Cape Breton Regional Municipality

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Cape Breton Regional Municipality

(CBRM)
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Montage of CBRM sites, clockwise from top left - Highland Arts Theatre, Gabarus Light House, Gate at Fortress Louisbourg, Big Fiddle, Sydney Waterfront.
Montage of CBRM sites, clockwise from top left - Highland Arts Theatre, Gabarus Light House, Gate at Fortress Louisbourg, Big Fiddle, Sydney Waterfront.
Nickname(s): 
A Community of Communities
Motto(s): 
Fortuna Non Mutat Genus
(Circumstances Do Not Change Our Origin)
Location of Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Location of Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Cape Breton Regional Municipality is located in Canada
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Location of Cape Breton Regional Municipality in Canada
Coordinates: 46°09′N 60°10′W / 46.150°N 60.167°W / 46.150; -60.167
Country Canada
Province Nova Scotia
CountyCape Breton
Established            August 1, 1995
Electoral Districts   
Federal

Cape Breton—Canso / Sydney—Victoria
ProvincialCape Breton Centre / Cape Breton-Richmond / Glace Bay / Northside-Westmount / Sydney River-Mira-Louisbourg / Sydney-Whitney Pier / Victoria-The Lakes
Government
 • TypeCape Breton Regional Council
 • MayorCecil Clarke
 • MPsRodger Cuzner, Mark Eyking
 • MLAsTammy Martin, Alana Paon, Geoff MacLellan, Eddie Orrell, Alfie MacLeod, Derek Mombourquette, Keith Bain
Area
 (2016)
 • Land2,430.06 km2 (938.25 sq mi)
Elevation
Sea Level to 235 m (0 to 771 ft)
Population
 (2016)
 • Total94,285
 • Density38.8/km2 (100/sq mi)
 • Change 2011-16
Decrease3.2%
 • Census ranking
58 of 5,162
Time zoneUTC−4 (AST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−3 (ADT)
Postal code
B1x, B2x
Area code(s)902
Dwellings45,342
Median Income*$41,257 CDN
CoastlineAtlantic 800 km (500 mi)
Bras d'Or Lakes 400 km (250 mi)
Roadways1,600 km (1,000 mi)
NTS Map011K01
GNBC CodeCBUCD
Websitecbrm.ns.ca
  • Median household income, 2005 (all households)

Cape Breton Regional Municipality often shortened to simply CBRM, is a regional municipality in Nova Scotia's Cape Breton County.

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