Region of Queens Municipality

Nova Scotia, Canada

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The Region of Queens Municipality's administration operates under a Council - Chief Administrative Officer system. The head of the Administration branch of the Municipality is the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) who reports directly to Council. 

The CAO Chris McNeill  is accountable to Council and is responsible for providing leadership and ensuring that all programs, by-laws, policies and other initiatives are developed and administered as approved by the elected body.

The Chief Administrative Officer is supported by the Executive Secretary, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., who also provides support services for the elected officials of the Region.

Reporting directly to the CAO are the Directors of Engineering and Works, Recreation and Healthy Communities, Planning, Economic Development, and Finance.



The  information below is to to help journalists and others find out what's going on in the Region of Queens Municipality, and where to direct their questions and/or interview requests.

All media releases, social media engagement and media relations efforts are coordinated through the Office of the CAO by the Communications Officer.
Heather Cook, Communications Officer
Phone: 902-354-5741
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If you are unable to reach the Communications Officer, please call our general line at 902-354-3453 and leave a message. A message may also be sent to the general email for the Region of Queens Municipality at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. This email address is monitored Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (summer hours are 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. in July and August).

Media Relations Standards

All media requests are to be directed to the Communications Officer.

Click on this link to access media releases, advisories and public service announcements released by the Region of Queens Municipality.

  • Availability

The Communications Officer responds to media inquiries during regular hours of operation: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.    (Summer hours in July and August are 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.).

  • Response Time

Accredited media:  Please note that media requests from accredited media (representatives of a recognized media organization) are given priority.

Other media/media students: Please note that while the Region of Queens Municipality will make every effort to accommodate non-accredited requests, delays in responding may occur.

  • After Hours Media Requests

After-hours service for media enquiries is provided when the Region of Queens Municipality deems the request is of an urgent, operational nature.  Other inquiries will be addressed during regular business hours.


Communications Documents:

The Region of Queens Municipality's Communications objectives are guided by its Communications Strategy , which is updated periodically.  The document is currently under revision.

Social Media
Region of Queens Municipality's Facebook page
Region of Queens Municipality's Twitter page
Queens Place Emera Centre's Facebook page
Queens Place Emera Centre'sTwitter page
Town Hall Arts and Cultural Centre's Facebook page



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