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News & Notices

Saturday, April 27st, 2024

Burn Ban Notice

No outdoor fires anywhere in Hants County today, and probably not until we get some significant rain.
Remember to always Check Before You Burn: https://novascotia.ca/burnsafe/.

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Sunday, April 21st, 2024

Benjamins Mill Wind Project - Information Session

FYI, there will be an information session about the Benjamins Mill wind project on Tuesday May 7th at 4:00-7:00 PM, at the firehall.
The Benjamins Mill wind project is northwest of Falls Lake. It is unrelated to the proposed Bear Lake wind project closer to Chalet Hamlet.

Benjamins Mill Wind Project - April 2024 Newsletter

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Thursday, April 11th, 2024

Community Connection And Career Fair

Free for all ages
Community Event!

What is going on in your community?

Join us for our job fair, learn about volunteer opportunities, and resources in your community!
Booths will be set up on the arena floor.
Prizes and refreshments available!

Thursday, May 9th
1-4 PM and 5:30-7:30 PM

West Hants Sports Complex
16 Centennial Drive, Windsor

Are you interested in hosting a booth at this event?
Registration is free! Contact Jamie Patterson for a vendor form.

This event is a partnership between West Hants Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia Works, and the West Hants Uniacke Community Health Board.
Please note - Events can change. Follow us on Facebook to find the latest fair details.

For more information, E-mail Andrea Parker or call 902.798.6450.

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Tuesday, April 9th, 2024

Bear Lake Wind Farm - Q&A Video

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Thursday, March 14th, 2024

Wildfire And Burn Ban Notice

IMPORTANT! Wildfire risk season starts at 8 AM tomorrow (March 15th):
Beginning at the above listed time tomorrow, burning will NOT be permitted between the hours of 8 AM and 2 PM DAILY, until October 15th, 2024.

'During wildfire risk season (March 15th to October 15th), no domestic brush burning or campfires are allowed between 8:00 AM and 2:00 PM, except industrial permits.
During wildfire risk season, burn restrictions are updated daily at 2:00 PM (you also need to follow municipal by-laws for your area)', says DNRR.
Burning restrictions can be viewed at https://novascotia.ca/burnsafe/, or are available by calling: 1 (855) 564-2876.

Burn restrictions are valid 2 PM the day of, leading up to 8 AM the following day.
Outside fires return to NOT being permitted between 8 AM and 2 PM daily, and then restrictions are reassessed and posted. There will be three types of restrictions DAILY:
GREEN: Burning is permitted after 2 PM (that day), until 8 AM (the following day).
YELLOW: Burning is permitted after 7 PM, until 8 AM (the following day).
RED: Burning is not permitted.
A fire during the non-permitted burn times is considered an 'illegal burn'. To report a wildfire or violations of the fire restrictions, call 1-800-565-2224 or 911.

EXTRA NOTES (info from DNRR):
The daily fire restrictions do not apply to CSA approved appliances when they are used according to the manufacturer's instructions.
Examples are barbecues, fire bowls, stoves and patio heaters that use propane, natural gas or other gas meant for these devices. Charcoal barbecues can only be used with briquettes.

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Tuesday, May 30th, 2023

Emergency Preparedness

Tip: Important Documents
Many disasters have the potential to destroy all of your belongings, including all of your vital documents & records.

Keep Important Documents Ready To Grab & Go:
• List Of Important Numbers
• Home Insurance Papers
• Vehicles Titles, Leases, Loan Documents
• Passport
• Social Insurance Cards
• Birth Certificates
• List Of Medications - Doctors Phones Numbers
• Home Inventory List

Tip: What's In Your Emergency Go Bag?
Your Emergency Kid at home will help you sustain you and your family for up to 72 hours or more, but what if you have to quickly evacuate? (perhaps in under 30 minutes?)

Each member of your family should have an 'Emergency Go-Bag' prepared:
• Food & Water
• Medications
• Radio
• Torch & Batteries
• Appropriate Clothing
• Pet Supplies
• Mobile & Charger(s)
• Whistle
• Duct Tape
• First Aid Kit
• Cash
• Copies Of Important Documents:
       • Identification
       • Insurance Papers
       • Home Inventory
       • family Emergency Plan

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Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022

The CHPOA Board would like the assistance of all Chalet Hamlet Property Owners to provide and share awareness with your family, friends and all guests visiting our properties.
Whenever you have someone using your property, please give them a copy of the attached list of useful information. Thanks.

Comm To CHPOA Members - November 1st, 2022

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