Notice of Tax Sale

In the matter of the Municipal Government Act of the Province of Nova Scotia Part VI and any subsequent amendments the following lands and premises situated in the Municipality of the District of Guysborough will be sold at Public Auction for arrears of rates and taxes, interest and expenses, at the hour of 11:00 o’clock in the forenoon on Tuesday, November 22 , 2022 at the Municipal Building/Council Chambers, Guysborough, 33 Pleasant Street, unless the amounts respectively due are PAID IN FULL on or before the said date.


Account #05542162, District 4           TOTAL DUE:  $3,380.09

Land, Greencorn Road, Halfway Cove           

Assessed to: Horace Kinsman Anderson



Account #00745359, District 3       TOTAL DUE:  $6,902.96

Land / Dwelling, 3119 Highway 344, St. Francis Harbour                 

Assessed to: Robert Curtis Patrick Chisholm



Account # 02539853, District 6       TOTAL DUE:  $6,617.48 

Land, Highway 316, Port Felix

Assessed to: Benjamin Boudreau et al



Account #02075164, District 8           TOTAL DUE:  $6,478.03

Land / Dwelling, 101 Whitman Street, Canso

Assessed to:  Dorothy Christina Pinkham



A full description of the above properties may be seen at the Municipal Office, Guysborough, Nova Scotia between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M., Monday to Friday.         

TERMS: Payment by cash, certified cheque, money order, bank draft, irrevocable letter of credit or lawyer's trust cheque to cover taxes, interest and expenses must be made at the time of sale.  Purchaser at the tax sale shall immediately pay the purchase price or deposit an amount equal to the taxes, interest and expenses, or the minimum bid amount. Balance, if any, along with the recording fee of $100.00 for the Certificate of Sale or Tax Deed must be paid within three (3) business days following the Tax Sale.  Any sums paid prior to the sale date must be in the form of certified funds. Commercial and Vacant properties will be subject to HST Charges.  Purchaser will be required to provide HST Registration Number at the time of sale, if available. The Municipality of the District of Guysborough assumes no responsibility or guarantee to title.         

Take notice that Tax Sales do not in all circumstances clear up defects in title.  A tax deed conveys only the interest of the assessed owner, whatever their interest may be. If you are intending to clear up defects in the title of the property by way of Tax Sale, you are advised to obtain a Legal Opinion as to whether or not this can be done.


DATED at Guysborough, Nova Scotia
this 17th day of October, 2022


Danita Imlay
Director of Finance/Treasurer