WELCOME TO HRM DISTRICT 2 : PRESTON - CHEZZETCOOK - EASTERN SHORE

Proudly Represented By COUNCILLOR DAVID HENDSBEE

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December 2019 – Issue #265 – Peace On Earth

GOODWILL & PEACE ON EARTH I want to wish everyone the very best of this Holiday Season. During this joyful time of year there are many types of spiritual and cultural celebrations: Merry Christmas, Joyeux Noel, Season’s Greetings, Happy Hanukkah, Al Hijra, and...
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November 2019 – Issue #264 – LEST WE FORGET

VETERANS’ WEEK OBSERVATIONS Each year, from November 5th–11th, hundreds of commemorative ceremonies and events will take place across our country to commemorate Veterans’ Week. There are so many ways to remember and honour our Veterans. Wear a poppy and attend a local...
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OCTOBER 2019 — ISSUE #263 — HAPPY HALLOWEEN

MI’KMAQ HISTORY MONTH Each October, community activities, events, sharing and showcasing Mi’kmaw people, history and heritage take place across Nova Scotia to more broadly heighten knowledge and awareness of Mi’kmaw communities across the region. October was chosen as...
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September 2019 – Issue #262 – Back to School

WELCOME BACK TO SCHOOL I like to welcome all students back to school. Your education is important for you to succeed in life. All motorists need to be extra careful with students walking, cycling or traveling by school bus. Stay alert & be safe! 50 MILE YARD SALE...
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August 2019 – Issue #261 – Happy Natal Day

HALIF’ACT’ 2050 – ACTING on CLIMATE HALIF’ACT’ 2050 – ACTING on CLIMATE Halifax’s Acting on Climate Together ( HalifACT ) is a long-term climate change plan to reduce emissions and help our communities adapt. The plan will guide efforts to reduce emissions by...
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JULY 2019 — ISSUE #260 — HAPPY CANADA DAY

2019–20 HRM COMMUNITY GRANTS  There were 115 applications received for the 2019 HRM Community Grants program with a total request of $1,701,406.50. After careful review by staff and committee consideration, HRM Regional Council approved fifty-five (55) awards for...
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JUNE 2019 – ISSUE # 259 – HAPPY FATHER’S DAY

HRM 2019 CITIZENSHIP AWARDS Every year HRM presents a Citizenship Award to outstanding Grade 9 students throughout the municipality. The recipients are chosen based on qualities of leadership in their school and community, and commendable performance in the courses in...
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May 2019 -Issue # 258 – Happy Mother’s Day

HRM HONOURS ITS VOLUNTEERS Back on April 10th, during Volunteer Appreciation Month, HRM honoured 70 volunteers and three community groups from across the municipality. The following eight individuals from District 2 received recognition from their respective...
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April 2019 – Issue # 257 – Happy Easter & Happy Earth Day

VOLUNTEER APPRECIATION MONTH National Volunteer Week (NVW) pays tribute to the millions of Canadian volunteers who donate their time and energy. This year, NVW is from April 7th – 13th and the theme is: “The Volunteer Factor - Lifting Communities”. To help say ‘thank...
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MARCH 2019 — ISSUE #256 — HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY & SPRING EQUINOX

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME BEGIN MARCH 10TH SPRING FORWARDCHECK the batteries Put your clocks ahead  in your smoke alarm. 1 hour. ANSMA 21TH ANNUAL AWARDS The African Nova Scotian Music Association (ANSMA) will be having its 21st Annual Awards Show & Gala on...
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HRM Council Chambers – explore the various HRM Boards and Committees on which Councillor Hendsbee serves.

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PRESTON - CHEZZETCOOK - EASTERN SHORE

HRM DISTRICT 2

PROUDLY REPRESENTED BY COUNCILLOR DAVID HENDSBEE

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LENGTH OF HRM DISTRICT 2

Measured from western boundary at Cherry Brook to the eastern-most boundary at Ecum Secum

TRAVEL TIME

Approximate time to travel from western point at Cherry Brook, to the eastern point at Ecum Secum
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POPULATION

Population of HRM District 2. Data acquired from the 2011 Statistics Canada Census profile.

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Encompassing 80 communities & a population of approximately 26,000+, District 2 begins at the Westphal – Lawrencetown boundary, and continues east along Highway 7 – Eastern Shore until it meets the Guysborough County Line.

Starting at the community boundary between Westphal and Lawrencetown; Cherry Brook and North/East Preston (as accepted at the date of the NSUARB decision) the district extends along Highway 7 including the communities of North and East Preston, Lawrencetown, East Lawrencetown, Mineville, Lake Echo, Middle & West Porters Lake, Porters Lake, Conrod Settlement, Three Fathom Harbour, Lower Three Fathom Harbour, Seaforth, Grand Desert, HeadlWestiEast & Lower East Chezzetcook, Musquodoboit Harbour and East & West Petpeswick.

The district continues along the Eastern Shore to HRM’s furthest easterly most boundary with Guysborough County and includes the communities of Barkhouse Settlement, Beaver Dam, Beaver Harbour, Beech Hill, Clam Bay, Clam Harbour, Debaies Cove, East Jeddore, East Quoddy, East Ship Harbour, Ecum Secum, Ecum Secum West, Gaetz Brook, Governor Lake, Harrigan Cove, Hartlin Settlement, Head of Jeddore, Jacket Lake, Lake Charlotte, Liscomb Sanctuary, Little Harbour, Lochaber Mines, Lower Ship Harbour, Malay Falls, Marinette, Mitchell Bay, Moosehead, Mooseland, Moser River, Murphy Cove, Mushaboom, Myers Point, Necum Teuch, Ostrea Lake, Owls Head, Oyster Pond, Pace Settlement, Pleasant Harbour, Pleasant Point, Popes Harbour; Port Dufferin, Rjver Lake, Salmon River Bridge, Sheet Harbour, Sheet Harbour Passage, Ship Harbour, Smiths Settlement, Sober Island, Southwest Cove, Spry Bay, Tangier, Third Lake, Trafalgar, Upper Lakeville, Watt Section, West Jeddore, and West Quoddy.

 

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Councillor Hendsbee's District 2 Office

Railway Museum 7895 Hwy 7, Musquodoboit Harbour, NS B0N, Canada

Cherry Brook

Population: 805 as included with North Preston

North Preston

Population: 805

East Preston

Population: 1458

Lawrencetown

Population: 3167

East Lawrencetown

Population: 739

Mineville

Population: 1025

Lake Echo

Population: 3035

Middle Porters Lake

Population: 105

West Porters Lake

Population: 686

Porters Lake

Population: 3113

Conrod Settlement

Population: 324

Three Fathom Harbour

Population: 220

Lower Three Fathom Harbour

Population: 16

Seaforth

Population: 321

Grand Desert

Population: 284

West Chezzetcook

Population: 981

Head Chezzetcook

Population: 480

East Chezzetcook

Population: 526

Lower East Chezzetcook

Population: 240

Musquodoboit Harbour

Population: 977

East Petpeswic

Population: 471

West Petpeswick

Population: 269

Barkhouse Settlement

Population: 20

Beaver Dam

Population: 41

Beaver Harbour

Population: 57

Clam Bay

Population: 136

Clam Harbour

Population: 96

Debaies Cove

Population: 25

East Jeddore

Population: 217

East Quoddy

Population: 38

East Ship Harbour

Population: 105

Ecum Secum

Population: 3

Ecum Secum West

Population: 60

Gaetz Brook

Population: 575

Govenor Lake

Population: 5

Harrigan Cove

Population: 82

Hartlin Settlement

Population: 45

Head of Jeddore

Population: 480

Jacket Lake

Population: 47

Lake Charlotte

Population: 211

Lochaber Mines

Population: 59

Lower Ship Harbour

Population: 109

Malay Falls

Population: 58

Marinette

Population: 38

Mitchell Bay

Population: 10

Moosehead

Population: 10

Mooseland

Population: 85

Moser River

Population: 213

Murphy Cove

Population: 70

Mushaboom

Population: 138

Myers Point

Population: 211

Necum Teuch

Population: 53

Ostrea Lake

Population: 390

Owls Head

Population: 54

Oyster Pond

Population: 195

Pace Settlement

Population: 13

Pleasant Harbour

Population: 68

Popes Harbour

Population: 114

Port Dufferin

Population: 106

River Lake

Population: 57

Salmon River Bridge

Population: 64

Sheet Harbour

Population: 751

Sheet Harbour Passage

Population: 60

Ship Harbour

Population: 174

Smiths Settlement

Population: 79

Sober Island

Population: 73

Spry Bay

Population: 107

Tangier

Population: 73

Third Lake

Trafalgar

Population: 0

Upper Lakeville

Population: 190

Watt Section

Population: 177

West Jeddore

West Quoddy

Population: 144

communities of district 2

COMMUNITY POPULATION
BARKHOUSE SETTLEMENT 20
BEAVER DAM 41
BEAVER HARBOUR 57
BEECH HILL 23
CLAM BAY 136
CLAM HARBOUR 96
CONROD SETTLEMENT 324
DEBAIES COVE 25
EAST CHEZZETCOOK 526
EAST JEDDORE 217
EAST LAWRENCETOWN 739
EAST PETPESWICK 471
EAST PRESTON 1458
EAST QUODDY 38
EAST SHIP HARBOUR 105
ECUM SECUM 3
ECUM SECUM WEST 60
GAETZ BROOK 575
GOVERNOR LAKE 5
GRAND DESERT 284
HARRIGAN COVE 82
HARTLIN SETTLEMENT 45
HEAD OF CHEZZETCOOK 480
HEAD OF JEDDORE 480
JACKET LAKE 47
LAKE CHARLOTTE 211
LAKE ECHO 3035
LAWRENCETOWN 3167
LISCOMB SANCTUARY 2
LITTLE HARBOUR 61

COMMUNITY POPULATION
LOCHABER MINES 59
LOWER EAST CHEZZETCOOK 240
LOWER SHIP HARBOUR 109
LOWER THREE FATHOM HARBOUR 16
MALAY FALLS 58
MARINETTE 38
MIDDLE PORTERS LAKE 105
MILL LAKE 76
MINEVILLE 1025
MITCHELL BAY 10
MOOSEHEAD 32
MOOSELAND 85
MOSER RIVER 213
MURPHY COVE 70
MUSHABOOM 138
MUSQUODOBOIT HARBOUR 977
MYERS POINT 211
NECUM TEUCH 53
NORTH PRESTON 805
OSTREA LAKE 390
OWLS HEAD 54
OYSTER POND 195
PACE SETTLEMENT 13
PLEASANT HARBOUR 68
PLEASANT POINT 78
POPES HARBOUR 114
PORT DUFFERIN 106
PORTERS LAKE 3113
RIVER LAKE 57
SALMON RIVER BRIDGE 64

COMMUNITY POPULATION
SEAFORTH 321
SHEET HARBOUR 751
SHEET HARBOUR PASSAGE 60
SHIP HARBOUR 174
SMITHS SETTLEMENT 79
SOBER ISLAND 73
SOUTHWEST COVE 23
SPRY BAY 107
SPRY HARBOUR 93
TANGIER 73
THIRD LAKE 67
THREE FATHOM HARBOUR 220
TRAFALGAR 0
UPPER LAKEVILLE 190
WATT SECTION 177
WEST CHEZZETCOOK 981
WEST JEDDORE 193
WEST PETPESWICK 269
WEST PORTERS LAKE 686
WEST QUODDY 114
WESTPHAL – Little Salmon River 190

TOTAL POPULATION OF HRM DISTRICT 2 : PRESTON - CHEZZETCOOK - EASTERN SHORE

Councillor David Hendsbee is a familiar face in District 2; having attended the local elementary, junior and senior high schools. He then went on to earn his Bachelor of Commerce degree from Saint Mary’s University.

Councillor Hendsbee comes from a large family and understands the value of staying connected with family and friends; therefore there are few meetings, events or community gatherings that occur without his participation.

Councillor Hendsbee has over a decade of experience as a Municipal Councillor.

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Halifax Regional Municipality
Councillor - Le Conseiller - Comhairlaiche - Wunaqapeme'j
District 2 : Preston - Chezzetcook - Eastern Shore

District Office Address:
Railway Museum - #7895 Highway #7
P.O. Box 2 - Musquodoboit Harbour, NS
B0J 2L0

City Hall Address:
1841 Argyle Street, Councillor's Support - 4th Floor
P.O. Box 1749 - Halifax, NS
B3J 3A5

 

Telephone:
Office Phone: 902-889-2448
Cell Phone: 902-483-0705
City Hall: 902-490-4050
Fax: 902-829-3620
HRM Call Centre: 311

Online:
Email:  David.Hendsbee@halifax.ca
Website: www.hendsbee.ns.ca
Twitter: @david_hendsbee
Facebook: www.facebook.com/david.hendsbee

 

 

 

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