Mandate: The implementation of the pdfClare Economic Development Master Plan.

The Vision of the Clare Economic Development Master Plan is to support our municipality by fostering an economy built on rural strengths, Acadian culture and tradition with a focus on the conscious and efficient use of natural resources.

Strategic initiatives of the Clare Economic Development Master Plan include:

  • Strengthening the municipal tax base
  • Building the Clare brand
  • Fostering good paying jobs
  • Fostering more entrepreneurship
  • Strengthening economic development partnerships
  • Long term focus on regional infrastructure
  • Reversing population decline
  • Attracting investment into key sectors

Climate Change Adaptation Plan

The Municipality of Clare – through the direction of Service Nova Scotia and Municipal Relations (SNSMR) - has identified a need to respond to climate change. Since 2005, The Municipality of Clare has been working on a “Municipal Energy Concept” aimed to develop and promote the innovative use of renewable green energy solutions.

In furtherance of accepting the challenge and commitment to reduce to the potential impacts of climate change, the Municipality of Clare has prepared this pdfClimate Change Action Plan to identify priority adaptation impacts and actions for the Municipality. Through adaptation planning, Clare is now able to prepare for an uncertain climatic future.

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Grants to Organizations

The following represents the Grants to Organizations as provided for in the 2021-2022 budget of the Municipality of the District of Clare and approved at the Council meeting on April 21, 2021. OrganisationAmount Société historique acadienne de la Baie Sainte- Marie $ 5,169 Societe Expo d'Art Saint Bernard $ 600 La Boulle Acadienne Association $ 3,088 Clare Minor Soccer $ 1,000 Meteghan Lions Club $ 4,500 J&M Foster for Cats $ 2,673 The Electric City/La Nouvelle France Society $ 2,880 Inclusion Clare $ 500 Commission de Développement du moulin-musé de Bangor $ 900 South West Nova ATV Association $ 2,000 Baie Sainte- Marie Animal Society $ 1,709 Clare Curling Association $ 2,578 Salmon River Salmon Association $ 1,000 Clare Golf $ 5,500 Total $34,097 Deadline for receipt of request is Friday, March 19, 2021. Organizations that wish to apply for funding after the deadline are asked to contact Ashley Hanks, Executive Assistant. Download the Application Form

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Clare Energy Concept

Working towards a vision of becoming a more sustainable community, the Municipality of the District of Clare created the "Clare Energy Concept" in 2005. Funding was secured to conduct an energy audit of the Municipality, identify possible renewable energy projects and outline an implementation plan.

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