2008 Mobius Environmental Award
Recognition of outstanding achievements in waste diversion.
2003 Award of Excellence in Health Promotion from the Canadian Medical Association
Recognition of municipalities across Canada who have passed 100% smoke free bylaws banning smoking in all indoor public places.
1996 Model Volunteer Community of the year “Municipality of the County of Richmond” from the Province of Nova Scotia
In recognition of service in promoting the aims and ideas of volunteers.
1994/95 – Salutes Community Sponsor “Richmond County Recreation Department” from Sports Nova Scotia
Recognition for its investment and involvement in the development & growth of amateur sport in Nova Scotia.
1993 Award of Excellence from the Maritime Municipal Training & Development Board
Demonstrated creative and innovative decision-making and progress management practices.