• 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

Vacation Rental Application Deadline Extended

Monday, August 6, 2018

The Ministry of Economic Development and Tourism and the Ministry of Home Affairs today announced a deadline extension for registration of vacation rental properties.  All current vacation rental property owners will have until 24 August, 2018 to register their properties with the appropriate Ministries.

Vacation rental properties that fall under rent control and non-rent control properties have until 24 August to complete the application forms and submit to the appropriate Ministries. Forms and information can be found at Vacation Rentals Fact Sheet ( under the Resources section) or hard copies of the application can be collected from the Ministry of Economic Development and Tourism Headquarters located at 30 Parliament Street, Government Administration Building, 3rd Floor or the Department of Consumer Affairs located at 75 Reid Street, D. Rego Building, 3rd floor in Hamilton.