IMPORTANT NOTICES

PROPOSED WARD BOUNDARIES AND NAMES

COMMENTS WELCOMED!

The Electoral Boundaries Commission is proposing the ward boundaries shown on the maps below for each of the six wards. The Commission is also proposing both English and Mi’kmaq names for each of the wards. The proposed names are as follows (Tap Blue Letters to Access Maps):

Rural Municipality of West River Wards Boundaries

Ward #1– RINGWOOD
                   MAQTEWE’K JUPU’JIJ  (
Black Brook)

Ward #2 STRAITVIEW
         KWITNEY WALNEY  (
Canoe Cove)

Ward #3– ELIOT RIVER
                   JI’KA’WE’KATIK  (The Place Where Bass Are
Plentiful)

Ward #4 – SOUTHSIDE
                  PITA’Q JIPU’JIJ  (
Long Small River)

Ward #5 STRATHGARTNEY
                   MAQTEWE’K KWESAWEI  (
Black Point)

Ward #6 – THE HILL
                 UNIKANSUK  (Portage Trail)

Each ward is to be within 10% of the average of all the wards or 410 electors (i.e. between 369 and 451 electors).  A full report from the Commission will be made to the Council at its May meeting.

There are three ways in which to provide comments. 

By email at electoralcommissionwr@gmail.com
By Hand Delivered Mail marked CONFIDENTIAL to the Municipal Office at 1552 Rte. #19, New Dominion
By Phone:  902-566-5584

Questions should be directed to either the email address or the phone number above.

Your comments are welcomed by the Commission up to THURSDAY, MAY 6th  OR directly to the Council up to THURSDAY, MAY 13th .
The Electoral Boundaries Commission.

   Funded by the Department of Fisheries and Communities through the Transitional Funding Agreement between the Government of Prince Edward Island and the Rural Municipality of West River.

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Help Wanted


For the summer months for maintenance and grass cutting at Lloyd Inman Park – Canoe Cove. Flexible schedule. Must have your own transportation. 
 
Please send your resume by email to admin@westriverpe.ca by 5 pm, Tuesday, May 18th.

 

Order in Council

EC2020-485
MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT ACT
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF AFTON
AND
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF BONSHAW
AND
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF MEADOW BANK
AND
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF NEW HAVEN-RIVERDALE
AND
RURAL MUNICIPALITY OF WEST RIVER
RESTRUCTURING

Click here to view the Act
Royal Gazette, August 22, 2020
(pg. 854 – 857)