Town of Shelburne Council members, employees or volunteers are prohibited from speaking on behalf of the organization, releasing confidential information, releasing news, or communicating as a representative of the organization without prior authorization to act as a designated Town of Shelburne representative. The Mayor and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) are hereby designated Town of Shelburne representatives with the authority to delegate this role.
All questions, inquiries and comments received from media (news stations, newspaper publications, etc.) are to be handled by the Mayor and/or Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). All such inquiries are to be directed to the CAO.
The Town of Shelburne has several media channels that allow you to stay up to date with Town events and be informed. Through these channels, you can communicate and engage with each other and town staff about programs, services, and initiatives. Follow us on any of the following channels to keep current on what is happening in the Town of Shelburne.
- Town Shelburne
- Visit Shelburne and Lockeport
- Shelburne Founders Days
- Whirligig Festival NSWhirligig Festival NS
Management of Town Media Channels
The Town of Shelburne is committed to making our social media channels a safe and welcoming environment for everyone.
The comments, opinions and other materials posted on, or references, the Town of Shelburne's social media channels are the sole responsibility of the individual submitting the postings. Staff who manage Town Media Channels will remove comments that are offensive, rude in tone, or abusive as they are made aware. Comments, discussion posts, wall posts, and any other user-posted content that is deemed inappropriate will be removed by Staff using their discretion in accordance with the following criteria.
The Town of Shelburne reserves the right to monitor and remove, edit or refuse comments that meet any of the following conditions:
- contrary to the principles of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
- racist, hateful, sexist, homophobic, slanderous, insulting, or life-threatening messages
- serious unproven or inaccurate accusations against individuals or organizations
- aggressive, coarse, violent, obscene, or pornographic comments
- messages for advertising purposes
- unintelligible or irrelevant messages
The Town of Shelburne encourages users of its social media sites to respect their fellow users.
To view the full Town Media Policy, click here pdf Media Policy (523 KB) .