• The Ministry of Public Works is advising that effective August 6, 2018, Blackwatch Pass will be closed to traffic so that construction works can be conducted. The closure will be for an extended period of time. While Blackwatch Pass is closed the public is encouraged to seek alternative routes to avoid delays.


  • The Ministry of Transport and Regulatory Affairs is advising that beginning Friday, August 10 the Central Bus Terminal ticket kiosk in Hamilton will operate on an amended schedule. Read more

Saturday Garbage Collection Advisory

Tuesday, June 12, 2018


The Ministry of Public Works is advising that due to the National Heroes Day holiday on Monday June 18th, trash that would normally be collected on that day will be collected on Saturday, June 16th.

As a reminder, Monday trash collection areas include:

o   All of Sandys Parish.

o   Western Southampton Parish down to, and including Church Road.

All other waste collection will be unaffected by the holiday.

Recycling will be collected the week of June 18th on Thursday in the west, and Friday in the east per the 2018 Garbage and Recycling Schedule.

Changes to waste collection days due to public holidays are posted on

For further information about waste management visit or call 278-0560.