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

To help build a stronger community, the Municipality of Clare offers funding to non-profit groups and organizations in the form of grants. Candidates seeking financial assistance from the Municipality for the 2024-2025 fiscal year are asked to complete the required application form which can be picked up at the Municipal Office during business hours or downloaded below. Download the Application Form Please submit your application in person or by email to Aimélie Comeau. Any questions can also be directed to Aimélie. The deadline for submitting a completed application is 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 15, 2024.

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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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