The Clare Health Center building is officially known as the Centre Dr. Lionel-J-d'Entremont

dljdpicAt the dinner organized to honour Dr. Lionel d'Entremont for all his years of service to the community, Warden Ronnie LeBlanc announced that the Clare Health Centre building would be given the name of "Centre Dr. Lionel J. d'Entremont". Well, it is now official, since the 21st of July, and Clare residents can now see the change on the building.

Dr. d'Entremont contributed in many ways to the Clare region, whether it was for all his home visits, or the thousands of patients he saw in his office, or his large contribution to the doctors recruiting committee. From all the positive comments we received, it was clear that everyone appreciated the work done by Dr. d'Entremont and that they were in favour of the name selection for the Clare Health Centre building.
Photo: Mr. Joe Bengivenni installing the letters.


 Clare to host Nova Scotia's first-ever Gran Fondo cycling event.

The Municipality of Clare, in partnership with the Vélo Baie Sainte-Marie bike shop, will be hosting the first-ever Gran Fondo in Nova Scotia: Gran Fondo Baie Sainte-Marie on Sunday, September 27.
In Italian Gran Fondo means ''Grand Tour'', a mass-start cycling ride which brings together road cyclists of all abilities. It is a growing sporting and cultural experience originating in Europe, and in recent years, has become popular in North America. Gran Fondo Baie Sainte-Marie is offering two rides: participants will be challenged by our Gran 118km loop while novice cyclists may prefer the shorter 35 km.
The event will start at 8:30 am Sunday morning at the Vélo Baie Sainte-Marie bike shop located at 9976 Highway 1 in Saulnierville. A award ceremony and a BBQ will follow the event.
Participants registered by August 5th will receive an event Louis Garneau jersey. Early-bird registration ($75) is open until Sept 1, however registration will be available up until the morning of the event ($118)
For more information and to register online, visit



Meteghan Sewer Extension

We are excited to report that the municipality's application for funding under the New Building Canada Fund -
Small Communities Fund, to extend the Meteghan Sewer System, was approved on June 26th, 2015. The total
approved eligible costs for the project is $1,300,202 (1/3 provincial funding, 1/3 federal funding, and 1/3
municipal funding).
Public tenders will soon be advertised for the project. The work which will begin at the AF Theriault property and
extend to close to the Placide Comeau Road in Meteghan River, will have the potential to connect up to 57
residences to the new system.
The anticipated start date for the work will be later this fall.sewer
The Municipality of Clare would like to expand its distribution list, (for agendas of Council meetings, job
posting, etc.). Those who wish to be part of this list can send a email to :
and asked to be added to the distribution list.

Municipality of Clare Newsletter No 16 August 2015

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