Call for Council Nominations for Municipal By-Election

Notice of Nomination Proceedings


Public notice is hereby given to the electors of the Rural Municipality of North Shore that a Municipal By-Election will be held on June 3, 2024 to elect a councilor for Ward 1 within the Rural Municipality of North Shore for the term of office until the next municipal election, currently scheduled for November 2026.

The nomination period for the Council position listed commences on Wednesday May 8, 2024 and closes at 4:00 pm on Nomination Day on Friday May 17, 2024.

Nominations shall only be received during office hours at the election office, located at 2120 Rte 25, Covehead Road, West Covehead, PE.


The election office hours shall be 9:00am- 4:00 pm on the following dates:

Tuesday May 7, 2024             Wednesday May 8, 2024

Tuesday May 14, 2024            Wednesday May 15, 2024

Tuesday May 21, 2024            Wednesday May 22, 2024

Tuesday May 28, 2024            Wednesday May 29, 2024


The deadline for correcting elector information shall be no later than 11:59 am on Tuesday, May 21, 2024.

The Municipal Election Officer, Marie McInnis, may be contacted at or 902-672-2600.

Municipal Election Information can be found at



The regular monthly meeting of the Rural Municipality of North Shore Council is held the second Wednesday of the month.

​In the event of a storm on meeting night, it will be rescheduled to the following evening.

Unless otherwise indicated, all meetings are at North Shore Community Centre.

All regular Council and Committee meetings are open to the public

2024 Meeting Schedule: 

January 10
January 31 (Special CLOSED meeting)​
February 14 *** CANCELLED
February 21 (new date)

March 6 – special budget consultation meeting
March 13 ** CANCELLED

March 20 (new date)
April 10 ** CANCELLED

April 17 (new date)
May 8

May 15, Special meeting

May 27, Public meeting on rezoning
June 12

July 10
August 14

September 11
October 9

November 13
December 11

Rural Municipality of North Shore Council

Mayor - Gerard Watts
Ward 1 - Councillor seat currently vacant
Ward 2 - Councillor Peter McLaine
Ward 3 - Councillor Craig MacDonald
Ward 4 - Councillor Bob Doyle
Ward 5 - Councillor Derek Cook
Ward 6 - Deputy Mayor Nancy MacKinnon

Live calendar

This calendar is maintained by municipal staff and includes both confirmed and tentative meetings. It is updated frequently as scheduling changes.

Presentation and Delegations to Council

The following will be permitted at meetings of Council at the time so designated on the agenda:

  1. presentations to recognize an individual or group on behalf of Council or for a group or individual to present to Council some award or similar honour;
  2. delegations wishing to speak before Council; and
  3. presentations of petitions

The time allotted by Council for each person making presentations or giving recognitions will be 15 minutes.

Delegations wishing to speak before Council will advise the CAO or his/her designate of their intention to do so by noon on the Wednesday prior to the meeting, and all information to be addressed will be on the form “Request for Decision” (Schedule A) found below.

For additional information please see Section 16 of 2019-07 Procedural Bylaw

North Shore Criminal Records Check Policy for Staff and Volunteers

North Shore has recently established a Criminal Records Check Policy for all staff and volunteers, please click here to review the policy applies to all current and future staff and volunteers.