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Shubenacadie Canal Commission

The mission of the Shubenacadie Canal Commission is to preserve the historic features of the Shubenacadie Canal Waterway and to provide access to the waterway for the education and the enjoyment of the public. In order to achieve its mission the Commission pursues the following objectives:

To carry out stabilization, preservation and restoration work to the locks and associated features including the dams, head ponds and channels.

To provide for the maximum practical use of the waterway by shallow draft watercraft.

To provide for the interpretation of sites for visitors.

To provide park-like settings for residents and tourists.

Parks we work in:

  • Shubie Park
  • Lock 6 Park, Horne's Settlement
  • Lock 5 Park

Things we do:

  • cleanups
  • heritage conservation/education
  • trail building/stewardship

We're looking for volunteers in these areas:

  • Regular volunteers

Where you can find us

  • 54 Locks Road, Dartmouth, NS, Canada

Get in touch!