Cape Breton—Canso – Proposed Boundaries

(Population: 74,297)

Consisting of:

  • (a) the County of Richmond;
  • (b) the Municipality of the District of Guysborough;
  • (c) that part of the County of Inverness lying southerly of Cape Breton Highlands National Park of Canada;
  • (d) that part of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality lying southeasterly of a line described as follows: commencing at a point in the centre of Bras d'Or Lake; thence northeasterly along said lake and East Bay to its most northeasterly extremity; thence due north to Portage Brook; thence generally northeasterly along said brook to Blacketts Lake; thence generally northeasterly along said lake and the Sydney River to Highway No. 125; thence generally northeasterly along said highway to Highway No. 4 (Grand Lake Road); thence northeasterly along said highway to Northwest Brook (south of Grand Lake); thence generally northeasterly along said brook and the westerly shoreline of Grand Lake to the Emera Utility Services Inc. railway; thence northeasterly along said railway and its northerly branch (running towards the Community of Dominion) to its second intersection with Northwest Brook (north of Grand Lake); thence generally northerly and northeasterly along said brook, Lingan Bay and Indian Bay to the Cabot Strait;
  • (e) that part of the Municipality of the District of St. Mary's lying easterly of a line described as follows: commencing at the intersection of the southwesterly limit of the Municipality of the District of Guysborough with the unnamed brook at approximate latitude 45°15'51"N and longitude 62°00'47"W; thence generally westerly along said brook to the northerlymost point of its path; thence westerly in a straight line to the middle of Cumminger Lake; thence southwesterly in a straight line to the unnamed brook flowing between Cumminger Lake and Glenelg Lake; thence generally westerly along said brook to Glenelg Lake; thence southwesterly along said lake to St. Marys River; thence southwesterly and generally southeasterly along said river to Highway No. 7; thence westerly and generally southerly along said highway to Gaspereaux Brook; thence southerly along said brook to Liscomb Harbour; thence easterly and northerly of Hemloe Island and Liscomb Island along said harbour to the Atlantic Ocean; and
  • (f) that part of the County of Antigonish lying easterly of a line described as follows: commencing at the intersection of the southerly limit of said county with Sugar Bush Road at approximate latitude 45°26'15"N and longitude 61°51'19"W; thence northerly along said road to Upper Springfield Road; thence northeasterly along said road to Irish Road; thence northerly along said road to Lower Springfield Road; thence northerly along said road to the unnamed road (north of Campbell Road) at approximate latitude 45°31'06"N and longitude 61°52'47"W; thence generally northerly along said road to Guysborough Road; thence northerly along said road to Glenroy Road; thence northeasterly along said road to Meadow Green Road; thence northwesterly along said road to Pomquet River Road; thence westerly along said road to the unnamed road at approximate latitude 45°33'41"N and longitude 61°52'41"W; thence northerly and southwesterly along said road to Highway No. 316; thence northerly along said highway to the unnamed road at approximate latitude 45°34'04"N and longitude 61°53'30"W; thence northeasterly along said road to Highway No. 104; thence westerly along said highway to Taylors Road; thence generally northeasterly along said road to Pomquet Monks Head Road; thence generally northerly along said road to Monks Head Road; thence westerly along said road to Scout Camp Road; thence northeasterly along said road and its production to St. George's Bay and the Northumberland Strait.

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