Town of Annapolis Royal, Population 491.
Town of Lockeport, Population 531.
Town of Mulgrave, Population 722.
Town of Clark’s Harbour, Population 758.
Amherst, Antigonish, Berwick, Bridgewater, Digby, Kentville, Lunenburg, Mahone Bay, Middleton, New Glasgow, Oxford, Pictou, Port Hawkesbury, Shelburne, Stellarton, Stewiacke, Trenton, Truro, Westville, Windsor, Wolfville and Yarmouth.
97,495 people in all, in 2016; Nova Scotia’s 26 Towns.
These 97,495 people, 10.5% of Nova Scotia’s population, have the benefit of local self government.
Dartmouth? An urban village, bereft of even that as a status.
Serfs, at the gates of a fiefdom – Halifax.
No one is stealing these people’s assets, democratic and representative institutions, without even a vote.
(Municipal Statistics Annual Report 2018)