Services & Amenities

Services & Amenities

Our community although small and ever changing boasts a strong local identity and sense of belonging. Local services include a diverse and well balanced selection of community offerings to develop, maintain and grow a higher quality of living and relationships.

Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital

The Inverness Consolidated Memorial Hospital (ICMH) has been helping to keep healthcare personal and local since its construction in 1977. The ICMH serves the communities of Inverness and surrounding areas. The Emergency Department is open 24 hours a day. The ICMH is a top notch community hospital with knowledgeable and dedicated staff. The Inverness Consolidated…

Inverness Education Centre Academy

Nestled in the heart of Inverness, is the Inverness Education Centre & Academy. Our school opened its doors in September of 1992 and it has since transformed into the present day P-12 school. When you walk through the doors you will feel the energy and activity demonstrated by those who learn and serve here. Parents…

The Inverness Oran (newspaper)

The Inverness Oran is a weekly newspaper publication operating in the county of Inverness, Cape Breton. The Inverness Oran has been bringing news the news to our community since 1976. Its goal started out and continues to be to serve and reflect the people of Inverness County. The Inverness Oran (Inverness Communications Ltd.) releases its…

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

In an emergency dial 9-1-1 General Services Monday - Friday Fingerprints by appointment only General Services: Vulnerable sector records check, general information, non emergency complaints, outside detachment emergency phone, criminal records check, report a crime.

Inverness Volunteer Fire Department

A fire department of professional volunteers dedicated to the health, safety and well-being of Inverness and area residents, business owners and visitors. The Inverness Volunteer Fire Department rapidly delivers highly trained personnel and resources whenever and wherever required, responding to community needs and providing timely quality service. The Inverness Volunteer Fire Department is committed to…

Strait Area Transit

Strait Area Transit Cooperative is a reliable, environmentally friendly and affordable way to get to work, school, medical appointments or even for doing your shopping and banking. Strait Area Transit (SAT) offers a door to door Dial-A- Ride Service within Inverness Municipality for those who cannot access a fixed route. SAT also offers a charter…

Inverness Development Association (IDA)

The Inverness Development Association (IDA) is one of sixteen community development organizations recognized by the Municipality of the Inverness. The Inverness Development Association is a non-profit community based organization formed in 1968 with a mandate to work to improve the community of Inverness. For the past 15 years, the IDA has been instrumental in laying…

Inverary Manor (Nursing Home)

The newly constructed Inverary Manor Nursing Home can house 72 residents and in terms of long term care facilities the Inverary Manor is one of the most modern in the region. The state-of-the-art facility is divided into six households, all with common living areas and kitchens, plus private rooms and bathrooms. The Inverary Manor is…

Highland Animal Hospital

Highland Animal Hospital is a full service veterinary clinic with offices in: Port Hawkesbury, Guysborough, Inverness, Chéticamp and Ingonish. The Inverness Clinic is a walk-in clinic however, surgeries must be booked by phone. Inverness Hours Monday 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM Thursday 10:00 AM to 03:00 PM

RBC – Royal Bank, Inverness Branch

From your everyday banking needs to credits, loans or investments. RBC Royal Bank, Inverness is a full service branch with in-house expertise and round the clock access to an ATM. Regular Hours Monday 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM Tuesday 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM Wednesday 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM Thursday 10:00 AM to 05:00…

East Coast Credit Union – Inverness Branch

The Inverness Branch of the East Coast Credit Union is a full-service financial institution that offers all of the products and services you expect from today’s financial services industry, including full access via online banking, mobile, telephone, ATM as well as in-branch service. But credit unions are unique among financial institutions, because they are not…

Shean Co-op

Store Manager: Glenn MacEachern Shean Co-op has been dedicated to providing Inverness residents with groceries, choice meats, quality produce and home-style baked goods. When you shop locally you experience the hometown advantage. Whatever the meal occasion, the store manager and staff pride themselves in providing you with the products, knowledge and service that have helped…

Freeman’s Pharmacy – PharmaChoice

Locally owned and operated and serving the community for over 60 years. At Freeman’s Pharmacy – PharmaChoice they see the pharmacist’s role as that of a recognized community leader, whose commitment to their patients make them an important member of their patient’s health care team. Their standards for service and quality reflect a high level…

Emergency Health Services

When Nova Scotian’s need help in an emergency, Emergency Health Services (EHS) paramedics are there. EHS paramedics are a vital part of our health-care system. In Nova Scotia, EHS provides emergency response via ground ambulance and our Life Flight helicopter and fixed-wing aircraft. Each crew consists of two paramedics, and they are based in regions…

Canada Post

Inverness is also home to a branch of Canada Post. Sending, receiving and managing your mail is convenient and hassle free. Sending or receiving letters, documents, parcels, postage, expedited mail, registered mail, postal money orders and prepaid VISA cards, the staff at Canada Post have you covered. Regular Hours Monday 08:45 AM to 05:15 PM…

Central Building Supplies

For your next home improvement or DIY project drop into Central Building Supplies for the quality service, knowledge and products you will need to accomplish your building and renovation goals. Their mission is to be the best source of home improvement products through: • A safe working environment • Friendly knowledgeable people • Superior service…

Nova Scotia Liquor Commission (NSLC) – Inverness Branch

Welcome to your NSLC, where you’ll find a world of beverage enjoyment, friendly, knowledgeable employees and an unwavering commitment to excellent customer service. NSLC is a provincial crown corporation and it’s their mandate to manage the safe and responsible distribution and sale of beverage alcohol. Regular Hours Monday 10:00 AM to 09:00 PM Tuesday 10:00…

Tri Harbour Dental Corporation

The Dr.’s, hygienists and staff at Tri Harbour Dental Clinic provide patients with excellent quality dental care including: general dentistry, emergency dental services and dental surgery all offered in a warm and friendly environment. Tri Harbour Dental also offers direct billing to major insurance companies. Regular Hours Monday 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM Tuesday 08:00…

Inverness Chiropractic

This office is a great asset to Inverness. Inverness Chiropractic offers a wide array of services and advice: health assessments, nutrition, medicine, chiropractic services, massage and fitness plans that coordinate and compliment with one another for the overall benefit of achieving individual health and wellness goals. A great, friendly and collaborative environment, working together and…

Family Place Resource Centre

Within Inverness County, Family Place Resource Centre offers parents, caregivers, and children an opportunity to come together and share the joys and challenges of parenting. They also offer support services to families during the prenatal period through both group programs and home visiting programs. Services continue to be offered to parents and caregivers with children…

Mill Road Social Enterprises

Mill Road Social Enterprise provides vocational, personal and social skills training for adults who have diverse abilities. Individual programs are developed in coordination with clients, focusing on individual needs and interests, and are created with a philosophy of respect and dignity. Working with instructors, they offer onsite training options including working in the Bakery, the…

Eastern Counties Regional Library – Mobile Service Bookmobile

The Eastern Counties Regional Library (ECRL) serves Richmond, Inverness and Guysborough Counties and has a mission to: stimulate a love of reading and a life-long interest in learning, to encourage self-reliance and the use of the new technologies, while providing an up-to-date, forward-looking network of accessible and inviting facilities. The ECRL provides information services and…

Captain Angus L. MacDonald Branch 132 – Royal Canadian Legion

With a threefold mission The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 132 strives: (1)To serve veterans including current military and RCMP members, and their families (2) To promote Remembrance and (3) To serve our communities and our Country. The Legion is a popular community venue for entertainment and comradeship. It is divided into two levels of occupancy.…

Inverness Early Years Co-op

The Inverness Early Years Co-op's mission is to create a single access point for the whole community to provide an array of services and programs – all supporting families and caregivers to help our children realize their unique potential throughout their lives as members of their community. The Inverness Early Years Co-op will integrate and…

Cape Breton Food Hub

The Pan Cape Breton Food Hub Co-op makes it really easy to get the products of local producers into the hands of local consumers and chefs! They are a multi-stakeholder co-op with both producers and consumers as members. A 10-person board of directors, includes producers, consumers, restaurants, retailers, federation of agriculture and municipal representation. When…

Worship

Our community offers several nearby accessible places of worship: • Stella Maris Parish (Roman Catholic), 47 Upper Railway Street, Inverness Mass time: Saturdays 5:00 PM and Sundays 11:00 AM – 902-258-2462 • St. Matthew United Church, 46 Forest Street, Inverness – 902-258-2323 Mass time: St. Matthew’s United Church and St. John’s United Church in Strathlorne…

Inverness Funeral Home – Dignity Memorial

The Inverness Funeral Home has been a trusted provider of funeral services throughout Western Cape Breton Island for several decades. Our commitment to a high standard of service remains unchanged. A proud member of the Dignity Memorial® network of funeral, cremation and cemetery providers, you will not only receive the compassionate care you expect from…

Inverness Ground Search & Rescue

Trained volunteers donate their time, energy and skill to search for people who have gone missing in wooded areas or along our coastlines. Receiving regular training the Inverness GSAR team is one of 24 teams with in Nova Scotia and they are affiliated through a provincial association which allows close cooperation among search teams, EMO,…

InRich CBDC

Since 1981, InRich CBDC has been providing valuable business development services to both Inverness and Richmond Counties. Having assisted over 1,400 businesses with start-up and expansions, supporting many various sectors and industries to grow and prosper. If you are interested in knowing more of this beautiful area and its’ many business opportunities please contact InRich…