The Municipal Wellness Program supports Nova Scotia Municipalities to create healthy workplace environments and promote positive health and wellbeing for all municipal employees and elected officials. The Municipal Wellness Program offers workshops and activities, challenges, fitness membership discounts, and many other programs and resources to allow municipal employees and elected officials of Nova Scotia Municipalities to get involved in creating healthier workplace cultures.


Upcoming Events and Initiatives

Municipal Wellness Week: May 23 - 26, 2023

As part of our commitment to supporting you in achieving your personal health goals, we’ve planned a series of events for employees and elected officials across our dimensions of health; physical, mental, workplace, financial and social connections. Visit the Municipal Wellness Week page for information on the upcoming events, including how to sign up and participate. 

Introducing the Mental Health Toolbox

The Mental Health Toolbox is a comprehensive website that helps you assess where you are on your mental health journey and what supports are available each step along the way.

The toolbox features supports available through the Municipal Wellness Program, the NSFM Benefits Plan, and through community and national resources. To learn more and to access the Mental Health Tookbox click here


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Wellness Priorities

The Municipal Wellness Program is currently focused on five priority areas, identified through consultation with external partners, the Municipal Wellness Committee, and informed by research.

Physical Health

Mental Health

Workplace Health

Financial Health

Social Connections


The Municipal Wellness Program was established in 2014 and is a partnership between the Association of Municipal Administrators, NS and the Nova Scotia Federation of Municipalities. It is made possible through the Municipal Group Employee Benefits Program with assistance from LifeWorks, Desjardins Insurance, Medavie Blue Cross, and Hub International. 

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