Open Letter to Residents

Read Commonly Asked Question "What About My Waste"  Click Here

Our new “Waste Hotline” is now active 1-833-360-2454,
as well as the new dedicated email

All inquiries regarding waste matters may now be referred to this phone or email


Please be advised, the waste hotline (1-833-360-2454) is presently experiencing a very high volume of calls. If your call is not being answered and/or you are unable to leave a message please try again later or email your inquiry to We are working diligently to answer and return all calls in a timely manner. Your patience is appreciated.


Calls will be answered between the hours of 8:30 am and 4:30 pm. However, you are welcome to call the hotline after hours and leave a message. Your call will be returned as quickly as possible.


Again, we thank you for your patience and understanding.

Our Bridgetown Office phone (902-665-4637) is experiencing technical difficulties, and will be resolved as quickly as possible.

For immediate assistance please call our Annapolis Royal Office at 902-532-2331.

Canoe Annapolis County Route 7 - Hendry Lake

Route 7 – Hendry Lake

This route connects Route 4, the Milford Lakes system and Route 13, the Lake Alma system. It is the
access route to the West Branch Medway River, and is one of two access routes to the East Branch Medway
River. The route consists of five lakes, two streams, and several portages; three of which are of considerable
length. It lies entirely within lands owned by the province of Nova Scotia, formerly the Medway District lands of
Bowater Mersey Paper Company.

Past and present forestry activity is evident along the portages, which in most cases follow forest
roads and trails. The lakes are undeveloped, offering many sandy beaches and secluded paddling. There are
many intersecting access roads in the area; attention to directions and pacing of distances while on the
portages is advised.

The route crosses the Medway Lakes Wilderness Area, where vehicle access is restricted. Vehicle
access in Crown land areas where commercial forestry operations are being carried out may also be

Click here for a map and more details about this route.