie River Dock

Tue Jun 24, 2:09 PM

We are working hard to get the Park ready for Hay Days / Canada Day.  A very large tree floating up the river a few days ago got caught up under the floating dock in the Village.  This happens quite often wiht smaller trees and when the tide changes they float back down the river.  Well this one has been stuck for almost a week.

We were trying to figure out how we could get it out of there.  Well I dropped in to ask Shane and he immediately took action.  Brought his Tow Truck down to the River.  You should see him handle that machine.  We worked on it for about an hour and he was able to pull it out - up on shore and out of the way.  It is a big one and would make some wonderful River Wood for someone. 

We want to thank Shane for coming to our rescue and releasing the dock so it can once again go up and down with the tide as it is supposed to.

We are so fortunate to have this facility in the Village.




Hay Days / Canada Day Coming July 1st

Tue Jun 03, 8:44 AM

Your Hay Days Committee is working hard to get things ready for a great day Celebrating our Village of Shubenacadie and our Country Canada.  This is a special time when we all come together to celebrate our freedoms and enjoy our community.

You can help as well - we need Volunteers to help out with a variety of projects - if you are interested send us a note at  info@shubie.ca - we are also doing fundraising to help cover the costs of all the great events - you can make a donation at the Tin Shop Museum - or call us and we will come and pick up your contribution - 902-758-4444.

We will have the Posters up shortly and will put the schedule on the website soon.  Here is a little forecast of what is coming...

Events and Activites

  • Breakfast at the Legion
  • Classic Car Show - at the United Church
  • Wildlife Park - Activities all day
  • Tin Shop Museum Atcitivies
  • Booths and Displays in the Park
  • Canada Day Poeple Parade
  • Opening Cerimonies in the Park
  • Kids Carnival in the Park
  • Bouncy Toys in the Park
  • K9 Flyers - Dog Show in the Park
  • Dinner at the Shubie Community Hall
  • Shubie River - Ruibber Duck Race
  • Live Councert in the Park - The Group "10 to Midnight"
  • FIRE WORKS - the best in the region

Tell your friends, invite your family, come and get involved for this GREAT day of Celebration of Canada....




4th ANNUAL STRIPED BASS DERBY!

Sat Apr 12, 7:24 AM

The Shubenacadie First Nation's is hosting it's 4th Annual

      STRIPED BASS DERBY

EVERYONE is welcome to join in the fun.  Saturday May 3rd 8 am - 8 pm.  Counsiler Keith Julian announced this Community Relations building event again this year.  He said this is a special time for our communities to come together for a day of fun and fishing.  They have some great sponsors and supporters of the event:

  • Canada Department of Fisheries
  • Nova Scotia Natural Resources
  • Striped Bass Anglers Association
  • Acadia University
  • MiKmaw Conservation Group

Check out our Events Page for all the details - on this site

There will be 3 Age Categories - 10 years and under - 11 - 17 years - 18+

We encourage everyone to come and enjoy the wonders of the Shubenacadie River and meet some new friends...

For more information - Call Keith at 902-805-0145 or Emila  keithjjulian@msn.com




Groundhog Day Presents GREAT News - Early Spring

Tue Feb 04, 12:46 PM

There was a great turnout at the Wildlife Park to witness Shubenacadie's Sam's prediction of an Early Spring.  There was a big crowd and everyone had fun with facepainting - hot chocolate and all.  The Wildrife Park did an excellent job hosting the event.

The East Hants Town Cryer, Anita Benedict and Piper did a great job announcing the special event.  Anita also assisted welcoming people at the Legion.

The Shubie Lions and Shubie Legion combined their efforts to put on a great breakfast.  About 200 people enjoyed the breakfast.

Our own Olympic Metal winner Tracy Cameron was the guest of honour.  She came with her family including her new little daughter Olivia.  Tracy has spent many years competing all over the world and always bragging up the fact that she is from Shubenacadie Nova Scotia.  We were able to present her with a recognition from

  • Albert Flemming - East Hants
  • Margeret Miller - our MLA - who also presented a letter from Premier Stephen MacNeil
  • Priminister Harper also sent along words of congratulations
  • Shubie Village - presented a plaque honouring Tracy as the Village Ambassador

The Tin Shop Museum was open for tours as well and the movie Groundhog Day was at the Community Centre.

A special thanks to all who volunteered their time to help make it a great day.  Thanks to Albert for his support for the promotional pieces.




Full Day of Activity Celebrating GROUNDHOG DAY in Shubie

Fri Jan 24, 7:10 AM

Sunday February 2 Shubenacadie will be welcoming guests from all around the region as they come to see Shubeancadie Sams prediction for spriong.  This year the Village of Shubeanacadie is partnering with the Wildlife Park for a great day of activities.  Bring the whole family and join us for the fun:

  • 7:00am Wildlife Park Opens
  • 8:00am Sams prediction at the Park - be there a little early with face painting - hot chocolate
    • Shubies own Olympian Tracy Cameron will be on hand to help us celebrate
  • 8:00am - the Shubenacadie Legion will be open for a special celebration Breakfast -
    • Tracy will be at the Legion - drop in for some Thankyou presentation for her being such a GREAT community Ambassador
  • 9:00am - 3:00pm the Tin Shop Museum will be open - great place to stop in and enjoy the history of the Village of Shubenacadie - Main Street by the railway tracks
  • 1:00pm - The Movie GROUNDHOG DAY - will be shown at the Shubenacadie Community Hall on Main Street

This will be a great day to Celebrate our Village and be together with Family and Friends. 

If you have questions please give us a call - 902-758-4444




We Will Always Remember - Hundreds Attend Service in Shubie

Mon Nov 11, 2:18 PM

It was cool and windy Monday morning but that didn't deter the 500-600 residents that gathered at the Cenotaphe in the Centre of the Village to Remember our men and women in the Military.  The Legion does a great job to organize and coordinate this service.  Bob Smith from the Legion led the service - he read off the Honour Role - it was interesting to hear how many from our community gave their lives in service of this great country.

Pastor Martin Reid from the Shubenacadie United Church prayed and brought words of encouragement to all that attended.  He provided some interesting facts from the wars of the past that helped us better understand what these troops went through.

There were a great number of Wreaths placed on behalf of diffenet levels of Government - Community Groups - Families - Businesses...

One of the things I like to see at the end is veryone going up and placing their poppies on the Wreaths or in the flower boxes.

Thank you to all that helped make this a special time for us and thanks to all that came.

Let always remember....




HAY DAYS / CANADA DAY GREAT FUN

Sat Jul 27, 7:23 AM

Even though the 2013 Hay Days and Canada Day events were spread over two weekends and dampened a little by the weather a GREAT time was had by all.

Canoe to the Sea

Went as scheduled on Canada Day and a very good turn out despite poor weather forecasts.  Paddlers left the Shubie Dock paddling with the Tide all the way down to Maitland.  Allan Billard and his team did a great job to make this a special event.  We are so fortunate to have the mighty Shubenacadie River run right through the Village

Delayed one Week to July 7

Majority of events were delayed to Sunday July 7 and there was still very good trunout to all of the activities.  Breakfast at the Legion was well attended and they had an Auction going on as well with many special items up for grabs.

Classic Car Show - the car show was fun with a variety of vintage models coming from all across the Maritimes.  The organizing team did a great job to pull this off after having to cancel July 1st.  Big crowds wandered through the ground enjoyed the BBQ and the United CHurces Strawberry Shortcake.

Tin Shop Museum - had a full dave of activities like usual and people wondered in and out all day

Hay Days Parade - with honourary Parade Marshal - Dr. Ross MacInnis - made its way through the Village to the delight of families lining the streets.  There was a confilct with the change of dates wiht the Elmsdale Parade but Shubie still had a great showing.

Activities in the Park - the bouncy toys - food booths - face painting - wading pool - play ground - K9 Flyers were fun

10 - 2 Midnight - Live and in Concert in the park - the park and surounding areas filled up to the GREAT music of this live band - they played a great variety of music that was enjoyed by all - they were so good we have already booked them for next year

Shubie Fireworks - Our Shubie volunteer fire brigade do an AMAZING job on putting together one of the best fire works displys in the region.  Even with the rescheduling an estimated 2,500 people came - lined the streets and roads all around to enjoy this display

Well even with the challenges of the weather Chairperson Christine Barr - her committee and the litterally 100+ volunteers that helped in one way or another to put on a great event - to you we say THANK YOU - it was soooo much fun.

Thank You for your Support

Heritage Canada as well as our own local Business Community and also families in the community provided their financial support to allow the event to happen.  THANK YOU to each of you as well....

If you would like to be part of the planning or volunteering for next year send us a note at   info@shubie.ca - we would love to have your comments - suggestions and ideas....




Large Rabbit Found in Shubie

Wed Jul 10, 7:35 PM

Large rabbit found on July 10th, 2013 outside of Ettinger's Funeral Home in Shubenancadie, NS.  Sex is unknown but it is clear that it is someone's pet.  He/She is safe and can be reunited with it's family by calling Cathy Flemming at (902) 758-3919 




Clean Up at Shubie Park - Preparations for Hay Days

Mon Jun 03, 10:11 AM

This Saturday June 8 will be the Annual Shubie Park Clean Up Day - we encourage everyone to put this in your Callendar and come and enjoy the fun of making our community a better place to enjoy.

  • Saturday June 8 - 8:30am - 12:00n

We will need people to bring lawn mowers (tractors and hand mowers) weed whackers - shovels - hammers - rakes - we will do a general clean up and repair of littlethings needing to be done.

We have also had a generous donation from Scotia Metal of new siding and roofing for the Ballfield Building - we need some people to come and take that project on and get it finished up.

See you on Saturday - there will be refreshments availlable as well.




HAY DAYS / CANADA DAY Coming Quickly

Tue Apr 23, 2:16 PM

The Hay Days committee is hard a work putting together a GREAT event for this year.  Events and Activities will be going on June 20 and July 1st... You won't want to miss any of it.

We need your help

  • Families - Individuals as well as Businesses can contribute to the costs of this great event - Call 758-4444 or Email  info@shucie.ca Cheques can be made out to "Hay Days Society" and dropped off at the Tin Shop Museum
  • Volunteers - it always takes lots of people to make an event like this work - would you be willing to help out - we need about 16 volunteers - for 2 - 4 hours each
  • Floats for the Parade - Everyone is invited to put a float in the parade - groups - business - churches - schools - individuals

The committee is always looking for ideas and events as well.  Please give us a shout.

Everyone comet together to Celebrate Shubenacadie and Canada....




HAY DAYS / CANADA DAY Coming Quickly

Tue Apr 23, 2:16 PM

The Hay Days committee is hard a work putting together a GREAT event for this year.  Events and Activities will be going on June 20 and July 1st... You won't want to miss any of it.

We need your help

  • Families - Individuals as well as Businesses can contribute to the costs of this great event - Call 758-4444 or Email  info@shucie.ca Cheques can be made out to "Hay Days Society" and dropped off at the Tin Shop Museum
  • Volunteers - it always takes lots of people to make an event like this work - would you be willing to help out - we need about 16 volunteers - for 2 - 4 hours each
  • Floats for the Parade - Everyone is invited to put a float in the parade - groups - business - churches - schools - individuals

The committee is always looking for ideas and events as well.  Please give us a shout.

Everyone comet together to Celebrate Shubenacadie and Canada....




Shubies own Braden Langille Racing Success

Sat Feb 09, 8:51 AM

Braden enjoyed a GREAT year in 2012 - competing in 31 local ciruit races in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.  He had FOUR Feature WINS and multiple heat race wins throug the season.  At the end of the season he was crowned INEX Canadian National Bandit Champion - this is amazing for a young racer from Shubie.  The award was recently presented in Charlotte NC but Braden was unable to attend.  He and team leader Dad (Craig Langille) are getting ready for their first races south of the boarder.  They are heading to Florida February 16th to run the Winer Nationals which consists of five straight days of racing.  Braden will be running in the Bandit only class wich consists of kids 8 - 11. 

We are so proud as a community to have Braden racing for our Village.  We will all be chearing him on.  Post this on your Facebook and let people know about your great local racer...

 




Shubenacadie Sam - Predicts 6 MORE weeks of WINTER

Sat Feb 02, 12:30 PM

WOW what a crowd that showed up at the Shubenacadie Wild Life Park this morning to see if Shubenacadie Sam would see his shadow or not.  Well it may have been -11 but the crowds were huge to come and Witness Sam's prediction.  Early estimates had over a 1,000 people in attendance.  There were treats, hot chocolate, face painting and of course the star of the show.  A song made up for Sam to the tune of take me out to the ball game was sung and then - out came SAM... the sun was shining and Sam saw his shadow predicting 6 morte weeks of winter.

With Groundhog Day being on a Saturday this year the Village of Shubenacadie got on board and the Legion put on a great Breakfast and service a couple of hundred happy diners looking to get into the warmth.  They always do a great job.  Also the Tin Shop Museum was open to welcome guses and share a little of our Village history with them.

It was a GREAT Day... Thanks to all that helped.




Shubenacadie Sam makes National Debut on Canada AM

Wed Jan 30, 7:37 PM

With Groundhog Day coming on a Saturday this year the Village of Shubenacadie is celebrating.  We invite everyone to come out and enjoy the morning.

Saturday Feb. 2, 2013 Ground Hog Day - Shubie Sam

  • 7:00am - Shubenacadie Wild Life Park - opens its doors and welcomes everyone
  • 8:00am - Shubenacadie Sam - is expected to come out and see whether or not he sees his shadow... Early Spring - More Winter...
  • Wildlife Park will have Hot Beverages - A Piper - Town Crier and other activites - everyone welcome
  • 8:00am - you can then head down town to the Shubenacadie Legion for a hot breakfast - families welcome
  • The Tin Shop Museum is opening for 9:00am - 11:00am - come on down and see a little of the Shubenacadie History

Come and enjoy a great time Celebrating our now nationally celebraty Shubenacadie Sam...

Check Sam out on line....




Shubie Community Hall Gets New Roof

Wed Dec 05, 10:19 PM

You really couldn't miss it the new bright orange roof on the Community Hall.  We were forntunate to get support from the Province to be able to do a number of upgrades to the Hall.  Neil Barr has been overseeing the project and putting a lot of time and effort in it.  The Haven Homes team has been doing a good job getting the roof on in rather tough weather.

It is great to have the Hall in good condition and open to the public to be able to rent it for special occations. 




Update on Cody Anthony & Team Canada - in Argentina

Mon Nov 12, 7:06 AM

Our own Cody Anthony was chosen as one of the two Team Captains for Team Canada

In their second playoff game on Saturday Team Canada was able to defeat the US Team.  They had had a lengthy rain delay so right after that game they had to play again - this time it was Australlia and they lost a tough battle 3 - 2.  The winner of that game was guaranteed at least a bronze medal.  So our Canadian boys ended up with a 4th place finish in the World Championships.  Cody's mom Terry said "This Team made Canada very proud this week and I am very proud that my family could be part of it".  "I also want to say how proud we are of Cody".

We too would like to say how proud Shubie is of Cody Anthony and the whole Team Canada.  What a great showing in this prestigious event in Argentina.




“Lest We Forget”

Sun Nov 11, 7:29 AM

Today is Remberance Day - the special day each year we remember those that have fought for the freedoms we enjoy.  It is the day where we stop to honour our fallen soldiers and our troops in service.  Shubenacadie will gather at the Cenotaph for a service.  It is a warming ceromony as an honour guard marches through the Village, the crowd gathers to sing, pray, hear the traditional "In Flanders Field".  The two minutes of silence is special as our thoughts and prayers go to those in the past and present.  The laying of wreaths - it is great to see so many families, groups and businesses step up to be part of this.

Then at the end everyone in the crowd brings their poppy up and pin them on a wreath... a see of red poppies soon appears.

Thank you to all who help to put on this special event. honouring_our_troops




Cody Anthony Update - Argentina

Fri Nov 09, 12:18 PM

cody_pitch_photo_lr_226_01Update from the Anthony's in Argentina.

Cody and his Canadian Junior Mem's Fastpitch Team Canada finished 3rd in their pool.

They beat Croatia, mexico and Czeh Republic

They lost a tough one to Argentina 1-0 and also lost to Japan in 8 innings 3-0

Since those games theyhave started play-off/crossover games.  Canada beat Denmark 8-0 yesterday.

Today Nov. 9th is a big one as they play USA at 3pm (2pm Nova Scotia time).

Stay tuned formore Updates from Argentina.....




Cody Anthony with Canadian National U19 Team in Argentina

Wed Oct 31, 3:27 PM

Shubie’s own Cody Anthony

cody_pitch_photo_lr_226_01          Named to Canada’s U19 National Team

“It’s a dream come true”  Cody is with the Canadian Under 19 Junior Men’s Fast Pitch team at the World Fast Pitch Championships in Argentina.  Proud Mom & Dad – Terry & Jackie Anthony were delayed by the Tropical Storm Sandy.  They are flying out Nov 1st to be with Cody for this huge event with the Canadian Team.

Cody was chosen for the National Team back in August and will represent Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia and Canada in this prestigious event.

Cody made the team during tryouts in Kitchener, Ontario in August.  He said this was one of the best experiences of his life… even though it was a tough grind it was great. He said after the camp he knew he had given it all he had.  It was hard to get any sleep from the trip home and until the phone finally rang.  When Tom Doucette gave Cody the word it was a great relief and exciting for the whole family.

This once in a lifetime trip to Argentina will see the team in competition for 10 days.  Jackie said they have already had several exhibition games to get ready for the Tournament.

Shubenacadie wants to say – "We are very proud of what you have accomplished Cody and wish you every success this coming 10 days and for your future in the game".

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            Go Cody and Team Canada Go

The Anthony’s have been tremendous promoters and supporters of Ball here in the Village and have made sure kids through the years have had a field to play on.  They have invested greatly in their community and for that again we say Thank You…




Election Reults in - Congratulations Albert Flemming

Sat Oct 20, 9:35 PM

Well the weather held up and the turn out was quite good.  The results are in and it was close but former Councillor Albert Flemming returns to represent Shubenacadie.  He replaces Pam MacInnis who did a great job for the Village for the past four years.

We look forward to the next four years and encourage Councillor elect Flemming to lead our community through a timeline of growth over the next four years.

Here are the results:

District 4 Votes Cast
Albert FLEMMING 115
Sam WEBBER 56
Christa WILLIAMS 109
Kim WILLIAMS 82

On behalf of the whole community we would like to thank each of the four candidates for taking the time and making the effort to run in this election.




Election Day Today - Please Get Out and Vote

Sat Oct 20, 8:03 AM

We are blessed to be in a country where we have the democratic right to have a say in who manages our Country - Province and Municipal affairs.  Well today is Election Day in East Hants.  We encourage everyone to get out and make your vote count.  The Polling Station is at the Shubenacadie Community Hall.

We have four worthy candidates that have made the effort to make themselves availlable to run - for that we thank each of them.

  • Albert Flemming
  • Sam Webber
  • Christa Williams
  • Kim Williams



Shubie River Park Drainage Project

Thu Aug 30, 8:07 PM

Over the past number of years the area between the Ball Fields and the River has been getting wetter and wetter.  When the river floods over the banks on a high tide or we get large amounts of rain it hasn't been able to drain out to the river. It has been eroding the shore line and creating a couple of swamp areas.  There are several sink holes that had become dangerous.

In discussion with inovator owner of Halifax C&D Dan Chassie we shared our problem and concern.  He shared that he had a solution using his TDA - Tire Derivitive Aggregate - that will allow water to flow through it but holds up the grass and topping.  Hank Kolstee a retired Tidal Drainage expert with the Province designed what was needed and how to do it.  Dan Chassie offered to do the whole project as a contribution to the Village of Shubie.  The Project is valued at over $20,000 for all the work that is being done.

They have dug a trench 6' deep - 12' wide from just by the Lift Station all around to the trial to the Floating Dock.  The trench was gilled with the TDA product - next it is covered with filter cloth - then soil put back over the TDA - leaving a strip 4' wide that will be covered with 1" clear stone.  The site will then be shaped to take any flow from the ball fields and or the river to this trench.

The whole trench then drains to a pipe at the end that will connect with an Abeteau - a flap that will open to let water out when the tide is out - close to protect tidal water coming up the pipe when the Tide is in.

This will be a showcase of this newer technology and will make a huge difference to the park.  We hope to be able to have picnic tables by the river next summer.

 The project is expectied to be finished up next week if the weather holds up.

Mr. Chassie is a partner in Scotia Plastics that donated the piping, owns Halifax C&D that has donated the TDA product, the trucking, the construction equipment, the abeteau.  Earlier this spring one of his other companies donated new metal Siding and Roofing for the Ball Field building - that project is planned to be completed this fall or in the spring.

We would like to offer a VERY SPECIAL THANK YOU to Dan Chassie and his team. 




Sidewalks & Trees…

Mon Jul 23, 2:55 PM

You have likely heard and seen the activity around the new Sidewalks on Main Street in Shubenacadie.  They are planned to run from Yummies Deli to Havenwood Dr.  When the tie a red ribbon around the old tree happened a couple of weeks ago we were all shocked to think that we might lose all these wonderful old trees.  Councillor Pam went to work to gain a better understanding of what needed to happen and how the Sidewalks would impact the trees.  A lot by lot review was complete, recommendations were found and presented to East Hants Staff to assist them in desiging the sidewalk package to be safe but still keep most of our beautiful trees.  It was great to receive a report back end of last week indicating that the vast majority of the trees are expected to be saved.  We must say Staff have really been working for the community on this one.  Thanks to Connie Nolan and her team.  Pam did another walk on the weekend to compare the notes from our presentation and the notes received back.  She had a the opportunity to chat with quite a few people as well.  Most were very excited that we can have both.... Sidewalks & Trees...

The Good News Is... we can have the enjoyment and safety of our sidewalks as well as the beauty of our trees.

We are hoping construction will be done this fall. If it is anything like Elmsdale people will come out and enjoy this new walking area - connect to the trails as well.streetscape_cover_640




Race Fans the Canadian National Superbikes are Back

Tue Jul 17, 11:36 AM

Atlantic Motorsport Park will be welcomiong Racers and Race Fans from across the country for another weekend of Canadian National Super Bike Champioonships.  Everyone is welcoming to come and enjoy this GREAT weekend of RACING.

  • Thursday - is National Test Day - practice sessions
  • Friday - Another big day of practicing
  • Saturday - Morning Practice for Qualifying - then Afternoon Qualifying - and race
  • Sunday - Practice in the morning - Opening Ceromonies at 12:55n - Racing at 1:10pm

This is always a great time, come early, stay all weekend...

  • Weekend Passes - Just $40

Full Schedule is at

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Shubenacadie Welcomes “the Story Hunter”

Tue Jul 10, 6:31 PM

This is exciting news we have Marlene Custance the "Story Hunter" coming to Shubie to chat with residents about the history of our Village.  She is starting this Thursday July 11 visiting with a couple of Shubie legends - Dr. MacInnis and Gerry Williams.  If you would like to be part of this and share some stories please let us know at Shubie.ca.

Email  info@Shubie.ca   or call us at  Tel: 758-4444 ask for Bettymarlene_constance_120

 This is the note from Marlene...

Hi, my name is Marlene Custance and I am a “Story Hunter” with a passion for keeping memories alive.  It all began when I wanted to write a book about my Grandmother; whom I loved dearly.   I researched, collected old photos, spoke to people who remembered her and before you know it a book came together.  I realized then how much I enjoy putting the puzzle of the past together. I have written several books both for myself and for others.  And as I finish one, there comes to mind several more that I MUST do.    I am looking forward to meeting you and hearing “your stories.”  

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The Village of Shubenacadie has some very interesting stories that need to be shared.

Bring your story ideas to the Tin Shop Museum or call 758-2013 and they will come to you.  You can also use our email  info@shubie.ca




Shubie Wading Pool Open

Thu Jul 05, 5:38 PM

It was great on the hot Sunday July 1st to have the Shubie Park Wading Pool open.  It is now open for the season for kids to enjoy.

There is no admission to enjoy this cooling little pool in the park.  They are always appreciative of donations.

Times and Days

  • Mon. - Friday 10:00am - 4:00pm

           Closed for lunch 12:00 to 1:00pm

Swim Lessons - Pre School age groups

For details call - 758-3395

Come and enjoy this great little pool in behind the community centre.




What a GREAT Celebration - Hay Days / Canada Day

Tue Jul 03, 10:54 AM

dscn4185_lr_180Does it get any better than this past weekend.  There were over 100 volunteers in so many groups and organizations that worked so hard to put together a wonderful weekend of activity for Shubenacadie's Hay Days / Canada Day Celebrations.  There were many families and businesses that contributed to the event as well - to each of you we way a big THANK YOU.

Saturday Evening there was a group of local musicians who played to the enjoyment of people gathering in the Hall for a Coffee House.

Saturday morning a huge turn out for the Legion's Breakfast - sounds like we ate them out of house and home - well at least out of eggs but quickly they got more.  Great job to the team at the Legion.

It was great to see the community Churches come together to host a wonderful Canada Day Worship Celebration.  There was great music and some interesting personal stories from members of the different churches.

The Parade was one of the best in recent years.  There were so many new and interesting floats and people in the parade - some groups came from out around the area - there was a lot of work put into these floats.

The opening exercises were special as well - Sharon MacPhee led the group in the Singing of O'Canada - she does an awesome job - then we had a wonderful rendition of O'Canada in Mi'kmaq with a group of children from Indian Brook - it was very special.  We then had the opportunity to recognize three Service Groups within our community that were celebrating anniveraries this year

  • Shubenacadie Emergency and Fire Services - long time member Kevin MacDonald received a Plaque for the Brigade in honour of their 60 years of community service.
  • Shubenacadie Lions Club - King Lion Dennis MacDonald accepted their Plaque for 65 Years of service - they are involved in so many things in our Village - did you see their upgrades to the Lions building
  • Royal Canadian Legion 111 - Shubenacadie Legion - Albert Flemming and Pearl Cameron accepted their Plaque honouring 65 years of service - another great and active group in our community

The Classic Car Show was a big hit again with 100+ cars - this is always a highlight of the weekend - the BBQ and Strawberry Shortcake sold out as usual. 

The afternoon at the park had a variety of activities with Bouncy Toys - Wading Pool - Dunk Tank - Booths - Tug of War which the Famers / Farmhands won this year and took home the Milk Can Trophy.

In the evening the Blue Jam Grass Band provided a wonderful eveniong of music - they entertained a good size crowd that kept growing as the crowd came for the fire works.

 The Fireworks again this year were specatcular...  Chief Wayne Green and his crew did an excellent job.  It was amazing to see cars lined up on every availlable road in and around the Village to watch this event.  Again they were rated as one of the best in the region and enjoyed by about 3,000 people...

As part of the community we would like to give a VERY LARGE - THANK YOU -  to the Hay Days organizing committee - the many workers that did everything from cleaning washrooms to cutting grass to serving in one way or another.  Over 100 volunteers committed to making this one of the BEST Hay Days / Canada Day Celebrations ever. dscn4179_lr_180dscn4193_lr_180_01




Hay Days / Canada Day - This Weekend

Sun Jun 24, 9:10 PM

Wow it is coming this week.  You need to mark your Callendar... Bring the whole family to all of the great events of Hay Days...

Check out the Poster:

You will see a schedule on the poster.  Things get started Saturday night at the community hall with Live Music - it will be Coffee House Style - drop in and enjoy an evening of music.

Sunday July 1at Kicks off with

  • 8:00am Breakfast at the legion
  • 10:30am - Community Church in the Park - bring lawn chair and the whole family
  • 12:00n - 4:00pm - Classic Car Show at the United Church - one of the best in the region - BBQ - Strawberry Shortcake
  • 1:00pm - Canada Day People Parade - always a great parade
  • 2:00pm - Opening Cerermonies - Presentations to Three of our Long Time Community Service Groups
    • Lions - Fire Fighters - Legion
  •  Activities in the Park All Afternoon - Bouncing Toys - Games - K9 Flyers and much more
  • 5:30pm - Ham & Salad Dinner at the Community Hall
  • 7:00pm Tug of War in the Park
  • 7:00pm - 10:00pm - Blue Jam Grass Band - live in the Park - Great Concert for all
  • 10:00pm - Fireworks - one of the best in the region

Come and bring your whole family - enjoy all of the activities - support your local community groups...

We would love to see as many of you as possible Decorate Your Homes - with Canada Day decorations...




Ministerial BBQ as Local Pastor Retires

Thu Jun 21, 10:45 AM

shubie_ministerial_2012_480Our local Ministerial team gathered for a BBQ supper in part to bid farewell to Rev. Dale Crawford as she retires from the United Church pastorate this month.

The ministerial team has been meeting together for some three years.  We usually meet once per month in various locations.  It has been a time of building relationships within the Christian leadership in our area.  We come together to share and to pray for one another in the corridor community.

We welcome any other clergy.  For information please Contact Pastor Paul Vanderkooy at Faith Community Church 758-2808




Clean Up This Saturday at the Shubie Park for Canada Day

Mon Jun 18, 6:24 PM

With Hay Days / Canada Day coming quickly we are calling on all residents to come down to the Park Saturday June 23 - 8:00am - 11:00am.  We need a group to come and help us make sure that everything looks good for our Hay Days / Canada Day Celebrations.

  • Lawn Mowers
  • Weed Whackers
  • Painters
  • Rakes, Shovels, Hammers... tidy up the Playground

Please pass on the word and come on down Saturday.

For more detail call  758-4444 and ask about park clean up... Email   info@shubie.ca

The Tin Shop is still accepting donations for Canada Celebrations... if you can help drop in please. 




Canoe to the Sea - June 10 - Depart at 12:00n

Mon Jun 04, 4:04 PM

This Sunday June 10 will be the Canoe to the Sea Event

Everyone is encouraged to be at the Shubie Park by the River by 11:00am to make sure you are registered.  Spectators and especially those that cheer loudly will be welcome.  High tide will be right around 12:00n so the boaters will be in the water and ready to go when the tide starts moving out.  This is the first year in some time that they are Starting in Shubenacadie and paddling all the way to Maitland.  Spectaotrs will be able to see them off - then again on the South Maitland ovservation deck and then at Maitland.

After looking at the tide tables, it appears as if Canoe to the Sea will be OK on Sunday, June 10. It will be an actual canoe to the “SEA this time. The idea will be for all paddlers to start at the likttle wharf in the Village of Shubenacadie with the high tide about Noon. They will follow the outgoing tide all the way to Maitland, with 4 - 5 hours to make it before the tide changes. There will be safety boats at Stewiacke and at South Maitland to ensure that nobody gets caught in the white water or in the turning tide. With these considerations, it looks like any skill lever will be OK




Canoe to the Sea - June 10 - Depart at 12:00n

Mon Jun 04, 4:04 PM

This Sunday June 10 will be the Canoe to the Sea Event

Everyone is encouraged to be at the Shubie Park by the River by 11:00am to make sure you are registered.  Spectators and especially those that cheer loudly will be welcome.  High tide will be right around 12:00n so the boaters will be in the water and ready to go when the tide starts moving out.  This is the first year in some time that they are Starting in Shubenacadie and paddling all the way to Maitland.  Spectaotrs will be able to see them off - then again on the South Maitland ovservation deck and then at Maitland.

After looking at the tide tables, it appears as if Canoe to the Sea will be OK on Sunday, June 10. It will be an actual canoe to the “SEA this time. The idea will be for all paddlers to start at the likttle wharf in the Village of Shubenacadie with the high tide about Noon. They will follow the outgoing tide all the way to Maitland, with 4 - 5 hours to make it before the tide changes. There will be safety boats at Stewiacke and at South Maitland to ensure that nobody gets caught in the white water or in the turning tide. With these considerations, it looks like any skill lever will be OK




Tracy Acknowledges New Welcome to Shubie Signs

Sat May 19, 6:51 PM

Note from Tracy

This is awesome! I am coming home after the Olympics, hopefully for good smile

So I will have to have do something to thank the village; this is quite an honour. It brought tears to my eyes when I saw it for the first time!

We are leaving Italy today, enroute to Switerzerland for the World Cup regatta. Races (heats) begin on Friday with the finals on Sunday. Lindsay and I are ready and rearing to go!!!

Thanks Ged."

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New Welcome Signs a Welcome Site

Have you seen the great job that has been done on our Village Welcome Signs.  The Shubenacadie Community Development Association took the lead on this project and have done a GREAT job.  The addition of honouring our own Olympian TRACY CAMERON is a great addition as well.  With Tracy competing in the London 2012 Olympic Games the timing couldn't be better.  Again we thank the SCDA for this effort. 

Thanks to some special people...

 Allan MacLeod Jr. was pleased with all of those that worked so hard on this project. George Searle, Joe Van De Riet, Tim & Shirley Peach as well as Wayne Langille.  Jennifer Marlow prepared the wonderful Tracy Cameron additions and we thank her for that. 

Great job to all of your that helped.  Thanks from all of us.

They also coordinate the Flower Baskets along Main Street, the MacInnis Trail and MacCools Park.  We appreciate very much all of their efforts. shubie_sign_utt_5_lr_180_01 shubie_sign_tracy_2_lr_180




Clean Up Day Saturday was a GREAT SUCCESS - THANKS

Sat May 12, 3:21 PM

christine__pam_clean_up_120The day was perfect.  The team of volunteers that arrived were small in numbers but BIG in HEART and EFFORT...  There was a lot of projects to do and many got finished...

  • Work around the Ball Field - Terry was there leading the crew on the Ball Field - cleaning up the playing surface - weed wacking - painting - clean up
  • Work will be done on the Ball Field Building - that is coming up and Derek is leading that - new siding - new roofing - washrooms fixed up - snack bar - he also was the lead weed wacker for the day
  • Clean Up - Pam, Betty & Christine lead the clean up crew - picking up garbage around the park - the Boy Scouts were down earlier and picked up 20 bags of stuff - it looks great
  • Play Gound - Philip, George, Gerry, Ged, Betty - clipping the grass around the play equipment - cleaned the grass and weeks out of the pea stone - raking it all

We had some great sponsors help us out as well... gerry_george_phillip_ged_120

  • Time Hortons - provided coffee and Tim Bits
  • Philip from Vogue Optical Elmsdale - bottles of water and some gifts for workers
  • Christine - Lighthouse & Community Centre - provided refreshment service

We would like to thank each one of you that came to help today.  We would like to encourage more volunteers from Shubie over the next number of weeks as we are working on some more projects around the Park. 

  • June 23 - we will be having another Park Clean Up in Preparation for Canada Day

Thanks Everyone




Shubie Park Spring Clean Up - We NEED YOU

Mon May 07, 11:50 AM

Each year the Hall & Grounds Committee invites residents to come and help out with a big morning clean up of our Shubie Park by the River.

  • Saturday May 12 - 8:00am - 12:00n

We invite you to come and bring the whole family.  We will have lots of projects for people to work with. 

Bring with you:

  • Garden Tools - rakes - shovels - hoe - wee trimmers - lawn mower / tractor
  • Other Tools  - hammers - saw - wheel barrel - cleaning supplies for the pool house
  • Truck or Trailer - for runs to the dump

Refreshments will be served...

Come and be part of this exciting day - spend time with your neighbours and community.

It is important - We Need You and your family 




Shubie Park Spring Clean Up - We NEED YOU

Mon May 07, 11:50 AM

Each year the Hall & Grounds Committee invites residents to come and help out with a big morning clean up of our Shubie Park by the River.

  • Saturday May 12 - 8:00am - 12:00n

We invite you to come and bring the whole family.  We will have lots of projects for people to work with. 

Bring with you:

  • Garden Tools - rakes - shovels - hoe - wee trimmers - lawn mower / tractor
  • Other Tools  - hammers - saw - wheel barrel - cleaning supplies for the pool house
  • Truck or Trailer - for runs to the dump

Refreshments will be served...

Come and be part of this exciting day - spend time with your neighbours and community.

It is important - We Need You and your family 




Tracy Cameron Makes the Olympic Team - London 2012

Tue Apr 24, 1:55 PM

tracy_win_lr_640How exciting is this for our Village - our own Tracy Cameron had a couple of injuries lately with broken ribs and there was some question whether she would be able to compete in the London 2012 Olympics.  It all came down to one heat today April 24, in BC where she had to qualify - one race after training so hard for 4 years - and she did it.... way to go TRACY!!

She will be competing in the 2 person boat and we are looking for another metal.

Tracy's Grandma still lives in the area and we congratulate her on such a fine upstanding young lady of a granddaughter.  Tracey is not only a great athelete but also a wonderful person - we could not ask for a better representative of our Village.

This summer we will all be screaming Go Tracy Go...

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Annual Dinner Theatre is Back in Shubie

Tue Mar 27, 6:36 AM

With the month of April fast approaching it must be time for the Annual St. James Anglican Church Dinner Theatre.  Each year they put a great evening of Great Food and Plenty of Laughs wiht their Dinner Theatre.

This year the play "Seniourity Rules" - is written by Barb Moxson (you see her cartoons in the weekly press) and Shannon MacPhee is the dedicated Director.

Come bring your freinds and enjoy a great night out right here in Shubie

  • April 20 - 21 - 26 - 27 - 28 all shows start at 7:00pm
  • Tickets and Dinner are $25.00
  • For Tickets Call 758-3876

Tickets for their shows always sell out quickly to call today...




Shubie River Park - Planning some upgrades

Mon Feb 20, 5:20 PM

The Shubie River Park by the Community Hall is working towards some additional upgrades again in 2012.  There have been a number of groups assisting and helping with different projects over the last few years.  The wading pool was brought back to life - the playgound equipment has been going through some upgrades and still has more to go.  We will be organizing a big spring cleanup again this spring so stay tuned.

Currently there is a plan being worked on to correct the drainage problems that exist on the property - everything form a wet basement in the Community Hall to wet as and sink holes beyond the ball diamonds.  We have the new floating dock down there at at times it was almost impossible to get to it because of the mud.  With the help of Scotian Plastics and Halifax C&D and their owner Dan Chassie they are taking on helping put proper drainage in there to allow run off to escape the property.  Thourhg his company Scotia Metals he has also donated new metal roofing and metal siding for the Ball Field building and that will be geting a dressing up in the spring. 

There are also plans underway to create a Picnic Pavilion on the River Shore by the new docking area.  This will allow families the opportunity to go down and enjoy time by the river - canoe and kayak paddlers a place to stqart and finish from.  This June Shubie will be hosting a big Canoe to the Sea event that will start out our Shubie River Park and paddle all the way to Maitland and the Bay of Fundy.

Stay tune for all these activities and get yourself ready to bring the family and come and help with these projects.  Many volunteers makes a big job easier.




Shubie River Park - Planning some upgrades

Mon Feb 20, 5:20 PM

The Shubie River Park by the Community Hall is working towards some additional upgrades again in 2012.  There have been a number of groups assisting and helping with different projects over the last few years.  The wading pool was brought back to life - the playgound equipment has been going through some upgrades and still has more to go.  We will be organizing a big spring cleanup again this spring so stay tuned.

Currently there is a plan being worked on to correct the drainage problems that exist on the property - everything form a wet basement in the Community Hall to wet as and sink holes beyond the ball diamonds.  We have the new floating dock down there at at times it was almost impossible to get to it because of the mud.  With the help of Scotian Plastics and Halifax C&D and their owner Dan Chassie they are taking on helping put proper drainage in there to allow run off to escape the property.  Thourhg his company Scotia Metals he has also donated new metal roofing and metal siding for the Ball Field building and that will be geting a dressing up in the spring. 

There are also plans underway to create a Picnic Pavilion on the River Shore by the new docking area.  This will allow families the opportunity to go down and enjoy time by the river - canoe and kayak paddlers a place to stqart and finish from.  This June Shubie will be hosting a big Canoe to the Sea event that will start out our Shubie River Park and paddle all the way to Maitland and the Bay of Fundy.

Stay tune for all these activities and get yourself ready to bring the family and come and help with these projects.  Many volunteers makes a big job easier.




Shubenacadie Sam - Predicts SPRING is just around the corner

Thu Feb 02, 9:59 AM

shubenacadie_sam_2_500There was a large crowd gathered at the Shubenacadie Wild Life Park this morning to Celebrate Shubenacadie Sam and Ground Hog Day.  There was hot chocolate servied, face painting and they even had the park open and invited visiters to enjoy it for free today.

A piper led the dignitaries as they marched from the Greenwing Centre.  The Town Cryer was there and provided the commentary and proclamation that Shubenacadie Sam did NOT see his shadow so spring is just around the corner.  ground_hog_day_twn_cryer_200_01

MLA Gary Burrill enthusiastically read a Poem for Shubenacadie to the delight of the crowd complete with actions.  Hon. Charlie Parker Minister of Natural Resources brought greatings from his department.

It was great to once again celebrate Shubenacadies annual opportunity to make it on the National Stage - with Shubie Sams predicitons.

Oh yes... thanks Sam we will enjoy an early Spring.

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Ross MacInnis Honoured

Mon Jan 09, 11:54 AM

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Ross MacInnis was honoured for his role in creating the Tin Smith Shop Museum and his many years of dedicated participation, artifiact finding, historical facts and story telling. He was presented with a certificate of recognition "for his passionate and dedicated preservation and sharing of the history of the Tin Smith Museum and its place in the history of the Village of Shubenacadie". Pictured here, Ross and Madeleine at the dinner at Jack's Ship Diner.




Wishing You All the Best in 2012

Wed Jan 04, 12:17 PM

As the holidays draw to a close, more Christmas Trees are appearing on the road side for pick up.  Decorations are coming down, New Years resolutions are going up and everyone is looking forward with anticipation as to what the New Year 2012 will bring.  Here is wishing you all the very best for a wonderful and prosperus New Year!!

Don't forget to send us your Calendar events so we can post them for you to let the community know what is going on in you organization.




Merry Christmas to each and everyone

Thu Dec 22, 10:46 PM

We were driving home tonight and enjoying all the Christmas Lights, listening to Christmas music and enjoying the season's best. It is so great to live in a small village where you know your neighbours, businesses call you by name and this time of year makes it even more special.  Your team from Shubie.ca wishes you all a very Merry Christmas and my 2012 be your best year ever.




Lions Radio Bingo

Mon Dec 19, 10:44 AM

The Shubenacadie Lions Club participates in the LIONS RADIO BINGO every Tuesday Evening at 7:00 pm on CAT COUNTRY 99.5 Truro Radio Station.  There is a  Loonie Pot as well as a Jackpot prize.  Buy your cards at these local outlets:

Picasso Pizza - Milford; Shubie Pizza - Shubenacadie; Family Drug Centre - Shubenacadie; Golden Star Grocery - Shubenacadie; McCoul's Grocery & Video - Shubenacadie; Pharmasave - Shubenacadie; RBK Variety - Indian Brook; Whistler's Pub - Stewiacke; Pharmasave - Stewiacke; Simon's Variety Store - Stewiacke and Marr's One Stop - Indian Brook

Thank you for supporting the LIONS RADIO BINGO




150th Anniversary of the Voyage of the Avery

Mon Nov 28, 10:30 AM

The 150th Anniversary of the first complete voyage on the Shubenacadie Canal and Waterway will be celebrated by several avid canoeists.  The plan is to arrive at the wharf in Maitland on 29 of November, exactly 150 years to the day that the first boat made the trip... the MV Avery.

Here is the plan as it stands right now...

Sunday 27 Nov: Across the Harbour 

  • 2:00 pm - Leave the Customs Wharf with a "Letter of Marque" (now the Cable Wharf)
  • 3:00 pm - Arrive at the mouth of the Canal in Dartmouth

Monday, 28 Nov: Up the Canal and down the river

  • Leave at first light - from the Canal Entrance
  • Exit the river dusk - probably at the Village of Shubenacadie (total distance 75km)

Tuesday 29 Nov : to the Bay of Fundy

  • Enter the river at first light - at the Wharf at the Village of Shubenacadie
  • Pull over at the wharf in South Maitland and wait out the tidal bore (total distance 25km)
  • 3:00 pm - Arrive Ceremony at the government wharf in Maitland (another 14 km)



Shubenacadie Christmas Tree Lighting

Mon Nov 28, 9:55 AM

Come One! Come All! Join us in the Royal Bank  Parking Lot on Friday, December 2nd beginning at 6:30pm to watch the annual lighting of the Shubenacadie Christmas Tree.  There will be Hot Chocolate and Carol Singing for your enjoyment.  Please bring a Foodbank item to donate.




Remembrance Day Moved inside…

Fri Nov 11, 10:44 AM

The Shubenacadie Legion is inviting everyone to attend the Remembrance Commemorations MOVED INSIDE to the United Church.

Bring the whole family.

You are invited back to the Legion for Hot Chocolate afterwords... 




Wading Pool roof finally repaired

Tue Nov 01, 9:36 AM

The Wading Pool roof has been leaking for 2 years, but thanks to a generous donation of supplies and a dumpster from Amigos Roofing we were able to re-shingle the roof.  A special thanks goes out to Kim Williams who took time from his busy schedule to be on hand to guide the volunteers and replace the roof.  I would also like to thank Greg Elliot, Tyson Elliot, Austin Elliot, Alan MacLeod Jr., Burton, Connor, Orrin, and Felicia Matthews who helped under Kim's guidance.

Now that the Roof has been replaced we hope to move on to the playground.  The Hall and Grounds Committee is still looking for someone to look after the playground and coordinate repairs.  If you are interested please contact Bernadette 758-3395.




Make Your Mark on Google Maps

Tue Oct 25, 8:50 AM

We have found that often on the Google Maps as well as GPS there are things that are just not correct.  Well Google has just come out with a new process for us as locals to make the changes necessary in our community.

  • Go to -  Googlemaps.com
  • Go to the Village of Shubenacadie - either search it or drag the map to it
  • Look for the item you want on the map - your church - store - park - business - school
  • If it is not there or is in the wrong place - you can make the change
  • You will have to sign in to Google - or you can send your request to info@shubie.ca - we will make the change for you
  • If it is there but in the wrong place you can drag it to where it is supposed to be - you can also add websites - hours of operation - telephone - email
  • If it is not there you will need to click on where it shouild be and then register it

This is a great opportunity for us to get the Google Mapping that is very popular for people finding directions as well as wanting to see what your Village has to offer.  Please give us a hand to make the changes and bring Shubie up to Date.

Thanks




Be Part of it… East Hants Recreation Survey

Sat Oct 01, 7:51 AM

David Brown and his team at the East Hants Department of Recreaton are wanting to understand better the needs and interests of the communities in East Hants.  We would like to ask you to take a few minutes and click on the link below and provide your input on this important survey.  If we don't give our input it is not fair for us to complain after the fact.

 Gather your family and take a few minutes to answer the questions.

East Hants Recreation Survey

We are looking for your thoughts

The Municipality of East Hants, Department of Recreation and Culture is undertaking a Recreation Needs Assessment in order to better plan for the future recreation needs of our communities. Your feedback is very important to this process. Please take a few minutes to fill out the survey found at this link. If after the survey you have further questions or wish to elaborate on anything please contact: the Department of Recreation and Culture; Attention David Brown, Director of Recreation and Culture 1 902 758 2715 or toll free 1 866 758-2299

www.keysurvey.com/survey/385938/d9a8/

Thank you for your time.




Jessie Stewart Represents Shubie in Rick Hanson Relay

Tue Sep 20, 9:19 PM

jessica_stewart_rick_hanson_relay_1_480Our own Jessica Stewart walked in the 25th Anniversary Rick Hanson Relay on Monday in Shubenacadie... 

 This was part of the National event commenmorating Rick Hansons world tour.

What a proud moment for Shubenacadie to be able to celebrate this historic event - Thank you Jessica from the whole Village for doing us proud in this special Relay. 

Congratulations for being chosen and representing Shubie so well... jessica_stewart_rick_hanson_relay_2_480jessica_stewart_rick_hanson_relay_3_120