Open Letter to Residents

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.

Grant Opportunity - Chronic Disease Innovation Fund 2018/19

Are you part of a group or organization doing great work to help people in local communities get healthy? 

If so, then take a look at the Chronic Disease Innovation Fund (CDIF), which is now open for submissions from community groups. 

The CDIF has supported 18 organisations across Nova Scotia Since being launched in 216. Community Groups know what is needed to support and strengthen the heath of their families, neighbours, and broader community.  Successful CDIF projects will focus on activities that address risk factors that are common across chronic conditions. Proposals can focus on helping people stop smoking, reducing harms associated with heavy drinking, improving exercise levels, helping people eat more vegetables and fruit, manage stress and support emotional well-being or combating obesity, etc. 

Community groups, whose work aligns with their local Community Health Board (CHB) health plans, are invited to apply (find your local CHB health Click HERE)

November 30th is the submission deadline. After submissions are evaluated, they will let applicants know if they are successful in spring, 2018. Up to $300,000 is available to groups across Nova Scotia through this innovation fund. 

For full details, submission guidelines and the online submission form: Click HERE

If you are unable to access the online submission for, or have more questions, contact: Tina Swinamer, Health Services Lead, Primary Health Care, NSHA. Email or phone (902) 487-0215.